The on-site child care facility is open Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and serves children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Children between the ages of 6 years and 12 years old may only use the facility during non-school hours. Non-school hours include days when school is not in session as well as before and after school. The entire Workforce Development Center is closed for all major holidays. Customers who are using the child care facility must remain in the building at all times and children may only be in the child care facility for a maximum of three and a half hours per visit.
The child care facility is staffed by four certified teachers who plan daily age-appropriate activities. Call 262-638-6642 for more information.
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This class will help you understand reactions to the loss of a job. When a person loses a job, their sense of identity is often affected. Difficulties with sleeping or eating are just several of the normal responses to job loss.
Never seem to have enough money? Come learn how to use credit to your advantage, how bad credit can work against you and what you can do to begin repairing it.
Afraid of the mouse? Not sure what it does? Feeling trapped by your fear of or lack of experience with computers? Let us walk you through a simple introduction to the maze of scrolling and clicking that will get you comfortable using computers and open new windows of opportunity. Space is limited to fourteen people (first come, first served).
PRIOR PARTICIPATION IN BEGINNER COMPUTER 1 WORKSHOP OR BASIC COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE IS NECESSARY. Now that you are beginning to feel less fearful of the computer, let’s build on that. This workshop focuses on more practice using the mouse, navigating websites and understanding your desktop functions. Space is limited to fourteen people (first come, first served).
What is customer service? What do they want you do to? How can you deliver great customer service? Attend this workshop and learn words and phrases you should not say to a customer, what to do if a customer is ready to explode, and the benefits of good service to the business and the employee. Learn the secrets to providing exceptional customer service!
In this workshop we will discuss how you can succeed and overcome those barriers to employment by looking at interpersonal behaviors, available resources, how to fill out applications, and once employed, staying employed.
Are you ready to meet new people, explore new careers, and experience meaningful opportunities that can be added into your resume? Staff from the Volunteer Center of Racine will show us tips on how volunteering can help us move up that ladder of success and have fun too!
Put your interviewing skills to the test. Join us for this workshop where you will participate in a mock interview while being video taped. Then watch and gather valuable feedback that will help you ace the interview.
This workshop is designed to teach effective communication skills for the workplace to improve job satisfaction and success.
What type of information should I keep? What should I store on paper, in a file cabinet, and electronically on a computer? Learn organizational models that will help you keep track of important documents and information for business and home.
So you have filed or are thinking of filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Get your questions answered such as: how to start the process, how to appeal a denial, what are the different levels of appeal, what are the differences between SSDI and SSI, what process does Social Security use to evaluate claims, and how to increase your chances to win your case.
Whether you are job hunting or currently employed, making a lasting impression is critical. Learn how to project a positive image during the interview and beyond.
Come and hear what community resources are available to the public. Hear about food pantries, meal sites, healthcare, and many more resources.
This workshop will introduce Stephen Covey’s time management model and assist you in creating an action plan to begin managing your time more effectively.
How can you use Labor Market Information to enhance your job seeking skills and techniques? Where can you find salary information? These websites provided by the state and federal government may be just what you are looking for! Welcome to the guided tour.
Can attitude affect your job search? What can you do to adjust your attitude and be successful? A positive attitude is a powerful force, and a negative attitude makes life difficult for everyone.
Is age an asset or liability? How can you present your unique strengths in an interview? Join us to find out!
Take this workshop to help identify your aptitudes, interests and the career fields that make the best use of them. The session utilizes a series of aptitude tests (Career Ability Placement Survey-CAPS) and an interest survey (Career Decision-Making System-CDMS) to help in choosing the right career. Results are provided during the session and occupational options are discussed. Assessments are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.
Dreaming of your very own In-Home Child Care? Need more information to get started?
Attend the Racine County Certification New Provider Orientation and learn what it takes to get started, including how to create a nurturing environment for children. Vital business resources are available.
Call 638-6605 to register.
Have you ever heard this at a job interview? Discover more about what situational interview questions are and what an employer is looking for behind the question they are asking.
Learn how to develop professional cover letters to complement your resume and follow up after interviews with a thank you note.
Find out how to identify your skills and relate them to the competitive job market. Discovering your employability and transferable skills will help improve your resume and job interview.