Career Center Calendar
Build Your Brand: Create Your Elevator Pitch:
Have you developed your personal brand yet? Itâ€™s a necessity in todayâ€™s job market. Learn how to promote your qualifications and what sets you apart from other job seekers. **ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY. IF YOU ARE LATE, YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND A FUTURE WORKSHOP**
Are you looking to change careers? In this interactive and personalized workshop, you will complete assessments to explore your values, skills and interests for researching potential careers. *BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED.* *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*
Communication and Career Planning*:
$20 fee per person
Designed for parents and students in 7th through 12th grades. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results are used to explore careers based on type and temperament. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.
No Fee For any questions contact 262-691-5400
These sessions are geared specifically for prospective students and provide an overview of admissions, career resources, degree information, enrollment, financial aid and general student services available to WCTC students. It is designed for students who may know the program(s) they are interested in or students who are beginning to explore WCTC programs and would like to know where to start. Registration is recommended, but not required: www.wctc.edu/getting-started.
One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is practice. In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to effectively answer interview questions and practice to perfect your answers. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*
Job Fair Readiness:
Job fairs provide a great opportunity for you to meet employers who represent a wide range of industries. Find out how to make the best impression on recruiters and make the most out of attending a job fair. Learn what can you say and do during the first 60 seconds to make the recruiter want to explore the possibility of hiring you.
LinkedIn for Job Seekers:
This workshop is for individuals new to LinkedIn. Plan to attend this workshop to learn the benefits of LinkedIn and strategies to create your profile. Bring current resume to assist in profile development. *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*
Online and Email Job Application Techniques:
Learn proper cover letter format, on-line job application methods, and effective practices to email your resume and cover letter.Â Additional topics covered are Automatic Tracking Systems and plain text formatting. Â Individualized instruction on copy & paste and attaching & uploading resumes is available directly after class.
Post High School Options*:
$20 fee per family
Designed for parents and students in 10th through 12th grades. Students complete a variety of assessments to help narrow potential career choices. Students utilize computer-based career planning programs and the Internet for further career exploration, financial aid and scholarship searches, and college information. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.
Realizing the Dream*:
$20 fee per family
Designed for parents and students in 7th through 9th grades. Participants learn about current and future trends in the labor market and explore potential careers based on the results of self-exploration activities. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.
Develop your resume step by step in this 2 hour workshop. Please bring a job posting of a job you would apply for. Computer skills not required. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*
Resume Review* (Requires Appointment):
No Fee Please call 262.695.7848 to register.
Need to know about the latest trends in resumes? Bring your resume for a 20 minute review by professional resume development staff. *View steps to create a resume on our PowerPoint at wctc.edu/current-students/career-connections/resource-docs/creating-your-resume.pdf An appointment is required for this workshop. Please call 262.695.7848 to make an appointment. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*
Stretching Your Food Dollar:
This workshop provides you with tools to create an effective budget. Discover where your money really goes. Also, get tips on stretching your food dollars and developing healthy food choices. Meet in the front lobby of the Workforce Development Center. Presented by UW-Extension.
No Fee Career Connections 262.695.7848
Walk-in for a brief meeting with a WCTC Career Specialist. They will answer your questions on career related topics in a 10-15 minute session or refer you to other services to address your needs. Check in the WCTC Career Center, room 105 between the listed walk-in hours.
Have you been laid off or are you underemployed? If you are interested in 1-on-1 assistance with your job search and potential training opportunities, please attend a WIOA Orientation. Learn about eligibility and services that are available. Orientations are every Wednesday at 8:45am. Meet in the front lobby of the Workforce Development Center.