Workforce Solutions offers free seminars in our career offices and at various community locations to provide individuals looking for work with creative tools that help navigate today’s job market. In addition to that, there are other community based organizations that provide online tutorials that help with or complement job search skills.
Goodwill Community Foundation maintains this really cool online tutorial site.
In addition to work, core skills, reading and math tutorials, this site has an extensive technology section.
If you haven’t worked in a while and you plan on job searching, you will find this site extremely helpful, especially the technology topics. Even if the job you want doesn’t require much work done on computers, you’ll need computer skills to fill out online applications.
From the home page, click on “TOPICS”, top right, and check out some of the topics you can start learning right now:
I know! Pretty awesome! Click on “All Topics” to view even more.
If seeing all of these topics motivates, yet overwhelms you, start with clicking on “Topics” at the top of the screen and select “I want to…” and go from there.
Well, I’ll leave you to learning 😊.
Josie Toth is a Regional Facilitator for Workforce Solutions in the Houston – Galveston area. She conducts job search skills seminars throughout the 13 county Gulf Coast region. After serving in the military, Josie utilized Workforce Solutions’ services. Her desire to help people led to an employment counselor position with Workforce Solutions, which she held for four years, until she found her niche as a Regional Facilitator.