Workshops

Workshop Date & Timesort ascending Contact Location Description
St. Louis County - Crossings at Northwest: WorkKeys 1/19/2018, 8:30 AM to 12:30 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.

Branson: Microsoft Excel 1/18/2018, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM 417-334-4156 Branson

MICROSOFT EXCEL 

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel—entering data, editing and using common functions. Work through practice exercises with the instructor. 

Kirksville: Basic Computer Skills 1/18/2018, 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM 660-785-2400 Kirksville

This class is designed for the beginner!  This workshop will show you the basics from how to use the mouse, keyboard and access the internet.  Hands-on practice and guidebook provided.

Jefferson City: Resume Preparation 1/18/2018, 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.)

Fulton: Basic Computer 1/18/2018, 2:00 PM 573-642-7760 Fulton

Basic Computer

Learn the basics of using a computer.  This workshop will teach you how to locate the different parts of a computer, the keyboard and how to use a mouse.

Cape Girardeau: Career Networking 1/18/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Wonder how others get those unadvertised jobs or always seem to be a step ahead everyone else? Networking is it. Learn the benefits of effective and strategic “networking” and how these interpersonal resources and contacts can help you find the right job. This workshop applies what you learn, so you will develop a plan to present yourself to groups or individuals and develop a networking source list to help you land that next job.

St. Louis County - Florissant: Interview Process 1/18/2018, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 314-475-7900 St. Louis

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

St. Louis County - Crossings at Northwest: Interview Process 1/18/2018, 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: Networking 1/18/2018, 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. 

Springfield: Online Resume / Applications 1/18/2018, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 417-887-4343 Springfield

ONLINE RESUMES & APPLICATIONS 

All aspects of completing the online application process. Learn to format your resume and attach it resume to an online application. The rules of completing online applications, creating documents and tips on how to make the process easier will be covered.

Branson: Microsoft Word 1/18/2018, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM 417-334-4156 Branson

MICROSOFT WORD 

This hands-on computer training session covers the basics of the Microsoft Word program. Learn how to use Word to create and edit a document, bolding, underlining, centering and saving a document. 

Columbia: NCRC Testing 1/18/2018, 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!!

 

Jefferson City: Work Keys Assessment 1/18/2018, 1:00 PM to 4:30 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.                                           

Lebanon: Résumé Preparation 1/18/2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 417-532-6146 Lebanon

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.

Nevada: Computer, Data Entry, Typing Skills 1/18/2018, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 417-448-1177 Nevada

Complete a typing test and enter results in Toolbox.

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Mock Interviewing 1/18/2018, 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.

Warrenton: Take Control of your Finances 1/18/2018, 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.

St. Charles Co. - St. Peters: Career Exploration Inventory 1/18/2018, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM 636-255-6060 St. Peters

The CEI helps you identify your interests in work, leisure activities, & learning, and then helps you begin the process to develop a plan that will lead to career success and satisfaction.

Park Hills: Mock Interview 2 1/18/2018, 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM 573-518-2431 Park Hills

Communication Skills

Practice interviewing with career center staff and an HR Director from a local company. Come prepared to interview and receive feedback on your interview skills.

This is a face-to-face interview to assist with getting to know the questions employers ask and how to answer them appropriately. This is a useful interaction with a professional which complements the Interview Process workshop.

Sedalia: Skills and Typing 1/18/2018, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 660-530-5627 Sedalia

Improve typing speed or work on lessons in Career Ready 101.

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