Career Success for Job Seekers (HRD)

Enhance Your Resume, Nail The Interview, Explore A New Career

HRD (Human Resources Development) courses provide employability skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional niche in today's global market. 

Classes are designed to address the current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce.

*All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, "underemployed," or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.*

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Applying Computer Skills for an Effective Job SearchHRD-3005BE21 available classes
Conquer your fear of technology as you learn basic computer skills that can help with your search for employment. Access valuable job search tools using NCWorks Online, including assessments, resume builder, and virtual recruiter. Develop word processing skills for creating...
Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Get Your Resume NoticedHRD-3001AV21 available classes
Fabulous formatting and strong action verbs are not enough to get your resume a second look – computers, not human beings, are doing the scanning. Computerized screening has dramatically changed the way job seekers get noticed. Find out how to make sure your resume survives...
Career Readiness for the Administrative Assistant in a Medical SettingHRD-3004AU21 available classes
Learn what the necessary skills are to become an Administrative Assistant in a Medical Setting. Students will use a career assessment to align personal interests with careers in this field. They will review and discuss the qualifications required, and through assignments, pr...
Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business ProfessionalsHRD-3006X21 available classes
Are you changing careers? This course is for you. Enjoy lectures, activities, and opportunities for networking and support. Topics vary weekly and incorporate professional community resources that provide a current, real-world perspective on the job market. Craft strategies...
Computer Basics for Job SeekersHRD-3005BC21 available classes
Conquer your fear of technology! Learn basic computer skills that can enhance your search for employment. This course will familiarize you with your computer – how it works and your desktop environment. You’ll sharpen your keyboarding skills, learn how to create an email add...
Confidence Focused InterviewingHRD-3001AC22 available classes
Everyone has strengths and abilities, whatever their age, education, or income level – but few people know how to communicate those strong points to others! As a result, they may go unnoticed and remain unknown to colleagues, supervisors, and prospective employers. This cour...
Creating Stellar Cover LettersHRD-3003AE21 available classes
Learn to write cover letters that lead to job interviews! This course explains the two main kinds of letters – letters of application and letters of inquiry. You will learn how to frame cover letters based on key words in job descriptions and postings. You’ll also learn how...
Discover the Career That's Right for You!HRD-3004CH21 available classes
Are you ready to find your perfect career, but have no idea where to start? If you’re feeling stuck, unsure, or confused, don’t worry! It is possible to discover the career that’s right for you. In this course, you will use some powerful tools to clarify your skills, intere...
Essential Computer Skills for Your Job SearchHRD-3005BD21 available classes
Increase your efficiency and results when using the Internet for searching for job postings online. Develop basic word processing skills that you can use to create or update a resume or cover letter. Sharpen your email skills and learn email etiquette that will help you make...
Explore Leadership Skills for Gaining and Maintaining EmploymentHRD-3006AC21 available classes
Leadership skills are among the most valuable assets for today’s employees, whether starting out or hoping to move up the career ladder. In this course you'll complete a self-assessment to find out your own leadership style and learn practical tips to improve your skills. Yo...
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