Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
Arnold: Networking 12/14/2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM 636-865-6060 Arnold

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.

Branson: Career Networking 12/14/2017, 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.

Jefferson City: Tackling Tough Skills/Taking Control of Your Finances 12/14/2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 573-526-8115 Jefferson City

Tackling Tough Skills/Taking Control of Your Finances      (2nd Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm) and (2nd Thursday 1:30pm – 3:30pm)

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

Jefferson City: Resume Preparation 12/14/2017, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM 573-526-8115 Jefferson City

Resume Preparation 

Your resume may be the most important tool of your job search.  This workshop will walk you through the steps of creating a resume that highlights your best self to employers, to get that interview.  Please bring a copy of your most recent resume with you to this class.  (Not offered the second Thursday of the month.)

Branson: Résumé Prep 12/14/2017, 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 12/15/2017, 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.

Columbia: NCRC Testing 12/15/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 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!!

 

Branson: A.P.P.L.I.E. (About Persons with Past legal Issues in Employment) 12/15/2017, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM 417-334-4156 Branson

A.P.P.L.I.E      (About Persons with Past legal Issues in Employment) 

Job Seeking tips for individuals with legal convictions/charges to assist in obtaining employment. 

Nevada: Résumé Preparation 12/15/2017, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 417-448-1177 Nevada

Assisting customer in completing resume, attaching resume, altering resume, emailing resume, reviewing resume, or formatting resume.

Sedalia: Microsoft PowerPoint 12/15/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft PowerPoint.

Nevada: Intro to Career Center Services 12/15/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 417-448-1177 Nevada

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

Jefferson City: Money Smart 12/15/2017, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 573-526-8115 Jefferson City

Money Smart

10-week course covering basic banking, couponing, budgeting, credit repair and counseling.  Class is free and open to the public.  Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low and moderate income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

Chillicothe:DOC Video Testing 12/18/2017, 9:00 AM 660-646-0671 Chillicothe

For more information contact the Chillicothe Job Center.

Rolla: Customizing Resumes for Online Applications 12/18/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM (573) 364-7030 ext 129 Rolla

Customizing Resumes for Online Applications:

Hands on instruction and practice with editing and targeting resumes and application information to match specific jobs. This is a CRITICAL SKILL for job seekers completing online job applications! 

Park Hills: Skill Up 12/18/2017, 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM 573-518-2431 Park Hills

Skill Up - Tackling the Tough Skills 2

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Basic Microsoft Excel 2010 12/18/2017, 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM 636-255-6060 St. Peters

Microsoft Excel has been identified as a leading software skill by businesses in the area.  In this workshop you will learn to create a spreadsheet using basic formula calculations including AUTOSUM, how to copy, move and format cells, insert/delete rows & columns, learn about the AutoCalculate feature, how to display formula/value version of a spreadsheet, and how to copy formulas using the fill handle.

*No late arrivals permitted.

Rolla: Internet Job Seeking: Networking, Online Applications & Applicant Tracking Systems 12/18/2017, 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM (573) 364-7030 X 129 Rolla

Best Internet Job Seeking sites and job banks. Online Applications. Attaching resumes to applications and emails.  How to get noticed online; Networking. 

Rolla: 1st Time Computer Orientation and Skills Assessment 12/18/2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 573-364-7030 Rolla

Basic computer instruction and orientation to computer classes.

Nevada: Interview Process 12/18/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 417-448-1177 Nevada

Get practical advice on how to showcase your skills and experience. Receive helpful tips on how to dress and groom for an interview. Learn different types of interviews and strategies for each.

Sedalia: Career Enhancement 12/18/2017, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Whether you love your job, hate your job, or see your job as a stopping point on your career pathway, you should become familiar with strategies to keep your job (especially in the current job market) or find that next opportunity with your current employer or with another employer.

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