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Women to Work Employment Training Program — Job Search Strategies for Success

A six, half-day series focused on all topics necessary to navigate your job search, including:

Career Assessments, resume writing, interviewing, mock interviews, self-esteem, networking, goal setting and financial literacy

Work with Program Director (Certified Resume Writer) on your resume and obtain job leads and other information

Open to women 18 years + who are actively seeking employment

Jobs on the Outside (J.O.T.O.), Greensboro

This FREE program helps people with a criminal background find employment. Orientation is a requirement to attend class.

Orientation: 10 — 11 a.m., Mondays, Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 South Eugene St., Greensboro.

Eligibility: Must have a criminal background, no charges pending, and be at least 16 years of age. For more information, contact Triad Goodwill’s J.O.T.O. program at 336-544-5278 or TriadGoodwill.org and click on Train.

FREE Ongoing Training, Career Readiness Certification, Burlington — two sessions

1 — 3 p.m. or 3 — 5 p.m., Monday — Thursday, Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington

Instructed by Alamance Community College. Start this open enrollment class any day! Earn Bronze, Silver or Gold level, based on test performance on skills in Applied Math, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. This portable credential is an excellent addition to your resume and recognized by thousands of companies.

Information: Call 336-417-5990

TJSN: Greg Shelton on Answering Difficult Questions

9 — 11 a.m., Oct. 2, Triad Job Search Network, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point

Greg Shelton, VP of Resource Solutions of the Carolinas, will present a workshop on Answering Difficult Questions during an interview.

Information: Call Glenn Wise at 336-509-5606 or go to http://tjsn.net

Hiring Event, Greensboro

9 a.m. — noon, Oct. 2, Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene St.

Condustrial Inc. has openings for General Laborers, Masons, Mason Helpers, Electricians, and Landscapers. Pay depending upon experience and position.

Information: Call 336-544-5305

Retail Career Fair for Rockingham County

10 a.m. — 2 p.m., Oct. 2, National Guard Armory, 292 NC-65, Reidsville,

Current confirmed employers include; Belk, Dollar General, Lowes Home Improvement, Walmart, Salvation Army, Eden Label Shopper, Family Dollar and Triad Goodwill.

Information: Call or visit your local Triad Goodwill Career Center in Rockingham County (Eden, Mayodan, Reidsville) for resume update or career assistance.

Hiring Event, Greensboro

10 a.m. — 1 p.m., Oct. 3, Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene St., Greensboro

PeopleReady has openings Machine Operators and General Laborers. Make up to $11 per hour.

Information: Call 336-544-5305

Career Support Network: Build and Run Your Career Transition Plan

Noon — 2 p.m., Wednesdays, Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem

The topic on 10/3/2018 will be — Build and Run Your Career Transition Plan.

Information: Call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.com

Manufacturing Recruitment Day, Whitsett

5:30 -7 p.m., Oct. 3, Machine Specialties, Inc., 6511 Franz Warner Parkway, Whitsett

Machine Specialties, Inc., produces hard-to-make metal parts for airplanes, helicopters, satellites and rockets along with components for hip and knee replacements.

Join us for a presentation and tour to see manufacturing at its best.

Information: 336-603-1919

Hiring Event, Greensboro

1 — 4 p.m., Oct. 4, Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene St.

Little Gerald Services is looking for a Peer Support Specialist. Make up to $16 per hour.

Information: Call 336-544-5305

Free Info Session, Guilford Community Care Network

1 — 3 p.m., Oct. 8, Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene St.

Representatives from the Guilford Community Care Network will be on-site to discuss and explain the Guilford Community Care Network Orange Card. Topics covered include; What it is, How it Works, Eligibility Requirements, and How to Apply.

Information: Call 336-544-5305

Free Computer Workshop, Mayodan

Must have basic computer knowledge and register by Oct. 5.

1:30 — 4:30 p.m., Oct. 8, 9, 11 and 12, Triad Goodwill’s Mayodan Career Center, 6625 NC HWY 135, Mayodan

The Basic MS Office Employability Workshop is a 4-day workshop that will participants with limited computer knowledge improve their abilities with MS Office. Topics include; Computer Use at Work, Keyboarding & Netiquette, and MS Office Suite (Work, PowerPoint, Excel). Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Information: Call 336-949-4849

TJSN: Rev. Kirk LeJuene of Covenant Methodist Church

9 — 11 a.m., Oct. 9 Triad Job Search Network, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point

Rev. Kirk LeJuene will offer his perspective on staying true to your convictions.

Glenn Wise will talk about Networking Commercials.

Information: Call Glenn Wise at 336-509-5606 or go to http://tjsn.net

Hiring Event, Asheboro

9 a.m. — 4 p.m., Oct. 9, Triad Goodwill’s Asheboro Career Center, 1064 E. Dixie Drive, Asheboro,

Liberty Tax is hiring for Customer Service positions. Training is available and positions are seasonal for full-time & part-time.

Information: Call 336-610-0400

Hiring Event, Asheboro

1 — 4 p.m., Oct. 9, Triad Goodwill’s Asheboro Career Center, 1064 E. Dixie Drive, Asheboro

TRC Staffing Services has openings for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd shift Machine Operators, Light Industrial Work, and Injection Molding. Shifts are 8-hours and are temp-to-hire.

Information: Call 336-610-0400

Career Support Network: You’re overqualified, now what

Noon — 2 p.m., Wednesdays, Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem

The topic on 10/10/2018 will be — You’re overqualified, now what.

Information: Call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.com

Jewish Family Services Resume Writing Workshop

7 p.m., Oct. 10, Jewish Family Services offices, Greensboro

Join us for a presentation by Ronnie Grabon, noted Executive and Career Coach, on best practices in resume writing. Following this, each participant will have a private 10-minute session with an expert coach for a personal review of his/her resume.

Please register to assure your time with a coach and get directions.

Information: Contact Betsy Gamburg (336) 852-4829 x225 or bgamburg@shalomgreensboro.org.

Hiring Event, Burlington

10 a.m. — 1 p.m., Oct. 11, Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church St., Burlington

TRC Staffing Services has openings for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift Assemblers, Machine Operators, Material Handlers, Light Industrial Work, and Manufacturing. Shifts are 8-hours and are temp-to-hire.

Information: Call 336-417-9990

Triad Goodwill and the Greensboro News & Record’s Fall Job Fair

Noon — 4 p.m., Oct. 11, Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, 1921 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro.

The Fall Job Fair marks the second job fair partnership between Triad Goodwill and Triad Careers, powered by the Greensboro News & Record. More than 50 employers are expected to hire for dozens of positions across the Triad. Employers can register for a table at the event by filling out the registration form on TriadGoodwill.org/fall-job-fair. The registration deadline for employers is Oct. 2.

Job seekers will be able to meet recruiters face-to-face at the Triad’s premier employment event. Job seekers can find tips on how to prepare for a job fair and how to upload their resume in advance by visiting TriadGoodwill.org/fall-job-fair.

Confirmed Employers (as of 9/13/18)

Advanced Personnel Resources, Allen Industries, APAC, ARC — American Retirement, Bayada Home Health, Bojangles, Box Board, Camco, Central Carolina AC, Charter Communications/Spectrum ,City of High Point, EPES Transport, Furnitureland South, Greensboro Police Department, Graham Personnel, Guilford County Schools, Guilford County Sheriff, Harland Clark, High Point Clinical Trials, Ice Age, IH Caffey, Industries of the Blind, NBCC, Prime Personnel, RHA Health Services, RoadSafe, SE Connections, Source Receivables Management, The Agency, Thrive Retirement Group, Tri City Mechanics, US Enhanced, Visiting Angels and XLC Services, LLC

TJSN: John Moorman on You, Inc.

9 — 11 a.m., Oct. 16, Triad Job Search Network, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point

John Moorman will show the value of marketing yourself in the search.

Glenn Wise will discuss utilizing recruiters in the search process.

Information: Call Glenn Wise at 336-509-5606 or go to http://tjsn.net

Career Support Network: Discrimination comes in many different styles. Let’s address it

Noon — 2 p.m., Wednesdays, Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem

The topic on 10/17/2018 will be — Discrimination comes in many different styles. Let’s address it.

Information: Call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.com

Women’s Resource Center, Alamance County: Rewriting the Future with Carrie Bethea

12:30 — 1:30 p.m., Oct. 18, Women’s Resource Center, 411 B W. Fifth St., Burlington

The Women’s Resource Center invites you to join us for a new workshop with Carrie Bethea, who will share her incredible life journey and how she was able to rewrite her future.

If you are trying to overcome past mistakes, looking for a support community or need extra inspiration, this is for you!

Information: Contact the Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County, programs@wrcac.org or 336-227-6900.

TJSN: Resume Blitz for all attendees

9 — 11a.m., Oct. 23, Triad Job Search Network, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point

Glenn Wise will lead an exercise in all attendees displaying their resume for general critique by the group.

Information: Call Glenn Wise at 336-509-5606 or go to http://tjsn.net

TJSN: Dubravka Kisic-Gonzalez on Staying Relevant in the Market

9 — 11a.m., Oct. 30, Triad Job Search Network, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point

Dubravka Kisic-Gonzalez will show the value of staying relevant with your job offerings.

Glenn Wise will highlight some common misconceptions of an effective job search.

Information: Call Glenn Wise at 336-509-5606 or go to http://tjsn.net

ONGOING

Twice-weekly, Triad Career Network, Greensboro

8:30 — 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays each week, Room 304, Memorial Building , First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., Greensboro

Professional assistance in writing a resume. Sharpen your interviewing skills. Maximize the effectiveness of your Linked-In profile. Networking advice. Planning your search campaign.

Information: Call (336) 478-4755 go to triadcareernetwork.org or email triadcareernetwork@gmail.com.

FREE Ongoing Class: Jump Into the Workforce, Reidsville

9 a.m. — noon, meets every Thursday and Friday, Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville

Start this open enrollment class any week! Instructed by Rockingham Community College. Participate in assessments and prepare yourself for the NC Career Readiness Certificate.

Information: Call 336-637-1010

FREE Ongoing Training — Career Readiness Certification, Burlington

1 — 3 p.m. or 3 — 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, both at Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church St., Burlington

Instructed by Alamance Community College. Start this open enrollment class any day! Earn Bronze, Silver or Gold level, based on test performance on skills in Applied Math, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. This portable credential is an excellent addition to your resume and recognized by thousands of companies.

Information: Call 336-417-5990

FREE GED Prep

1 — 4 p.m., every Tuesday and Wednesday, Triad Goodwill’s Charles & Betty Younce Career Center at North Elm, 3519 N. Elm St.

Subjects reviews include mathematics, reading, science, Social studies and writing.

Information: Call 336-544-5278

Triad Goodwill-FREE Career Development Services: From GED to PhD!

85¢ of every dollar earned in stores provides free career services with a focus on the unemployed and underemployed. Free workforce development services are listed below, plus classes and workshops are offered in partnership with local community colleges. Instructors provide specialized training programs, college registration, on-site instruction and Continuing Education Units (CEU). Credential skills training certification classes are offered at select locations with limited scholarships available for those who meet funding criteria.

Services:

∙ Computer resources for job search and online application

∙ Career counseling by appointment

∙ Resume assistance with Certified Professional Resume Writers

∙ Workshops on computers, interview preparation, social media and more

∙ Job leads & community information

∙ Career Fairs and Hiring Events-see ILoveGoodwill.org and subscribe to Triad Goodwill’s Facebook Events page for details and additional career opportunities

Asheboro Community Resource Center

1064 East Dixie Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203,

336-610-0400

Burlington Community Resource Center

3740 South Church Street

Burlington, NC 27215

336-417-5990

Charles & Betty Younce Career Center at North Elm

3519 North Elm Street

Greensboro, NC 27405

336-282-7307

Eden Community Resource Center

220 West Kings Highway, Suite H

Eden, NC 27288

336-623-3007

Greensboro Community Resource Center

1235 South Eugene Street

Greensboro, NC 27406

336-544-5305

Mayodan Career Center

6625 NC Highway 135

Mayodan, NC 27027

336-949-4849

Reidsville Community Resource Center

1551 Freeway Drive

Reidsville, NC 27320

336-637-1010

Chessman Group

6 — 6:45 p.m., NCWorks Career Center, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

Focus Group for individuals with a criminal history. Mission: “To work with fathers and non-custodial males who need assistance and support to make the transition to responsible parents and adulthood.”

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

Job Search Skills

By appointment, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

A career development workshop that teaches the lifelong process of managing employment transition, work, learning and leisure. It encourages participants to move toward professional and personal growth.

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

Work-Net Job Club

10 — 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, NCWorks Career Center, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

Network with an employment consultant, peers, recruiters, and employers Get motivated Get support Get insight from HR perspective.

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

Develop A Career Portfolio

10 a.m. — noon, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, NCWorks Career Center, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

A career portfolio could make the difference between getting a job offer and not getting one! It helps employers see your documented skills and accomplishments that may not be listed on your resume.

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, please contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

KeyTrain (CRC Prep)

1 — 4 p.m. Mondays and 4 — 7 p.m. Wednesdays, NCWorks Career Center, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

Become prepared to test for the National Career Readiness Certificate Obtain a National Credential Become more marketable to employers that require this credential.

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

Breaking Educational and Employment Barriers — For Individuals with a Criminal History

10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m., Thursdays, NCWorks Career Center, Henderson Building, 2301 W. Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

Get information and assistance to break educational and employment barriers, for individuals with a criminal history.

If you are unemployed, under employed, or a displaced homemaker, this class is free. NCWorks online registration is required; participants must register before attending.

Information: To register, contact the NCWorks Career Center at (336) 297-9444.

Jobs on the Outside Orientation

10 a.m., every Monday, 1235 S. Eugene St, Greensboro CRC

Noon, every Monday, 3740 S. Church St., Burlington CRC

Jobs on the Outside (J.O.T.O.) is a free comprehensive training program that prepares individuals with a criminal background to successfully obtain and keep a job. Without meaningful work and a supportive network, there is an increased risk of recidivism (relapse into former criminal behavior and/or imprisonment).

Eligibility to be accepted into the J.O.T.O. program: Must have a criminal background; must not have charges pending; must be at least 16-years-old; must attend orientation

The J.O.T.O. program offers: one-on-one career counseling/clothing voucher; job search/leads and placement assistance; resume preparation/online applications/flash drive; career readiness training/computer training; community service agency referrals; Certificate of Completion

Information: Call (336) 544-5278

Triad Career Network

8:30 — 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, third floor of Smith Building, 617 N. Elm St.

Triad Career Network provides assistance to professionals in transition with the following services and support: Website at triadcareernetwork.org, Google group (access after membership established)

Information: Call Bill Linton at (336) 202-2467

Network Now, Jewish Family Services

7 — 8:30 p.m., every Monday, Jewish Family Services, 5509-C W. Friendly Ave.

They also have educational workshops about every 4 to 6 weeks.

All these programs are free and open to the public. We also have a jobs distribution list of close to 500 names; we shoot out jobs and other relevant career information on a daily basis.

Information: Call Betsy Gamburg, Director, Jewish Family Services at 852-4829, Ext. 225.

FPCJOBS SESSIONS

8:30 — 10:30 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, Scout Room, 617 North Elm St.

FPCJOBS is a free outreach ministry of First Presbyterian Church open to the public. This part of the program is focused on providing spiritual and emotional support, resume review and critique, networking methodology and practice, preparation and practice for the interview, and how to use social media in a job search. Our candidate web site is fpcjobs.info.

9 — 11 a.m., every Monday and Wednesday. Our two small focus groups, limited to 12 participants.

Our 501©3 nonprofit FPC Job Services is a selective program focused on training participants on the use of cloud technology for back office operations for nonprofits in Guilford County.

Information: Call FPCJOBS at 478-4755.

Speakerpreneur Toastmasters

Noon — 1:15 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday, Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, 1451 S. Elm Eugene St.

Whether you’re an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself, building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations.

You’ll open up a world of new possibilities: giving better work presentations; leading meetings — and participating in them — more confidently; speaking more smoothly off the cuff; even handling one-on-one interactions with family, friends and colleagues more positively.

Information: Go to https://www.facebook.com/SpeakerpreneurTM

GED/ABE classes, Greensboro

1-4 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Triad Goodwill, 1235 S. Eugene St., FREE, registration required.

Not having a high school diploma can often be a barrier to career advancement. If you’ve decided it’s time to get your high school diploma, complete your secondary school education, or if you want to work on basic skills, the (GED/ABE) General Educational Development /Adult Basic Education program is a great resource for individuals 18 years and older.

Improve your reading, writing and math skills in ABE classes. These classes will help you transition into college or career training programs, learn workplace computer skills, discover your personal strengths and learn workplace relational skills. GTCC TABE Testing will supply books.

Information: (336) 544-5305 or visit triadgoodwill.org

GED/ABE Classes, Reidsville

9a.m.-Noon, Monday-Thursday

Reidsville Community Resource Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville

General Educational Development (GED) classes inform on structure, format and content of the exam.

Information: (336) 342-4261 ext. 2146 or visit triadgoodwill.org

GED Classes, Eden

9 a.m.-Noon, Monday-Friday

5:30 — 8:30 p.m., Tuesday — Thursday

Eden Community Resource Center, 220 W. Kings Hwy, Suite H, Eden

GED classes inform on structure, format and content of the exam.

Information: Call 342-4261 ext. 2146 or visit triadgoodwill.org

Career Readiness Certificate, Reidsville

9 a.m. — noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Reidsville Community Resource Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville

Show employers that you are ready to work .

Information: (336) 637-1010 or visit triadgoodwill.org

Help Inc./New Choices Program, Reidsville

9 — 11 a.m., Thursdays, Reidsville Community Resource Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville

New Choices offers assistance to individuals who have lost their primary means of support.

Information: Call the Help Inc. office at 342-3331 to schedule an appointment.

MONDAYS

Job Net Breakfast meets at 7:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at Tex and Shirley’s, 708 Pembroke Road, Greensboro. Meeting dates also are posted on LinkedIn. Join the Job Safari Group on LinkedIn for details, or email info@thehrgroupinc.net.

Career Connections meets from 8:30 — 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 918 N. Main St. in High Point. Trained facilitators will lead in a friendly and nurturing environment. Free and open to the public. More info: Call 884-2248.

Westpres JobConnect meets from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3906 W. Friendly Ave. Open to the public. More info: Visit westpreschurch.org/care/jobconnect.

TUESDAYS

FPC Jobs meets from 8:30 — 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church’s Smith building at 617 N. Elm St. in Greensboro, at the corner of North Elm and Fisher Park Circle. FPC Jobs assists job seekers with professional resources that help them prepare for their next job. For more information, contact Bill Linton at 288-2467 or wtlecl@aol.com. Visit the Web site at www.fpcjobs.info.

The Job Search Network meets from 9 — 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Covenant United Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point. More info: Visit http://tjsn.net or call Glenn Wise at 509-5606.

Job Search Strategies for Mature Professionals, 1-4 p.m. Durham Technical Community College, Orange County campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough will address elements of a successful career search, including discerning one’s stregnths, values and motivations; identifying achievements and accomplishments, networking, interviewing, resume and cover letter writing and more. No registration required.

WEDNESDAYS

The Career Net meets at 8:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church of Elon, 621 E. Haggard Ave., Elon. Features speakers, job-search tips, networking and support. More info: E-mail thecareernetfbcelon@gmail.com or visit http://www.fbc-elon.org/The_Career_Net.htm.

Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem. For information visit www.ncwiseman.com/csn or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.com

Network Now, a Jewish Family Services’ networking group, meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Jewish Family Services, 5509-C W. Friendly Ave. in Greensboro. Open to all job seekers. More info: Call 852-4829, ext 225.

THURSDAYS

Professionals in Transition of Winston-Salem meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the American Red Cross, 690 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem.

Piedmont Job Club meets from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first three Thursdays pf the month at the Women’s Resource Center of Burlington, 411 W. 5th St., Burlington. The club is open to women and men and facilitated by job coach Debarah H. Wilson. Learn how to identify your strengths, craft a professional resume, ace an interview and improve your job-search strategies. Free. More info: Call 227-6900 or visit www.wrcac.org/events.asp.

FPC Jobs meets from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church’s Smith building at 617 N. Elm St. in Greensboro, at the corner of North Elm and Fisher Park Circle. FPC Jobs assists job seekers with professional resources that help them prepare for their next job. More info: Contact Bill Linton at 288-2467 or wtlecl@aol.com or visit www.fpcjobs.info.

Job Search Strategies for Mature Professionals, 1-4 p.m. Durham Technical Community College, Orange County campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough will address elements of a successful career search, including discerning one’s stregnths, values and motivations; identifying achievements and accomplishments, networking, interviewing, resume and cover letter writing and more. No registration required.

FRIDAYS

Job Search Skills Workshop takes place from 9 a.m.-noon at the JobLink Career Center, 303 N. Raleigh St., Greensboro. Participants learn the latest skills required for a successful job search, and are introduced to valuable services available through the Job Link Career Center and GTCC. Free for qualified individuals.

Career self-assessments

Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church St.

Take the computerized Campbell Interest and Skills Survey or the Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II). Self-assessment helps you learn about your job and career interest, job skills and personal preferences for the workplace. Career counselor Kim Hailey will interpret your test results. Call 335-5430 to make an appointment.

Support for professionals and entrepreneurs

7:30 a.m. Tuesdays: Business Network International-Triad Business Builders meeting, Oak Ridge Wealth Management, 328 E. Market St., Greensboro. More info: Call Mike Lyons at 312-9181.

8:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Business Network International-Rainmakers meeting, Family Harvest Outreach, 4902 W. Market St., Greensboro. More info: Call Tyler Stephenson at 764-5990.

11:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Business Network International-Peak Performers meeting, Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, 1110 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem. More info: Call Allison Berry at 420 5473.

8 a.m. Thursdays: Business Network International-Gate City chapter meeting, Emerald Event Center, 2000 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. More info: Call Scot Brown 644-7132.

8:30 a.m. Thursdays: Referrals Unlimited networking group, Panera Bread Co., Wendover Avenue. Geno Iorio, 549-2993 or geno@profitsolutions.org.

Noon Thursdays: Business Network International-Diamonds chapter meeting, Emerald Event Center, 2000 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. More info: Call John Haskins at 655-6556.

8 — 9 a.m. Fridays: Professional Women’s Network meets from 8-9 a.m. at Friendly Avenue Church of Christ, 5101 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. http://pwngreensboro.org/. More info: Call Cheryl Igou at 908-3800.

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