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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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...
Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature ProfessionalHRD-3006V2
Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for the talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today’s employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries...
LinkedIn Job Search Strategies: Beyond the ProfileHRD-3005BF2
Get noticed using LinkedIn! Today’s recruiters use social media to find qualified candidates – and LinkedIn is overwhelmingly their tool of choice. Many job seekers create a profile but fail to take full advantage of LinkedIn’s features. Learn how to cultivate your LinkedIn...
LinkedIn Overview for Job SeekersHRD-3005BB2
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for finding employment in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. This interactive course includes an overview of the site and its features and uses. Learn how to create a profile on LinkedIn and network online to attract prospective employer...
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...
Mock Interview PanelHRD-3001BU2
Whether you are seeking your first or your fifteenth job, it is essential to prepare for the interview portion of the hiring process. This course will allow you to have hands-on experience serving as the interviewer and the interviewee in a panel format. Students will deve...
Nail the Interview and Get HiredHRD-3003AB2
Interviewing skills are an essential part to securing a job offer. Learn how to gain awareness and confidence to succeed in various types of interview formats, including screening, behavioral, panel, computer, and telephone interviews. Explore the seven phases of the intervi...