Skills Training for Job Seekers (HRD)


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

Career Exploration in the E-Publishing Industry
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
189151 Northern Wake Campus 04/24/2018 05/09/2018 K. Schmieder $138.00 Open
195951 Perry Health Sciences Campus 05/02/2018 05/23/2018 F. Lucas $77.00 Open
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This introductory course explores careers in e-publishing - books, blogs, articles and magazines. Participants will learn how to organize ideas into relevant content and gain general knowledge on e-publishing. The course will include techniques to help participants identify their strengths, set goals, and manage their time for a task. Participants will gain knowledge in their written and oral skills to aid in gaining and maintaining employment. Self awareness, goal setting, effective communication and research will provide employability skills training necessary for participants' success in reaching their objective.
Course Objectives
  1. have assessed their area of interest and learned to set SMART goals;
  2. have explored tools and techniques utilized for a career in e-publishing;
  3. have learned some basic ways to create relevant content and communication job skills;
  4. have developed goals and opportunities on writing projects for gaining or maintaining employment;
  5. have discovered educational opportunities available to develop skills needed in the e-publishing field.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1: Introduction and discovery of e-publishing, its trends, and if this field is right for you.
  2. Module 2: Self Assessment and identifying personal writing styles of communication.
  3. Module 3: Develop Organizational Skills - learn how to organize and manage your time.
  4. Module 4: Goal Setting - learn how to set SMART goals.
  5. Module 5: Create relevant content - know your audience.
  6. Module 6: Discuss legal issues - being responsible when writing or documenting.
  7. Module 7: Identify requirements and tools utilized for written communication.
  8. Module 8: Discuss methods, strategies and platforms in e-publishing.
  9. Module 9: Review and prepare a research presentation.
  10. Module 10: Deliver and evaluate a presentation. Discuss education and occupation options.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Computer Lab Highly Recommended
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696