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Human Resource Development Courses

Human Resource Development courses and workshops address a broad range of employability skill development. Whether you are unemployed, employed but looking to make a change, or entering the job market for the first time, HRD workshops can provide you with a solid foundation for success. Posted courses and workshops are open to anyone in the community. Registration fees are waived for North Carolina residents who are unemployed, underemployed* or have received notice of a layoff. Workshops are held regularly on select days and times to accommodate a broad range of schedules.

A job search can be a job in itself, but with some proven strategies, best practices, preparation and useful tools, you can make the most of your time and energy.

Employment workshop topics offered:

  • Strategic Job Search
  • Résumé Development
  • Successful Interviewing
  • Mock Interviews

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 employers as something very valuable in an employee, but difficult to find.

Soft skills workshop topics offered:

  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Work
  • Work Ethic/Attitude
  • Successful Transition & Professionalism

Your decisions determine your every move. Some take you along the right path, some lead you on a bumpy road, and some are major mistakes. Self-awareness and basic life skills can help guide you and provide insight for decisions.

Personal success workshop topics offered:

  • Where Do I Fit In? Finding your career path.
  • Time Management
  • Basic Money Management


Contact the Continuing Education Department for the current workshop schedule or to register.