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.*


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Career Readiness for the Health and Wellness IndustryHRD-3004BA2
This course includes lecture and hands-on exercises to help participants explore careers in health and wellness. The course examines fitness/ wellness coordinators and health educators in a variety of settings – as well as the education required for success in those roles –...
Career Readiness for the Hospitality IndustryHRD-3004C2
This course allows students to explore careers in hospitality, including food/beverage, hotel/ lodging, and customer service; understand the advantages and challenges of each; and use self-assessment tools to determine which is right for them. The course emphasizes customer...
Career Readiness for the Human Resources AssistantHRD-3004K21 available classes
Learn about Human Resources – the skills, attributes, and work values necessary for employment in the field – and how to determine if a career in HR is right for you. This course covers the fundamentals of recruitment, hiring, and communication along with the role of technol...
Career Readiness for the Professional Administrative AssistantHRD-3004AZ21 available classes
Learn about office administration – the skills, attributes, and work values necessary for employment in the field – and how to determine if a career as an administrative assistant is right for you. This course explains the role of technology in administrative work and how to...
Career Seeking Skills for the IT IndustryHRD-3004AY2
This course examines the skills required to gain and maintain employment in the IT industry. The course focuses on resume writing, online applications, and interview techniques. Students will learn targeted job-seeking strategies and examine the use of keywords and phrases f...
Career Seeking Skills for Translators and InterpretersHRD-3004AW41 available classes
This course will explore the skills necessary to become an interpreter and/or translator. Students will learn the difference between being an interpreter and a translator and have the opportunity to assess their language skills for either industry. They will understand the...
Career Success StrategiesHRD-3001BT2
This course is designed for students receiving services through Healing Transitions, of Wake County) is a 501(c)(3) private, not-for-profit organization. Students are required to participate in training that covers the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of an individual...
Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business ProfessionalsHRD-3006X21 available classes
This course offers support to professionals who are transitioning in their careers. The course includes lectures, activities, and opportunities for networking and support. Topics vary weekly and incorporate professional community resources that provide a current, real-world...
Communicating Effectively in the WorkplaceHRD-3001BH2
This course is designed for the employed, unemployed or underemployed who want to learn how to be more effective in their professional lives. People have different natural filters through which they see the world and make decisions; knowing one's own filters – and understand...
Computer Basics for Job SeekersHRD-3005BC22 available classes
Conquer your fear of technology! Learn basic computer skills that can enhance your search for employment. This course will familiarize you with your computer – how it works and your desktop environment. You’ll sharpen your keyboarding skills, learn how to create an email add...
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