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Workshops

Through hands-on activity and peer-to-peer learning in our money management workshops, you will acquire a sense of control and a belief that you can have a healthy financial life, both now and in the future.

Financial Stability Workshops

Even during challenging financial times, we can still take steps to move toward a brighter financial future. The Financial Stability experience provides you with tools, skills and pathways to move closer to the life you want and deserve. In these workshops, you’ll engage with people in similar situations and with instructors who make learning fun and interesting (and give out candy along the way).

The Financial Stability series consists of four (4) two-hour workshops:

  • Goal Setting for Financial Stability
  • Budgeting on a Small Income
  • Organizing for Financial Management
  • Communicating for Financial Health

Calendar

Financial Foundations Workshops series consists of eight (8) two-hour workshops:

With so many choices in life, it can be really difficult to make the most out of the money you earn. The Financial Foundations experience will help you gain meaningful direction for your dollars.

Through these workshops, you will acquire skills and tools to build assets and savings, save for homeownership, and make smart investments. An engaging and knowledgeable community education team will lead interactive workshops on topics such as: saving and investing; demystifying credit; developing spending plans; and weaving financial “inside information” with easy tools to achieve your financial goals. Over the course of eight (8) fun, lively two-hour workshops with like-minded peers, you will emerge with a financial plan you can work with to move you towards the future you want.

Questions?

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We promise you’ll be glad you spent a Saturday with us expanding your knowledge and comfort in the home buying process. You can interact with home buying experts and other potential homeowners to:

  • Determine how much home you can afford
  • Gain perspective on the upfront and ongoing costs of being a homeowner
  • Identify how your credit impacts your buying power
  • Become confident in figuring out mortgage loan documents
  • Increase your skill and knowledge for working with a realtor
  • Boost your understanding of home inspections

Questions?

Register for a Workshop

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Request a Career One-on-One

Use the orange button above to request a one-on-one Career Development session.

To Register for Career Workshops or the Self Directed Lab through Workforce Boulder County:

  1. Go to www.connectingcolorado.com and log in to the Connecting Colorado account you created. Details can be found in the Connecting Colorado Workshop Instructions.
    • If you have trouble signing in, please click on the Forgot Password option and follow the instruction to reset your password or call a Boulder County Workforce Center directly for additional assistance.*
  2. Select the Workshops tab
  3. Select the Upcoming Workshops tab
  4. Check the boxes that corresponds to the workshop you would like to attend by clicking on the boxes to the left of the workshop. If a workshop does not appear, this workshop is full. Please select the next available date for that workshop.
  5. Very important Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the blue “Go” button to complete your registration.
Job Search and Self-Discovery

Job Search Basics

Want a plan in best way to navigate the online career search? Wondering how to kickstart your professional network to make job connections? Start here!

Creative Job Search

Discover the importance of networking in your job search. 50% of jobs are never advertised or posted. Employers prefer to hire job seekers who are referred by their colleagues and coworkers. Learn innovative ways to find the hidden jobs and get referred.

Career Exploration

Discover how your interests, personality, and values combine to lead you to the career that is right for you.

Resume

Resume Basics

Learn the basics of resume writing. This workshop covers why resumes are important in today’s job search process and how to put a basic resume together.

ReZoom Your Resume

Learn the current trends in resume writing and how to target your resume to the position to get your resume noticed.
Note: Please be clear about the job or jobs you want before taking this workshop.

“Walk In” Resume Critiques

No sign-up required; first come, first served. Bring in your resume for a quick review by one of our resume experts.

Cover Letters

Create an effective cover letter to enhance your resume and job application.

Networking

Using Facebook & Twitter to Leverage Your Job Search

Find out how Facebook, Twitter and a few other social media sites can radically enhance your chances for finding the perfect job.

LinkedIn Basics

Get started! LinkedIn Basics covers how to create a professional profile, set privacy settings, and make connections with others on LinkedIn.
NOTE: Go to LinkedIn.com and set up an account. Bring your e-mail address and password to class.

LinkedIn for Job Search

Once your profile is complete see how the power of LinkedIn can connect you with professionals in your field who can refer you to those hidden jobs.

Networking Presentations

Networking presentations showcase speakers from area employers and organizations who offer information on interesting job search topics. Time will be available for networking with other attendees.

Interview

Interview Basics

Preparing for your first interview or need to review the basics? Learn how to prepare for an interview, research a company and practice interview questions.

What’s Your Interview I.Q.?

Learn how to interview successfully using a simple formula to showcase your skills and how to prepare good answers to the tough interview questions.
Note: this workshop is four half days, and requires homework between workshop dates.

Interview IQ Snapshot

This workshop is an alternative choice for those who cannot attend the four-day interactive workshop. Interview IQ Snapshot covers the same information as “What’s Your Interview IQ?” but is a condensed information session with no interviewing practice.

Practice Interviews

Practice your interviewing skills with other job seekers! Bring questions you want to be asked and be prepared with your skill/STAR stories. Note: this workshop is for those who have previously taken one of our other interview workshops.

Enrichment

Communicating across Generations

Learn about all FOUR generations currently in the workforce. Explore ways to interview and work effectively with people of all ages.

Transition, Transform, Transcend for 50+ Clients

The world of work is changing: social media and technology are here to stay. Get a new perspective on your career options and move forward with clarity, confidence, and renewed enthusiasm.

Self-Directed Labs (SDLs)

The Self-Directed Lab (SDL) offers custom guide tutorial software that allows you to learn Microsoft Windows (the operating system), and Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 at your own pace. Microsoft Office is a suite of software programs. Each program performs a specific task and, depending on your job goals, it may not be necessary to learn all of them. The SDL lab facilitator will help you determine your training needs if you are not sure. Windows XP, Vista, or 7, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, Computer Basics, Project, QuickBooks, and SharePoint.

To sign up for an SDL, contact Ron Wilson at 303-413-7096 or

Career Development One on Ones

Career Development Appointments can be scheduled as one-on-one support in conjunction with Career Workshops for additional support or on their own as a means of supporting the job search.

Career Development Appointments are available to support you in:

  • Interview Practice – Have an interview scheduled? Review employer expectations for interviews and practice answering questions with a positive coach.
  • Job Search and Applications – After completing our Job Search workshop, meet with a positive coach on search techniques and application tips and tricks.
  • Resume Development and Support – After completing our Resume workshop or walk-in support, tailor your resume to a specific job posting or industry.

Contact Us


Boulder Office

5755 Central Ave
Suite B
303.413.7555
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Longmont Office

St Vrain Community Hub
515 Coffman Street
720.864.6600
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