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Branson: Microsoft Word

Branson: Microsoft Word

February 9, 2017,
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Branson
2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy. Ste B
Branson, MO

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Word

2/9/2017,
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
 
SLATE: Advanced/Professional Series - Employer/Employee Interactions
2/9/2017,
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 
Kirksville: WorkKeys Assessment (NCRC)

Kirksville: WorkKeys Assessment (NCRC)

February 9, 2017, 8:45 AM
Missouri Job Center—Kirksville
2105 East Normal
Kirksville, 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 Belinda to schedule your test and obtain a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum certificate.  

2/9/2017, 8:45 AM
 
 
Jefferson City: Interview Process

Jefferson City: Interview Process

February 9, 2017,
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, 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.

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
 
Kennett: Employment Workshop (Resume, Networking, Interviewing, Online Applications, Career Exploration)

Kennett: Employment Workshop (Resume, Networking, Interviewing, Online Applications, Career Exploration)

February 9, 2017,
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Kennett
1100 South By-Pass, Suite 2 Kennett, MO 63857
Kennett, MO

RESUME: 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.
INTERVIEWING: Understanding interview question approaches.  Prepare for an interview.
CAREER NETWORKING: Learn the benefits of “networking”.  These interpersonal resources could lead to a new job!  Develop a plan to present yourself.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS: Workshop will cover aspects of completing an application online.
CAREER EXPLORATION: Get the tools to assess your knowledge, skills, personal interests, and priorities relative to the job best for you. Identify resources available to find a rewarding career.

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
 
Florissant: Basic Computer Skills

Florissant: Basic Computer Skills

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

Learn the fundamentals of using a computer such as keyboarding and how to use a mouse. This workshop is for beginners. Work with desktop icons, dropdown menus, links, taskbars, and toolbars.

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 2

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 2

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

Basic Computer Skills Part 2: Learn to power up, log on the computer, identify keys, and explore the desktop, desktop icons, start button and menus, practice opening programs. Learn program's task bar/tool bar/title bar functions, control buttons, scroll bar. Learn about Internet Explorer and web browsing. Prerequisite: Basic Computer, Part 1.

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Sedalia: Application Process

Sedalia: Application Process

February 9, 2017, 9:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Sedalia
215 East Fifth Street
Sedalia, MO

Completing an application can be challenging. This workshop provides the nitty-gritty of completing applications, so you get noticed! In this workshop sample questions and answers will be provided as well as other best practices in conducting your job search.

2/9/2017, 9:00 AM
 
North Oaks: Adult Education and Literacy Orientation

North Oaks: Adult Education and Literacy Orientation

February 9, 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

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Rolla: Job Search for Ex-Offenders

Rolla: Job Search for Ex-Offenders

February 9, 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.

2/9/2017,
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Park Hills: Applicant Tracking System (ATS)- Online Applications
2/9/2017,
9:15 AM to 10:30 AM
 
Kirksville: Career Networking

Kirksville: Career Networking

February 9, 2017,
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Missouri Job Center—Kirksville
2105 East Normal
Kirksville, MO

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic ‘networking’ and how these interpersonal resources and contacts could lead to a new job.  This workshop applies what you learn, so you will develop a plan to present yourself to networking groups, a networking source list and a list of the types of networking groups.

2/9/2017,
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
 
Nevada: WIOA Orientation

Nevada: WIOA Orientation

February 9, 2017,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Missouri Job Center—Nevada
621 East Highland Ave., Suite 3
Nevada, MO

This orientation will provide you with information specific to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Do you qualify for skilled training? Information given about WIOA.

2/9/2017,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
 
 
Sedalia: Resume Process

Sedalia: Resume Process

February 9, 2017, 10:00 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.

2/9/2017, 10:00 AM
 
Jefferson City: WorkKeys Assessment

Jefferson City: WorkKeys Assessment

February 9, 2017,
10:00 AM to 2:00 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.

2/9/2017,
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
 
Jefferson City: Online Job Applications

Jefferson City: Online Job Applications

February 9, 2017,
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

Completing an online application can be a challenging task. This workshop provides the step by step details for completing applications so you get noticed!  In this workshop sample questions and answers will be provided as well as other best practices in conducting your online job search.

2/9/2017,
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
 
Branson: Microsoft Excel

Branson: Microsoft Excel

February 9, 2017,
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Branson
2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy. Ste B
Branson, MO

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

2/9/2017,
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
 
 
North Oaks: Financial Strategies That Can Change Your Life

North Oaks: Financial Strategies That Can Change Your Life

February 9, 2017,
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Louis County-North Oaks Job Center
26B North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Discover how you may achieve your goals with a simple financial plan.

Like many people, you strive for a secure financial future. It may include a comfortable retirement filled with travel and leisure activities, or a college education for your children. However, as with any pursuit in life, achieving financial security requires a plan. Come to this free, on-site class and discover how you can get on the right track to achieve your goals – and potentially change your life. You’ll learn:

How to get started with a simple financial plan

How to identify and prioritize your short term and long term goals

Helpful tips on building good savings and spending habits

Tax-saving strategies that should be part of your financial plan.

This on-site educational program is one of the benefits of the PNC Work-Place Banking to help you plan for a better financial future.

2/9/2017,
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Sedalia: Interview Process

Sedalia: Interview Process

February 9, 2017, 11:00 AM
Missouri Job Center—Sedalia
215 East Fifth Street
Sedalia, MO

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

2/9/2017, 11:00 AM
 
St Louis - North Oaks: Financial Strategies Seminar

St Louis - North Oaks: Financial Strategies Seminar

February 9, 2017,
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Louis County-North Oaks Job Center
26 North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Provided by PNC Bank and the North Oaks Job Center.  Call (314) 381-6700 to register.
Discover how to achieve your goals with a simple financial plan. Learn how to get started with a simply plan, identify and prioritize your short-term and long-term goals, tips for building good savings and spending habits, and tax-saving strategies that should be part of your plan.  

2/9/2017,
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
SLATE: Build a More Effective Résumé (Follow-up)

SLATE: Build a More Effective Résumé (Follow-up)

February 9, 2017,
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St. Louis City-SLATE Job Center
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO

Follow-up to Build a More Effective Résumé.  Review the basic components of a résumé (skills and abilities, work history, and education).

2/9/2017,
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Rolla: Résumé and Interview Lab

Rolla: Résumé and Interview Lab

February 9, 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.

2/9/2017,
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Branson: WorkKeys Assessment

Branson: WorkKeys Assessment

February 9, 2017,
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Branson
2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy. Ste B
Branson, 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.

2/9/2017,
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Maryville: Vocational Rehabilitation

Maryville: Vocational Rehabilitation

February 9, 2017,
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Maryville
114 W. 3rd Street
Maryville, MO

Counselors available to assist persons who have functional barriers to employment.

Call ahead for an appointment.

2/9/2017,
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
Columbia: NCRC Testing

Columbia: NCRC Testing

February 9, 2017,
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Columbia
800 E Cherry
Columbia, 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 us (882-8821) to schedule your test and obtain a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum certificate.

2/9/2017,
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
 
Arnold: Career Networking

Arnold: Career Networking

February 9, 2017,
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Arnold
3675 West Outer Road #102
Arnold, MO

Covers the effective use of networking as a job search strategy, tapping into the unadvertised job market, information interviewing, JIST cards, and effective Social Media Networking.

2/9/2017,
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
 
Jefferson City: Taking Control of Your Finances

Jefferson City: Taking Control of Your Finances

February 9, 2017,
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

This workshop will be taught by Vivian Mason, from the University of Missouri Extension.

2/9/2017,
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
 
Poplar Bluff: Career Exploration

Poplar Bluff: Career Exploration

February 9, 2017,
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Poplar Bluff Job Center
1903 Northwood Drive, Suite 2
Poplar Bluff, MO

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.

2/9/2017,
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Cape Girardeau: Job Search — Conducting A Job Search

Cape Girardeau: Job Search — Conducting A Job Search

February 9, 2017, 1:30 PM
1737 N Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Getting ready to look for a job but not sure where to start? Do you wonder if you've done everything you can to get ready for the new employment opportunities? If the answer is to these is "Yes!" then this is the workshop for you. Here you will recieve an overview of all the aspects of preparing and searching for your next job. You will leave with the basics of how to be more effective in your job searches and pitfalls to look out for. This workshop will not only help you in your search, but also provide an overview for other workshops that will expand on the areas covered here. 

2/9/2017, 1:30 PM
 
Florissant: Online Job Applications

Florissant: Online Job Applications

February 9, 2017,
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
St. Louis County-Florissant Job Center
4040 Seven Hills Drive
St. Louis, MO

Internet Job Seeking—Networking, Online Applications and Applicant Tracking Systems: Online applications and attaching résumés to applications and emails. Applicant tracking systems—how to get noticed online and networking.

2/9/2017,
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
 
 
Warrenton: Job Search Essentials

Warrenton: Job Search Essentials

February 9, 2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center —Warrenton
111 Steinhagen Road
Warrenton, MO

Participants will:

  • Learn to write an effective cover letter
  • Learn techniques to market yourself on a résumé
  • Discover the different types of résumés 
  • Determine which résumé type best suits you
  • Learn interviewing tips and techniques
  • Learn how to write thank you letters after your interviews
  • Discover how networking helps your job search
2/9/2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
Springfield: Online Resume/Applications

Springfield: Online Resume/Applications

February 9, 2017,
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Springfield
2900 East Sunshine
Springfield, MO

Learn all aspects of completing an online application as well as formatting your resume and attaching it to an online application. Rules of completing online applications, creating documents to assist in the process and tips on how to make the process easier will be covered.

2/9/2017,
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Jefferson City: Résumé Preparation

Jefferson City: Résumé Preparation

February 9, 2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Jefferson City
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO

Would you like to know 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.

2/9/2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
Nevada: Intro to Job Center Services

Nevada: Intro to Job Center Services

February 9, 2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Missouri Job Center—Nevada
621 East Highland Ave., Suite 3
Nevada, MO

An overview of the various services and programs that we can assist with in order for the customer to gain employment.

2/9/2017,
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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