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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, May 20, 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.

Register

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, May 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.

Register

SkillExplorer Workshop

This tool is available on our website for free use anytime and it can be used by you to find the right job search target. Search for job openings using your skills – not your previous job titles. Discover all the industries that want your skills! Find out where the most openings are located in Wisconsin, see the Overview of the daily duties, and learn about licensing and wage ranges. And then click through the Search For Jobs feature on www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com!

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 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.

Register

Applications: Dos and Don'ts Workshop

Applications Dos and Don'ts is about paper applications (they still exist!) and online applications. Both of them are legal documents and require your close attention for accuracy. Some fields may need some explanation. Never leave blanks!!! Why? We'll talk about that.

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 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.

Register

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, May 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.

Register

Navegando JobCenterofWisconsin.com Workshop

Durante este taller le ayudaremos a navegar el sitio web de Job Center of Wisconsin incluyendo como usar la pagina para crear un curriculum, buscar trabajo, y encontrar recursos. ¡Venga preparado con preguntas!

Date: Thursday, May 26, 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.

Register

LinkedIn – Next Steps Workshop

LinkedIn has continued to dominate social networks used for recruiting. It is a primary career site and you need to be sure your profile enhances your resume in content and professionalism. You've created your account and profile, but how can you use this as part of your job search? Attendees will learn more about how to use LinkedIn to learn about industry trends, research potential employers, network with others, and share their resumes.

Date: Thursday, May 26, 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

Discouraged Job Seekers – Change Your Strategy Workshop

Your job search has been going on for weeks and months and you're not seeing results. It's starting to affect your sense of self-worth and well-being; it's easy to feel down. Now may be the time to take a new approach to your job search strategy. Clarify what you want, figure out the best way to go after it, and find ways to stay motivated along the way.

Date: Friday, May 27, 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.

Register

Make Your Own 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, May 31, 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.

Register

Multi-Generational Workshop

There are now six generations in the workplace, and each one has its special strengths and certain stereotypes. Starting with a discussion of historical events that helped form the perspectives and attitudes of each generation, we'll look at general characteristics – and focus on those characteristics in the workplace. The big take-away from this workshop is this: if you understand more about WHY that person thinks THAT WAY, you can reduce workplace conflicts based on misunderstandings, and be ready to learn from those youngsters and oldsters!

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 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.

Register

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, June 1, 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.

Register

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, June 6, 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

Tell Me About Yourself Workshop

The job search process is made up of a collection of places to tell the employer about your skills and experience. From the very first step, an application, to the first question at the interview – "So, tell me about yourself." -- your job search path offers many opportunities to explain why YOU are the best fit for the open position at that company. Even what you wear to the interview is a "tell" and your error-free resume tells about your attention to detail and computer skills! In this workshop, we will walk through all the steps and identify all the "tells."

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 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.

Register

Applications: Dos and Don'ts Workshop

Applications Dos and Don'ts is about paper applications (they still exist!) and online applications. Both of them are legal documents and require your close attention for accuracy. Some fields may need some explanation. Never leave blanks!!! Why? We'll talk about that.

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 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.

Register

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, June 8, 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.

Register

Discouraged Job Seekers – Change Your Strategy Workshop

Your job search has been going on for weeks and months and you're not seeing results. It's starting to affect your sense of self-worth and well-being; it's easy to feel down. Now may be the time to take a new approach to your job search strategy. Clarify what you want, figure out the best way to go after it, and find ways to stay motivated along the way.

Date: Thursday, June 9, 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.

Register

Cover Letter vs Letter of Qualification Workshop

Many jobs require a letter describing how you are qualified for the position you are applying for. Some ask for a cover letter and some ask for a letter of qualification. In this workshop, we will discuss what each of these are, the main differences, and which one is appropriate for the job you are applying for. We will also discuss who to use as your references when applying for a job and where to put them when applying.

Date: Friday, June 10, 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.

Register

The Right Fit Workshop

Your job search will be successful when you are hired for the job that is right for you. When you can identify the types of jobs, the kind of workplace, and the rewards of employment that make your work meaningful and satisfying, you have identified the right place to start your job search! Did you know that employee turn-over costs a lot of money, plus can affect a company's reputation? Employers want you to know what is The Right Fit for you, too. Don't apply for jobs that will never be the right fit for you! This workshop provides self-analysis questions and tools to help you identify the right job search goal.

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 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.

Register

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, June 14, 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.

Register

Branding Yourself as a Job Seeker Workshop

As a job seeker, you need to sell yourself to your next potential employer. You want to be sure you have a clear desired job target in mind and that all your marketing collateral portrays you as "the whole package." Learn ideas to get to know yourself as well as how to use consistent marketing across your resume, social media, networking, and references.

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 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.

Register

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, June 15, 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.

Register

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: Thursday, June 16, 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.

Register

Are You Ready for Your Interview? Workshop

You’ve submitted your resume, talked to a recruiter, and set up a date for the first interview with a great company. But in the days leading up to the big interview, you’re feeling anxious, jittery, and downright scared. What’s the best way to counter the pressure? Be prepared. In this session, we'll review the purpose of an interview, explain the different types of interviews you could have, planning out your answers and questions to ask, and follow-up after an interview.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 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.

Register

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, June 16, 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.

Register

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: Friday, June 17, 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.

Register

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, June 17, 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.

Register

Background Barriers Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to take a new look at the old topic of job searching with a criminal background. Participants will learn techniques and strategies to show employers their value and tip the scales in their favor.

Date: Friday, June 17, 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

Professional Networking Strategies Workshop

Get the greatest value out of your networking efforts by attending the Professional Networking workshop. Topics covered include "gist" cards, career portfolios and ways to increase the size of your network!

Date: Monday, June 27, 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

Multi-Generational Workplace Workshop

There are now six generations in the workplace, and each one has its special strengths and certain stereotypes. Starting with a discussion of historical events that helped form the perspectives and attitudes of each generation, we'll look at general characteristics – and focus on those characteristics in the workplace. The big take-away from this workshop is this: if you understand more about WHY that person thinks THAT WAY, you can reduce workplace conflicts based on misunderstandings, and be ready to learn from those youngsters and oldsters!

Date: Tuesday, June 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.

Register

Applications: Do's and Don'ts Workshop

This workshop talks about paper applications (they still exist!) and online applications. Both of them are legal documents and require your close attention for accuracy. Some fields may need some explanation. Never leave blanks!!! Why? We'll talk about that.

Date: Tuesday, June 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.

Register

Are You Ready for Your Interview? Workshop

You’ve submitted your resume, talked to a recruiter, and set up a date for the first interview with a great company. But in the days leading up to the big interview, you’re feeling anxious, jittery, and downright scared. What’s the best way to counter the pressure? Be prepared. In this session, we'll review the purpose of an interview, explain the different types of interviews you could have, planning out your answers and questions to ask, and follow-up after an interview.

Date: Thursday, June 30, 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.

Register

LinkedIn – Next Steps Workshop

LinkedIn has continued to dominate social networks used for recruiting. It is a primary career site, and you need to be sure your profile enhances your resume in content and professionalism. You've already created your account and profile, but how can you use this as part of your job search? Attendees will learn more about how to improve their profile and content, as well as learn about industry trends, research potential employers, network with others, and share their resumes.

Date: Thursday, June 30, 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

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