Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort descending Contact Location Description
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.

Poplar Bluff: Interviewing Techniques 9/28/2017, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM 573-840-9595 Poplar Bluff

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.

*Pre-Registration is required. 

Job Seeking Skills 9/28/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 636-287-8909 Arnold

Get help with résumés, job retention, interviews, goal setting, job networking and open topics.

Arnold: Job Seeking Skills 9/28/2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 636-287-8909 Arnold

Get help with résumés, job retention, interviews, goal setting, job networking and open topics.

Kirksville: Resume Preparation 9/28/2017, 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

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.

Rolla: WorkKeys Test for the NCRC 9/29/2017, 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.

St. Louis Co.—Northwest Crossings: WorkKeys 9/29/2017, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM 314-615-6010 St. Ann

Would a recently acquired certificate look good on your resume?  Developed by ACT, at the request of employers.  The WorkKeys exam can lead to a National Career Readiness Certificate, an effective marketing tool for job seekers. Demonstrate to employers your level of job skills in the areas of Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.

Kirksville: WorkKeys Testing (NCRC) 9/29/2017, 8:45 AM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

Businesses want qualified applicants…and a National Career Readiness Certificate is one way to show you are ready to get back to work!  Call Belinda to schedule your test and obtain a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum certificate.  

Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Basic 9/29/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

Columbia: NCRC Testing 9/29/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:30 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!!

 

St. Louis Co.—Northwest Crossings: WIOA Orientation 9/29/2017, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM 314-615-6010 St. Ann

This orientation will provide you with information specific to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), LMI information (using MERIC and/or O*NET online), program requirements, and your responsibilities as a participant. The ultimate goal of WIOA is to help you reach your educational and occupational goals.

SLATE: Job Seeking Skills (Computer Session) 9/29/2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

Complete a mock job application and attach/post your résumé, learn about "timing out." Prerequisite: Basic Computer, Part 1 & 2, Intermediate Computer, Intro to the Internet or working knowledge of all topics and all things outlined in those courses. Basic/Intermediate Computer skills assessment is required.

Monett: Computer Skills 9/29/2017, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM 417-235-7877 Monett

This is for beginners and advanced users alike! New users will learn basic computer terminology and components and earn how to use the keyboard and mouse. Advanced users will be expected to work on their own with minimal assistance. Participants will be enrolled in a Custom Guided Course and allowed to choose what they are interested in learning.

Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Intermediate 9/29/2017, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

SLATE: Training Orientation 9/29/2017, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

SLATE Education and Training Advisors provide information about requirements for training funding under WIOA regulations. The orientation is the first step in making a request for training funding, followed by an appointment with a Training Advisor, who further assists with developing a successful training plan.

Sedalia: Microsoft Excel Advanced 9/29/2017, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Learn the basics of operating Microsoft Excel.

SLATE: Basic Computer Skills Review 9/29/2017, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM 314-589-8000 St. Louis

Basic Computer Skills Review: An assessment of the skills covered in Basic Computer 1 and 2 training sessions, including introduction to the Internet.  

Poplar Bluff: Staffmark 9/29/2017, 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM 573-840-9595 Poplar Bluff

Staffmark is hosting OPEN INTERVIEWS.

No Appointment Necessary / Walk-ins Welcome

Bring your ID and dress for success.

** Staffmark dates/times are subject to change with little notice; please call ahead.**

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