Job Seeker Workshops

Goodwill provides weekly and monthly programs and job seeker workshops. Our Workshops are designed to give job seekers the skills necessary to succeed in a highly competitive job market. These programs and workshops are free and open to the public. We do ask that job seekers register before hand, because space is limited. Job seeker workshops, classes, and programs are held at the Charlottesville Workforce CenterHarrisonburg Workforce CenterMadison Heights Jobs Center, and Roanoke Jobs Campus.

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Charlottesville Workforce Center

2211 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville

Pre-registration is required. Please call (434) 963-2960 to reserve your space.

Resume Writing
What does you resume say about you, and how does it say it? Are you telling employers what they need to know?
Date: Tuesday, October 3rd
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Developing Strategies for Job Interviews
Date: Tuesday, October 10th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Professionalism
This workshop will provide direction on how to present yourself, what’s expected of you before and after you’re hired. Not just getting a job, but keeping it and excelling once you have one.
Date: Tuesday, October 24th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Making Connections in your Job Search
How to network with other people.
Date: Tuesday, October 31st
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm


Harrisonburg Workforce Center

160 North Mason Street, Harrisonburg

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 433-4864 to reserve your space.

Job Seeker Workshops
Come on Tuesday, October 17th for job seeker workshops all in one day that teach you the most effective ways to find and keep your next job, tips and techniques to use in interviews, resume writing, and what programs and services are available to you.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm

WIOA Orientation
Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 9:30am – 10am

Center Orientation
This short workshop introduces you to all of the services offered at the workforce center. Some programs are based on eligibility, and we will tell you about how to qualify for the different programs, as well as services that will help you in your job search.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 10am – 10:15am

Interviewing
Prepare for and ace your next interview. Learn how to answer typical interview questions, dress to impress, and present yourself during an interview.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 10:15am – 10:45am

Resume Writing
If you need a resume, or want to work on the one you have, come to the resume writing workshop. Learn how you can prepare a resume that gets an interview.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 10:45am – 12pm

Networking
This workshop will provide direction on how to connecting with others on jobs, and lots more.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Hire Advantage Workshops
Informative seminars that prepare a job seeker for success. Learn about job search, interviewing, networking, and more.
Date: Tuesday, October 17th & Thursday, October 19th
Time: 1pm – 3pm


Madison Heights Job Center

174 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights

Pre-registration is required. Please call (434) 200.9920 to reserve your space.

First Impressions Workshop
This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of key soft skills and how they can complement you and lead you to success within your career. Enhance your communication skills, professionalism, and your first impression. Pre-registration is required; space is limited to 10 participants.
Date: Monday, October 30th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm


Roanoke Jobs Campus

2502 Melrose Avenue, NW, Suite B, Roanoke

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 581.0620 to reserve your space.

First Impressions Workshop
This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of key soft skills and how they can complement you and lead you to success within your career. Enhance your communication skills, professionalism, and your first impression.
Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Financial Literacy Workshop – Making Money Work for You
Does thinking about your finances make you feel stressed? Do you want to be financially empowered? Join us to improve your money management skills and gain control over your finances. Learn how to: set up a budget, eep track of bills, save money.
Date: Tuesday, November 14th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Resume & Cover Letter Writing Workshop – Enhance Your Paper Image
Are you discouraged by the idea of job hunting in today’s job market? Don’t know where to begin? Join us to revamp your paper image and stand out from the other candidates to get a better chance at landing your next job. Learn how to: write a cover letter, format your resume, tailor your materials for each application.
Date: Tuesday, November 28th
Time:
2pm – 3:30pm