PCC programs for the unemployed
Have you lost your job? Have you
been applying everywhere for work and just can’t seem to get a job? If so,
Piedmont Community College (PCC) can teach you some tips that might just make a
difference. The following classes are being offered by PCC’s Human Resources
Development program and begin this month:
(Am I Marketable) for Work
will meet each Tuesday morning beginning Sept. 13 from
9 a.m. to 12 noon for students who are having trouble getting back into the
workforce. Topics will include: successful job search techniques, encouragement
and motivation to successfully manage the stress of looking for work,
development of networks with other individuals who find themselves unemployed,
and exploration of the resources available through PCC’s Human Resources
Development Program. This special class will continue until December.
Participants will learn how to really make their resumes work for them, will
practice filling our job applications, and will participate in mock interviews.
Report to the College’s Workforce Training Center located at 303 S. Morgan
Street, next to the Huck Sansbury walking trail on any Tuesday and try out this
your criminal background holding you back? Enroll in Success for Ex-Offenders.
Get help with career exploration,
resume development, job seeking/retention and more. Class will begin on Friday,
Sept. 16, at 9 a.m. at the Employment Security Commission (ESC). This class
will be held every Friday at the ESC for the remainder of the semester. For
more information, contact Allen Hines at (336) 599-0684 or report to the ESC at
9 a.m. on Sept. 16 to find out about this new opportunity for those having
legal barriers that are preventing them from finding work.
you have problems managing your Anger? Is this affecting your ability to obtain
and/or retain a job? A new class called Anger Management
will help you to
develop strategies to control your anger. Not all anger is bad, but you must
understand how to control it and even benefit from it. It’s the way you manage
anger that produces either positive or negative results. To enroll, report to
the Workforce Development Training Center on Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. This class will
be held each Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. until it completes on Sept. 29. You
must enroll the first day of class if you wish to participate in this 18-hour
any of the classes held at the Workforce Training Center, please report to the
Center at 303 S. Morgan Street on the first day of class or call the HRD
program at (336) 599-1181, ext. 241 for more information.