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Submitting a Solid Application

Mon, May 10, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Master the Job Interview

Mon, May 10, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Creating an Effective LinkedIn

Mon, May 10, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Understand the importance of your cover letter and when to submit it along with your job application. Learn different formats to enforce your qualifications and land that interview!

Re-Entering the Workplace

Tue, May 11, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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!

Kickoff of the Strategic Workforce Plan for Hays/Caldwell Counties

Tue, May 11, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Help guide workforce development efforts in your community! Join us virtually on May 11, at 11 a.m., to learn more about how the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Strategic Plan will be put into motion within Hays and Caldwell Counties to enhance the community.

How to Create Effective Resumes

Tue, May 11, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to create or update your resume to generate more interviews with a customized approach. We will discuss the role of applicant tracking systems in today’s job search and how to showcase your abilities.

Working Remote- What You Need to Know

Tue, May 11, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn the advantages and disadvantages 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.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Wed, May 12, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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

Wed, May 12, 2021
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.

Career Exploration

Thu, May 13, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Review self-assessments on skills, interests, values, and your personality. Learn how to access information so you make the best choice moving forward in your career.

Submitting a Solid Application

Thu, May 13, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Preparing for Virtual Job Search

Fri, May 14, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

Learn how to create your personal marketing strategy and set up your virtual environment to search for jobs.

Creating Cover Letters that Get You Noticed

Fri, May 14, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Understand the importance of your cover letter and when to submit it along with your job application. Learn different formats to enforce your qualifications and land that interview!

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, May 17, 2021
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 Employment Barriers

Mon, May 17, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Effective Job Search Strategies

Mon, May 17, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Job 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.

Job Search Strategies for Ageing Workforce

Tue, May 18, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

Understanding how the Older Worker can and continues to be a driving force in the current job market. Overcome possible stereotypes and learn how to stay relevant in your skills as you continue to work past retirement age.

How to Create Effective Resumes

Tue, May 18, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to create or update your resume to generate more interviews with a customized approach. We will discuss the role of applicant tracking systems in today’s job search and how to showcase your abilities.

Working Remote What You Need to Know

Wed, May 19, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn the advantages and disadvantages 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.

Re-Entering the Workplace

Wed, May 19, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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!

Navigating a Job Loss

Thu, May 20, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Creating an Effective LinkedIn

Thu, May 20, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Job Search: Post Covid

Fri, May 21, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

Gain an understanding on how technology and social media have been impacted in the job search process post Covid. Learn effective ways to find current employment opportunities suited to your skills and abilities as you pursue your employment path.

Upskilling for Success

Fri, May 21, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Re-Entering the Workplace

Mon, May 24, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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!

Creating an Effective LinkedIn

Mon, May 24, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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, May 24, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

Preparing for Virtual Job Search

Tue, May 25, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn how to create your personal marketing strategy and set up your virtual environment to search for jobs.

Upskilling for Success

Tue, May 25, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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.

Introduction to Workforce Solutions

Wed, May 26, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

WSRCA serves 9 counties in Texas. Learn about the wrap around services available for Job Seekers to assist with employment opportunities and possible training. Other programs include services for Veterans,

Job Search Strategies for the Ageing Workforce

Wed, May 26, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Understanding how the Older Worker can and continues to be a driving force in the current job market. Overcome possible stereotypes and learn how to stay relevant in your skills as you continue to work past retirement age.

Salary Negotiation Techniques

Thu, May 27, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Salary negotiation is one of the most avoided subjects in the job search process which involves an applicant communicating their worth in the labor market to a potential employer. In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of salary negotiation, the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of the process and how to evaluate and understand your market value so you can become successful in the negotiation process and not be afraid to go for that salary and benefits package that you want!

Creating Cover Letters that Get You Noticed

Thu, May 27, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Understand the importance of your cover letter and when to submit it along with your job application. Learn different formats to enforce your qualifications and land that interview!

Effective Job Search Strategies

Thu, May 27, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Job 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.

Master the Job Interview

Fri, May 28, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

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

Submitting a Solid Application

Fri, May 28, 2021
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.

Career Alternatives in Franchise Ownership

Tue, Jun 01, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Career Alternatives in Franchise Ownership - This seminar will explore business ownership options including starting an independent business, buying an existing business, and starting a franchise business. Explore funding options and how to make your best decision in moving forward with a business that is right for you. This seminar will be hosted by Kyle DeHaas from FranNet. Kyle has 20 years of experience in business ownership, business brokerage, and franchise consulting.