Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
Sedalia: NCRC 9/21/2017, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

NCRC: Free assessment to earn a nationally recognized certification in applied math, reading for information, and locating information.                

Preferred by many employers. Options for Training: Learn about your options for obtaining training on the job or in the classroom. 

SLATE: Advanced/Professional Series- Social Media Management 9/21/2017, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

Advanced/Professional Series- Social Media Management  Class 3 of 4

In this workshop you will learn how LinkedIn’s search algorithm is based on completeness and connections. You will learn how keywords in specific sections will help your search ranking and how to determine how you rank against your peers. You must have a “complete” or “near complete” LinkedIn profile to participate, as this workshop is “Not” a how to develop a social media profile.

Rolla: REJOBS Re-entry Job Success 9/21/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (573) 364-7030 x129 Rolla

REJOBS Re-Entry Job Success

1-Day Workshop replacing 3-Day Ex-Offender Workshop. Job Seeking and Career Resources for those needing to overcome employer reluctance & help with communicating an arrest or offense in a positive manner.
Probation & Parole Office 1105 Kingshighway, Rolla, MO

Arnold: Interviewing 9/21/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM 636-287-8909 Arnold

This workshop covers interview preparation and attire, the impact of body language, appropriate responses to interview questions, understanding the employer perspective, and interview follow-up.

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 2 9/21/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

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.

SLATE: WorkKeys Assessment 9/21/2017, 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

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.

Warrenton : Take Control of you Finances 9/21/2017, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 636-456-9467 Warrenton

Take Control of your Finances: Managing and budgeting your bills & your money until a new job opportunity appears. It is less stressful when you have a plan, this workshop will help you keep control of family finances while you are laid off.

Call to reserve your spot ! (636) 456-9467

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Basic Microsoft Excel Part 2 9/21/2017, 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 calculate across spreadsheets, use the IF statement/Logical Functions, apply conditional formatting, work with comments, create hyperlinks, and calculate with name ranges.  *No late arrivals permitted.

Joplin: NCRC Scheduled Testing 9/21/2017, 10:00 AM 417-629-3000 Joplin

The NCRC™ is composed of three assessments: Locating Information, Reading for Information and Applied Mathematics. It takes approximately four hours to take all three assessments.

3 core assessments are FREE, but first you must complete your membership at Missouri Career Center.  Time listed is when the testing begins.

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Mock Interviewing 9/21/2017, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM 636-255-6060 St. Peters

An overview of interviewing will be presented.  Attendees will be expected to participate in a mini-interview in front of workshop participants to improve their skills.

Jefferson City: Navigating MOJobs 9/21/2017, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 573-526-8115 Jefferson City

Navigating MO Jobs - Learn to use the tools you have to succeed!

SLATE: Build a More Effective Résumé (Follow-up) 9/21/2017, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

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

Rolla: REJOBS Re-entry Job Success 9/21/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (573) 364-7030 x129 Rolla

REJOBS Re-Entry Job Success

1-Day Workshop replacing 3-Day Ex-Offender Workshop. Job Seeking and Career Resources for those needing to overcome employer reluctance & help with communicating an arrest or offense in a positive manner.
Probation & Parole Office 1105 Kingshighway, Rolla, MO

Branson: Career Networking 9/21/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM 417-334-4156 Branson

CAREER NETWORKING 

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic ‘networking’ and how these interpersonal contacts could lead to a new job.

Columbia: NCRC Testing 9/21/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM 573-441-6361 Columbia

NCRC Testing                                               (Thursdays 1:00-4:30 and Fridays 9:00-12:30)

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.  There are currently 111 employers in Boone County that recognize the NCRC: so getting yours will help you stand out amongst the crowd!!

 

Springfield: Online Resume / Applications 9/21/2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 417-887-4343 Springfield

ONLINE RESUMES & APPLICATIONS 

All aspects of completing an application online, as well as formatting your resume and attaching your resume to an online application will be covered in this workshop. Learn the rules of completing online applications, creating documents and tips on how to make the process easier.

Poplar Bluff: Networking 9/21/2017, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM 573-840-9595 Poplar Bluff

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic networking and how interpersonal resources and contacts could lead to a new job.

*Pre-Registration is required. 

Kirksville: Interview Process 9/21/2017, 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

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.

Branson: Résumé Prep 9/21/2017, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM 417-334-4156 Branson

RESUME PREP 

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. 

Rolla: WorkKeys Test for the NCRC 9/22/2017, 8:30 AM 573-364-7030 Rolla

WorkKeys Test for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Lab and/or Tutoring

Add a credential to your portfolio that matters to employers.

Prove that you have Math, Reading and Locating Information Skills.

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