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 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 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 Landscaping, Grounds Keeping and Community GardeningHRD-3004BY2
Turn your passion for plants into a rewarding career. Discover techniques for growing a variety of flowers, trees, and vegetables successfully in the state's climate. Explore basic knowledge, skills, and work activities involved in designing, planting, growing, and maintaini...
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 the IT IndustryHRD-3004AY2
If you want a job in the IT industry, now is the time! Career Seeking Skills for the IT Industry focuses on resume writing, online applications and interview techniques. Learn targeted job-seeking strategies. Examine the use of keywords and phrases for careers in IT. Review...
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...
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...
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