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Current BETC Workshops
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COMPUTER AND WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Introduction to Computers (4 days).  This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of using a computer such as how to navigate in a Windows environment.  Time will be given to learning the keyboard.  Space is limited to first 12 customers.  Please see front desk to put your name on the list once you arrive.  Must attend all 4 days.

Introduction to Word Processing (4 days).  Learn the basics of Microsoft Word to type, format, print and save your resumes and cover letters.  Must have basic computer and keyboarding skills to attend this workshop.  Space is limited to first 12 customers.  Please see front desk to put your name on the list once you arrive.  Must attend all 4 days.

Introduction to Excel The Basics (4 days).  This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of Microsoft Excel.  Excel is a spreadsheet program that works with the entry and manipulation of numbers and their labels.  You will learn to enter and edit numbers, labels, and formulas, apply formatting, save and print.  Space is limited to first 12 customers.  Please see front desk to put your name on the list once you arrive.  You must have basic computer skills to attend this workshop.  Must attend all 4 days.

Introduction to PowerPoint The Basics (4 days). This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of PowerPoint.  Space is limited to the first 12 customers.  Please see front desk to put your name on the list once you arrive.  Customers should possess basic skills (Windows and Word).  Must attend all four days.

Introduction to Access The Basics (4 days).  This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of Access. Space is limited to the first 12 customers.  Pleases see front desk to put your name on the list once you arrive.  Customers should possess basic skills (Windows ,Word, and Excel).

Career Exploration and Planning (2 days).  This workshop will engage customers in a process of examining their interests, values, and skills to try and identify potential career areas they may wish to pursue.  This workshop is suitable for those who have limited work experience or for those who are exploring a career change.  Must attend both days.

Job-Finding Tips That Really Work  (2 hours).  This workshop will instruct you on how to uncover the hidden job market.  You will also learn to find and target employers and how to effectively organize your job search.

Interview Tips to Land That Job  (2 hours).    This workshop will teach you how to evaluate your skills (personal, transferable and job-related) in order to articulate them to an employer during a job interview.  We will also discuss different ways to prepare for a job interview including which questions to ask and which ones you should be prepared to answer. 

Resumes, Resumes, Resumes (open session 3 hours).  This workshop is designed for individuals seeking help in developing, modifying, or improving their resumes.

How to Write a Cover Letter  (2 hours).  This workshop is designed for individuals who do not currently have a cover letter. We will discuss various types of cover letters, the proper format used and the importance of each when applying for job openings. Sample cover letters will be given.

How to Create an E-Mail Account (2 hours) This workshop is designed to teach how to create an e-mail account and how to send your resume to an employer, electronically. Customers must have basic computer and typing skills to attend this workshop. Space is limited to the first 12 customers.

How to Use the Internet to Find a Job (2hours) This workshop is designed to teach customers Internet basics and how to use the Internet for job hunting. Customers must have an e-mail account. Customers must have basic computer skills to attend this workshop. Space is limited to the first 12 customers.

How to Become LinkedIn (1.5 hours) Networking should be a large part of your job search. LinedIn is a great business networking tool that will assist in your networking efforts. This basic workshop will guide you though the application process.

Mature Job Seekers Workshop (3.5 hours) This workshop is designed to familiarize mature workers (ages 40+) with all aspects of the skills required in their job search.

 

 



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