Career Center Calendar

October 2017
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
     
2

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
W109

Job Fair Readiness
2-3pm
W107

3

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

4

Interview Skills
9:30-11am
W107

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

5

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

Online and Email Job Application Techniques
9:30-11:30am
W107

LinkedIn for Job Seekers
9:30-11:30am
W109

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

6

Getting Started*
1:30-3pm
C-Building, Room 020

9

Resume 101
9:30-11:30am
W109

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

10

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

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

11

Assemble the Potential
9-11am
Workforce Front Lobby

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
W109

After Age 55, Job Search Strategies
1:30-3:30pm
W107

12

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

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16

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

17

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
W109

Career Exploration
1:30-3:30pm
W109

18

Build Your Brand: Create Your Elevator Pitch
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

19

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

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
9:30-11:30am
W109

20

Interview Skills
9:30-11am
W107

23

After Age 55, Job Search Strategies
9:30-11:30am
W107

24

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

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

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

Post High School Options*
5:30-8:30pm
Waukesha Campus Room 109

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Coffee and Conversations
9-11am
Workforce Front Lobby

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

LinkedIn for Job Seekers
1:30-3:30pm
W109

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Resume 101
9:30-11:30am
W109

Online and Email Job Application Techniques
1:30-3:30pm
W107

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

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Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

31

Career Exploration
9:30-11:30am
W109

Resume Review* (Requires Appointment)
1:30-3:30pm
W109

   

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Workshop Descriptions

After Age 55, Job Search Strategies:

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.*

Assemble the Potential:

No Fee Renee Kemp 262-695-7791

Advanced Manufacturing drives our economy! Expert panelists from WCTC, Apprenticeship and local manufacturers will be answering questions about why you should consider a career in manufacturing. Hear about how you can plan for a stable future!

Build Your Brand: Create Your Elevator Pitch:

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.*

Coffee and Conversations:

No Fee Renee Kemp 262-695-7791

The Manufacturing engine transforms research into products, which produce profit, ultimately creating jobs and a better world. Join us to learn from local experts about the functions of manufacturing. Coffee supplied!

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.

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 for Job Seekers:

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.*

Online and Email 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* (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:

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.