Online Skills-Building Sessions

Online Skills-Building Sessions

We have created online workshops for some of the most in-demand employment topics. These are pre-recorded Skills-Building Sessions that have been adapted from our full in-class workshop content.

How to participate: all you need to do is contact us at the information on the bottom of this page - we'll send you a link to the video we created on YouTube, along with instructions and supporting documents.

(NOTE: To view a series of "Quick Tips" videos instead - no registration required -  just click on this LINK.)

These titles are currently available:

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The Resume Creation workshop is designed to help you create a sales tool that is designed to market you and your skills to the employer:

  • Identify your marketable skills, values and attributes to include on your resume
  • Learn that the purpose of the resume is to help you get an interview
  • Learn about the contents of a resume and which style of resume will market you best
  • Compile a resume worksheet and work on the finished product
     

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Objectives of Cover Letter Creation include:

  • Explore contents of a cover letter and the purpose of each section
  • Learn proper business-letter formatting
  • Discover how to match your qualifications to the employer's requirements
  • Learn how to analyze a job ad
  • ...and more!
     

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Job Search Skills will benefit both experienced job searchers and those who are just starting out.  You will learn how to expand your search methods beyond just checking job postings online every morning.

Job Search Skills covers:

  • How do employers look for new employees?
  • Using the internet more effectively for job searching.
  • The Hidden Job Market – what is it and how do I find it?
  • How to use Networking more effectively, even if you’re an introvert!
  • What is an Elevator Speech – and how do I use it to find a job?
     

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This one-day workshop will help you understand what to do -- and what NOT to do -- during a job interview.

You will learn:

  • First impressions and appearances
  • Non-verbal and verbal communication
  • Preparing for the interview
  • Expressing yourself well and listening attentively
  • What not to say at the interview
  • Reasons why applicants do not get hired
  • The importance of attitude
  • Appropriate and inappropriate questions/responses
  • Appropriate closure