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Working Remote-What You Need to Know

Mon, Dec 07, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Learn the advantages and disadvantage of working remotely. Discover resources to find and apply for remote positions. Prepare for working remotely by learning tools needed in the virtual office. Gain insight into what a typical day of the remote worker is like.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Dec 07, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

How to Create Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Tue, Dec 08, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Learn how to create or update your resume and cover letter for generating more interviews with a customized approach. Bring your resume to compare it with recommended trends for customizing and formatting documents. We will discuss the role of applicant tracking systems in today’s job search.

How to Have an A+ Job Interview

Tue, Dec 08, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Understand how to research and prepare for the interview. Practice common and difficult questions so that you are prepared and leave a great impression.

Overcoming Employment Barriers

Wed, Dec 09, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Identifying barriers that may impact the ability to gain employment. Develop strategies on how to overcome them. Become aware of community resources.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Dec 09, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo is a weekly online hiring event where employers and job seekers connect. Job seekers can explore careers, find an immediate job, apprenticeship
or internship opportunity with local employers.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Wed, Dec 09, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Navigating a Job Loss

Thu, Dec 10, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Understand the psychological impact of a job loss and learn how to communicate the effect of pressures while unemployed. Prepare yourself for effective job searching and manage the change that comes with job loss. Reframe your financial view and learn about budgeting tools and resources available.

Re-Entering the Workplace

Thu, Dec 10, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Once you receive a job offer, it doesn’t stop there! During this workshop, we will discuss how to make the best impression on your first day on the job, how to effectively communicate in the workplace, and how to stay relevant in the ever-changing workforce while employed!

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Fri, Dec 11, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Mon, Dec 14, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Reinforce the advantages of hiring individuals of all ages. Learn effective job search strategies for individuals in entry-level, mid-career, and beyond. Find out how to write a resume and gain interviewing tips on reinforcing qualifications and avoiding age discrimination.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Dec 14, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Overcoming Employment Barriers

Tue, Dec 15, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Identifying barriers that may impact the ability to gain employment. Develop strategies on how to overcome them. Become aware of community resources.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Wed, Dec 16, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Dec 16, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo is a weekly online hiring event where employers and job seekers connect. Job seekers can explore careers, find an immediate job, apprenticeship
or internship opportunity with local employers.

Top 10 Virtual Interview Tips

Wed, Dec 16, 2020
2:30pm - 3:00pm

Learn how to ace a virtual interview by projecting positive energy and leaving a memorable first impression.

How to Create Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Thu, Dec 17, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Learn how to create or update your resume and cover letter for generating more interviews with a customized approach. Bring your resume to compare it with recommended trends for customizing and formatting documents. We will discuss the role of applicant tracking systems in today’s job search.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Fri, Dec 18, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Dec 21, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

How to Have an A+ Job Interview

Mon, Dec 21, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Understand how to research and prepare for the interview. Practice common and difficult questions so that you are prepared and leave a great impression.

Upskilling for Success

Tue, Dec 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Explore training tools available to Upskill and expand your capabilities as you search for a new career or enhance current skills to gain access to new opportunities in your employment.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Dec 23, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo is a weekly online hiring event where employers and job seekers connect. Job seekers can explore careers, find an immediate job, apprenticeship
or internship opportunity with local employers.

Creating an Effective LinkedIn

Mon, Dec 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am

Learn how to effectively build a productive LinkedIn Profile to help you stand out and get recruited faster.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Dec 28, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Job Search in the Digital Age

Tue, Dec 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

Get the latest on how technology and social media have impacted the job search process. Learn effective ways to submit job applications, use social media as a job search tool, and get tips on how to avoid information overload.

Effective Job Search Strategies

Wed, Dec 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

search is continuously evolving- jump-start your job search by developing a plan that will help you find a better job faster! Discover effective strategies to use during your job search including the importance of networking, learn how to prepare an “elevator speech” introduction, and uncover leads in the hidden job market.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Dec 30, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo is a weekly online hiring event where employers and job seekers connect. Job seekers can explore careers, find an immediate job, apprenticeship
or internship opportunity with local employers.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Wed, Dec 30, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Where employers and job seekers can connect! Learn about the various tools available to job seekers including labor market information, career assessments, job search engine, Virtual Recruiter, resume builder, cover letter builder, State of Texas Application, and much more.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Thu, Dec 31, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Reinforce the advantages of hiring individuals of all ages. Learn effective job search strategies for individuals in entry-level, mid-career, and beyond. Find out how to write a resume and gain interviewing tips on reinforcing qualifications and avoiding age discrimination.

Submitting a Solid Application

Thu, Dec 31, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Learn how to fill out job applications to generate more job interviews. Find out what an applicant tracking system is and how to get past the screening process. Learn tips for completing a State of Texas Application.