endorsed by Express Employment Professionals

The Career Preparedness Certification endorsed by Express Employment Professionals equips students with the skills necessary to thrive in a post-secondary or workplace environment.



Certification Overview

The certification addresses major topics such as higher learning, the job seeking process, financial literacy, workplace etiquette and the Microsoft® Office Suite. The certification consists of 19 modules and a 100-question final certification exam.

"We want to empower the next generation to make knowledgeable decisions about education and careers, and this partnership with CEV Multimedia is a powerful stepping stone in helping students discover and achieve their career goals."

Rachel Rudisill
Recruitment Advertising & Marketing Manager
Express Employment Professionals


  • Agricultural Science
  • Business, Marketing, Finance, IT & Media
  • Career Exploration
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Health Science
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Architecture, Construction, Transportation & Manufacturing


  • Analyze higher learning opportunities and distinguish among the various types of financial aid.
  • Describe types of employment and discuss methods of finding job opportunities.
  • Analyze the process of filling out job applications as well as creating cover letters and résumés.
  • Explain the interview process, including preparation and practice, etiquette and possible outcomes.
  • Organize and plan personal finances and use a career plan to develop personal income potential.
  • Examine various types of insurance and select appropriate insurance plans.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to create various business documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases using the Microsoft® Office Suite.
  • Discover necessary skills for success in the “real world.”
  • Understand the importance of proper business manners and etiquette.
  • Examine situations and issues on the job which impact family and workplace environments.


  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation

  • Goal Setting Basics

  • Formulas for Career Success: Higher Learning

  • Cost of Education & Training

  • Formulas for Career Success: Financial Aid

  • Formulas for Career Success: Portfolio Development

  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Search

  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Applications

  • Formulas for Career Success: Cover Letters

  • Formulas for Career Success: Résumés

  • Formulas for Career Success: Interview Preparation

  • Formulas for Career Success: The Interview Process

  • Formulas for Career Success: After the Interview

  • Employability Skills

  • Leadership & Team Dynamics

  • Workplace Issues

  • Employee Compensation Components

  • Workplace Technology

  • Electronic Communication & Scheduling