At the start of a new year we often give thought to making changes to improve ourselves – setting goals we would like to accomplish over the year. Why not make 2022 the year to polish up your career skills and learn new ones?
WorkSource offers a variety of workshops each week. From ‘Using Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace’ to ‘Engaging the Generational Workforce.’ Whether you are looking or a job or are working and want to advance in your career or change fields, the workshops are designed to you navigate the job seeking process.
Wed., Jan. 12, 9am – 12pm | Statewide Virtual Workshop – Resume and Cover Letter
Wed., Jan. 12, 10am – 12pm | Overcoming Ageism
Wed., Jan. 12, 10am – 12pm | Career Circle
Thu., Jan. 13, 1 – 4pm | Statewide Virtual Workshop – Interviewing Techniques
Thu., Jan. 13, 1:30 – 3:30pm | Refining a Diamond in the Rough – Justice Involved Employment
Fri., Jan. 14, 9am – 12pm | EN LÍNEA Estrategias de Búsqueda de Empleo (en todo el estado)
Fri., Jan. 14, 9:30 – 11:30am | Engaging the Generational Workforce
Fri., Jan. 14, 1 – 4pm | Statewide Virtual Workshop – Perfecting Applications
The available LinkedIn Learning pathways in Clark, Cowlitz, and Wahkiakum counties are:
- Digital Marketing Specialist
- Project Management
- Courses to prepare for CompTIA A+ and CompTIA A+ Network certifications
- Agile Software Developer
- SQL Developer
- Java Programmer
- Microsoft Office learning path
Across the pathways, WorkSource offers access to 145 LinkedIn Learning courses. The pathways are available for current jobseekers, as well as businesses looking to upskill and provide learning opportunities for their employees. LinkedIn Learning is a self-paced program, which can be done on a desktop of mobile device.
Similarly, Career Karma is an online training program, with the goal to train and place women, people of color and other historically underrepresented populations in the technology sector.
Additional resources for those who enroll in LinkedIn Learning or Career Karma through WorkSource include access to a career coach, connections for housing, food, childcare, transportation and assistance procuring work clothing and supplies.
If you are interested in LinkedIn Learning pathways or Career Karma, reach out to WorkSource Vancouver at 360.735.5000 or WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum at 360.577.2250 or contact Traci Wise at CoachTraci@careersnw.org.