Valuable Training Opportunities

Successful Job Seekers Swear By!

The most successful job seekers do not remain unemployed for very long. They know that one of the first things they need to do is figure out exactly how much they need to learn about job search. Workforce Solutions offers both online learning & live webinar training opportunities designed to learn more about current techniques. Expect to learn how to start your job search through four step-by-step (virtual) modules. You will have a much more realistic mindset to understand employer expectations.

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Day in the Life Series: Stay-at-Home Mom to AEL Student

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Greetings! Thank you for joining the second blog in the “Day in the Life Series.” If you haven’t already, take a glance at M. Contreras’s student experience in the first blog, which is a wonderful transition to today’s student highlight. The pursuit of growth and willingness to learn can greatly impact an individual’s life—students who decide to commit to personal development use educational opportunities to improve their lives for the better.

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Deaf Awareness Week

Founded by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) in 1958, the last week of September is celebrated as International Week of the Deaf across the globe. Communities and organizations come together to celebrate the achievements of the Deaf community as well as the richness of Deaf culture. As WFD notes, it is a time to “gather together, become united, and show unity to the rest of the world.” Each year is marked with a theme, this years being “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities.” Throughout the week, each day is dedicated to a specific topic related to sign language rights.

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It’s Okay to be Different

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When looking for a job, we often think about how well we will fit into the culture or the work environment. During the interview, the employer is trying to identify if you are a suitable fit for the culture they already established. Unfortunately, if you don’t fit, you may not be hired. Let me give you a different perspective. Many employers are looking to become more diverse in their hiring practices, so with that idea, being different isn’t always a bad idea.

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