The Workforce and Business Center offers introductory classes in basic computer use designed to assist job seekers who would like to use computers as one of their job search tools. View the upcoming class schedule here. To register, please visit Connecting Colorado.
|Resume & Cover Letters||Learn the successful technique of targeting your resume and writing a powerful cover letter. Write accomplishment statements to demonstrate strengths to employers. This class covers:
|Interview Strategies||Come explore strategies to prepare for an interview. Develop success stories, work on your presentation, research companies, and follow up with employers. This class covers:
|Networking and Job Fair Preparation||Learn networking strategies to target the hidden job market. Prepare an elevator speech, develop a job fair plan, and stand out from other job seekers by making the most of a job fair. This class covers:
|Secrets to Job Success||Identify and discuss the professional skills employers are seeking in an ideal employee. Learn steps for time management, conflict resolution and communication. This class covers:
|Computer Basics||Get comfortable with the basic operation of a computer. Learn tips to explore the internet and get an introduction to Microsoft Word. This is a very basic class. This class covers:
|Word I||Utilize basic functions of Word to create, format, and save documents using the toolbar and shortcuts. This class covers:
|Word II||Strengthen your Word skills and explore advanced program features.
(Prerequisite: Word I or computerized pre-assessment.) Contact Lorraine Johnson at 720.523.6940 to schedule the pre-assessment.
|Excel 1||Learn the basic functions of Excel. Navigate a variety of spreadsheets and practice using basic formulas. This class covers:
|Supported Lab Time||Use this time to work on any job seeking task in an interactive supported environment.|
|Internet Safety and Basic Email||Have basic internet safety questions? In this class you will learn about virus protection, removing your name from junk lists, and how to navigate email.|
|A hands-on lab to create or strengthen you profile. Also, learn basic networking features of LinkedIn.|
|Connecting Colorado and ONET Lab||Make the most of your job search with a complete Connecting Colorado(CC) Profile. Learn how to utilize Onetonline for labor market research and advanced job searching using Connecting Colorado.|
|Skills Labs||These classes are a good review for those taking the TABE test or needing to strengthen basic skills before enrolling in GED classes. Covers up to about 9th grade equivalency|
|Math Lab||Learn, review, and practice math skills including: computation, fractions, decimals, geometry, and more. A basic pretest is given and the topics covered in class are determined by the test results.|
|Literacy Lab||Review reading comprehension strategies, effective ways to locate information in text, and methods for answering questions.|
|Study Skills & Test Taking Strategies||Refresh techniques for studying and get tips to improve test taking skills. This class covers:
|Job Club||Practice networking in a safe environment and share celebrations and challenges with other job seekers. Topics change monthly and can be found on the monthly calendar. Come practice with a Mock Interview. Schedule an appointment to participate in a mock interview. Dress professionally and ready to receive useful feedback.
May: Anxiety before an interview?
|Colorado Employment Skills Certificate||This accessible certificate will give employers information of your strengths, skills and proficiency levels. Prove your value to employers before or during the hiring process. Take a variety of skill tests to demonstrate your competencies and use the handy format to give all employers access to those scores. Assessments are determined on a one-on-one basis.|