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1830-B Tillery Place

October 2019

Work Histories, Applications & Resumes

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Strength-based work histories are the foundation for developing effective resumes and successfully answering questions on job applications and interviews. This class will provide tips & techniques for constructing work histories from scratch if needed, and/or developing them accomplishment-based documents, answers and descriptions. Red flags, time gaps and employment challenges will also be discussed.

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Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy Culture – Week 5

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In our tech-savvy culture the Internet, search engines, email programs, blogs, and online videos all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing computer skills is essential to becoming more productive and competitive in the workplace. Learn about computers and the Internet. Develop technology skills using productivity programs including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and databases. Become familiar with digital audio, video, and photography devices, and learn about common security and privacy threats and how to safeguard your computer and…

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Resume Style & Organization

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Review skills, strengths, and weaknesses while customizing your resume to build and show self-confidence. Taught by Elaine Whitefield of Wake Tech Community College. Register online through NC Works or call (919) 715-0111.

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LinkedIn Overview for Job Seekers

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This interactive course, designed for job seekers, provides an overview of LinkedIn and explains its value in searching for jobs. The course covers the site's features and uses and shows participants how to create a profile. Please register online through NCWorks.com.

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Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature Professional

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for their talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today's employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries have the best track records for hiring "seasoned" workers and some of the many job opportunities available. Learn about changes in the hiring process and barriers that can arise, the benefits and challenges of…

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Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy Culture – Week 6

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In our tech-savvy culture the Internet, search engines, email programs, blogs, and online videos all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing computer skills is essential to becoming more productive and competitive in the workplace. Learn about computers and the Internet. Develop technology skills using productivity programs including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and databases. Become familiar with digital audio, video, and photography devices, and learn about common security and privacy threats and how to safeguard your computer and…

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LinkedIn Job Search Strategies: Beyond the Profile

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Get noticed using LinkedIn! Today's recruiters use social media to find qualified candidates, and LinkedIn is overwhelmingly their tool of choice. Many job seekers have a profile but fail to take full advantage of LinkedIn's features. Learn how to cultivate your LinkedIn connections, expand your network, and promote your personal brand with this valuable resource. Please register online at the NCWorks.gov website below.  

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Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy Culture – Week 1

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In our tech-savvy culture the Internet, search engines, email programs, blogs, and online videos all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing computer skills is essential to becoming more productive and competitive in the workplace. Learn about computers and the Internet. Develop technology skills using productivity programs including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and databases. Become familiar with digital audio, video, and photography devices, and learn about common security and privacy threats and how to safeguard your computer and…

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

If you're considering becoming a small business owner, you'll want to attend this class to learn what it takes, what challenges and pitfalls you can expect, and what proven steps you can take to greatly increase your chance of success. In this course, you'll explore how to test the feasibility of your idea to ensure it's the RIGHT one. You'll find tips for researching the market and your competitors, securing needed funds, and projecting your business results. Various legal business…

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November 2019

Work Histories, Applications & Resumes

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Strength-based work histories are the foundation for developing effective resumes and successfully answering questions on job applications and interviews. This class will provide tips & techniques for constructing work histories from scratch if needed, and/or developing them accomplishment-based documents, answers and descriptions. Red flags, time gaps and employment challenges will also be discussed.

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Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy Culture – Week 2

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In our tech-savvy culture the Internet, search engines, email programs, blogs, and online videos all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing computer skills is essential to becoming more productive and competitive in the workplace. Learn about computers and the Internet. Develop technology skills using productivity programs including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and databases. Become familiar with digital audio, video, and photography devices, and learn about common security and privacy threats and how to safeguard your computer and…

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Resume Style & Organization

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Review skills, strengths, and weaknesses while customizing your resume to build and show self-confidence.

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Confidence-Focused Interviewing

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this class, participants will learn to explore their experience for strengths, accomplishments and employment value. Participants will also learn how to effectively communicate these to others in interviews and networking settings to help succeed in getting a job.

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