Workshops

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

December Workshop Flyer

  • Basic Computer Workshop

Learn basic computer terms and skills such as turning on the computer, how to use your mouse, setting a background, copying and pasting, how to use the internet and email, and how to properly shut down your computer.

  • Career Exploration with the Virginia Education Wizard

Complete a career assessment to determine your interests and skills and find out what occupations best fit you. Learn what skills are needed to obtain those occupations, the education required, and schools that offer training for those occupations.

  •  Resume, Cover Letter and E-mail

Learn to create a resume, cover letter and setup a free email account. Learn resume basics such as where and how to list your education and professional experience, and what to include in your resume. Learn what information is included in a cover letter. Learn how to set up a free email and email your resume.

  • Personal Finance

Learn how to set short and long-term financial goals, how to manage your personal finances, and how to budget your resources so you can stretch your income. Also, learn how to access your free credit report,  how to dispute incorrect information,  and raise your credit score.

  • Job Search in the Virginia Workforce Connection

Do you need employment assistance? Learn where the jobs are and what’s hot right now! You will create a job search account on the Virginia Workforce Connection (VaWC) website, perform a job search and learn about your labor market.

  • Interview and Soft Skills

Learn successful interviewing skills for today’s market. We will show you how to prepare for your next interview covering topics such as appropriate dress, attitude, perfume and cologne…to wear or not to wear, the importance of shaking hands and prompt follow-up.

  • Dress to Impress – Dressing for Interview Success

Professional preparation for dressing for an interview.  You only get that one first impression; learn how ot maintain your image for the job you want.

  •  Breaking the Barriers – Overcoming Obstacles for Ex-Offenders

Learn about resources and tools that can turn your negative experience into a positive one.  Find out more about Federal Bonding Programs and other tools to assist you in reemployment.

For more information, please contact:  Angela Lawhorne, Coordinator of Career Development Center and Job Placement for Paul D. Camp Community College at 100 N. College Dr. Room 117  Franklin, VA 23851-2422  Phone (757) 569-6785  Email:  alawhorne@pdc.edu  

All workshops are first come – first served!