This course is for anyone looking for a job. Whether you are unemployed, employed but looking to make a change, or entering the job market for the first time, there are proven strategies for increasing your success. A job search requires preparation and commitment. Come learn how to make the most of your time and energy.
Skills for the job search, skills for the job!
What Employers Want to See
Marketing yourself to a potential employer involves knowing what employers are looking for and demonstrating that you can meet that need. Most people think about hard skills, education and experience, but there are other attributes that are important in the workplace.
Soft skills are consistently identified by local employers as something very valuable in an employee, but difficult to find.
Participants will increase their awareness, identify their strong and weak areas and develop personal steps to improve skills. Outcomes include being able to share knowledge of these concepts and personal abilities during job interviews.
Basic computer skills have become a necessity in not only the workplace, but for the job search leading to employment.
This course provides students with hands-on learning as they are introduced to the basics, including components, operating systems, available programs and how to use the mouse.
Students should have basic keyboarding skills before taking this class. Keyboarding training is available through the Employability Lab.