Job Seeker Services
The North Central Career Centers workshops give you the opportunity to:
- Learn new job search techniques to meet the needs of today’s job market
- Network and meet new people who are also in job search
- Actively take control of your career transition
Registering for a Workshop
- You must attend our orientation workshop – The Career Center Seminar – prior to registering for any of the below workshops.
- There is limited seating in all our workshops so you must preregister ahead of time. You can check for availability and schedule yourself by meeting with an Employment Specialist here at the North Central Career Centers.
- Please check out our calendar to see which ones are currently being offered.
List of workshops offered on an ongoing basis:
Building Computer Confidence; Part 1 of Computer Series
New to using a computer? Learn about computers, how to use a mouse, keyboard which includes how to find, deleve and save a file in a computer lab.
Career Center Seminar (CCS)
This overview of Center services is the first step for all new Career Center members. Suggestion to join JobQuest prior to attending workshop www.mass.gov/JobQuest and for assistance JobQuest Guide ; click on link for LMI-Labor Market Information Worksheet (includes additional Career Resource information Websites)
Introduction to Email; Part 3 of Computer Series
Create an email account, learn to attach documents, send and receive email.
Introduction to Internet; Part 2 of Computer Series
Learn internet basics, using browsers, search engines, saving searches online.
Job Search on the Internet
Discover the ways the internet can assist you in your job search. Explore various job search websites online. * New computer users, attend Intro to Internet first.
Hidden Job Market
Jobs are not always published. Learn some of the methods to uncover the best opportunities and how to contact the decision makers.
Interview with Confidence
Introduces strategies for interview preparation, the interview itself and post-interview techniques.
Marketing Your Career with O*NET
This workshop will teach you how to gather information with O*NET to create marketable resumes targeting skills on website: www.onetonline.org
Learn about www.masscis.intocareers.org website and what it offers for information and tools needed to learn about occupations and labor market data.
Prepare for the Job Fair
Discuss and learn the In's and Out's for each stage of the Job Fair; before, during and after. Four Reasons to Attend Job Fairs & Preparation Techniques
Over 40 Job Search/Overcoming the Age Barrier
Learn about strategies for mature workers and how to deal with negative stereotypes. Turn your age into an advantage and market yourself appropriately.
Projecting the Right Attitude
Learn how life events and self-image affect your ability to succeed in your job search.
ReConnect Your Job Search Power
Opportunity to refocuse your Job search and Stay Motivated and resllient.
Résumé & Cover Letter Basics
Learn how to develop a résumé and cover letter that market your skills as well as achievements. Understand the do's and don'ts of résumé and cover letters. Resume Component Worksheet
Why Not Attend an Updated or New Workshop:
Behind the Doors of HR, First Impressions, Part 4 of Computer Series, Résumé Critique, Why Should I Hire You, Special Guest Speakers and more.