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July 17, 2015 |

Check out these hot workshops the weeks of July 20 and July 27!

*NEW* Microsoft 101: Excel
Tuesday, July 21
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
Spreadsheets are used across all industries and Excel is the leading spreadsheet tool. Come learn the basics of workbook creation, data entry and formulas in this hands-on workshop.

LinkedIn on Training Wheels
Wednesday, July 22
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
LinkedIn on Training Wheels: A Primer for the LinkedIn Challenged is a practical, hands-on workshop is designed for the beginner. We’ll empower you to build your profile and grow your network. Back by popular demand!

How To Identify Yourself
Thursday, July 23
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
Your identity (or the essence of who you really are) shows itself to others and is especially important for success in the business world. Come “play” with your inner knowing to learn about your best qualities. You are more than you appear to be! Also back by popular demand!

*NEW* CPCC Information Session: Lean Six Sigma
Monday, July 27
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 5601 Executive Center Dr.

Tuesday, July 28
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 7140 Forest Point Blvd.

Thursday, July 30
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
Would you like to learn proven strategies to increase quality and effectiveness in your field? Today’s employers are hiring individuals who can eliminate waste and streamline processes through proven methodologies. In today’s challenging workforce, the professional development addition of the CPCC Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification puts an individual in an exclusive group among his/her peers. Earning a Six Sigma Certification demonstrates the highest level of experience and understanding of process improvement processes sought after in today’s global economy. Join us to learn how achieving the CPCC Six Sigma Certification can put you in an exclusive group among peers – and grab the interest of hiring managers looking for someone just like you!

*NEW* CPCC Info Session: CRC Certificate
Tuesday, July 28
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
You’ve heard us talking about it for the past two months! So what is a Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)? How can you get the CRC? And why should you care? Come hear from Central Piedmont Community College’s CRC expert Sheena Ashley about the benefits this certification can bring to your professional development and how it may add to your employability. North Carolina employers are looking for candidates with the CRC, and some of them are here in Charlotte.

*NEW* Microsoft 101: PowerPoint
Tuesday, July 28
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
What’s a presentation without a visual aid? Learn the basics of creating a dynamic slideshow with Microsoft PowerPoint and make your next presentation more powerful.

*NEW* Blow Their Socks Off: How to Answer Tough Interview Questions
Wednesday, July 29
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
This is the perfect session to hear from a current recruiter on etiquette expectations for an interview and the top questions you should know how to answer effectively.
Learn how to respond using the STAR model and build out solid scenarios that will answer any tough interview questions.

*NEW* Hooking The Screening Interviewer
Thursday, July 30
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St.
Your resume was the bait and the screening interviewer picked up your line. Now it’s time to hook him or her! Our focus in this presentation is not winning the job: it’s winning the opportunity to compete in-person for the job. We’ll focus on your words, moods, physical presentation, interview close and follow-up.


Register to attend any of these workshops on NCWorks Online:

a. Log in to your account
b. Go to the MY CALENDAR widget
c. Click on the 2nd line of text (“____ UPCOMING EVENTS”) under the calendar image
d. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. The LWIA/Region should be set on “Charlotte Works Workforce Development Board.” For Office Location select NCWorks Career Center-Executive Center Dr., NCWorks Career Center-Forest Point Blvd. or NCWorks Career Center-W. Morehead St. For Event Category select “None Selected.”
e. Click on FILTER.
f. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date & time and click on REGISTER at the bottom of the page.


Don’t forget: we update our website’s Events page regularly as new workshops and hiring events are added to the schedule. Bookmark it now!