Workshops at Genesee
County Career Center, 587 East Main Street, Batavia,
NY - Please call to register (585) 344-2042
Workshops at Orleans
County WFD, 458 West Avenue, Albion, NY - Phone (585)
Calendar for dates and times.
- Resume Writing
EVERY job seeker should have a resume. A resume that puts
your experience, education and/or training, in the best possible
light. We will discuss versus 2 pages; the difference between
a job duty and an accomplishment; employer expectations and
much more! Bring with you your information. Let us help you
get started. Typing services are available at no cost to you
Learn to make a great first impression and answer questions
calmly and correctly at interviews. Interviewing has changed
dramatically in the last six months so get the most up-to-minute
advice. Learn to handle group interviews, tough questions,
and how to answer the questions you wish they wouldn't ask!
Also covers how to handle illegal questions, behavioral questions,
and mental processing questions. Plus learn the number one
way to turn an interview into a job offer!
- Career Exploration
Learn what careers are in demand in our area and how you can
qualify for these high demand careers. Identify your transferable
skills, discover what careers will give you the best opportunity
for job satisfaction, and learn to repackage your skills for
jobs of the future. Although no career is completely "recession
proof", there are careers that are in demand during good
times and bad. Learn how you can qualify for these good paying
- Job Club
A small, informal group, facilitated by an Employment Counselor;
that meets weekly to network, share job leads and articles
of interest, and to discuss various job search techniques.
Join us when you can!
- Job Applications
(on-line and paper) & Cover Letters
Learn why applications have to be neat and complete and what
an effective cover letter sounds and looks like, and why the
following statement is still true: "Before we can sell
ourselves in person, we must sell ourselves on paper".
the Civil Service System
Explore the opportunities in civil service available to people
with all levels of education and experience. Learn how to
find the jobs that match your career goals and how to apply.
You will receive a list of upcoming exams, information on
where to find resources to prepare for exams and much more.
Linkedin is a professional networking website which can be
used effectively to find work and is also being used by recruiters
to find prospective candidates. Learn how to use LinkedIn
as part of your job search. This workshop includes how to
develop your profile, how to connect with people in your industry,
how to search for jobs, and how to find information on your
- Job Search
What skills and attributes do the older workers in particular,
bring to a job? In what ways does the job search differ for
the older worker? In this unusually tough economy, learn how
to turn potential liabilities into assets.
- Basic Computer
A hands-on introduction to the basics of the computer - learn
how to set up an email, how to email, how to copy and paste.
County Community Action
Let's Get Working
Learn the most effective strategies for landing the kind of
job you want. You will learn how to set goals, how to assess
your strengths, how to market yourself, and much, much more.
Receive step-by-step instructions on how to develop your best,
most eye-catching resume. You will also receive advice for developing
effective cover letters and thank-you notes. Typing and photocopying
of your finished product are available at no cost.
These workshops will
be held at: NYS Department of Labor, 448 North Main Street,
Warsaw, NY 14569
There is no charge
for the workshops but you must make a reservation by calling
the NYSDOL at 786-3145.
County Office of Workforce and Development
County Government Center, 6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY - Room