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. 

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*All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, "underemployed," or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.*


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Pathways to Public Service EmploymentHRD-3004BW2
A career in government can offer fulfillment and competitive wages. In this course, you will explore the opportunities that exist in parks and recreation, public works, emergency management, and public safety. The instructor will provide tips and techniques to improve chance...
Pathways to Working from HomeHRD-3004BJ2
Thousands of people work from home each day, and you could be one too. This course will help you learn about legitimate opportunities to work remotely. You will explore tools and technology that make communicating remotely easy. The course will teach strategies on how and wh...
Re-BOOST Your Career ProspectsHRD-3001BO2
Develop career skills through Wake Tech’s partnership with Passage Home Safety Club and find paying positions. You will assess your current knowledge, skills, and abilities and develop a plan to advance in the world of work. This course helps you build a positive self-concep...
Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-BetweenHRD-3001BD2
The course covers the major components of finding a job – starting with the resume and ending with the interview. The course includes developing an effective resume, completing online applications using key words and phrases (to get noticed), and techniques for the job searc...
Retired to RehiredHRD-3003G2
If you’ve retired but want a second career – or just more income – you can improve our finances with employment related to your skills and interests. Learn about job search techniques and ways to tap into the “hidden” job market. Find out how to tailor your resume to target...
Smart Money ManagementHRD-3008O2
Developing money management skills, especially when facing unemployment or reduced wages, can be a daunting challenge. Our Smart Money Management course will provide financial management skills for adults in these situations, along with tips for living on less. Participants...
Smarter Money Management: Keys to Making Good Financial DecisionsHRD-3008R2
Financial planning is essential for adults seeking to move toward a living wage. Learn how to start a budget, re-build credit scores, manage debt, manage expenses, eliminate unnecessary spending, and develop a wage improvement plan. Discover a framework for making sound econ...
Steps 2 SuccessHRD-3001BN2
This program provides opportunities for unemployed citizens receiving services through Wake County's Economic Services Program. It is a partnership of the Wake County Manager's Office, Wake County Human Resources, Wake County Human Services, and the Capital Area Workforce De...
Strategies for Career SuccessHRD-3006F2
This course is designed for unemployed or underemployed adults who want to learn new job search strategies and utilize the support of coaching to secure career-related employment, attain a successful career, identify vocational or educational training opportunities, and plan...
Technology Skills for Workplace EffectivenessHRD-3005BH2
Improve your technology skills to enhance your potential for success in the workplace! This course will help you improve keyboarding speed and accuracy, create more effective emails, conduct efficient internet searches to find online resources, and use word processing and sp...
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