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

Explore Leadership Skills for Gaining and Maintaining Employment
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
251697 Online 10/20/2021 11/18/2021 S. Shefet $125.00 15/25
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is designed for participants who wish to gain a better understanding of leadership skills as it pertains to gaining and maintaining employment.
Leadership skills are among the most valuable assets for today’s employees, whether starting out or hoping to move up the career ladder. In this course you'll complete a self-assessment to find out your own leadership style and learn practical tips to improve your skills. You'll also explore styles of leadership, what leaders need to be effective, and the benefits of effective leadership in the workplace. Find out how you can showcase your leadership skills at networking events, in your resume, and during an interview. This course will help you create a more marketable you!
Course Objectives
  1. learn the definition of leadership;
  2. learn leadership styles;
  3. learn the benefits of effective leadership in the workplace;
  4. complete a leadership assessment;
  5. identify personal leadership strengths and weaknesses;
  6. understand how personality types impact leadership styles;
  7. learn the pros and cons of each leadership style;
  8. learn the characteristics and skills of successful leaders;
  9. learn ways to improve leadership skills in the workplace;
  10. learn the differences between leaders and managers;
  11. learn how to handle leadership challenges;
  12. learn how to craft a compelling leadership narrative on a resume;
  13. learn how to effectively address and respond to interview questions regarding leadership skills and experience;
  14. learn how to utilize and showcase your leadership skills during networking events.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Leadership Introduction
  2. Personality Type and Leadership Style
  3. Skills, Abilities and Qualities of Great Leadership
  4. Handling Leadership Challenges
  5. Leadership Skills and Your Resume
  6. Leadership Skills and the Interview
  7. Leadership and Networking
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
  3. Students are expected to complete all Moodle assignments in order to obtain a certificate.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This course is designed for participants who wish to gain a better understanding of leadership skills as it pertains to gaining and maintaining employment.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Professional Presentations for Gaining and Maintaining Employment - HRD-3001CA2
  • Craft a Resume That Generates Employer Interest - HRD-3001BZ2
  • Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-Between - HRD-3001BD2
  • Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business Professionals - HRD-3006X2
  • Prepare to Ace the Interview - HRD-3001BU2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696