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Career Center Workshop Offerings

(most workshops offered monthly unless otherwise noted)

 

Career Exploration: You will learn the value of the career exploration process and how this process can positively impact your career path.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

Funding Informational Session: This informational session will review policy, procedure and the new requirements for eligibility for an Individual Training Award (ITA) under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This is an informational session only. Attendance does not guarantee the issuance of an ITA.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

 

LinkedIN Basics: This is a hands on lab for Job Seekers who have not yet created a LinkedIN account. In this workshop you will learn why you should join and how to create a LinkedIN profile that will get you noticed. Participants must have a valid email address/password prior to the workshop.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

LinkedIN for Job Seekers: The ultimate goal of this workshop is to demonstrate how to use LinkedIN to find a job! Learn how to connect with recruiters and companies, increase your chance of landing an interview and how to stay active on the site. Participants must have created an account prior to this workshop.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

Mock Interviews: Participants will have the opportunity to practice interviewing skills in an environment similar to an actual interview.

Presented by Smart Staffing Group.

 

Job Search Clinic: Workshop discussing resumes, cover letters, and job search strategies.

Presented by Smart Staffing Group.

 

Skills Identification: Employers are interested in your SKILL SETS. Are you able to describe YOUR SKILLS clearly? Identifying your skills and having the ability to explain them is an important part of networking, interviewing and securing a job or deciding on your next career. Come to this workshop to learn more about how to identify your skills.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

Using Age to Your Advantage: Tips and techniques for using age as an advantage rather than as an obstacle when seeking employment. Sell your track record and identify obstacles holding you back.

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

Working for the Government: Find out how to work for the government (local, state and federal).

Presented by Career Center Staff.

 

Interviewing Workshop: The “interview” whether by phone or in-person is a critical step to gaining employment. This workshop presents interviewing techniques for all job seekers as well as proactive practical application for each participant. Individual and group exercises are integral to getting participants prepared for their interviews.

Presented by Smart Staffing Group.