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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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 Pathways for Medical AssistantsHRD-3004CJ21 available classes
Medical Assistants are critical health care professionals and the demand for more continues to grow. This class will help you explore the role of a medical assistant through a look at the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to secure employment. You will also learn abo...
Career Readiness for the Customer Service IndustryHRD-3004AT21 available classes
The ability to communicate and adjust to any customer's personality can make you an invaluable employee. This course introduces the many career opportunities available in customer service and covers concepts needed at the entry level: listening techniques, verbal and nonver...
Career Readiness for the Human Resources AssistantHRD-3004K21 available classes
Learn about Human Resources – the skills, attributes, and work values necessary for employment in the field – and how to determine if a career in HR is right for you. This course covers the fundamentals of recruitment, hiring, and communication along with the role of technol...
Career Success StrategiesHRD-3001BT21 available classes
This course, for students receiving services through Healing Transitions of Wake County, helps develop the skills to secure and maintain employment. The course covers the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-conc...
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...
Confidence Focused InterviewingHRD-3001AC21 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...
Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy CultureHRD-3005BG21 available classes
In our tech-savvy culture our computing devices, the Internet, search engines, email programs, productivity programs, and cloud-based applications all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing basic computer skills is essential to becoming more produ...
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...
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