Job opportunities and basic skills
Everyone needs to read to get a job or advance in a current job. Our FREE, online JOBS program teaches essential skills for employment such as writing effective resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online, and interview skills.
We’ve updated the curriculum to specifically address the current climate of employment; for example, focusing on applying for unemployment and navigating the system, and what kinds of jobs to expect during and after COVID-19.
JOBS sessions are 11 weeks, over WebEx. Each class features an interactive presentation with career specialists from the KLC, MI Works!, and Goodwill Industries.
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
All are welcome! To register, call Rose at (269) 849-9396 or click “Register today” below to email her.
Week Two: Reading and Writing for the Job Search/Income Worksheet
Week Three: Workplace Expectations
Week Four: Marketable Skills
Week Seven: Job Applications/Interview Worksheet
Week Eight: Interview Tips
Week Nine: Practice Interviews
Week Ten: Reading and Writing at Work
Week Eleven: Virtual site visit/orientation of MI Works! services
Michael D. Evans, KLC Executive Director
Quinnetta Simmons, Career Coach, MI Works! Southwest
The JOBS Program is part of the Southwest Michigan Community Literacy Initiative, which is funded in part by the Region 8 Southwest Michigan Prosperity Committee.
Kalamazoo Literacy Council is a member organization of ProLiteracy.
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