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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Job Retention and Career Advancement: Creating a Work/Life BalanceHRD-3006W2
Having a plan to maintain and advance in the workplace is critical for today’s workers. Explore various strategies to excel in the global economy. Four components of career success will be reviewed: transitioning into the workplace successfully, understanding workplace cultu...
Job Search Basics for Newcomers to the USHRD-3003D2
Newcomers face unique challenges when seeking employment. This course includes job search techniques, interview preparation, transferring degrees and certifications, and local labor laws. Students will learn how to use past experiences and transferable skills to launch a ca...
Job Search Employability Skills LabHRD-3002T2
This lab will feature structured employability skills training on an open-entry, open-exit basis to meet the customized needs of students in HRD and individuals at partner agencies such as the ESC. Content and instruction will focus on various topics geared toward helping un...
Job Search FundamentalsHRD-3001AK2
This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. The curriculum framework is designed to assess interests, attitudes, aptitudes, and readiness as they relate to career, employment, and educational goals.
Job Search SkillsHRD-3001AX2
Students will prepare for the job search by creating resumes and cover letters and developing answers to commonly-asked interview questions. Students will learn how to avoid common job search pitfalls and handle questions related to their addiction, criminal background, or l...
Job Success: Strengthening Your Soft SkillsHRD-3001BI2
While your hard skills are important, it is your soft skills that are invaluable to career success. Soft skills can be defined as communication, problem solving/conflict resolution, professionalism, and safety. Students will explore effective verbal and nonverbal communica...
Jump Start Your ResumeHRD-3003F2
This course teaches students to write clear and concise resume content. Students will learn the main sections of a winning resume, understand resume organization and format choices, tailor a resume to a target job and employer, and understand the different methods for distri...
Maintain Your Mental Stamina: Keep Your Head in the Game As You Move Through the Job Search!HRD-3006K2
Having a stellar resume, preparing for the interview, and knowing the latest search strategies are all important aspects of a successful job search. But what about your mental stamina? If brick walls and rejections have zapped your energy, this class is designed to help! Don...
Make Your Resume Work for YouHRD-3001BE2
This course shows students how to build an effective resume. The course is taught over two days: Day one focuses on understanding the purpose of the resume, its parts, and its format. Day two includes research into various positions in order to identify the skills required –...
Managing your Credit as a Career Source in ITHRD-3008P2
Find out why your credit score matters in your job search – and in landing your dream job in IT. This course covers credit as part of the hiring process, credit in the workplace, how credit scores are formulated, how to read credit reports, how credit cards really work, how...
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