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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Career Success StrategiesHRD-3001BT2
This course, for students receiving services through Healing Transitions of Wake County, helps develop the skills to secure and maintain employment. The course covers the six core HRD components: 1) assessment of assets and limitations, 2) development of a positive self-conc...
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-3005BC2
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...
Craft a Resume that Generates Employer InterestHRD-3001BZ2
A successful resume is one that appeals to potential employers and results in interviews. This is accomplished by matching your qualifications, skills, and experience to the needs of employers. Research and analyze job postings to help you choose key words and phrases that r...
Critical Job-Seeking Skills for Pharma/ Biopharma IndustryHRD-3003P2
Learn skills for finding employment in the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry through interactive classroom activities. Participants will identify career opportunities in the field, create an industry-specific resume and cover letter, demonstrate the professional skil...
Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy CultureHRD-3005BG2
In our tech-savvy culture our computing devices, the Internet, search engines, email programs, productivity programs, and cloud-based applications all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing basic computer skills is essential to becoming more produ...
Direct Care Basics (Personal Home Care Aide)HRD-3001BY2
Direct Care Basics is a uniform pre-nurse aide training program developed to cover essential soft-skills, basic home management and personal care skills. Students will be trained to understand the skills necessary for home management and personal care tasks and be able to...
Effective Communication Skills to Get and Keep a JobHRD-3001BJ2
Soft skills, the character traits and interpersonal skills that describe your ability to interact with others, are often necessary to get and keep a job. Effective communication, with an understanding of social registry and audience, is critical for all employees. Learn nonv...
Employability Skills Lab Job SeekersHRD-3002U2
This lab offers assistance with seeking employment and will help you sharpen your technology skills. You’ll practice keyboarding skills so that you can apply for positions online and search for job postings. You’ll build basic computer skills and find out how to access gover...
Enhance Your IT Career: Exploring Linux BasicsHRD-3004BQ2
If you are looking for advancement in the IT world, you should know about Linux – a free, open source Unix-like operating system that has been deployed on more hardware platforms than any other operating system. Knowledge of Linux and the open source environment and applicat...
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