SERVICES FOR JOB SEEKERS
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We offer a variety of workshops to sharpen job seeking and job keeping skills, classes on using technology to conduct a job search, and basic computer classes to help job seekers prepare for employment.
Our counselors will help you assess your needs, skills and interests. They will guide you through a step-by-step process to help you in your job search.
Expert staff will help you write and design a resume that gets results. We will show you how to tailor your resume and how to market your skills.
ABOUT OUR WORKSHOPS
The workshops we offer you will be able to explore topics in a group setting, these include:
- Job Search Strategies
- Transferrable Skills
- Resume Preparation
- Over 40 and Hired
- Mock Interviewing
Computer/Internet, Phone, Fax and Copier Access: Job seekers can use our personal computers, equipped with high-speed Internet connections. We have telephones that allow you to speak to prospective employers. There are printers, copiers and faxes available for your job search use at no charge.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Classroom and On-the-Job Training (for those who qualify): We can provide short-term training for long-term careers. (Subject to funding availability and program regulations.)
Tuition Assistance (up to $6,000) in the form of an Individual Training Account (ITA) is available to assist job seekers cover the cost of vocational skills training in occupations in demand in the local labor market.
GETTING UP TO SPEED
High School Equivalency/GED, Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes.
We can refer you to no-cost services to help you obtain a high school equivalency diploma, improve math and reading skills and/or learn/improve English-language skills.
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