Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
Poplar Bluff: WorkKeys 2/28/2017,
8:15 AM to 12:00 PM
573-840-9595 Poplar Bluff

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

Jefferson City: Career Exploration 2/28/2017,
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
573-526-8115 Jefferson City

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.

Rolla: Microsoft Excel 1 2/28/2017,
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
573-364-7030 Rolla

Learn how to work in the Microsoft Excel environment, entering and editing data, modifying a worksheet, using simple functions, and formatting worksheets.

Lebanon: Résumé Preparation 2/28/2017,
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
417-532-6146 Lebanon

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.  Use some of the same strategies in completing excellent online applications.

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 1 2/28/2017,
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
314-589-8000 St. Louis

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

Kennett: Employment Workshop (Resume, Networking, Interviewing, Online Applications, Career Exploration) 2/28/2017,
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
573-888-4518 Kennett

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.

Nevada: WIOA Orientation 2/28/2017,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
417-448-1177 Nevada

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.

Sedalia: A.P.P.L.I.E. 2/28/2017,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
660-885-5541 Sedlia

A.P.P.L.I.E. (About Persons with Past Legal Issues in Employment): Individuals with convictions/charges, will get key job-search tips to assist in obtaining employment.

Sedalia: A.P.P.L.I.E. 2/28/2017,
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
660-885-5541 Sedlia

A.P.P.L.I.E. (About Persons with Past Legal Issues in Employment): Individuals with convictions/charges, will get key job-search tips to assist in obtaining employment.

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Basic Microsoft Excel Part 2 2/28/2017,
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
636-255-6060 St. Peters

Prior Excel experience required!! 

Microsoft Excel has been identified as a leading software skill by businesses in the area.  Learn to display formulas within a worksheet, calculate formulas across spreadsheets, apply AutoFormats, use the auto-calculate option, and various methods for entering formulas including AUTOSUM. 

Jefferson City: Career Networking 2/28/2017,
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Jefferson City

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.

Branson: Résumé Development 2/28/2017,
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
417-334-4156 Branson

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.

SLATE: Build a More Effective Résumé (Information Session) 2/28/2017,
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
314-589-8000 St. Louis

Build a More Effective Résumé: Wonder what employers are looking for when reviewing a résumé and cover letter? 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.

North Oaks: Interview Process 2/28/2017,
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
314-381-6700 St. Louis

Covers interview preparation and attire, the effect of body language, appropriate responses to interview questions, understanding the employer perspective, and interview follow-up.

Rolla: Microsoft Excel 2 2/28/2017,
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
573-364-7030 Rolla

(Must have completed Excel 1)

Participants will learn:

  • 3D Formulas
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Outlining
  • Advanced functions
Jefferson City: WorkKeys Assessment 2/28/2017,
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
573-526-8115 Jefferson City

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.

Columbia: Microsoft Certification 2/28/2017,
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
573-441-6361 Columbia

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!!

Sedalia: Career Exploration 2/28/2017,
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
660-530-5627 Sedalia

It's all about you! 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.

Poplar Bluff: Long-term Job Success 2/28/2017,
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
573-840-9595 Poplar Bluff

You've got the job. Now what?

In this workshop you will learn ways to keep your job as well as advance on the job

Cape Girardeau: Career Success 2/28/2017, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

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. 

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