Workshops

Workshop Date & Time Contact Locationsort descending Description
Cape Girardeau: Career Success 3/27/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Now that you have the job, discover the secrets to keeping it.  It is often said that the most important job is the one you currently have. Learn about meeting employers, workplace expectations, how to practice continuous learning on the job and setting your career goals. Practice positive communication and the process of adjusting to the workplace environment. 

Cape Girardeau: Résumé Preparation 2/15/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Want to get that stand out resume that will get you in for an interview? Wonder what goes into an effective resume and cover letter? This workshop identifies and helps you optimize the basic components of a resume (skills and abilities, education and work history) so that you stand out from the crowd. Use thse same strategies for completing excellent on-line applications. Sit down with a counselor afterwards for one-on-one work on your resume to provide those finishing touches. 

Cape Girardeau: Conducting A Job Search 3/13/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Conducting a Job Search

Job Search 101: Getting ready to look for a job but not sure where to start? Do you wonder if you’ve done everything you can to get ready for new employment opportunities?  If the answer to these is Yes! then this is the Workshop for you. Here you will receive an overview of all the aspects of preparing and searching for your next job. You will leave with the basics of how to be more effective in your job searches and pitfalls to look out for. This Workshop will not only help you in your search, but also providean overview for other Workshops that will expand on the areas covered here.

Cape Girardeau: Basic Computer Skills 2/1/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Basic Computer

How to use a computer is essential for today’s job seeker.  Learn the basic computer skills necessary to search and apply for jobs. This  workshop includes everything from using the keyboard to accessing the internet to creating and  saving files. In addition, learn to use jobs.mo.gov to search for jobs.

Cape Girardeau: Career Success 2/27/2018, 1:30 PM 573-290-5766 Cape Girardeau

Now that you have the job, discover the secrets to keeping it.  It is often said that the most important job is the one you currently have. Learn about meeting employers, workplace expectations, how to practice continuous learning on the job and setting your career goals. Practice positive communication and the process of adjusting to the workplace environment. 

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!!

 

Columbia: Orientation to Voc Rehab Services 1/31/2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 573-441-6361 Columbia

Orientation to Voc  Rehab  Services   

Starla Starke, from Vocational Rehabiitation, will be here to outline the services they provide and answer your questions

Columbia: NCRC Testing 1/25/2018, 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!!

 

Columbia: When Creditors Become Predators 1/24/2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 573-441-6361 Columbia

When Creditors Become Predators      

Mid-Mo Legal Services will be here to educate you on your rights if you are having financial troubles. For instance did you know that debt collectors generally cannot call after 9:00pm; and;  you can send a letter to collectors asking them to stop contacting you, and generally speaking, they must stop. 

Columbia: NCRC Testing 1/19/2018, 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!!

 

Columbia: NCRC Testing 1/26/2018, 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!!

 

Columbia: Career Exploration 1/30/2018, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 573-441-6361 Columbia

Career Exploration                 

IT IS ALL ABOUT YOU!!  Access your knowledge, skills, and personal interests to finding the job that best fits you.  FIND THAT REWARDING CAREER!!

 

Columbia: Computer Lab & Typing Test 1/24/2018, 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.

Columbia: The Cover Letter 1/23/2018, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 573-441-6361 Columbia

The Cover Letter                  

This is your opportunity to sell yourself and make sure your resume is reviewed and you are offered the interview that you so rightfully deserve.

 

Columbia: Computer Lab & Typing Test 1/31/2018, 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.

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.

Fulton: Career Networking 1/23/2018, 2:00 PM 573-642-7760 Fulton

Career Networking

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic ‘networking’ and how these interpersonal resources and contacts could lead to a new job.  This workshop applies what you learn, so you will develop a plan to present yourself to networking groups, a networking source list and a list of the types of networking groups.

Fulton: Resume Prep 1/25/2018, 2:00 PM 573-642-7760 Fulton

Resume Prep

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.

Jefferson City: Work Keys Assessment 1/31/2018, 8:30 AM to 12:30 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.                                           

Jefferson City: Work Keys Assessment 1/23/2018, 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.                                           

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