Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
St. Louis County - Crossings at Northwest: Career Success and Networking 11/29/2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 314-615-6010 St. Ann

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

Sedalia: Basic Computer Skills 11/29/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

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.

Springfield: Résumé Preparation 11/29/2017, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM 417-887-4343 Springfield

RÈSUMÈ 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. 

Kirksville: Youth Résumé Development 11/29/2017, 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

Youth Resume Development 

Create a youth resume to highlight your developing skills & strengths including school activities, hobbies, volunteer and community activities. 

Sedalia: NCRC 11/30/2017, 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. 

Rolla: Job Search for the Experienced Worker 11/30/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM (573) 364-7030 x129 Rolla

Job Search for those over 50. Learn how to overcome age discrimination.

St. Louis County - Crossings at Northwest: Online Job Applications 11/30/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM 314-615-6010 St. Ann

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.

Trenton: DOC Testing 11/30/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM 660-359-5636 Trenton

For more information contact the Trenton Job Center.

SLATE: WorkKeys Assessment 11/30/2017, 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.

Jefferson City: Resume Preparation 11/30/2017, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM 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.)

Monett: Free FAFSA Information by EOC Services 11/30/2017, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM 417-235-7877 Monett

The Education Opportunity Center at Crowder College will offer Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops throughout the area during the month of October.  EOC will personally assist anyone needing to complete their FAFSA to attend a college or technical school of their choice.  High school seniors, parents or adults planning to enter college or technical training are encouraged to attend.

Jefferson City: Work Keys Assessment 11/30/2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 573-526-8115 Jefferson City

Work Keys Assessment      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 A TEST 

 (Tuesdays 1:00pm to 4:30pm) BY APPOINTMENT (Wednesdays 8:30am to 12:30pm) BY APPOINTMENT   (Thursdays 10:00am to 2:00pm) BY APPOINTMENT     No testing the second Thursday of the month.                                           

SLATE: Build a More Effective Résumé (Information Session) 11/30/2017, 10:00 AM to 12:00 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.

Rolla: Personal Finance & Budgeting 11/30/2017, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (573) 364-7030 x129 Rolla

Understand household financial management. Create household budgets and get finances under control.

Arnold: Interviewing 11/30/2017, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM 636-865-6060 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.

**MUST SIGN UP FOR THOSE WORKSHOPS WITH CAREER CENTER STAFF ARNOLD CAREER CENTER, 3645 WEST OUTER RD, ARNOLD (636)865-6060

Branson: Career Exploration 11/30/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM 417-334-4156 Branson

CAREER EXPLORATION 

This workshop gives you the tools to assess your knowledge, skills, personal interests and priorities on the journey to finding the job that is a good fit for you. Identify available resources to assist you in finding a rewarding career. 

Columbia: NCRC Testing 11/30/2017, 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!!

 

Joplin: Health Marketplace Enrollment Assistance 11/30/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 417-629-3000 Joplin

Health Marketplace Enrollment Assistance:

The Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace is a website where you can compare and buy the health insurance plan that is right for you. Individuals, families and small businesses can use the Missouri Marketplace.  If you buy insurance for yourself or your family directly from a health insurance company, you have a choice to use the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace.  The Marketplace will allow you to compare health plans from different companies and select one that works best for you.  Additionally, you may be able to get financial help to lower your health insurance premiums when you use the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace.  A certified application counselor will be on hand to answer questions and assist with applications.

Nevada: On-Line Applications 11/30/2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 417-448-1177 Nevada

Learn how to ensure your online application is prepared successfully and received the first time. Workshop will cover aspects of completing an application online, as well as formatting your résumé and attaching your résumé to an online application. 

St. Louis County - Crossings at Northwest: Interview Process 11/30/2017, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 314-615-6010 St. Ann

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

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