The Workforce Development Center in Waukesha provides many free services to help you when you are in a job search. There mission is to connect people and jobs. They can be reached at 892 Main Street in Pewaukee. They can be visited on the web at www.wfdc.org. The calandars for the following programs are available in their lobbe or at the web site. Here is a sampling of the help they offer:
- Tech Connect-Technical college students and alumni can access job postings on the internet. Pre-registration at one of the local tech colleges is required.
- Job CentralofWisconsin.com- JobCenterofWisconsin.com is Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s new Internet employment site that has replaced the State’s JobNet system. The center has tried to make the site user friendly with features for both employers and job seekers.
- Interviewing- Learn the skills of being an good interviewer. This is a skill that can be improved and the folks at the Workforce Development will show you how!
- Mock Interviews- Put into practice all the things you learned in the interview class. Staff will interview participants and provide feedback in a half-hour session.
- Job Search Strategies- Learn the latest and greatest technicques to boost your job search. Learn about job boards, goal setting, networking, and maintaining a positive outlook during your job search.
- Effective Applications- You must complete an application accurately if you hope to find a job. The counselors at Workforce Development will show mistakes to avoid in filling out applications for employment.
- Managing Your Resources- Managing your budget during a job search can be a challenge. Learn how to develop a budget and tips to stretch your dollars.
- Online Job Searches- Set up an email ccount and the proper ways to send resumes and e-mail to employers..
- Resumes- Services provided include assistance to write a resume. The staff include a Certified Professional Resume Writer who will critque and help you target your resume.
- Technology and your Job Search- learn to leverage technology to search for employment, access job postings, using email.. sending resumes and completing on-line applications.
- Job Fairs- The department sponsors job and specialized recruitment events throughout the year.
- Comptuer Access- Computers and printers are available for job seekers to access job postings, process resumes, e-mail employers, research companies and for other job related activities.
- Telephone/fax- need to fax a resume? The Center has phones and fax machines available for you for employment related needs..
- Mature Worker Coaching- Understand the principles of age discrimination law. Learn how to deal with age bias and keep it from influencing your behavior.
Checck out some of these offerings if you are in a job search. Every country in Southeastern Wisconsin has an office of The Workforce Development Center. Check the web site for specific offerings, locations and office hours of your local office.
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