Aug
27
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F.: Interview Practice

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Interview Practice

Join job specialist Melissa for interview practice!

In this class we will discuss:

-Common hiring practices and processes

-Behavioral interview questions and how to answer them

-Elevator Pitch and the question “Tell me about yourself”

-Questions to ask at the end of the interview

-Interview follow-up and next steps

This class will be followed by open lab time for those who wish to work on their application portfolios!

 

 

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Aug
27
9:30 AM09:30

W.O.L.F: Resume Basics

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Resume Basics

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on Resume Basics!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-Do I really need a resume?

-How long or detailed does a resume need to be?

-What are the basic parts to a resume?

-How can I tailor a resume for a specific job?

This class will be followed immediately by open computer lab time, where I will be available to help participants get started on their resumes.

 

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Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Aurora Animal Shelter

The Aurora Animal Shelter visits the Aurora Day Resource Center the 3rd Wednesday of every month. This is a great opportunity to  get connected with a variety of great services such as annual shots, collars and harnesses, pet food, and more!

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Aug
20
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F: Resume Basics

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Resume Basics

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on Resume Basics!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-Do I really need a resume?

-How long or detailed does a resume need to be?

-What are the basic parts to a resume?

-How can I tailor a resume for a specific job?

This class will be followed immediately by open computer lab time, where I will be available to help participants get started on their resumes.

 

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Aug
19
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F.: Disclosure Letter

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Disclosure Letter

Join job specialist Melissa for a Disclosure Letter workshop!

Disclosure letters are used to address justice involvement, significant gaps in employment, or any other sensitive information.

In this class, we will answer questions like:

-How much detail do I disclose?

-When/how do I share my disclosure letter?

-What are the basic components to a disclosure letter?

-How can I tailor a disclosure to highlight my strengths for a job?

We will also get an opportunity to start writing disclosure letters, followed by open lab for those who wish to keep writing!

 

 

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Aug
19
9:30 AM09:30

W.O.L.F.: Workplace Communication

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Workplace Communication

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on workplace communication!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-How am I most comfortable expressing myself in the workplace?

-How can I raise concerns appropriately?

-How can I resolve problems with nonviolent communication?

-How do I write professional emails?

This class will be followed by open lab time for those who wish to continue working!

 

 

 

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Aug
13
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F: Computer Basics

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Computer Basics

Join Job Support Specialist Melissa for a Computer Basics Workshop!

In this class, we will answer questions such as:

-What are the basic components of a computer?

-How should I protect my information on a public computer?

-What are some basic programs and applications for the job search process?

-How do I set up an email account?

-How do I search and apply for jobs online?

 This class is also followed by open lab time where participants can practice their new skills and start searching for jobs.

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Aug
12
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F: Strengths Builder

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Strengths Builder

Join job specialist Melissa for a strengths building workshop!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-What are my strengths, professionally and personally?

-How can I use these strengths to market myself to employers?

-What career fields interest me most, and how can I get into them?

-What are my opportunities for growth and development?

This class will be followed by open lab time for those who wish to incorporate their findings into their application portfolios!

 

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Aug
12
9:30 AM09:30

W.O.L.F.: Cover Letter

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Cover Letter

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on Cover Letter Basics!

In this class, we will answer questions like:

-What is a cover letter?

-When/why do I need one?

-What are the basic parts to a cover letter?

-How do I tailor a cover letter for a specific job?

We will also get an opportunity to start writing our own cover letters, followed by open lab for those who wish to keep working!

 

 

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Aug
6
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F: Resume Basics

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Resume Basics

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on Resume Basics!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-Do I really need a resume?

-How long or detailed does a resume need to be?

-What are the basic parts to a resume?

-How can I tailor a resume for a specific job?

This class will be followed immediately by open computer lab time, where I will be available to help participants get started on their resumes.

 

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Aug
6
9:30 AM09:30

W.O.L.F: Computer Basics

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Computer Basics

Join Job Support Specialist Melissa for a Computer Basics Workshop!

In this class, we will answer questions such as:

-What are the basic components of a computer?

-How should I protect my information on a public computer?

-What are some basic programs and applications for the job search process?

-How do I set up an email account?

-How do I search and apply for jobs online?

 This class is also followed by open lab time where participants can practice their new skills and start searching for jobs.

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Aug
5
1:30 PM13:30

W.O.L.F.: Workplace Communication

Work Opportunity Labor Force and Job Readiness Class:

Workplace Communication

Join job specialist Melissa for a workshop on workplace communication!

In this class we will answer questions like:

-How am I most comfortable expressing myself in the workplace?

-How can I raise concerns appropriately?

-How can I resolve problems with nonviolent communication?

-How do I write professional emails?

This class will be followed by open lab time for those who wish to continue working!

 

 

 

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