Courses tailored for Workforce Staff to better assist your career seekers in their job search. Learn the tools and techniques for your clients to get the most from training at your career center. These are essential for any career coach, or center staff working with career seekers.

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    Putting it all Together

    See the value and rewards that can be achieved by putting the information learned into practice.  A true story experience is shared.  Learn from Cynthia, a workforce business services representative and Melvin, an individual with a criminal history, and their interactions.  Discover how their relationship was established and how Melvin is doing today.

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    Technology 2.14

    Every year, technology changes the way the world works – and the workplace is no different. In today`s society, technology typically dominates an organized and successful business. After taking this course, you will be able to explain the importance of technology in the workplace, learn about new, important office application and software types, and understand how spam, spyware, and file sharing networks operate. As we progress in the technological age, it would be extremely difficult, and almost an impossible task to manage a business without the help of technology. It is absolutely necessary to understand how technology affects you, and your workplace.

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    Want a Successful Job Fair? Reverse It!

    $20.00

    This course provides
    information on hosting a Reverse Job Fair, where employers walk around booths
    manned by career seekers who are showcasing their talents, strengths, and
    abilities that translate into successful employees once hired. You’ll learn how
    to prepare your career seekers and employers for a hiring event that gets
    results.

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    From Corrections to Work: Helping Ex-Offenders Make the Mental Transition to Employment

    $35.00

    Ex-offenders face unique challenges when transitioning from corrections to employment and the greatest hurdle may be their deeply held antisocial thinking and behavioral patterns. This intriguing presentation explores some of the cognitive-behavioral patterns keeping ex-offenders from finding success in todays world of work. Participants will gain new insights into these dynamics and explore strategies to help former offenders code-switch from criminality to work.

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    Overcoming Employer Resistance

    $50.00

    Uncover strategies your client can utilize to overcome
    employer resistance in hiring individuals with a criminal history. Review
    the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines and learn techniques on
    how to market the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and the Federal Bonding program
    to employers to assist your clients in overcoming employer resistance. Arm your client with these tactics before they meet their next potential
    employer.

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    Improving Self-Perception and Strength-Based Engagement

    $50.00

    Learn how labeling negatively impacts and individual with a criminal history. Discover how effective application of Motivatinal Interviewing strategies can assist the client with a criminal history find his or her voice and strength to obtain meaningful employment.  Help your clients advocate for themselves so they can experience a brigther future.

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    Business and Employer Knowledge

    $50.00

    There are few things more important than meeting the needs of your business customer. Remain customer focused, market driven, and skill based if you want to be successful. In this course, you will learn the role of Workforce Development in economic development, as well be introduced to the switch from job development to business development. The more business and employer knowledge you possess, the longer and stronger your business relationships will be, and as we know, maintaining professional business relationships is the key to your profession.

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    Collaboration and Problem Solving 2.12

    $60.00

    Managing one’s career is a lifelong process where changes take place on a daily basis. As a Workforce Development Professional, you will face the challenge of managing your own career, as well as the careers of job seeking customers. In this course, you will learn the proactive approach to career management: learning the changing requirements, creative approach, three levels of service, and the IEP four-step process can greatly improve your career management skills. Additionally, this course will provide real life scenarios with probable career development situations to improve understanding.

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    History of Workforce 2.12

    $60.00

    The history of your profession is always important. In this course, you will learn the history of Workforce Development, and how it impacts the current system in which you work. Additionally, this course will explain another important aspect of the workforce history: the purpose and structure of WIOA-authorized funding. This course is packed with information ranging from Pete Kaiser, to the Smith-Level Act of 1914, and all the way to the 1998 Amended Perkins Act. Through this four module course, you will gain a better understanding of how the workforce works, and where it all began.

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    Ex-Offender Job Development Series

    $90.00

    This series contains modules allowing you to uncover
    strategies your client can utilize to overcome employer resistance in hiring
    individuals with a criminal history.  Learn how labeling negatively impacts an individual with
    a criminal history.  Discover how effective application of Motivational
    Interviewing strategies can assist the client with a criminal history to find
    his or her voice and strength to obtain meaningful employment.  Help your
    clients advocate for themselves so they can experience a brighter future.  Put it all together with a summary module for next steps in your work with Ex-Offenders.

     

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    Workforce Rookie: February 2020

    $189.00

    Dynamic Works Workforce RookieTM  is your workforce starter explosion! A fast paced, interactive workforce development overview for those new to the industry. New employees stay and feel effective when they know what they are doing. Workforce RookieTM was developed with that in mind because introducing your new staff to the niche world of workforce development is essential for their success and the triumph of your program. Being new to workforce can be overwhelming.  Transferring skills and strengths from previous professional careers into workforce center case management, performance, compliance and regulatory language can be a struggle. Workforce RookieTM makes this transition simpler and starts the foundation of a successful workforce career from day one.