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. 

*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

Course
Applying Computer Skills for an Effective Job Search
Name
HRD-3005BE2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 13 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
181717 Wake County Dept of Human Serv 10/03/2017 10/13/2017 K. Schmieder $70.00 Open
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
Description
Conquer your fear of technology as you learn basic computer skills that can help with your search for employment. Access valuable job search tools using NCWorks Online, including assessments, resume builder, and virtual recruiter. Develop word processing skills for creating a resume or writing a cover letter. Improve your online job search skills for greater efficiency and results. Impress potential employers by communicating confidently and effectively in interviews.
Course Objectives
  1. have practiced basic email functions and developed basic internet search skills for searching for jobs online;
  2. have completed personal and self-assessment profiles and created a resume using Resume Builder in NCWorks Online;
  3. have learned and used basic word processing functions to create and format a resume and cover letter; and
  4. have learned strategies for making a positive impression and communicating effectively during an interview.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1: Computer Basics
  2. Module 2: NCWorks Online
  3. Module 3: Online Searches and Resume Formatting
  4. Module 4: Cover Letter
  5. Module 5: Interview Preparation Skills
Contact Hours
24
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
Materials will be provided by instructor.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Computer Lab or access to computers/laptops/ipads.
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
None
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Computer Basics for Job Seekers - HRD-3005BC2
  • NCWorks Online: Your Connection with Employers Starts Here - HRD-3005BA2
  • Make Your Resume Work for You - HRD-3001BE2
  • Creating Stellar Cover Letters - HRD-3003AE2
  • Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-Between - HRD-3001BD2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office http://hrd.waketech.edu
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696