Career Center Calendar

December 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1

Resume Review*
9-11am
W105

2

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Age is an Advantage
9:30-11:30am
W107

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Stretching Your Dollar
1-3pm
W190

3

LinkedIn I
9:30-11:30am
W109

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

4

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

5

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
9-11am
W107

8

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

Networking: Leveraging Your Personal Brand
1-3pm
W107

9

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Career Exploration
9:30-12pm
W109

Stretching Your Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

10

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

Interviewing: Ace the Interview
1-3:30pm
W107

LinkedIn II
1:30-3:30pm
W109

11

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Steps to Financial Freedom*
10:30-12pm
W110

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
1:30-3:30pm
W107

12

Resume 101
9-11:15am
W109

15

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

16

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

LinkedIn I
9:30-11:30am
W109

Stretching Your Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

17

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

Networking: Leveraging Your Personal Brand
1:30-3:30pm
W107

18

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
9-11am
W107

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

Resume 101
1:30-3:45pm
W109

19

Interviewing: Ace the Interview
9-11:30am
W107

22

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

23

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Stretching Your Dollar
1-3pm
W190

24

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

25

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

26

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

29

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

30

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

31

Career Center Closed
8-4:30pm
W105

  
     

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Workshop Descriptions

Age is an Advantage:

No Fee

Learn how to market your skills, overcome stereotyping and the "overqualified" judgement that mid-career workers often hear. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Career Exploration:

No Fee

Are you looking to change careers? In this interactive and personalized workshop, you will complete assessments to explore your values, skills, interests to research potential careers. *BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED.* *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Career Center Closed:

Careerview for HSED Students*:

No Fee

As an HSED student taking this class, you have an opportunity to learn about: your interests and favorite skills, and your personality type and its importance in career selection, ocupations and educational options, marketing yourself in a job search, including resume development. Completion of this class satisfies the Employability Skills requirement for the High School Equivalency Diploma. For further information, contact the Waukesha campus 262.695.6500.

Communication and Career Planning*:

$10 fee per person

Designed for parents and students in 7th through 12th grades. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results are used to explore careers based on type and temperament. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

Getting Started*:

No Fee For any questions contact 262-691-5400

These sessions are geared specifically for prospective students and provide an overview of admissions, career resources, degree information, enrollment, financial aid and general student services available to WCTC students. It is designed for students who may know the program(s) they are interested in or students who are beginning to explore WCTC programs and would like to know where to start. Registration is recommended, but not required: www.wctc.edu/getting-started.

Interviewing: Ace the Interview:

No Fee

An effective interview results from planning and preparation. Learn about different types of interviews and questions as well as the job search etiquette necessary to help you impress a potential employer. Attend this informative/interactive workshop to further develop your personalized interviewing skills and the strategies necessary to secure the job offer. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Job Fair Readiness:

No Fee

Job fairs provide a great opportunity for you to meet employers who represent a wide range of industries. Find out how to make the best impression on recruiters and make the most out of attending a job fair. Learn what can you say and do during the first 60 seconds to make the recruiter want to explore the possibility of hiring you.

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search:

No Fee

Rev up your job search, explore career and educational options. Discover resources to help you search occupations that match with your background and skills. Set goals for a successful career transition. Schedule a follow up appointment with a career consultant. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

LinkedIn I:

No Fee

This workshop is for individuals new to LinkedIn. Your resume should be complete and you must have access to your personal email. *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

LinkedIn II:

No Fee

This workshop is for the individual who has an existing profile and would like it critiqued for effectiveness. In addition, advanced LinkedIn topics will be covered. *LINKEDIN I IS A PREREQUISITE* *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Networking: Leveraging Your Personal Brand:

No Fee

Networking is a valuable tool to obtain employement. In this step-by-step workshop, learn strategies to build your network of contacts and network effectively to tap into the hidden job market. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques:

No Fee

Learn proper cover letter format, on-line job application methods, and effective practices to email your resume and cover letter. Additional topics covered are Automatic Tracking Systems and plain text formatting. Individualized instruction on copy & paste and attaching & uploading resumes is available directly after class. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Post High School Options*:

$20 fee per family

Designed for parents and students in 10th through 12th grades. Students complete a variety of assessments to help narrow potential career choices. Students utilize computer-based career planning programs and the Internet for further career exploration, financial aid and scholarship searches, and college information. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

Realizing the Dream*:

$20 fee per family

Designed for parents and students in 7th through 9th grades. Participants learn about current and future trends in the labor market and explore potential careers based on the results of self-exploration activities. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

Resume 101:

No Fee

Develop your resume step by step in this 2 hour workshop. Please bring a job posting of a job you would apply for. Computer skills not required. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Resume Review*:

No Fee This workshop requires an appointment. Please call 262.695.7848 to register.

Need to know about the latest trends in resumes? Revise a current resume during this 20 minute hands-on review. Bring your current resume for review by professional resume development staff. *View steps to create a resume on our PowerPoint at wctc.edu/current-students/career-services/resource-docs/creating-your-resume.pdf An appointment is required for this workshop. Please call 262.695.7848 to make an appointment. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Steps to Financial Freedom*:

No Fee Jennifer Aldrich. 695-7989 jaldrich@wctc.edu

Improving your financial situation can sometimes seem like an overwhelming task. Join us to get practical advice on taking your personal finances to the next level! To register or questions contact: Jennifer Aldrich 695-7989, jaldrich@wctc.edu

Stretching Your Dollar:

No Fee

This workshop provides you with tools to create an effective budget. Discover where your money really goes. Also, get tips on stretching your food dollars and developing healthy food choices. Meet in the front lobby. Presented by UW-Extension.

WIA Orientation:

No Fee

Have you been laid off or are you underemployed? If you are interested in 1-on-1 assistance with your job search and potential training opportunities, please attend a WIA Orientation. Learn about eligibility and services that are available. Orientations are every Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45am. Meet in the front lobby.