Employment Success Workshops

To ensure that our job seekers attend the workshops most appropriate for their employment targets, individuals interested in attending must first meet with a CSRC staff member and obtain a referral.

If you are interested in having a staff member contact you to arrange an appointment, please complete the Workshops Interest Form and we will contact you within 1 business day.

Skills, Interests, and Proficiency Assessments
Provides a two-hour session during which career seekers complete a wide variety of assessments related to their job search efforts.  Career Seekers who are interested in completing an assessment will meet with a Staffing Specialist in advance to review all of the available assessment tools and schedule the assessment that is most appropriate for your job search plan.

Basic Computer Skills (Mouse Control, Keyboard, and Navigation Skills)

Applications and Resume Strategies
In addition to an introduction to the importance of a well-written resume, this workshop also discusses factors associated with completion of effective applications and cover letters.  This workshop will teach you the purpose, structure, and will provide guidelines for the creation of these extremely important documents

Interview Preparation
Interviewing for the next best job, how to face fears!  Workshop discussion topics include preparing for the interview, how to answer the most common and difficult questions confidently and closing the interview.  Participants receive resources and tips for success!

Navigating Employ Florida
Employ Florida (www.employflorida.com) is the State’s virtual online job bank.  By attending the Employ Florida workshop, you will gain valuable knowledge on how to search for jobs, post your resume, conduct research, and access many other features designed specifically to help you in your career search campaign.
Basic Computer Skills (Mouse Control, Keyboard, and Navigation Skills)

Job Search Success
Experience shows that those individuals who have a thorough understanding of the job search process tend to secure employment more effectively than those who do not.  Therefore, we have developed this workshop to provide the career seeker with key information regarding the job search process.  Topics include organizing for an effective job search; employment planning to include personal assessments and required market research; social media considerations; and job search strategies including a discussion of networking and active job searches

Open Lab
Open Lab provides an opportunity for career seekers to obtain help and guidance with a variety of hands-on activities related to the job search process. The Open Lab facilitator is there to provide assistance to those working in the EmployFlorida website in areas such as initial registration, resume construction, job search, and career/market research.  Feedback and assistance is provided to those building resumes using standard word processing software.  Those wishing to research potential career options can receive help in the registration and use of the My Career Shines website where they can conduct self-assessments and improve job search related skills.  Lastly, those in need of improving basic computer or word processing skills can also receive assistance via several computer-based training (CBT) websites.

Word Processing Basics
Learn the basics of word processing in order to enhance your career search experience. During this workshop we will review fonts and sizes, editing, formatting, printing and more. Word processing is a must when it comes to writing resumes.

Making the Most of the Job Fair
Attend this workshop to develop or enhance the skills you need to get the most out of your job fair experience.  Topics include master application/resume preparation, interviewing skills techniques, networking, and developing your “elevator speech”.  Don’t just come to the job fair, come prepared!