Preparing for The Work World With Real-Life Strategies

first_img 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! If she’s ever to become a doctor, Blanca Flores knows she must overcome her painful shyness and get her first job this summer. But with no work experience, she felt unprepared to present herself for job interviews while exuding the necessary confidence to stand out in the inevitable crowd of fellow-applicants. That’s why the 18-year-old Schurr High School senior signed up for the We Care for Youth job training program offered at the Montebello Town Center. “It’s taught me how to not get too nervous,” said Flores, who plans to attend California State Los Angeles in the fall to study biology. “It helped me get over my shyness and be more outgoing. It’s cool because the guest speakers are business owners who give a lot of tips on what they’re looking for.” For the complete story, pick up a copy of tomorrow’s Whittier Daily News.last_img

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