Career Aspirations: What to Do While You're Looking
This course helps participants define career aspirations, develop career goals, create career strategies, identify personal preferences, and suggestions of what to do while looking for a job.
Getting to Know You
Previously titled Moving from Job to Career. The MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) instrument is designed to help participants understand his/her unique personality traits and the way they relate to others. Choosing a job or changing a career can be a major life transition - one that requires careful thought, planning, and work. If you are exploring new career options, you will need to ask yourself two questions: What do I want to do? And, how do I get there from here? Take this course to get answers to the questions you asked yourself while applying lessons learned from your MBTI results. This course has an optional afternoon session from 1:30pm - 3:30pm, where participants will have time to research potential careers. Registration is required for the afternoon session.
Getting Prepared for the Job Search
While looking for work can be an exciting time, it can also involve fear and discomfort about change and the unknown. This workshop will help participants to discover effective job search techniques, along with an overview on filling out electronic applications; proper electronic communications and building your online brand. **This course has an optional afternoon session from 1:30pm – 3:30pm where participants will have time in the computer lab to research potential careers. Registration is required for the afternoon session.
Resume Writing & Compiling Your Job Portfolio
Do it right the first time. This training guides the participant through a systematic approach to developing and presenting effective, eye-catching resumes. An easy and structured formula will help participants excel at several different resume approaches, including chronological, work experience, and subject-related resumes. This course has an optional afternoon session from 1:30pm - 3:30pm where participants will be able to get help with their resumes. Registration is required for the afternoon session.
LinkedIn - How it Can Work for You
This course will walk participants through the popular social media site, that's known for helping many people land their dream jobs! Participants will discover what to add to their profile, and what should be left off, including connection do's and don'ts. This is one course you don't want to miss.
Interviewing Skills / Mastering the Interview
Today's employers need to quickly identify the knowledge, skills and abilities candidates have to help them be successful on the job. As a candidate, your goal is to demonstrate and describe how your knowledge and experiences required for the job can benefit the employer. Discover tips for a successful interview, including talking points and questions to ask of potential employers. Different types of interviews will be explored including, panel, one-on-one, and lunch interviews. This course has an optional afternoon session from 1:30pm - 3:30pm where participants will have mock interviews for practice. Registration is required for the afternoon session.
Do manners matter? You bet. When you don't use manners and common courtesy, it shows a lack of consideration & professionalism. People then make judgments about you regardless of your abilities. This course provides guidelines for common business etiquette, how to show respect for yourself and others, how to establish positive connections with anyone. Today's business environment will be explored, as well as social media and what it has to do with your brand.