BALLSTON SPA — The Saratoga County Career Center in conjunction with the Greater Capital Region Career Centers will hold the following free virtual career workshops in August:
August 9 at 10:30 a.m.: Interview Preparation. Participants will learn how to articulate their strengths, what questions to expect, how to address difficult topics, and ace the interviewing process. Facilitated by Schenectady.
August 10 at 10 a.m.: Goal Setting. This workshop explores how goal setting works, why goals are important, and provides helpful resources to get you started to reach your dreams. Facilitated by Washington and Albany.
August 18 at 11 a.m.: Completing Job Applications. Statistics show approximately 50% of mid-sized companies and almost all large corporations use an applicant tracking system to screen candidates for job opportunities. Learn how to prepare your online application to get the most visibility from hiring managers. Facilitated by Warren and Washington.
August 25 at 1:30 p.m.: Social Media. Social media presence can make or break one’s ability to find a job. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use social media to your advantage in searching for a job and marketing oneself to land the job or career they’ve always wanted. Facilitated by Schenectady.
August 30 at 11 a.m.: Overcoming Barriers. An informal discussion on how to overcome potential stumbling blocks to finding a job. Whether one is facing transportation needs, childcare needs, prior justice system involvement, inexperience, health concerns or more, this workshop will provide participants with resources and strategies to help them meet their goals. Facilitated by Saratoga and Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie.
Registration is required for all workshops. Visit thejoblink.org/calendar to register or call the Saratoga County Career Center at 518-884-4170 for more information. The workshops are offered as part of the Saratoga County Career Center’s WorkPays! Workforce Education Campaign.
The Greater Capital Region Career Centers is a group of local county and city-based Career Centers and partners that coordinate services to address the workforce needs of the Greater Capital Region by providing a variety of career, workforce and educational resources. Including training opportunities and more. Members include Capital Region Workforce New York; Columbia-Green Workforce NY; City of Albany Career Center; L.E.A.P; Rensselaer County Career Center; Saratoga County Career Center; Schenectady County Connects; Warren County Career Center; Workforce Solutions System of Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie Counties.