Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
Columbia: Computer Lab & Typing Test 9/27/2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 573-441-6361 Columbia

Computer Lab & Typing Test           

This is your opportunity to sit down at a computer and work on your skills.  Do you need time to learn or fine tune your Microsoft Word, Excel or other Office applications?  Would you like to work on your typing or data entry skills? This is the opportunity for you!! The TYPING TEST is also offered with certificates given upon completion.

St. Louis Co.—Northwest Crossings: Career Success and Networking 9/27/2017, 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.

SLATE: Intermediate Computer Skills 9/27/2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

Learn about removable media (CDs, flash drives), the best ways to locate/open/save documents, review and practice with a standard online job application, email messages used in job search, techniques such as highlighting text, right mouse click options, control buttons (copy/cut/paste), and spell check. Prerequisite: Basic Computer, Part 1 & 2 or working knowledge of topics covered in those courses. A Basic Computer skills assessment is required.

Springfield: Résumé Preparation 9/27/2017, 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. 

Arnold: Basic Computer 9/27/2017, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 636-287-8909 Arnold

An intro to basic computer skills focusing on using the mouse, the keyboard, and understanding basic computer terms.  Create an e-mail address if needed.

Warrenton: Career Networking 9/28/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM 636-456-9467 Warrenton

Career Networking: Learn how to use personal contacts and social media to effectively search for a job.

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

St. Louis Co.—Northwest Crossings: Online Job Applications 9/28/2017, 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.

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills — Part 2 9/28/2017, 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 9/28/2017, 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.

Joplin: NCRC Scheduled Testing 9/28/2017, 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: Networking to Assist in Your Job Search 9/28/2017, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM 636-255-6060 St. Peters

Statistics indicate the majority of jobs are never publicly advertised.  In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of how to network, create your own brand to promote yourself, informational interviewing, and discover the connection networking has with today’s social media.

Jefferson City: Navigating MOJobs 9/28/2017, 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) 9/28/2017, 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).

Branson: Career Exploration 9/28/2017, 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 9/28/2017, 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!!

 

SLATE: Remediation 9/28/2017, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

Remediation

Kirksville: When Creditors Become Predators 9/28/2017, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

When Creditors Become Predators informs consumers about the signs and effects of predatory lending practices and the difficulties of living in poverty. Predatory lending is the practice of charging excessive fees for loans that are not in the borrower's best interest, sometimes through targeted, aggressive sales tactics, unscrupulous claims, or failure to disclose all terms.

Sedalia: Career Enhancement 9/28/2017, 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.

Springfield: Online Resume / Applications 9/28/2017, 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.

St. Louis Co.—Northwest Crossings: Interview Process 9/28/2017, 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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