2 classes-in-one:Assessment Tools for your Job Search- Learn how to work more effectively with others through personal insights into your own behavioral strengths and challenges.
Basic PC Skills and Windows
Get a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, keyboard layout, and storage media.
Build Your Resume and Develop Your Portfolio
Don’t have a resume?
Business Office Professional Certification
Improve and develop your computer skills in the Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016 desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Gmail.
CalJOBS: Overview and Resume Builder
CalJOBS is a California online resource to help job seekers.
Career Center Lab
The Career Center is a professional environment dedicated to career exploration, job search, and employment skills.
Do you sometimes feel unsure of yourself and/or have social anxiety? Gain more confidence and leadership skills in a safe and fun environment. Besides having handouts and researched information, you'll have the opportunity to improvise and interact with other participants. Join the class so you can learn to reduce your anxiety and to perform to the best of your ability in any business or social situation.
Creating a Resume and Cover Letter
Need help creating or revamping your resume and cover letter? This workshop will walk you through the important aspects of your resume and cover letter. You will learn how to create a Combination Resume and discover how it can work for you. During the second half of the workshop, you will have time to work on your resume with the instructor's assistance.
Practice your interviewing skills to get that job you’ve always wanted. Your resume was picked out of hundreds and you have one chance to land the job. Enhance your in-person interviewing skills, build confidence, and learn techniques to can apply at your interview. From appropriate apparel to the final handshake, this class will help you rehearse before your actual interview. Network using LinkedIn, research your potential new employer, and learn how to sell yourself to a potential employer to GET THAT JOB.
Interviews: From Getting the Call to the Final Handshake
Learn the process you'll move through as you accept a job interview: research the company, formulate answers to interview questions, how to dress, and offer a confident handshake for success.
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
Get an overview of PowerPoint including navigation of the various features and tools.
Introduction to PC/File Management/Internet/Cloud Computing
This workshop provides you with a broad, general introduction to hardware and software fundamentals, productivity software, graphics, keyboard layout, and storage media.
Job Search Support
This class will focus on whatever job search related topics are most relevant for the class; including creating a powerful resume and cover letter that gain employers' attention, promoting yourself with a skills statement, learning the best ways to find job openings, how to present yourself in interviews, and job retention. The focus of each class depends on the needs of the students, so you're encouraged to repeat the class as needed.
Job Search Workshop
Learn how to present and promote your unique background and skills to employers and find the right job. This workshop includes resume and cover letter creation/editing, creating your personal skills statement, job search strategies (networking, online postings, recruiters, social media, etc.), interviewing techniques, job retention tips, and overall job search support from start to finish.
Mistakes Job Seekers Make and How to Avoid Them
Many people make mistakes as they are hunting for a job.
You have created an impressive resume and cover letter, attended the interview workshop, and now it’s time for you to put your interviewing skills to the test.
Networking is a critical skill for career success.
New World of Work: 21st Century Skills: Entrepreneur Mindset & Social/ Diversity Awareness
The world of work is changing.
Are you new to the PC World? Get your basic PC questions answered and practice your PC skills for free with our on-site instructor.
Preparing for Change
Change can be difficult.
Create your first resume or improve your current resume. This class offers instruction, guidance, and suggestions on how to make your resume stand out from all the rest. You must learn to use powerful words, grab the employers’ attention in the first few lines, and keep their attention throughout your resume guaranteeing your success in getting that call for an INTERVIEW.
Learn how to market yourself from A to Z to get the job.
Switching Gears - New Careers
Career assessments are designed to find the career that is right for you, save you valuable time, and take the guessing out of your job search.
The Right Way to Write
You can be more confident in business and personal writing when you know the right way to construct sentences and paragraphs. You can also be more confident when you are positive you're using the correct words. Should you use affect or effect? Who or whom?
Placer School for Adults is committed to helping our community members gain employment.
Vision Board Workshop: Visualize Your Goals!
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how a vision board can help you achieve your goals. You will create your very own vision board to take home as a tool to visualize your goals every day, until you meet those goals.