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Workforce Center workshop schedule

3/25/2019, 10:18 p.m.
Joliet - The Workforce Center of Will County April schedule. Career Cafe will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, April 2 ...

Joliet - The Workforce Center of Will County April schedule.

Career Cafe will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, April 2 and 16. Career Cafe is a networking event designed to connect people looking for work. In addition to sharing tips with other job seekers and learning job search techniques, participants will hear from guest speakers sharing their hiring expertise.

Illinois JobLink, a workshop teaching users how to register on Illinois JobLink by creating and uploading resumes to the site, with tips on how to get the most views from employers. Also, on the agenda will be how to search for jobs on the site and how to complete a work search record. The workshop will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 15, an 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23.

Math Review will be offered at 2 p.m. Tuesdays, April 9 and 23. A review of basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percentages and integers will be covered.

Job Readiness gives participants an overview of resources for job seekers, including networking, completing applications, resumes, interviewing and Illinois JobLink. It will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 17.

An orientation into Alison.com will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 17. Alison offers more than 1,000 free online courses in more than 300 categories. Orientation includes an overview of the courses and categories and information on how to set up an Alison account.

Basic Microsoft Excel will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. Attendees will learn the basics of Excel and how to navigate its many features.

Microsoft PowerPoint will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10. Learn to create a professional presentation.

A workshop on Microsoft Word will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18. The basics of how to use Microsoft Word in a job search and in creating a professional looking resume and cover letter will be taught.

Standout Resumes will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2. Participants may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews.

Participants will learn job interviewing techniques at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in Successful Interviewing. Learn how to prepare for a job interview, be confident and make a positive impression. Attendees may schedule an individual, digitally recorded mock interview after completing the workshop.

A session on job search skills, Master Your Job Search, will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. The workshops will include a review of basic job search techniques, including networking and how to use the internet to conduct a job search.

Networking Tools for Today's Job Market teaches job seekers how to use a variety of tools to maximize their job searches. The workshop includes how to create and use job search networking business cards and how social media outlets are used. The workshop will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 22.