About Me

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Nina Scott is a Certified Professional Resume Writer,  a member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (P.A.R.W. C.C.) and a Tier 1 Florida Workforce Certified Professional .

Originally from Northern California, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Psychology as well as a minor in Spanish from California State University of the East Bay.

Nina and her family relocated to Florida in 2007 where she worked as a Broward County Substitute Teacher for grades K-5 and obtained her Florida Teacher Certified Educator (F.T.C.E.) certification. Due to the numerous teacher layoffs in the field of education, she decided to transfer her skills to social services and began working as a Re-Employment Services Case Manager for WorkForce One in Hollywood in October 2009.

Under funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Nina facilitated orientations for job seekers and worked with a caseload of 200+ candidates on unemployment for the duration of the Re-Employment Service program’s existence, until the grant funding ended in August 2010.  Impression Résumés, LLC opened it’s doors in April of 2011.

Nina thoroughly enjoyed her experience working with job seekers, employers, and co-workers at WorkForce One. She feels passionately about the importance of career viability as well as self-sustainability for all job seekers.

She specializes in assessing employment barriers, critiquing/writing resumes, creating employment development career plans, career coaching, encouraging entrepreneurship, assisting Spanish speaking candidates, and educating job seekers about helpful resources in the community. Her background also includes academic advising as well as employment interviewing in the telecommunications industry.

What is The Florida Workforce Professional –Tier I Certification?

The Florida Workforce Professional Tier 1 certification is an online credential exam given by Dynamic Works Institute

The credential is a mandatory requirement for Workforce Development Professionals in the state of Florida. The Florida Workforce Professional – Tier 1 course teaches 10 core competency areas of knowledge as specified by The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) and Dynamic Works Institute’s reciprocity agreement. Once the online course is completed, an exam is given requiring a passing score of 90% or higher. The ten core competencies are:

  1. History and Structure of the Workforce Development System
  2. Career Development
  3. Labor Market Information
  4. Diversity
  5. Customer Service
  6. Program Management
  7. Communication
  8. Technology
  9. Collaboration and Problem Solving
  10. Business and Employer Knowledge

The subject content of the exam is as follows:

Florida Workforce Professional – Tier 1

  • Career Development
  • Customer Service
  • Diversity
  • General Helping Skills
  • History and Structure of the Workforce Development System
  • In-depth Look at the Florida Workforce Innovation Act of 2000
  • In-depth Look at the Workforce Investment Act
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Job Keeping Skills
  • Job Preparation Skills
  • Job Search Skills
  • Labor Market Information
  • Program Management
  • Technology

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