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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Career Readiness for Culinary ArtsHRD-3004BB2
Is a career in culinary arts right for you? This course offers a self-assessment to help you find out! You’ll identify entry-level positions in the culinary field and learn the role technology plays in culinary job duties and responsibilities. You’ll learn about salary range...
Career Readiness for the Administrative Assistant in a Medical SettingHRD-3004AU2
Learn what the necessary skills are to become an Administrative Assistant in a Medical Setting. Students will use a career assessment to align personal interests with careers in this field. They will review and discuss the qualifications required, and through assignments, pr...
Career Readiness for the Child/Elder Care ProviderHRD-3004AV4
Learn more about becoming a child or elder care provider! Explore child and elder care provider roles, job duties, working and learning environments, social aspects of the industry, and career/educational options. Learn to analyze your personal career interests. Develop orga...
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 Skills for the Real Estate BrokerHRD-3004BV2
The real estate industry is far-reaching and encompasses everything from buying and selling homes, securing financing to appraisals and inspections. Explore how to become a real estate broker; learn about the skill-sets and interpersonal characteristics required for a succes...
Career Seeking Skills for Translators and InterpretersHRD-3004AW4
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 necessity of cul...
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...
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...
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