Skills Training for Job Seekers (HRD)
ENHANCE YOUR RESUME, MARKET YOURSELF, 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.
Course Details & Registration Information
- have researched the skills, education and credentials necessary to become an event planner.
- have identified the businesses and organizations that utilize event planning representatives.
- have discussed the role of technology with event planning.
- have reviewed attributes and skill sets beneficial for planning a conference, meeting and event.
- have identified event planning software used in the industry.
- have determined the certifications and additional training available to enhance skills as an event planner.
- Module 1 - Conduct registration; Provide course overview and review student guide; Assess personality traits, interests, aptitudes, and values
- Module 2 - Conduct career assessment
- Module 3 - Discuss personality inventory and significance to events planning industry; Review the importance of transferable skills from Career Ready 101 assessment; Describe occupational trends and employment in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors
- Module 4 - Discuss importance of goal setting and the rationale for career planning; Identify strategies for establishing and maintaining professional goals; Set and prioritize professional short term and long term goals for achieving personal success and finding and maintaining employment
- Module 5 - Assess workplace and occupational skills and research events planning positions; Identify events planning industry trends and 20 fastest growing related occupations in North Carolina; Review importance of verbal and nonverbal communication skills in the workplace; Identify skills to development sound presentation skills and techniques to control nervousness
- Module 6 - Describe problem-solving techniques required in today’s workplace; Explain the need for problem solving in work related situations; Identify and practice using problem-solving tools and techniques for the events planning environment, and learn to generate alternative solutions
- Module 7 - Identify job hunting techniques; Develop and write an effective, eye catching cover letter; Identify appropriate references for a job search and create a reference letter; Gather necessary dates, information, and documents to complete an employment application suitable for the pathway; Create a resume based on a personal datasheet
- Module 8 - Prepare for an interview; List traits and characteristics that employers want from their employees to maintain a job and identify how to get and keep a job; Identify questions to consider before leaving a job and the best way to leave a job; Discuss the need for professional development and lifelong learning and pathways to additional training and education related to the events planning industry
- Attendance 95% or above
- Exploring Entry Level Public Relations Occupations - HRD-3004H2