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.*

Course Details & Registration Information

Career Readiness for the Human Resources Assistant
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
257999 Online 01/26/2022 03/03/2022 S. Shefet $180.00 25/25
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals who are interested in exploring a career pathway of Human Resources as a Human Resource Assistant.
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 technology in HR. You’ll learn strategies for retaining, training, and developing employees and review important employment regulations and ethics guidelines.
Course Objectives
  1. have explored self-assessment tools to determine career interest;
  2. have identified the different aspects of HR and Human Resource Assistant positions, titles, roles, skills and salary ranges;
  3. have learned to assess the culture and work environment of an organization;
  4. have gained understanding of how to recruit, select and hire employees;
  5. have learned the value of utilizing technology in Human Resource (HR) occupations;
  6. have learned the importance of communicating effectively in an HR position;
  7. have explored various strategies for effective training and development sessions;
  8. have reviewed samples of employment law and ethics critical to the HR industry;
  9. have evaluated employee retention, appreciation and termination strategies;
  10. have learned the different resources available for further education and career opportunities.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - Registration and Assessing Skills and Interests
  2. Module 2 - Organizational Culture, and Work Environment
  3. Module 3 - Recruitment, Selection and Hiring, Resume Review, Mock Interviews
  4. Module 4 - Communication - verbal, written, and technology
  5. Module 5 - Training and Development
  6. Module 6 - Employment Law and Ethics
  7. Module 7 - Employee Life Cycle
  8. Module 8 - Evaluate Labor Market and Trends, Career Search and Educational Opportunities
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Handouts and registration materials provided.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Participate in all discussions and activities, maintain overall class average of 80 percent, and submit all assignments.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Individuals who are interested in exploring a career pathway of Human Resources as a Human Resource Assistant.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources Management - MLS-3809E1
  • Employment Law for Human Resource Professionals - MLS-3809D3
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696