Workshops

Our CareerSource Chipola centers offer a variety of workshops and orientations designed to better prepare you to meet today's employment needs.  Workshop topics center on tips and techniques that will help you stand out from the competition and also offer the latest job search tactics. We want to make you "Job Ready" and help you become a first choice applicant with the extra knowledge and skills demanded in today's marketplace.

Workshop Descriptions

The following are our workshops offered in the month of July. All workshops will begin at 1:00 PM (CT) at our Marianna center.

Completing Applications (July 9) - One of the first steps toward a new job or career is accurately and thoroughly completing an application. Attendees will work with a trained facilitator to learn what employers are looking for and what may be a red flag. This will include how to list previous employment, how to address issues that may affect an individual's ability to get an interview, etc.

Overcoming Background Issues (July 11) - Attendees will learn how to answer specific background-related questions on applications and in interviews and introduced to additional resources to assist in overcoming barriers to employment.

Resume Writing (July 16) - Your resume's job is to get you a job interview; Our job is to show you how to make that happen. Individuals attending this session will learn about proper formatting and wording, as well as how to target your resume to a specific employer or industry.

Best Foot Forward (July 23) - First impressions are lasting impressions. What does yours say to employers? Attendees will be introduced to all areas of professionalism: how to dress for an interview, how to present yourself professionally on social media, how to prepare for a networking event or job fair, etc. 

Interviewing Skills (June 30) - Attendees will learn common interview dos and don'ts and interview follow-up etiquiette. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a mock interview session to learn how to answer commonly asked interview questions.

 

We are now excited to offer the following On-line Workshops

Registered users can view our on-line workshops by logging in with your kiosk login at the top of this page (Last name, full SSN).  After you log in, click on the "Dashboard" link then scroll down and click on the workshop topic you are interested in.  For those of you that are not yet registered, either click on the Register link at the top of the page and complete the information requested or visit one of our three CareerSource Chipola centers.  The following workshops are now available on-line:  

Interested in getting more information about the workshops we offer?  Stop by one of our CareerSource Chipola centers or call 850-633-4419 in Marianna or in Chipley call 850-845-0733.  All workshops are open to the public and are offered free of charge.