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Job Center of Wisconsin Virtual Workshops

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Workshops are presented ONLINE through a webinar. Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate. Registered participants will receive an email before the event with instructions on how to access the workshop. For instructions on logging into WebEx click here: WebEx Attendee Instructions.

Reasonable accommodations requests should be made at least three business days before this training. Please contact Job Center of Wisconsin via email or at 888-258-9966.

Registration is required.

Please register no later than two hours before the workshop start time to ensure you receive instructions for accessing the workshop. Please make a note of the date and time. No confirmation email will be sent to you. You will receive the link to the Virtual Workshop on the day of the scheduled presentation.

At the registration form, please make sure to register your full email address (i.e.: @gmail.com; @yahoo.com, etc.).

A follow up email containing the slides from the workshop/s that you attended and survey link will be available within 3 business days of the completion of the workshop/s that you attended. Please check your emails for a message containing the date and title of the workshop/s that you attended in the subject line.

Upcoming Virtual Workshops


Tips & Techniques for the Modern Job Seeker Workshop

This workshop encompasses a full scope of steps to increase your chances of reducing the transition time to gainful employment. From preparation to completion, we will chart a course of action that includes identifying barriers to employment, networking, navigating applicant tracking software, the modern cover letter, resume, and reference sheet, proven interview techniques, and the post-interview follow-up procedure.

Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Interviewing Workshop

This workshop focuses on interview preparation. Participants will be taken through the steps necessary to have a successful interview. In this workshop we will look at things that lead to a successful online interviewing. The workshop will include the opportunity for practice and peer review and professional review if participants want it.

Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Job Search Strategies Workshop

In today's job market, the challenge may be that there are so many places to find job postings and to post your resume. This workshop starts at the simple beginning: setting employment goals and making your job search into your current "job." We'll talk about how to organize your search and provide a few tools. We will cover the ladderlike steps of a typical job search and why each rung is equally important to your success. And then we'll discuss "targeted searches" and the strategies of company research and important changes to your cover letter and resume.


Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Badgerlink Plus Workshop

BadgerLink is an online resource provided free to all Wisconsin residents. You can access it at home, or from public libraries, technical college libraries, and our job centers. This website provides a variety of tools for job seekers, including practice tests for state licensing exams and refresher courses for basic adult skills (reading, math, writing). Plus it offers articles and digital books about many subjects related to life, work, culture, recreation, and history in Wisconsin. We will explain how to access those resources and feature some of the resources available for motivated job seekers. And we'll talk, too, about Wisc-Online, Coursera, Goodwill Community Foundation, and a few other free online opportunities to learn more!

Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Job Fair Prep Workshop

A job fair is a catch-all event where you can meet employers and ask questions about the company culture, the benefits package, and the opportunities for promotion or more training. Some job fairs focus on a single industry and others on job openings in a single zip code or county. These days, job fairs happen both inperson and online. This one-hour workshop is about all the ways that you can make your attendance at the job fair a valuable part of your job search. The first step is to prepare! And you'll get a few tips for participating on a virtual job fair platform – including posting a resume, recording your elevator speech, and communicating in the employer's booth.

Date: Friday, January 21, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Preparacion de Curriculum Workshop

Este taller se enfocará en la construcción de un currículum para ayudarle a conseguir trabajo. Le explicaremos los tres tipos de currículum, la importancia de tener este documento, y lo guiaremos por los pasos para escribir un currículum eficaz. En este taller, también cubriremos la carta de presentación y la hoja de referencia. Utilizaremos la página de JobCenterofWisconsin.com para crear un curriculum. Al final, podrá enviarnos su currículum para revisarlo y traducirlo al inglés, si es necesario.

Date: Monday, January 24, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Job Loss Strategies Workshop

For anyone who has lost a job: A very worthwhile session that explains the five stages of job loss, the many impacts to personal lives; and strategies to move forward.

Date: Monday, January 24, 2022
Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

Register

Interviewing Workshop

This workshop focuses on interview preparation. Participants will be taken through the steps necessary to have a successful interview. In this workshop we will look at things that lead to a successful online interviewing. The workshop will include the opportunity for practice and peer review and professional review if participants want it.

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Make Your Own Re-Employment Success! Workshop

This workshop takes a new look at the job search process and focusses on the steps that YOU control. Have you listed all of your transferable skills? Are your computer skills strong enough to post a resume on the many online jobs boards? How do you set targets for your search? Have you considered the same job in a different industry, or a different job at the same company? Like every skill you have in your toolbox, your job search skills get better with practice. In this workshop, we'll look at each of the steps in a job search and identify the resources available to you from your local job center and its partners.

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Dress for Success! Workshop

With a few updates this year for video interviewing, this workshop provides basic tips for an interview outfit that says "I am a confident professional." Dressing for success is about the message you send through your clothes, accessories, and body language. Some research into the daily duties of the job and into the employer's corporate culture will help you choose the right outfit – and we'll talk about how to do that!

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Resume Writing Workshop

During this workshop you will learn how to prepare or revise your resume that will get results for today's job market. We will also discuss different types of resumes and the importance of using keywords.

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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LinkedIn Workshop

This workshop will give you an overview of some of the basic functions of LinkedIn, from creating to updating your account. LinkedIn is a critical tool for any job search. You will need an email prior to the workshop.

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Transferable Skills Workshop

You have a toolbox, and you take it with you to every new job. In that box are your transferable skills, and your skillset includes both technical skills and "good employee/great team player" skills. Those skills were developed in school, in your home life, through hobbies, and at previous jobs. Let's make an inventory! Job seekers also need to assess the level of expertise for each skill – and analyze the job posting to figure out which tools and skills will be valuable to that employer for that position.

Date: Friday, January 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Researching a Company Workshop

Before you apply for a job opening can make the difference for successful job seekers. The benefit of doing company research is to learn how to tailor your Professional Summary, the "easter egg" in your cover letter, and the answers you give in the interviews so your application has the key words, values, or work philosophy that the company is looking for. Job search success comes from convincing the company that you are the almost-perfect solution to their missing-talent problems! We will talk about "Why?" and provide a collection of resources.

Date: Friday, January 28, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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Computer Basics Workshop

Before you apply for a job opening can make the difference for successful job seekers. The benefit of doing company research is to learn how to tailor your Professional Summary, the "easter egg" in your cover letter, and the answers you give in the interviews so your application has the key words, values, or work philosophy that the company is looking for. Job search success comes from convincing the company that you are the almost-perfect solution to their missing-talent problems! We will talk about "Why?" and provide a collection of resources.

Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Online via WebEx

Attendees will participate via internet access, and the ability to stream video and audio through your computer and/or phone is required to participate.

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