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Human Resources Development (HRD)

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January

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
107612 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 1/9  M 9a-1p  FV 
107625  Employer Expectations 1/10-1/12  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107528  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 1/10  9a-1p  GS 401 
107630  Overcoming Obstacles 1/17-1/19  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107539  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 1/17  9a-1p  GS 401 
107645 Basic Computer Skills 1/17-2/9 TTh 3p-6p FV
107517 Secrets of Landing a Job 1/18-1/20  W-F  9a-1p  NCWorks 
107617 Professionals in Transition 1/23-5/8 M 1p-3p GS 302
107637 Communication Skills 1/24-1/26  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107540  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 1/24  9a-1p  GS 401 
107618  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 1/25-1/27  3p-5p  GS 402 
      ThF 1p-4:30p  
107641 Job Interview Skills 1/31-2/2  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 

For location key, click here.

February

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
107615 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 2/6  M 9a-1p  FV 
107626  Employer Expectations 2/7-2/9 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107542 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 2/7  9a-1p  GS 401 
107647  Basic Computer Skills 2/13-3/8  MW  9a-12p  GS 302 
107633  Overcoming Obstacles 2/14-2/16  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107553  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 2/14 9a-1p  GS 401 
107518 Secrets of Landing a Job 2/15-2/17  W-F  9a-1p  NCWorks 
107621  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 2/15-2/17  W-F  1p-4p  FV 
107638 Communication Skills 2/21-2/23 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107551  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 2/21  9a-1p  GS 401 
107619  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 2/22-2/24  3p-5p  GS 402 
      ThF 1p-4:30p  
107642 Job Interview Skills 2/28-3/2  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107552 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 2/28  9a-1p  GS 401 

For location key, click here.

March

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
107613 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 3/6  M 9a-1p  FV 
107627  Employer Expectations 3/7-3/9 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107646  Basic Computer Skills 3/7-3/30  TTh  3p-6p  FV 
107634  Overcoming Obstacles 3/14-3/16  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107554 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 3/14 9a-1p  GS 401 
107519 Secrets of Landing a Job 3/15-3/17  W-F  9a-1p  NCWorks 
107639 Communication Skills 3/21-3/23 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107555  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 3/21  9a-1p  GS 401 
107622  Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 3/22-3/24  3p-5p  GS 402 
      ThF 1p-4:30p  
107643 Job Interview Skills 3/28-3/30 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107556 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 3/28  9a-1p  GS 401 

For location key, click here.

April

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
107557 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 4/4  T 9a-1p  GS 401 
107628  Employer Expectations 4/5-4/7 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107635 Overcoming Obstacles 4/11-4/13  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107558 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 4/11 9a-1p  GS 401 
107526 Secrets of Landing a Job 4/12-4/14 W-F  9a-1p  NCWorks 
107623 Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 4/12-4/13  WTh  9a-1:30p  FV 
107614 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 4/17  1p-5p  FV 
107640 Communication Skills 4/18-4/20 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107608  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 4/18  9a-1p  GS 401 
107624 Taking Action: Create a Dynamic Resume 4/19-4/21  3p-5p  GS 402 
      ThF 1p-4:30p  
107644 Job Interview Skills 4/25-4/27 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107609 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 4/25  9a-1p  GS 401 

For location key, click here.

May

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
107616 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 5/1 M 9a-1p  FV
107629  Employer Expectations 5/2-5/4 T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107610  Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 5/2  9a-1p  GS 401 
107636 Overcoming Obstacles 5/9-5/11  T-Th  8a-12p  CCC 
107611 Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders 5/9 9a-1p  GS 401 

For location key, click here.

 

For questions about any of these classes or how to register, please contact Mary Higgs at 252.493.7576 or mhiggs@email.pittcc.edu. 

To qualify for the fee waiver you must meet one of four criteria:

- Are unemployed
- Have received notification of pending layoff
- Are working and are eligible for federal earned income tax credit
- Are working and earning wages at or below two hundred (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines
 

Job Interview Skills
Hours: 12

This course is designed to enhance your interview skills by exploring personal values and work ethic, job interests, job strengths, and long-term career objectives. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Secrets of Landing a Job
Hours: 12

This course is designed to teach you how to answer those tough interview questions effectively and tell you what questions you need to ask an employer. NOT "How much do you pay?" Learn what employers are looking for and how to target your resume. The "Hidden Job Market" is the key to finding a job: learn some tried and true secrets to locate job opportunities, even those not advertised. Learn tips on what to do before, during, and after the interview and how to avoid common mistakes. Class is located at the NCWorks Conference Room (Employment Office). Cost: $75. Fee waived for those who qualify.

Professionals in Transition (Lab-Open/Entry)
Hours: 24

This lab will provide practice for the personal competencies and employability skills the students learned while taking Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers & Blunders and Secrets of Landing a Job. Individuals will refine their job search campaign strategy, practice interviewing and networking skills, develop a strategic Self-Marketing Plan, and have accountability assignments for the job search. Individuals will complete and post their resume on appropriate career sites such as NCWorks and LinkedIn profiling their individuals skills, aptitudes, education, training, and work experience. Cost: $75. Fee waived for those who qualify.

Overcoming Job Seeking Barriers and Blunders
Hours: 4

Ever wonder if your resume gets lost or do you question if your application even gets seen? Learn some tried and true secrets of what employers are looking for. This course is designed to help you write and effective resume, fill out an impressive application, and write a cover letter that gets you noticed. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.


Taking Action: A Dynamic Resume
Hours: 9

Learn how to create a dynamic resume, develop a LinkedIn profile, fill out applications effectively, and create a cover letter that gets you noticed. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Basic Computer Skills
Hours: 18

The curriculum framework and the content of the instructional material focuses on the following topics: learning how to turn the computer on and off, computer terminology, discussing the keyboard, how to cut and paste, using the mouse, internet navigation, developing and implementing job search strategies, researching career and occupational information compiling and developing employment related documents (resume, cover letters, applications), how to send and receive emails, as well as attach documents to an email and open them when attached, and understanding the impact of social networking on employment, and emphasizing the role of technology in the workplace.  Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Employer Expectations
Hours: 12

The goal of this course is to provide employability skills training and increase your ability to become employed or to obtain a higher quality of employment. During this course, you will demonstrate the ability to work as a team member and contribute information to aid the instructor in making vocational and academic assessments. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.


Communication Skills
Hours: 12

This curriculum is designed to build effective interpersonal communication skills. Effective communication skills are important both in business interactions as well as personal interactions. Yes, communication takes place all the time, but how effective is it when job searching and during the interview process? Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.

Overcoming Obstacles
Hours: 12

This class is designed to help you learn how to overcome barriers both on the job and off the job and learn to effectively answer interview questions as it relates to blemishes associated with current and previous situations. Learn how to develop employable and transferable skills as well as discover your strengths and set goals. Cost: $75. Fee waiver available for those who qualify.