Illinois workNet Center Offers Job Readiness Skills Workshops

The Illinois workNet Center will be offering several useful workshops to assist the job seeker in bettering their chances of getting an interview and job offer.  In March, April and May, the Illinois workNet Center, located at 757 W. Pershing Road, will offer the following workshops:

The Interview Skills Workshop will focus on learning helpful tips on how to better prepare for an interview, how to answer some of the difficult interview questions, and how to make a positive impression at the interview.  This workshop is offered on March 4, April 3, and May 6, 2019 from 10:00 am-11:00 am.

The Resume Building Workshop will focus on understanding the purpose and features of a resume and learning how to avoid common writing mistakes and errors. This workshop is offered on March 14, April 11, and May 9, 2019 from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.

The Job Search Techniques Workshop will show the job seeker how to prepare and organize their job search, get a better understanding of job networking, and the benefits of networking and exploring online job sites.  This workshop is offered on March 18, April 15, and May 13, 2019 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

The Basic Computer Workshop will allow job seekers to brush up on their computer skills.  It will focus on a basic introduction to computers, email, Microsoft Windows, documents, and Internet browsers.  This workshop is offered on April 2, April 16, and April 30 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm,

The Basic Math Workshop will concentrate on how to solve basic math problems that that include fractions.  This workshop is geared to help the job seeker to be better prepared to handle the employer based math assessment tests that are a step in the employers’ employment process.  This workshop is offered on April 8, April 22, May 6, and May 20 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Turn to the Decatur Illinois workNet Center for assistance to connect to local partners, employers, explore job opportunities, and access to training programs for career pathways to employment.

For further information contact:
Jennie Wernecke, One Stop Coordinator
Workforce Investment Solutions