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 Virginia Career Works CenterHarrisonburg Virginia Career Works CenterMadison Heights Jobs Center, and Roanoke Jobs Campus.

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Charlottesville Virginia Career Works Center

944 Glenwood Station Lane, Suite 103, Charlottesville

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

Resume Writing
Learn how to write a great resume that speaks to employers.
Date: Monday, December 2nd
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview.
Date: Monday, December 9th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Cover Letter Writing
Want to know what is covered in a Cover Letter? Attend to find out the ABCs of a cover letter.
Date: Tuesday, November 19th and Monday, December 16th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Professionalism
How to present yourself, what’s expected of you before and after you are hired. Not just getting a job, but keeping it and excelling once you have one.
Date: Tuesday, November 26th and Monday, December 23rd
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm


Harrisonburg Virginia Career Works Center

160 North Mason Street, Harrisonburg

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

WIOA & Center Orientation
WIOA Orientation workshop introduces you to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act housed here at the center. This grant allows us to assist with tuition and employment services for qualified individuals pursuing or hoping to pursue an approved training/career.
Center Orientation workshop introduces you to all of the services and programs offered at the Virginia Career Works Harrisonburg Center and through our community partners.
Dates: Every Friday
Time: 10am – 11am

Community Resume Workshop
Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 10am – 11am

Resume Writing
This workshop teaches you how to create a basic resume and what information and formatting should be used. The center has computers available to the public in order to create your own resume after the workshop and print as many copies as you need. We are also able to assist you in uploading your resume to the Workforce Connection website.
Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 5pm – 5:15pm

Interviewing
This workshop prepares you for interview questions commonly asked by employers. There is an option to schedule a more in depth, mock interview at the end of the seminar.
Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 5:15pm – 5:30pm

Budget Analysis
This workshop introduces you to basic budgeting and teaches you best practices in money management.
Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Time: 5:30pm – 5:45pm


Madison Heights Job Center

174 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights

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

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Tuesday, November 19th
Time: 10am – 1pm


Roanoke Jobs Campus

2502 Melrose Avenue, NW, Roanoke

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 581.0620 ext. 1106 to reserve your space or you can reserve your space for  November by clicking here.

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Monday, November 25th
Time: 1pm – 4pm

Resume Workshop – Creating a Powerful Resume
Date: Friday, November 22nd
Time: 10am – 12pm

Interview Workshop – Nail the Interview
Date: Friday, November 22nd
Time: 1pm – 3pm

Digital Skills: One-on-One Workshops
Date: Tuesday, November 26th
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Date: Wednesday, November 27th
Time: 10am – 4pm
Description: Schedule a one-on-one session around Digital Skills for assistance such as: extra help with your resume, learning more about your smartphone, or reviewing what you’ve learned in class.


Other Workshops

Nelson County Library Job Seeker Workshops
Date: Fridays, December 13th & 20th
Time: 2:30pm – 4pm
Location: Nelson County Library, 8521 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston
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