Career Center Calendar

September 2016
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

On-Line and E-mail Job Application Techniques
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume 101
1:30-3:45pm
W109

2

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

5
6

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Kick-Start Your Career
9:30-11:30am
W107

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

Getting Started*
4:30-6pm
C Building, Room 020

7

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Employment Skills for 18-24 Years Old
10-11:30am
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W105

8

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Career Exploration
9:30-12pm
W109

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

9

Interview Skills
9:30-11am
W107

12

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

Build Your Brand
1:30-3pm
W107

13

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

LinkedIn
9:30-11:30am
W109

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

14

After Age 55
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

Soft Skills for 18-24 Years Old
10-11:30am
Workforce Front Lobby

Kick-Start Your Career
1:30-3:30pm
W107

15

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

On-Line and E-mail Job Application Techniques
1:30-3:30pm
W107

16
19

Kick-Start Your Career
9-11am
W107

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

20

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

21

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

Employment Skills for 18-24 Years Old
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

Interview Skills
1:30-3pm
W107

22

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Getting Started*
9:30-11am
C Building, Room 020

On-Line and E-mail Job Application Techniques
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

23
26

After Age 55
1:30-3:30pm
W107

27

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

28

Build Your Brand
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

Soft Skills for 18-24 Years Old
1-2:30pm
Workforce Front Lobby

Career Exploration
1-3:30pm
W109

29

WIOA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Workforce Front Lobby

LinkedIn
9:30-11:30am
W109

On-Line and E-mail Job Application Techniques
1:30-3:30pm
W107

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

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Workshop Descriptions

After Age 55:

No Fee

Are you seeking a new opportunity that fits with your work experience, skills, values and passions? Learn strategies to market yourself after age 55+ and to establish an action plan that will help you in your job search. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Build Your Brand:

No Fee

Have you developed your personal brand yet? It’s a necessity in today’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**

Career Exploration:

No Fee

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.

Employment Skills for 18-24 Years Old:

No Fee For questions please contact 262.695.8042

This orientation is designed to discuss the unique challenges faced by those aged 18-24. Develop a clear career plan and learn how to successfully navigate today’s challenging job market. For questions please call 262.695.8042. Meet in the Workforce Development Front Lobby

Getting Started*:

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.

Interview Skills:

No Fee

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:

No Fee

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.

Kick-Start Your Career:

No Fee

Rev up your job search, explore career and educational options. Discover resources to help you search occupations that match with your background and skills. Set goals for a successful career transition. Schedule a follow up appointment with a career consultant. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

LinkedIn :

No Fee

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.*

On-Line and E-mail Job Application Techniques:

No Fee

Learn proper cover letter format, on-line job application methods, and effective practices to email your resume and cover letter.  Additional topics covered are Automatic Tracking Systems and plain text formatting.  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.

Resume 101:

No Fee

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*:

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.*

Soft Skills for 18-24 Years Old:

No Fee For questions please contact 262.695.8042

This workshop is designed to help you develop the skills needed in the workplace to obtain and maintain employment. For questions call 262.695.8042. Meet in Workplace Development Front Lobby.

Stretching Your Food Dollar:

No Fee

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.

WIOA Orientation:

No Fee

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 Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45am. Meet in the front lobby of the Workforce Development Center.