Career Center Calendar

August 2018
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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
C012

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
college Center, Rm C012

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

Career Exploration
1:30-3:30pm
Workforce Building Rm 111

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
College Center, Rm C0121

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
College Center, Rm C012

Interview Skills
1:30-3pm
Workforce Building, Rm 110

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

Resume 101
1:30-3:30pm
Workforce Building, Rm 111

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

Build Your Brand: Create Your Elevator Pitch
9:30-11:30am
Workforce Building, Rm 110

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
College Center, Rm C012

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Online and Email Job Application Techniques
1:30-3:30pm
Workforce Building, Rm 110

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
College Center, Rm C012

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

LinkedIn for Job Seekers
1:30-3:30pm
Workforce Building, Rm 111

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
College Center, Rm C012

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

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

Interview Skills
9:30-11am
Workforce Building, Rm 110

The Credit Camp
10-11:30am
Workforce Building, Rm 111

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
College Center, Rm C012

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After Age 55, Job Search Strategies
9:30-11:30am
Workforce Building, Rm 110

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
College Center, Rm C012

     

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Workshop Descriptions

After Age 55, Job Search Strategies:

WCTC Career Connections 262-695-7848

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.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Workshop is located in the Workforce Development Center.

Build Your Brand: Create Your Elevator Pitch:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

Have you developed your personal brand yet? Its a necessity in todays job market. Learn how to promote your qualifications and what sets you apart from other job seekers. 

Workshop is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Career Exploration:

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 is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

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:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

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 is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Job Fair Readiness:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

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.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Workshop is located in the Workforce Development Center.

LinkedIn for Job Seekers:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

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 is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Online and Email Job Application Techniques:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

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.

Workshop is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Resume 101:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

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.*

Workshop is located in the Workforce Development Center.

ALL WORKSHOPS START PROMPTLY.

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment):

Please call 262-695-7848 to make an appointment.

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.

Resume Review is located in the WCTC College Center, Room 012.

ALL APPOINTMENTS START PROMPTLY.

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.

The Credit Camp:

262.695.7791

Come learn strategies to fix and remove negative items to increase your credit scores.  Please contact Renee at 262.695.7791 with any questions.

Walk-in Services:

Career Connections 262-695-7848

Walk-in for a brief meeting with a WCTC Career Connections’ staff member.  They will assess your career related needs in a 10-15 minute session and make appropriate recommendations. 

Walk-in Services are located in the WCTC College Center, Rm. C012.*

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 Wednesday at 8:45am. Meet in the front lobby of the Workforce Development Center.