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Effective Job Search Strategies

Thu, Mar 04, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

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.

WSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Thu, Mar 04, 2021
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Join the discussion on workforce services in your community! Our next Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Board of Directors meeting will be on Thursday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Job Search in the Digital Age

Thu, Mar 04, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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.

Top 10 Virtual Interview Tips

Thu, Mar 04, 2021
1:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Navigating A Job Loss

Fri, Mar 05, 2021
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.

Upskilling for Success

Fri, Mar 05, 2021
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.

How to Create Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Fri, Mar 05, 2021
1:30pm - 2:30pm

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.

Overcoming Employment Barriers

Mon, Mar 08, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Re-Entering the Workplace

Tue, Mar 09, 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!

Preparing for Virtual Job Search

Tue, Mar 09, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Wed, Mar 10, 2021
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.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Mar 10, 2021
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.

Career Exploration

Wed, Mar 10, 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

Wed, Mar 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.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Thu, Mar 11, 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.

How to Have an A+ Job Interview

Thu, Mar 11, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Introduction to Workforce Solutions

Fri, Mar 12, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

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, Vocational Rehabilitation, Child Care, and much more.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Fri, Mar 12, 2021
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.

Creating an Effective LinkedIn

Fri, Mar 12, 2021
1:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Submitting a Solid Application

Mon, Mar 15, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Mar 15, 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.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Tue, Mar 16, 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.

How to Create Effective Résumés and Cover Letters

Tue, Mar 16, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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.

Rural Capital Area Multi-Chamber Chat

Tue, Mar 16, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Please join us for a virtual convening of Chambers of Commerce from across the 9-county Rural Capital Area of Central Texas, to share community updates, and explore resources through Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, to enhance business and talent development opportunities throughout the region.

How to Have an A+ Job Interview

Wed, Mar 17, 2021
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.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Mar 17, 2021
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.

Preparing for Virtual Job Search

Wed, Mar 17, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Wed, Mar 17, 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.

Salary Negotiation Techniques

Thu, Mar 18, 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 an Effective LinkedIn

Thu, Mar 18, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Overcoming Employment Barriers

Fri, Mar 19, 2021
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.

Effective Job Search Strategies

Fri, Mar 19, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Working Remote-What You Need to Know

Mon, Mar 22, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Mar 22, 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.

Top 10 Virtual Interview Tips

Tue, Mar 23, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

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

Career Exploration

Tue, Mar 23, 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.

Job Search in the Digital Age

Tue, Mar 23, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Mar 24, 2021
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.

Preparing for Virtual Job Search

Wed, Mar 24, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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

How to Have an A+ Job Interview

Wed, Mar 24, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Salary Negotiation Techniques

Wed, Mar 24, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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!

Submitting a Solid Application

Thu, Mar 25, 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.

Working Remote-What You Need to Know

Thu, Mar 25, 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.

Job Search Strategies for Ageing Workforce

Fri, Mar 26, 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.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Fri, Mar 26, 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.

Making Work in Texas Work for You

Mon, Mar 29, 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.

Effective Job Search Strategies

Mon, Mar 29, 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.

How to Create Effective Résumés and Cover Letters

Tue, Mar 30, 2021
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.

Upskilling for Success

Tue, Mar 30, 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.

Introduction to Workforce Solutions

Tue, Mar 30, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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, Vocational Rehabilitation, Child Care, and much more.

Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo

Wed, Mar 31, 2021
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.

Overcoming Ageism in Job Search

Wed, Mar 31, 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, Mar 31, 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.

How to Create Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Wed, Mar 31, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.