Employment Services Workshops

Employment Services of Weld County is offering a series of weekly workshops designed to focus on issues that are important to job seekers. The goal of these workshops is to assist job seekers to enter/re-enter the workforce, or to improve their current employment situations. 

All workshops are offered in-person:

Abre el Camino a Tu Próximo Trabajo - lunes 9:00 AM a 11:00 AM

¡Obtén ayuda en tu búsqueda de empleo! Servicios de Empleo del Condado Weld te ofrece ayuda en español para escribir currículos, presentar solicitudes, y desempeñarte bien en las entrevistas.

Pave the Way to Your Next Job - Monday's 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This job-search overview gives you keys to your job search that can help you land your dream job: know your skills and value; focus on a clear job destination; know where and how to look for work; do the paperwork well; research the job and the company; prepare and do well at interviews; and know how to follow up on all contacts.

Keys to Interview Success - Tuesdays' 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Interviews test our knowledge of how we can meet the employer's needs. Come and prepare to present yourself excellently in an interview; know your skills, training and other tools; research the requirements and preferences of the job and the company; practice answering employers' questions and prompts; prepare questions for the employers; knock the interview out of the park!; follow up after the interview; and stay positive throughout the process. Do a mock interview with a classmate and/or instructor.

Resume Writing, Part 1: Workshop - Tuesday's 1:00 PM to 3:30PM

education icons and arrows forming the shape of a light blub concept Creating a job-winning resume and cover letter are vital skills for everyone in the job market today. In this workshop we will learn what makes a good resume and what makes a great one. We will discuss what employers expect from a resume and how to sell yourself effectively to prospective employers by discussing: the application process; master application and resume; applicant tracking systems and targeted resumes; the combination resume; references; cover letters; and employment cards. These tools can help create the success of your job search.

Resume Writing, Part 2: Lab - Wednesday's 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

After completing Resume Writing Workshop, job seekers may sign up for Resume Lab. This lab-style workshop allows the job-seeker to apply their knowledge of resume creation. Job seekers will create an up-to-date resume on a computer with instructor guidance.
Prerequisite: Resume Writing Workshop.

50+ You're Hired!  Workshop Series - Thursday's 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Networking lands jobs, and we'll help you do it!  Receive encouragement, learn new strategies for job searching. This workshop series meets once a week for five weeks.
Week One: The KEY to Your Job Search (Mindset) and creating a One Minute Pitch
Week Two: Secrets to Turn Your Resume and Cover Letters into Interviews
Week Three: Networking and Interviewing
Week Four: Practice Interviewing
Week Five: Computer Basics for Job Searching

KSAs: Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes Workshop - Thursday's 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Learn the most important characteristics that make you a desirable employee: extensive knowledge and the ability to learn more; excellent skills, including in communication, teamwork, and problem-solving; and a positive attitude and flexibility. Additionally, learn how to sell your skills to potential employers, including in a resume and during interviews.

HOPE (Helping Offenders Pursue Employment) Workshop - Friday's 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

We provide important tools so that individuals with criminal backgrounds can find meaningful employment while explaining a troubled past. We discuss: the overall job search; background checks; your redemption story; explaining your background; a positive attitude; non-verbal communication; and help for people with a background.

Self Confidence in the Workforce - 3rd Thursday of the month 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Seeking new employment can sometimes be intimidating and we have some tools to help! Enhance your self-confidence and learn how to use the skills, knowledge and experience you already have to promote yourself while searching for employment. Job seekers of all ages are invited to attend this virtual workshop every third Thursday of the month 

 

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