We offer a wide range of training and workshops for jobseekers. They are open to the public at no cost to you! It's all free, but please make a reservation by calling Montbello (720-865-4800) or Westside (720-944-1615). Note that we are also now offering some sessions at Denver Human Services, 3815 Steele St. ("Eastside"). Not sure where to start? Below are details about each topic.
You can make a free appointment to get some personalized help with using the computer or preparing your resume and letters. This service is available on Tuesdays at Westside (1200 Federal, 1st Floor) between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please make an appointment by calling 720-865-5580 so we know to expect you.
Learn how to personalize and target both your resume and cover letter. Get noticed and get invited to interview! Part 1 is required before Part 2 -- unless you can bring your current, completed resume to a Part 2 session on a flash drive to be critiqued.
We'll share the best ways to prepare for your interview. Learn what kinds of questions to anticipate. We'll also help you develop your best 30-second "commercial," or elevator speech. Part 1 is required before Part 2.
This is a great session if you're feeling like your job search is stalled. It's also great if you're just starting out! Learn the 10 common mistakes that jobseekers make. We'll help you tap into a wealth of online, free search resources. You'll also develop your own Job Search Plan.
Stop fearing networking, and instead uncover your natural gift for it! Discover the power of informational interviews. See how using LinkedIn and social media can make a tremendous difference.
Don't let your lack of skill with a computer hold you back any longer! We understand and are ready to help. You can get familiar with keyboard, a mouse, and the basic functions of a computer. Learn at your pace and feel encouraged to ask lots of questions.
Get a great overview of what the web can do. We'll help you set up your own free professional email address, and start using it today!
We'll show you how to create, write, edit, save, and print a document. These basics are great for your job search! And these are great skills on the job, too.
You'll be creating your own spreadsheet in no time! Learn how to create files and reports, add data, use formulas, and sort your data like a pro! This is terrific job skill that employers are looking for.
These are a group of online skill tests that can relly help you understand your own potential--and show employers that you've got what it takes. TABE stands for Test of Adult Basic Education, while tools like Prove It! are more specific to technology, math, and problem-solving. Employers use these tests to help determine who to promote, too!
Talk about showing an employer who can really bring the skills! This certification measures your abilities in seven key areas--computer basics, Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, using the web, using email, and using social media. We'll coach you through any section that you need extra help with, too.
Sometimes you have the "nuts and bolts" to land a job, but employers need to know that you also possess what are called soft skills--things like effective communications, planning, conflict resolution, working as a team member, and critical thinking. This is powerful stuff and will surely bring you to the top of the stack of applicants!