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 current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce.

Full Catalog of HRD Courses | Available HRD Classes

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

Course Details & Registration Information

Beyond the Resume
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Today's economic marketplace is undergoing rapid change. Learn the essential elements to secure a job in today’s market. Identify your natural strengths and how they relate to career success. Develop an elevator and identify your personal brand. Don’t forget the job interview! Learn how to ask and answer interview questions to get the job you want.
Course Objectives
  1. have learned about their natural strengths and how they relate to career success.
  2. have written Strength Statement Cards which align with job descriptions for career fit.
  3. have identified their Myers Briggs and Holland Code profiles and understood how their profiles relate to success on the job.
  4. have developed a personal brand and elevator speech.
  5. have learned about different interview methods and how to answer interview questions.
  6. have prepared and practiced answers to several interview questions.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Day 1
    Discovering Your Strengths
    Strengths and Career Implications
    Strength Statement Cards
    Myers Briggs
  2. Day 2
    Holland Code
    Online Job Search
    Posting Your Resume
    Linked-in & Facebook – what’s your online identity?
  3. Day 3
    Personal Brand
    Elevator Speech
    Top 10 Interview Questions
  4. Day 4
    Behavioral Interview Questions
    Questions to Ask the Interviewer
    Thank You Notes
    Cover Letters
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 95% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Know Your Interviewer - HRD-3001AB2
  • Confidence Focused Interviewing - HRD-3001AC2
  • Energize Your Job Search - HRD-3001AD2
  • Career Readiness-Success Strategies - HRD-3004A4
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696