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.*

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Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature ProfessionalHRD-3006V21 available classes
Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for the talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today’s employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries...
LinkedIn Overview and Job Search StrategiesHRD-3005BI21 available classes
Get noticed using LinkedIn! Today’s recruiters use social media to find qualified candidates – and LinkedIn is overwhelmingly their tool of choice. Learn the value of LinkedIn in your job search and how you can use it effectively in this interactive course. Discover how to c...
Networking, Resources and Job HuntingHRD-3001AH21 available classes
In difficult times, job seekers sometimes need a new perspective to land a job. This course explores both traditional and innovative job search methods. Participants will understand how to create a pro-active job search plan that strategically maximizes their efforts and uti...
Resume Style and OrganizationHRD-3003AV23 available classes
Students will review and assess their strengths and weaknesses in the context of employment experiences as they learn to customize their resumes to build and convey self-confidence. This course also covers resume organization and formatting, styles, and the role information...
Work Histories, Resumes and ApplicationsHRD-3001AF21 available classes
A work history is the foundation for developing a resume and for answering questions for applications and interviews. It is important to transform a work history into a well thought out and strength based resume. This course provides tips and techniques for developing accomp...
Your Employment Search: Stand Out through Your Personal BrandHRD-3003AT21 available classes
Gain an understanding of the message that your personal brand conveys and learn how to use this to your advantage in a job search. Learn to project a clear and consistent message of your strengths. Discover how your strengths add value to an employer. Through this interactiv...
And That's Why You Didn't Get the Job!HRD-3001BP2
Break the cycle of not getting the job you deserve by uncovering common pitfalls that occur in the various stages of the job search process. You will learn the most common mistakes on resumes and applications. The class will also cover interview errors that hinder employme...
Applying Computer Skills for an Effective Job SearchHRD-3005BE2
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...
BEST YOU Project (12 hrs)HRD-3001AY2
BEST YOU stands for Building Employment Success Together – Yielding Opportunities Unprecedented, and this class outlines strategies for career success for ex-offenders and others who face significant barriers to employment. The class offers practical information on resume wr...
Beyond the ResumeHRD-3003V2
Today's economic marketplace is undergoing rapid change. Learn the essential elements to secure a job in today’s market. Identify your natural strengths and how they relate to career success. Develop an elevator and identify your personal brand. Don’t forget the job intervi...
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