Individuals can learn computer skills or have a free 30-minute consultation with a professional career counselor during November at Tennessee Career Centers. All classes are free to participants and funded through a partnership between Walters State Community College and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Reservations are requested.
The Tennessee Career Center at Talbott is located in the Alpha Square Shopping Center on West Andrew Johnson Highway. Workshops planned there in November are:
•Job Readiness Series (plan your job search, develop resume and cover letter, interview techniques, impressive applications) – Nov. 6, 9:30-12:30 p.m. or Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
•Computer Literacy, Mouse Practice – Nov. 1, 9-9:30 a.m.
•Computer Literacy – Nov. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
•Ex-Offender Job Readiness Workshop – Nov. 5, 19 or 26, 10-11 a.m.
•Computer Literacy, E-Mail Basics – Nov. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.
•Computer Literacy, Internet Basics – Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon
•Computer Literacy, Electronic Data Base Management – Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
•Computer Literacy, Electronic Publishing – Nov. 14, 9-11:30 a.m.
•Computer Literacy, Electronic Spreadsheets – Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
•Computer Literacy, Electronic Notes – Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
•Computer Literacy, Electronic Business Project Management – Nov. 27, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
•Computer Electronic Slide Presentations – Nov. 28, 2-4:30 p.m.
The Tennessee Career Center at Morristown is located in room 110 of the Clifford H. “Bo” Henry Center for Business and Technology. It is part of the Center for Workforce Education at Walters State Community College’s Morristown campus. Workshops planned in November are:
•30 Minute Career Consultation (meet with a professional career counselor individually to discuss your job search, get feedback on your resume and job information) – Nov. 13 by appointment
•Get to Know Your Career Center (see everything the Career Center offers with this orientation) – Nov. 15 – 9 a.m.-noon
Both centers are part of the American Job Center network. Both offer resource labs with computers, printers and fax machines that job seekers can use at no charge. Centers also provide information about the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Tennessee Technology Center, Adult Education Program, Walters State Community College and Workforce Investment are available at the center. All services are free to anyone who is at least 18 years old.
Anyone may attend the workshops at no charge, but reservations are required. To make reservations or to learn more, please call the Tennessee Career Center at Talbott at (423) 317-1078 or the Tennessee Career Center at Morristown at (423) 318-2341.
Please note that the Tennessee Career Center at Talbott will be closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veteran’s Day. Both Centers will be closed Nov. 22-23 in observance of Thanksgiving.