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. 

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

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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
230565 Online 05/28/2020 06/03/2020 G. McCowan $70.00 29/40
230578 Online 06/24/2020 06/30/2020 G. McCowan $70.00 40/40
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for finding employment in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. This interactive course includes an overview of the site and its features and uses. Learn how to create a profile on LinkedIn and network online to attract prospective employers.
Course Objectives
  1. have learned how to access and utilize LinkedIn for networking purposes.
  2. have built a professional profile, made connections, researched companies, joined groups, and learned about other LinkedIn features.
Outline of Instruction
  1. LinkedIn overview
  2. LinkedIn profile
  3. Connections and networks
  4. LinkedIn etiquette
  5. Groups, contacts, and companies
  6. LinkedIn features
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 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • NCWorks Online: Your Connection with Employers Starts Here - HRD-3005BA2
  • Essential Computer Skills for Your Job Search - HRD-3005BD2
  • Computer Basics for Job Seekers - HRD-3005BC2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696