The Human Resources Development (HRD) program provides employability skills training, skills assessments and career exploration. Essential skills that are needed for the job seeker to change over to a new career or to transition back into the workforce.
Cost: Tuition for qualifying adults who are unemployed, working part-time, or working full-time and annual income is within the federal poverty guidelines may be waived.
Note: All classes are not offered each semester. Check the Continuing Education schedule for current offerings.
This class is designed to help students understand why completing an application is an essential part of the hiring and interview process.
This course is designed to help students gain insight and to explore and collect information on careers of their interest. Students will also learn to use O*NET online and the WorkKeys (R) job database.
Digital Communication Skills Do’s & Don’ts
This course is designed to help job seekers learn why effective and professional digital and in-person communication is important in the workplace. (1.2 CEUs)
Students gain occupational, career and technical information and soft skill training necessary to be workplace ready.
Job Hunting, Networking & Resources
This course is designed to help job seekers explore both traditional and innovative job search methods. Students will also learn how to utilize community resources to their benefit. (1.2 CEU)
Job Search Strategies
Designed to develop an effective job search plan on where to seek information about job openings, how to use social networks, and how much time should be devoted to the job search. It will include tips on interviewing, appropriate attire to wear to an interview, and completing job applications accurately. (1.5 CEU)
Make Your Resume Work for You
This course will provide students the fundamental skills for building an effective resume’. Plus hands-on instruction for developing a resume’ in Microsoft Word. (1.5 CEU)
NC Works Online
This class will provide an overview of NCWorks Online. Students will learn how to post a resume online, find the latest job openings, and find information on local employers. Students will also learn how to set up an individual NCWorks Online account. (0.4 CEU)
Technology Awareness for the Job Seeker
Market yourself in a tough job market using today’s technology. Learn technology-based job search strategies, how to apply for employment on-line, and develop a moderate comfort level of basic computer skills. (4.0 CEU)
Tips to Nail that Interview
The course focuses on the interview skill needed to secure a job offer. Students will learn the different phases of the interview process and the skill needed to succeed in each phase. (1.2 CEU)