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

944 Glenwood Station Lane, Charlottesville, Suite 103

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, July 3rd
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview.
Date: Tuesday, July 10th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Salary Negotiations
How to talk with confidence about how much you’d expect to be paid in your next position.
Date: Tuesday, July 17th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

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, June 26th & July 24th
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 Friday, June 22nd 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:  Friday, June 22nd
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm

WIOA Orientation
Friday, June 22nd
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: Friday, June 22nd
Time: 10am – 10:15am

Prepare for and ace your next interview. Learn how to answer typical interview questions, dress to impress, and present yourself during an interview.
Date: Friday, June 22nd
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: Friday, June 22nd
Time: 10:45am – 12pm

This workshop will provide direction on how to connecting with others on jobs and lots more.
Date:Friday, June 22nd
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Madison Heights Job Center

174 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights

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

Financial Empowerment
Financial empowerment means the process of helping individuals to make choices about money and transforming those choices into positive actions. Learn how money works in one’s personal life by understanding budgeting, earning, spending and saving. Learn about credit scores and their use by lenders as well ways to improve your individual credit score using the Wells Fargo “Hands on Banking” online educational program. Pre-registration is required.
Date: June 22nd
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm

Interviewing Tips
Discover the purpose of an employment interview; learn how to respond to questions employers are not permitted to ask, improve your interviewing skills through role playing interaction, gain tips about how to interview including preparation, asking questions and follow up after the interview. Pre-registration is required.
Date: June 29th
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm

Roanoke Jobs Campus

2502 Melrose Avenue, NW, Suite B, Roanoke

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 581.0620 ext. 1106 to reserve your space.

Moving Forward with Positive Results
This workshop centers on finding focus, accentuating the positive and eliminating the negative, establishing realistic goals, and moving forward. Join us to become inspired, learn self-awareness techniques, make valuable connections, and gain the momentum to take the next step to make life happen for you and move forward. Bring your own lunch while you enjoy discovering new ways of looking at life.
Date: Wednesday, June 27th
Time: 11:30am – 1pm