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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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...
Creating Stellar Cover LettersHRD-3003AE2
Learn to write cover letters that lead to job interviews! This course explains the two main kinds of letters – letters of application and letters of inquiry. You will learn how to frame cover letters based on key words in job descriptions and postings. You’ll also learn how...
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...
Discover the Career That's Right for You!HRD-3004CH2
Are you ready to find your perfect career, but have no idea where to start? If you’re feeling stuck, unsure, or confused, don’t worry! It is possible to discover the career that’s right for you. In this course, you will use some powerful tools to clarify your skills, intere...
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...
Essential Computer Skills for Your Job SearchHRD-3005BD2
Increase your efficiency and results when using the Internet for searching for job postings online. Develop basic word processing skills that you can use to create or update a resume or cover letter. Sharpen your email skills and learn email etiquette that will help you make...
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