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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Pathways to Working from HomeHRD-3004BJ2
Thousands of people work from home each day, and you could be one too. This course will help you learn about legitimate opportunities to work remotely. You will explore tools and technology that make communicating remotely easy. The course will teach strategies on how and wh...
Re-BOOST Your Career ProspectsHRD-3001BO2
Develop career skills through Wake Tech’s partnership with Passage Home Safety Club and find paying positions. You will assess your current knowledge, skills, and abilities and develop a plan to advance in the world of work. This course helps you build a positive self-concep...
Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-BetweenHRD-3001BD2
The course covers the major components of finding a job – starting with the resume and ending with the interview. The course includes developing an effective resume, completing online applications using key words and phrases (to get noticed), and techniques for the job searc...
Retired to RehiredHRD-3003G2
This class will explore job search techniques for retired individuals who plan to seek gainful employment. The course will cover finding the right position to fit the retired individual’s lifestyle. Students will explore techniques for tapping into the hidden job market....
Smart Money ManagementHRD-3008O2
Developing money management skills, especially when facing unemployment or reduced wages, can be a daunting challenge. Our Smart Money Management course will provide financial management skills for adults in these situations, along with tips for living on less. Participants...
Smarter Money Management: Keys to Making Good Financial DecisionsHRD-3008R2
Financial planning is essential for adults seeking to move toward a living wage. Learn how to start a budget, re-build credit scores, manage debt, manage expenses, eliminate unnecessary spending, and develop a wage improvement plan. Discover a framework for making sound econ...
Steps 2 SuccessHRD-3001BN2
This program provides opportunities for unemployed citizens receiving services through Wake County's Economic Services Program. It is a partnership of the Wake County Manager's Office, Wake County Human Resources, Wake County Human Services, and the Capital Area Workforce De...
Strategies for Career SuccessHRD-3006F2
This course is designed for unemployed or underemployed adults who want to learn new job search strategies and utilize the support of coaching to secure career-related employment, attain a successful career, identify vocational or educational training opportunities, and plan...
Technology Tools for Job Search StrategiesHRD-3005N2
Learn to use computer technology, the internet, and e-mail to search for jobs – develop and market your brand, apply for multiple positions using search assistants, and identify resources that can help you find employment. Use word processing to create forms for tracking job...
What Not to Say: Interview EssentialsHRD-3001AU2
Learn the words and phrases you should avoid in an interview -- the ones that can make you sound indecisive or insincere. Find out how to eliminate “credibility robbers” from your vocabulary. Enlist the support of your instructor and fellow students to remind you when you ar...