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Cape Girardeau: Basic Computer Skills

Cape Girardeau: Basic Computer Skills

February 1, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Basic Computer

How to use a computer is essential for today’s job seeker.  Learn the basic computer skills necessary to search and apply for jobs. This  workshop includes everything from using the keyboard to accessing the internet to creating and  saving files. In addition, learn to use jobs.mo.gov to search for jobs.

2/1/2018, 1:30 PM
 
Monett: WorkKeys Testing

Monett: WorkKeys Testing

February 2, 2018, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Monett Job Center
100 South Maple
Monett, MO

4 hour test on Applied Mathematics, Locating Information and Reading for Information. Participants have the opportunity to earn a National Career Readiness Certification upon completion of testing.

Must pre-register at the Monett test site. Valid photo ID is required on day of testing.
NO CELL PHONES or Electronic Devices ALLOWED NO EXCEPTIONS.
MUST HAVE EMAIL ACCOUNT PRIOR TO ATTENDING.

2/2/2018, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
 
 
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Cape Girardeau: Career Exploration

Cape Girardeau: Career Exploration

February 6, 2018, 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.

2/6/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
Cape Girardeau: Conducting A Job Search

Cape Girardeau: Conducting A Job Search

February 8, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center - Cape Girardeau
1737 N Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Conducting a Job Search

Job Search 101: 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 new employment opportunities?  If the answer to these is Yes! then this is the Workshop for you. Here you will receive 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 providean overview for other Workshops that will expand on the areas covered here.

2/8/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
 
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Cape Girardeau: Career Networking

Cape Girardeau: Career Networking

February 13, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Wonder how others get those unadvertised jobs or always seem to be a step ahead everyone else? Networking is it. Learn the benefits of effective and strategic “networking” and how these interpersonal resources and contacts can help you find the right job. This workshop applies what you learn, so you will develop a plan to present yourself to groups or individuals and develop a networking source list to help you land that next job.

2/13/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
Cape Girardeau: Résumé Preparation

Cape Girardeau: Résumé Preparation

February 15, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Want to get that stand out resume that will get you in for an interview? Wonder what goes into an effective resume and cover letter? This workshop identifies and helps you optimize the basic components of a resume (skills and abilities, education and work history) so that you stand out from the crowd. Use thse same strategies for completing excellent on-line applications. Sit down with a counselor afterwards for one-on-one work on your resume to provide those finishing touches. 

2/15/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
 
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Cape Girardeau: Interview Process

Cape Girardeau: Interview Process

February 22, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

With this workshop you get practical advice on how best to 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.

2/22/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
 
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Cape Girardeau: Career Success

Cape Girardeau: Career Success

February 27, 2018, 1:30 PM
Missouri Job Center—Cape Girardeau
1737 North Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO

Now that you have the job, discover the secrets to keeping it.  It is often said that the most important job is the one you currently have. Learn about meeting employers, workplace expectations, how to practice continuous learning on the job and setting your career goals. Practice positive communication and the process of adjusting to the workplace environment. 

2/27/2018, 1:30 PM
 
 
 
 
 
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