The Women’s Resource Center of Alamance County offers two programs that prepare women who are actively seeking employment or are interested in sharpening their skills for advancement and growth. Career programs are offered monthly alternating between Women Connecting Women and Working Smart.
Women Connecting Women – Career Series
Six sessions held at the Women’s Resource Center office to help sharpen your skills! Generally held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am to 12:30pm. You are welcome to sign up for one or all six! Sessions are free but require pre-registration.
Next Series begins: January 9th, 2018
Each session is designed to empower women who are actively seeking employment, develop a success plan, take action and land that job!
Session 1: Career Assessment and Social Media Presence
Session 2: Starting the Job Search and Networking
Session 3: Creating a Resume
Session 4: Crafting a Cover Letter
Session 5: Interviewing Skills
Session 6: Community Connections
Working Smart – Soft Skills for Workplace Success
Women’s Resource Center hosts Working Smart Soft Skill Certification classes at our office in Burlington.
David Grinstead of Alamance Community College (ACC) leads participants through five modules on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are generally from 9:30am to 12:30pm with a total of 8 classes in the series.
The next Working Smart Series starts: February 1st, 2018
Employers are asking interviewees to demonstrate the knowledge gained from this participation. Having this certification from ACC at the top of your resume will open doors and add to your personnel file.