Below is a list of CareerSource Broward’s professional workshops that are available at NO COST. The workshops are designed to help keep you competitive in your search for employment and are taught by certified workforce professionals with you in mind. Presentations cover a variety of topics, including computer skills, resume writing, interview tips, social media and more.
How Do I Register For A Workshop?
To register for any of our professional workshops listed below, click here. All workshops begin at the scheduled time and usually last approximately two to three hours in length. Please note that we encourage all customers to register in Employ Florida before attending any of our workshops. Employers often visit our career centers on a daily basis to conduct interviews, so please dress appropriately when visiting our career centers. To view our dress code policy, click here.
In this workshop, you will learn different résumé styles as well as the importance of using keywords in your résumé and what hiring managers respond to most. Workshop topics include:
- Résumé style options and benefits
- Cover letter effectiveness
- Importance of keywords
Discover the most effective ways to promote yourself and showcase your knowledge in a professional manner to get the results you want. Workshop topics include:
- Company research
- Common interview questions
- Selling yourself
The Professional Placement Network (PPN) workshop is all about helping you become employed in your next right job. We teach you the things you must do, things you must say, things you must prepare, and finally the things you must be to become successful in your job search. Workshop topics include:
- Defining your career goals
- Developing your plan of action
- Creating your personal infomercial
- Networking strategies: the power of relationship building
- Effective interviewing strategies
- Negotiating for the job at the best price
*Interested workshop attendees must have a four-year degree or a minimum of five years of managerial experience and/or a salary of $47,000 per year or more.
To register for this workshop, click here.
The most important skills needed in today’s workplace are those that help us work well with others, manage time and resources, or adapt to change. These are soft skills and in this workshop, you'll review the importance of having such skills needed to get and keep a job. Workshop topics include:
- Problem Solving
Get hands-on training on common computer functions, while learning how to use computer equipment such as the mouse and keyboard. Workshop topics include:
- Microsoft office basics
- Basic features of computer usage
- Emailing résumés
Get pointers on how to conduct a job search through social media job search, find decision makers and utilize social networking websites to make new career connections. Workshop topics include:
- Social media networking
- Creating a brand online
- Building relationships
Learn how to create a spending plan to manage your household finances, build assets for your future and be prepared for unexpected financial emergencies. Topics include:
- Establishing and maintaining your credit
- Generating assets and reducing debt
- Creating a spending plan
Learn all the ins and outs about Employ Florida and how to properly search and apply for job openings. This workshop also covers Internet job searching and valuable resources that can help your employment needs. Please bring a draft of your résumé, along with your Employ Florida username and password. Topics covered include:
- Navigating Employ Florida
- Locating job leads online
- Uploading your résumé in Employ Florida