EmployAbilities Workshops Schedule – December 2013

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    Workshop Schedule December

    Workshop Descriptions

    Resume Critique

    Meet with an Employment Coach 1 on 1 to review your resume.

    Introduction to Basic Computers
    Learn computer components, powering up, username/passwords, logging on, elements of the desktop, logging off and shut down.

    Basic Keyboarding Skills
    Introduction to the keyboard, exploring different keys and their functions, practice typing to increase accuracy. Assess typing speed-WMP and KSPH.

    E-mailing and Attaching Documents
    Learn email providers, how to set up a new account, email homepage, left lane, center lane, sending email attaching files and logging out.

    Internet and Navigation Tools
    Learn the internet, basic internet terms, domain format, elements of webpage, my favorites, search engines and google.

    Resume Editing on MS Word
    Learn how to edit your resume on MS Word.

    Basic Introduction to MS Word.
    Identify the purpose of the commands on the menu bar. Explain the difference between copy and cut, copy, cut and paste text. Work with the buttons on the toolbar. Work with the pointer in a program. Work with text and characters in a program. Explain the use of primary keyboard shortcuts and key combinations. Perform basic tasks by using word processor. Edit and format text. Work with pictures. Work with language tools (spell check, dictionary, thesaurus) Identify the various benefits of using word processing software.

    Christmas on a Budget
    Stretch your dollars and find out how to get the basics from various organizations in Edmonton.

    Disclosing Disabilities.
    Develop an effective strategy for disclosing your disability or medical condition to an employer.

    Making it through Christmas:
    Find out what’s happening throughout Edmonton for the holidays, ie: free meals, activities, etc.

    Holiday Activity:
    Come celebrate the festive season with Christmas movies and popcorn.

    Internet Job Search
    Learn traditional job search strategies. Learn the different types of online job sites. Learn how to choose an online job site. The “Dirty Dozen” online search mistakes. Online job search gadgets and widgets. Post your resume online. Make your resume “Cyber-Safe”. Learn virtual career fairs and personal online resume websites. Learn how to research online job search resources.

    Resume Development for Beginners:
    Learn how to develop basic resume writing skills.