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Job Ready Skills Preparation - Workshops
CareerSource Pasco Hernando is proud to present a series of workshops designed to better prepare Job Seekers to meet employer’s needs. By making you “Job Ready” you become a first choice applicant with extra knowledge and skills demanded in our current marketplace. It all begins with our Basic Computer Skills for Job Seekers Workshop.

Those workshops notated with the icons:
Available Online Online - Open for virtual participation. Available On-site On-site - Open for classroom participation. Available OnDemand On Demand - Open for participation anytime.
Select the desired attendance option on the Event Registration page.

A B C’s of Listening Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
For Jobseekers – For Business – For Life
If your listening habits are ho-hum, then you are invited to the A B C’s of Listening to enhance your listening skills which in turn will improve job effectiveness and the quality of both business and personal relationships.

Are You Job Ready? Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Job seekers want to make a great impression on potential employers if they want the job. There are no guarantees, but employers are looking for the best candidates for the jobs they do want to fill. Returning to On Site and OnLine, this newly updated workshop is comprehensive with a checklist and steps to take to improve your Job Readiness..

Basic Computer Skills for Job Seekers Available On-site
Available On-Site at New Port Richey One-Stop location only
Prerequisite: None
This workshop consists of the very basic essentials to familiarize you with a computer. You will learn the mouse, the keyboard, and Microsoft Word. Using that information, you'll then learn to surf the Internet, highlight, copy, and paste as well as how to search the Internet for work..

Boost Your Self Esteem Available On-site
Prerequisite: None
Depressed because you’ve been hunting for some time for a job? Would you say you need to boost your self-esteem? Join this workshop to learn about YOUR self-esteem and how to stay positive in today’s economic environment.

Building Financial Responsibility* Available Ondemand
Prerequisite: None
Those who reflect a solid financial plan show the prospective employer that they have everything organized and under control. Learn how to do it here.

Business Ethics (Work Ethics)* Available Ondemand
Prerequisite: None
This module provides information that addresses the very core elements of what employers expect of a solid employee. This module establishes the foundation and addresses those items that are currently an area of concern for employers, enabling you to become the attractive employee, encouraging the business owner to add you to their team.

Career Changers Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
You’ve worked in the same occupation for 20 to 30 years and just don’t want to do that anymore. So now what? Where do you begin to do the research? How do you transition your skills? Attend Career Changers for the “How To” steps to begin your new career.

Completing the State of Florida Job Application Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
State government is a major employer in Florida, offering a diverse range of challenging and rewarding jobs, with a comprehensive compensation package and opportunities for career mobility. This workshop reviews the step-by-step process how to locate positions as well as how to complete the job application.

Create Your ResumeAvailable On-site
Prerequisite: Resume & Cover Letter or By Invitation
In this workshop you’ll create a professional resume. The lesson will move through each line to make sure everything is in place regarding format and structure. Bring 15 years of past employment information to this workshop.

Coping Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Verb: To deal with and attempt to overcome problems and difficulties.
Stress – Anger – Rejection – Seriously Ill – Jobless – Depressed?
This workshop will help you recognize how life may be spinning out of control and how to take steps to COPE.

CRISIS-Interpersonal Skills & Curbing Anger Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Interpersonal skills include not only how we communicate with others, but also our confidence and our ability to listen and understand. Problem solving, decision making, personal stress management, and curbing anger are also considered interpersonal skills. No matter how hard you work or how many brilliant ideas you may have, if you cannot connect and remain civil with the people who work around you, your professional life will suffer. Attending this workshop will support tips to improve interpersonal skills as well as how to curb anger.

Customer Service and Satisfying the Angry Customer* Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
You’ll gain insight into the 212 degrees concept and learn how to take the steps necessary to reduce stress and de-escalate the upset customer. You’ll benefit from the experiences of those around you and find the best way to deal with the positive and negative customer.

Hone Your Organizational Skills Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Have you ever thought about the potential cost of being disorganized? If it takes 4 teammates 15 minutes to locate one file, how much time was wasted and how many payroll hours did the employer pay out? How about being organized in your personal life? Do you realize how much free time you might enjoy if you were more organized? Join us for this extension of the Time Management workshop.

How to Retain Your Job Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
The phone rings….you got the job! So now how do you RETAIN your job? Participants learn practical skills for succeeding in vital areas: job performance, following the rules (including unwritten rules), dealing with people (bosses, co-workers, and customers), how to become an irreplaceable employee, and showing initiative. Participants give a new employee advice on how to handle problems on a new job and take advantage of opportunities. And participants learn the importance of personal qualities, such as integrity, responsibility, reliability, and the work ethic.

Improve Communication Skills Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
Listening, Observing, Reading, and Following Directions -Did you know that employers are screening out applicants because they are not following directions? How well do you listen to the questions asked during an interview. Join this workshop for tips on how to improve your communication skills.

Interviewing Skills Available On-site Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
What’s the number one reason people fail at an interview? This workshop will clue you in and present those techniques which will allow you to be confident at every phase of the interview process. Following a discussion of interview content and procedure, it will be time to put those skills to use in a series of mock interviews.

Job Application-How to Complete Available On-site Available Online Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
Learn the importance of a complete, correct, and accurate (no errors) job application. In this workshop you will benefit from information you will need to complete an application for employment and tips and suggestions for writing applications that make a great impression.

Networking: Social, Technical, Professional  Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
“It’s not always what you know; it’s who you know….” Here’s the perfect opportunity to begin building or to expand your personal network. Don’t let this moment pass you by….become part of the 70%.

New Beginning for the Ex-Offender Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
It is true that a felony conviction can make it more difficult to find and secure employment, but you are not without options. You must exercise patience, persistence, and honesty – after all, honesty truly is the best policy. In the New Beginning for the Ex-Offender workshop, we’ll discuss and examine changing the environment, employer/employee options, completing the application, and writing the resume.

Phone Etiquette, and Email Etiquette* Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
Just what is proper phone etiquette? What does it mean to employers? Are you using text slang to compose emails? Learn professional do’s and unprofessional don’ts during this etiquette focused workshop.

Power Job Search Technique Available On-site Available Online Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
This is where all job search tips come together. This workshop delivers more in depth instruction on planning your search. Learn tricks using Check out alternate methods to search for work, including several newer websites, creating virtual recruiters and more. Learn how!

Resume & Cover Letter Available On-site Available Online Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
Ready to land the interview? Be sure your resume is in top shape by examining content, format, and those professional touches to get you noticed including a solid cover letter. You’ll be ready to market yourself to the best of your abilities and secure the interview. Then, after the Interview workshop, you’ll be on your way to your new career.

Social Media Marketing Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of social media.
Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, QR, Savvy Business Cards, Twesumes… Sound weird to you? All are related to Social Media and are being touted for employers as recruiting tools. Employers are now using several websites to find you and review your profiles. This workshop will explore how to set up your profiles to become a WOW candidate for employers to recruit and provide information how to be consistent with your “Personal Branding”.

Temp Agencies-How and Why Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
As more employers use Temp Agencies to supplement their workforce, this workshop will cover the how’s, why’s, and benefits of working with Temp Agencies.

The Mature Worker-Options to Finding Work Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Join this workshop and learn about resources and the options available for the mature worker to enhance job-searching opportunities.

Time Management* Available OnDemand
Prerequisite: None
Employers are looking for candidates who use their available time effectively to maximize productivity while eliminating waste. Learn how to plot your time!

Touch Typing Workshop Available On-site
Prerequisite: Must at least have computer knowledge
This workshop presents the basics of touch typing (not looking at the keys). You’ve become familiar with the home row and the fingers used to cover each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. Practice makes perfect, so attend until you reach your personal WPM (words per minute) goal.

Trying For That Federal Job-USAJOBS Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: Must at least have computer knowledge
Maneuvering through can be confusing. Attend this workshop for tips on finding jobs, how to read the salary information, job requirements, and completing the complicated application. Tips for Veterans and civilians.

Websites 4 Work Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Review the importance of feature new jobs … daily! Explore Career Source Pasco Hernando and the many activities to job readiness. Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, SimplyHired and more. Confused about all of those websites? Join this workshop for hands-on website surfing to locate your new job.

Workplace Habits -Do's and Don'ts Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Topics covered in this workshop include, but are not limited to: using good manners, greeting and introducing people, business attire, showing dependability, interacting with your boss, interacting with co-workers, demonstrating courtesy, showing pride in your work and MUCH MORE!! Bring your best workplace examples and plan to share your experiences.

You Are What You Wear Available On-site Available Online
Prerequisite: None
Are you familiar with the name Emily Post? You will be reminded or you will learn about Emily Post as we discover dressing for success and dressing for life.

*Complete all modules of the Business Ethics series and receive a Certificate of Completion suitable for framing.

PLEASE NOTE: Workshop schedules for each of the CareerSource Pasco Hernando One Stop locations vary so please check the schedule at by clicking on the “User Login” located in the upper right hand corner of the website. Not registered? It is very simple. Click on “Register” and become ”Job Ready” today.
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