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Poplar Bluff: WorkKeys

Poplar Bluff: WorkKeys

February 7, 2017, 8:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Poplar Bluff Job Center
1903 Northwood Drive, Suite 2 Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Poplar Bluff, MO

Take WorkKeys Assessments in Reading for Information, Math, and Locating Information to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).

2/7/2017, 8:15 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Jefferson City: Career Exploration

Jefferson City: Career Exploration

February 7, 2017, 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

It’s all about you!  This workshop gives you the tools to assess your knowledge, skills, personal interests and priorities on the journey to finding the job that is best for you.  Identify resources that are available to help you find a rewarding career.

2/7/2017, 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
 
 
North Oaks: Adult Education and Literacy Orientation

North Oaks: Adult Education and Literacy Orientation

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Louis County-North Oaks Job Center
26B North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Sponsored by the St. Louis Public Schools

Tuesday 2/7, Wednesday 2/8, Thursday 2/9

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Missouri Job Center – Saint Louis County

26 North Oaks Plaza | St. Louis MO 63121

MUST ATTEND ALL THREE DAYS

Adult learners can prepare for a High School Equivalence or improve academic skills by attending class. Class meets Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Orientation class size is limited and filled on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

For more information, please call: (314) 367-5000 or (314) 679-3362

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Columbia: Online Job Applications

Columbia: Online Job Applications

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Columbia
1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 115
Columbia, MO

In this workshop we will cover aspects of completing an application on line, as well as formatting your resume and attaching your resume to an on-line application.  We will also review the rules to completing an on-line application, creating documents to assist the process, and tips on how to make the process easier.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
 
Arnold: Career Exploration

Arnold: Career Exploration

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Arnold
3675 West Outer Road #102
Arnold, MO

Covers the importance of selecting a career goal and identifying transferrable skills. Covers work preferences and interests.  Also, reviews information about occupations, education, and LMI.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 
Florissant: WorkKeys Assessment

Florissant: WorkKeys Assessment

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Louis County-Florissant Job Center
4040 Seven Hills Drive
St. Louis, MO

Take the assessment that results in a National Career Readiness Certificate. Demonstrate to employers your level of job skills in the areas of Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Lebanon: Career Exploration

Lebanon: Career Exploration

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Lebanon
2639 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1
Lebanon, MO

It’s all about you!  This workshop gives you the tools to assess your knowledge, skills, personal interests and priorities on the journey to finding the job that is best for you (or not a good fit).  Identify resources that are available to find a rewarding career, including using an online work-based personality assessment to help identify the types of jobs for which you might be a good fit.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 
SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 1

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 1

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Louis City-SLATE Job Center
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO

Basic Computer Skills Part 1: Learn basic computer terminology, identify the parts of a computer and keyboard keys (spacebar/enter/shift/caps lock/delete/backspace/navigation keys/period), and practice using a mouse. Prerequisite: none

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Warrenton: Computer 101

Warrenton: Computer 101

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Missouri Job Center —Warrenton
111 Steinhagen Road
Warrenton, MO

Using a mouse and computer basics.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
 
Rolla: Job Search for Ex-Offenders

Rolla: Job Search for Ex-Offenders

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Rolla
706 S. Bishop
Rolla, MO

NOTE:  This is a 3-day workshop

Job and career resources for those with past legal issues, overcoming employer reluctance & communicating background, Federal Bonding & Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Springfield: Veterans' Career & Employment Resource

Springfield: Veterans' Career & Employment Resource

February 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Springfield
2900 East Sunshine
Springfield, MO

This workshop provides practical information for veterans and eligible spouses on translating military training to civilian skills, the use of Social Media/Networking in the job search, resume building and targeting, and advice on preparing for and the conduct of a job interview.

2/7/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Park Hills: Intermediate Computer Skills

Park Hills: Intermediate Computer Skills

February 7, 2017, 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Park Hills
403 Parkway Drive, Suite A
Park Hills, MO

Prerequisite: Basic Computer Navigation. Choose a job order, pick skills listed, discuss the need to use those skills in resume/application, open profile, discuss difference between PDF and Word, discuss how 2 page resume splits between pages, print basic jobs.mo.gov resume, and discuss the importance of having resume template when filling out online applications.

2/7/2017, 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM
 
 
Sedalia: Resume Preparation

Sedalia: Resume Preparation

February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Sedalia
215 East Fifth Street
Sedalia, MO

Identify and optimize the basic components of a resume (skills and abilities, work history, and education) so you can stand out above the others. Learn strategies for completing excellent online applications.

2/7/2017, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Jefferson City: Career Networking

Jefferson City: Career Networking

February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic networking and how these interpersonal contacts could lead to a new job.  You will develop a plan to present yourself to networking groups, a networking source list and a list of the types of networking groups.

2/7/2017, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
 
Jefferson City: WIOA Orientation & Labor Market Information

Jefferson City: WIOA Orientation & Labor Market Information

February 7, 2017, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

This orientation will provide you with information specific to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), LMI information (using MERIC and/or O*NET online), program requirements and your responsibilities as a participant. The ultimate goal of WIOA is to help you reach your educational and occupational goals.

2/7/2017, 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
 
 
Columbia: Problems With Online Applications

Columbia: Problems With Online Applications

February 7, 2017, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Columbia
1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 115
Columbia, MO

Are you tired of submitting your resume and/or job application and not hearing anything back?  This workshop will show you why and help you combat many issues you may not even be aware of. This workshop will help get your resume and application past the computers and in front of human eyes!!

2/7/2017, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
SLATE: Ask the Experts

SLATE: Ask the Experts

February 7, 2017, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Louis City-SLATE Job Center
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO

A progress measurement initiative for basic computer skills. Participants demonstrate whether they are able to power up a computer and log in; identity screen elements, keys on the keyboard, mouse control, open the Internet and navigate to web sites.  

2/7/2017, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Rolla: Résumé and Interview Lab

Rolla: Résumé and Interview Lab

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Rolla
706 S. Bishop
Rolla, MO

Receive one-on-one assistance to complete a résumé (should have existing résumé or have completed a Résumé Preparation workshop) OR prepare and practice for an upcoming interview (mock interview). Workshop is conducted in one-hour sessions. Please contact the Job Center to schedule a session.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
SLATE: Interview Skills

SLATE: Interview Skills

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
St. Louis City-SLATE Job Center
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO

Interview Skills: This workshop provides practical advice on how to best showcase your skills and experience through research, practice, and preparation. Learn the different types of interviews and strategies for each.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
 
Nevada: Interview Process

Nevada: Interview Process

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Nevada
621 East Highland Ave., Suite 3
Nevada, MO

With this workshop you get practical advice on how to best showcase your skills and experience through research, practice, and preparation.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
 
Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Basic

Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Basic

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Sedalia
215 East Fifth Street
Sedalia, MO

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM
 
SLATE: Remediation

SLATE: Remediation

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
SLATE Job Center
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO

Remediation

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
 
Jefferson City: WorkKeys Assessment

Jefferson City: WorkKeys Assessment

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

Businesses want qualified applicants…and a National Career Readiness Certificate is one way to show you are ready to get back to work!  Call the Job Center to schedule your test and obtain a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum certificate. 

YOU MUST CALL TO SCHEDULE PRIOR TO THIS TIME.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
 
Florissant: Interview Process

Florissant: Interview Process

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
St. Louis County-Florissant Job Center
4040 Seven Hills Drive
St. Louis, MO

Get practical advice on how to best showcase your skills and experience. Learn different types of interviews and strategies for each.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
 
Branson: Résumé Development

Branson: Résumé Development

February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Missouri Job Center—Branson
2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy. Ste B
Branson, MO

Résumé Development: Identify and optimize all the basic components of a résumé (skills and abilities, work history, and education) so that you stand out above the others.

2/7/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
 
Poplar Bluff: Resume Workshop

Poplar Bluff: Resume Workshop

February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Poplar Bluff Job Center
1903 Northwood Drive, Suite 2
Poplar Bluff, MO

Wonder what employers are looking for when they read a resume and cover letter?  Find out in this workshop!  Identify and optimize all the basic components of a resume (skills and abilities, work history, and education) so that you stand out above the others.

2/7/2017, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Kirksville: Interview Process

Kirksville: Interview Process

February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
Missouri Job Center—Kirksville
2105 East Normal
Kirksville, MO

With this workshop you get practical advice on how to best showcase your skills and experience through research, practice, and preparation.  Get helpful tips on how to dress and groom for an interview.  Learn the different types of interviews and strategies for each.

2/7/2017, 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
 
Cape Girardeau: Career Exploration

Cape Girardeau: Career Exploration

February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Not sure what job you should be looking for or what you’re qualified for? This workshop gives you the tools to access your knowledge, skills, personal interests and priorities on your way to finding the job that bests suits you. This workshop helps you identify resources that are available to help you find a rewarding career.

2/7/2017, 1:30 PM
 
Columbia: Microsoft Certification

Columbia: Microsoft Certification

February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Columbia
800 E Cherry
Columbia, MO

This Computer Concepts training course offers participants basic computer concepts and industry-recognized certifications in Microsoft Keyboarding, Office, Word and Excel, the National Career Readiness certification, and a Certificate of Completion from State Tech. This is a 32 hour training course. Space is limited!!

2/7/2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
 
 
Maryville: Online Applications

Maryville: Online Applications

February 7, 2017, 2:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Maryville
114 W. Third Street
Maryville, MO

An overview of how to fill out an on-line application and tips on how prepare to be successful the first time; avoid the “timing out” nightmare.

2/7/2017, 2:00 PM
 
Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Intermediate
2/7/2017, 2:00 PM
 
Nevada: Career Networking

Nevada: Career Networking

February 7, 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Nevada
621 East Highland Ave., Suite 3
Nevada, MO

Benefits of effective and strategic `networking' and how these resources and contacts could lead to a new job.

2/7/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
St. Louis - North Oaks: Entrepreneurial Series- Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

St. Louis - North Oaks: Entrepreneurial Series- Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

February 7, 2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—St. Louis County, North Oaks
26 North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Aspiring entrepreneurs are often confronted with challenges when launching a startup or developing an existing business. Now, they can seek legal assistance and trim their legal costs by coming to SLATE. Experienced business attorneys, provided through Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, offer one-on-one 30-minute sessions at absolutely NO charge. Questions that are frequently discussed include: Entity formation; Intellectual property; Commercial leases; Zoning compliance; Employment issues; and Customer and supplier contracts.   Space is limited.  Call (314) 381-6700 to register.

2/7/2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Branson: Résumé Lab

Branson: Résumé Lab

February 7, 2017, 2:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Branson
2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy. Ste B
Branson, MO

Résumé Lab: receive direct assistance with your résumé.

2/7/2017, 2:30 PM
 
 
Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Advanced

Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Advanced

February 7, 2017, 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Sedalia
215 East Fifth Street
Sedalia, MO

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

2/7/2017, 3:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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