Employment Edge FAQ

Monica Bates -

What is Employment Edge?
Employment Edge is a self-paced professional development course with a primary focus of preparing participants to successfully enter the workforce. It coaches participants on the actions they need to take to achieve employment success.

Who should take the course?
Employment Edge is designed to benefit all Phi Theta Kappa members. Whether you are entering the workforce immediately after community college or planning to transfer, Employment Edge will benefit you. Members, alumni and advisors may complete the course.

What do we get for taking the course?
You will receive an electronic badge (micro credential) to verify your new skills after completing each level of the course.

What are Electronic Badges (micro credentials)?
A micro credential is an electronic credential that verifies a new skill or accomplishment. You may display your badge across the web to showcase your achievement. This course offers four badges (one at the completion of each module). Each badge verifies your achievement in Career Excellence.

When and how will I get my badge?
Your digital badge will be emailed to you when completion of a module has been verified. Keep in mind that the distribution of your credential may not be instant, so don't worry if you do not receive it right away.

Do we get a pin?
Plans are in the works to offer participants who complete all four levels of Employment Edge the option to purchase a pin. Stay tuned!


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