Career Readiness Bootcamp

Online Soft Skills Solution

Developing More Productive and Effective Job Seekers and Employees

Building Soft Skills in Job Seekers

Most hiring managers would agree — there’s a significant lack of soft skills or Power Skills among new candidates and tenured employees in today’s workforce. Penn Foster’s Career Readiness Bootcamp is designed to help job seekers of all kinds develop these essential workplace skills, whether it’s students entering the workforce for the first time, or longtime employees.

Aligned with leading industry competency models, this solution helps learners of all ages and stages of their career develop and enhance desirable soft skills such as decision-making, communication, professionalism, and teamwork that are crucial for improving on-the-job effectiveness and building long-term career success. With interactive, self-paced coursework and the ability to be delivered either purely online or in a blended learning setting, the Career Readiness Bootcamp can improve outcomes and be adapted to meet the unique training and educational needs at any institution or organization.

Bootcamp Soft Skills Include


Honesty, Responsibility, and Reliability; “Doing the right thing” and “Doing what you say you will do


Appreciation for Diversity, Tolerance, and Multicultural Awareness

Customer Focus

Anticipating and Delivering on Customer Needs; Evaluating Service Effectiveness


Being a Team Player, Relationship Building/Cooperation, Conflict Resolution

Communication Skills

Active Listening, Non-Verbal Communication, Receiving Feedback, Communication Channel Etiquette

Planning and Organization

Creating and Managing Plans, Prioritizing, Time Management

Problem-solving/ Decision-making

Identifying Problems, Decision-Making Tools and Strategies


Barriers to Change, Adjusting to Changing Priorities and Work Conditions

Working with Tools/Technology

Common Business Technologies and Applications, Productivity Tools, Social Tools


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Markcus Perez, Bootcamp Graduate
"The Career Readiness Bootcamp has helped me greatly in my current workplace. By learning all I did and applying it to my job, I have been promoted to Assistant Manager".

How It Works

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