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Human Resources Development (HRD)

June

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
119733 Working Smart          VIEW FLYER 6/4-6/18  M-Th  12:30p-4p  GCA 112 
119625  Overcoming Obstacles 6/5-6/7  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119336 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 6/5 9a-1p  GCA 109 
119643  Six Keys to Self Leadership 6/5-6/6  TW  8a-12p  GCA 112 
119627 Communication Skills 6/12-6/14  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119359 Secrets of Landing a Job 6/13-6/15  W-F  9a-1p  NC Works 
119387 Professionals in Transition 6/18  1p-3p  GS 403 
119641  Job Interview Skills 6/19-6/21  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119340 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 6/19 T 9a-1p GCA 109
119397  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 6/20-6/22  W-F  1p-4p  GS 403 
119623  Employer Expectations 6/26-6/28  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 

July

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
119611 Computer Technology Awareness 7/2-7/30  MW  9a-12p  GS 403 
119737 Working Smart 7/9-7/23  M-Th  12:30p-4p  GCA 112 
119626  Overcoming Obstacles 7/10-7/12 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119342 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 7/10 9a-1p  GCA 109 
119646  Six Keys to Self Leadership 7/10-7/11 TW  8a-12p  GCA 112 
119628 Communication Skills 7/17-7/19  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119385 Secrets of Landing a Job 7/18-7/20  W-F  9a-1p  NC Works 
119388 Professionals in Transition 7/23  1p-3p  GS 403 
119642  Job Interview Skills 7/24-7/26  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
119343  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 7/24  9a-1p  GCA 109 
119404  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 7/25-7/27  W-F  1p-4p  GS 403 

 

For more information about the HRD program.

To qualify for the fee waiver you must meet one of four criteria:

- Are unemployed
- Have received notification of pending layoff
- Are working and are eligible for federal earned income tax credit
- Are working and earning wages at or below two hundred (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines
 

Job Interview Skills

Would you like to enhance your interviewing skills? We can help by exploring your personal values, work ethic, job interests, job strengths, and long-term career objectives. 12 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Secrets of Landing a Job

Do you know how to answer those tough interview questions effectively and which questions you need to ask an employer? Learn what employers are looking for and how to target your resume. The "Hidden Job Market" is the key to finding a job. We will teach you tried and true secrets to locate job opportunities, even those not advertised. Learn tips on what to do before, during, and after the interview and how to avoid common mistakes. Class is located at the NCWorks Conference Room (Employment Office). 12 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waived for those who qualify.

Professionals in Transition (Lab-Open/Entry)

Come and practice the personal competencies and employability skills you learned while taking Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders and Secrets of Landing a Job. You will refine your job search campaign strategy, practice interviewing and networking skills, develop a strategic Self-Marketing Plan, and have accountability assignments for your job search. You will complete and post your resume on appropriate career sites. 10 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waived for those who qualify.

Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers and Blunders

Ever wonder if your resume gets lost or do you question if your application even gets seen? Learn some tried and true secrets of what employers are looking for in an employee. This course is designed to help you write an effective resume, fill out an impressive application, and write a cover letter that gets you noticed. 4 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.


Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume

Let us teach you how to create a dynamic resume, develop an impressive LinkedIn profile, populate applications effectively, and create a cover letter that gets you noticed. 9 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Employer Expectations

Our focus is to provide you with employability skills training and increase your ability to get a job, or get a better job. During this course, you will demonstrate the ability to work as a team member. You will also complete vocational and academic assessments. 12 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.


Communication Skills

Let us help you build valuable interpersonal communication skills. Effective communication skills are important in business interactions and personal interactions. We will focus on the communication skills necessary for job hunting and interviewing. 12 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Overcoming Obstacles

We can teach you how to overcome barriers both on and off the job. Learn to effectively answer interview questions as they relate to blemishes associated with current and previous situations. Learn how to develop employable and transferable skills, discover your strengths and weaknesses, and set goals. 12 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Working Smart

One of the major reasons why individuals are released from employment, is not because they lack the technical skills to perform the job, but because they lack the soft-skills needed to succeed in the workplace. We can help identify and teach the critical soft-skills necessary for you to be an effective worker and a strong team player in a fast-pace environment. You will learn the importance of personal branding, dealing with stress, how to actively listen, effectively communicate, adjust to change, and problem solve. 30 hours. Cost: $130. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.


Human Services Exploration: DSS Caseworker

Learn the skills and strategies needed to provide employability skills training and career exploration for the role of Income Maintenance Caseworker within Department of Social Services agencies. 45 hours. Cost: $130. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Income Maintenance Caseworker - NCFAST

Learn the skills associated with becoming an Income Maintenance Caseworker. Specific focus will include proficiency in the utilization of the NCFAST application. Other topics will include skills in communication, interviewing, time management, data gathering/compiling, and data analysis. Prerequisite: Human Services Exploration: DSS Caseworker. 48 hours. Cost: $130.


Six Keys to Self Leadership

Learn to develop the strategies necessary for career growth; whether you are seeking to obtain a better job or wanting to advance in your career. We will teach you how to apply six principles of self leadership to: 1) identify your pitfalls; 2) focus on your unique abilities, skills and knowledge; 3) communicate to build relationships; and 4) use the tools of a self-leader to achieve your potential. 8 hours. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Computer Technology Awareness

Do you need to update your technology skills and become more familiar with computer technology? Learn the basics of how to operate a PC and use Microsoft Word to enhance your professional skill set. 27 hours. Cost: $130. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.