To hide/show admin functionality, press the ` key on the keyboard to the left of the 1 key. This will affect any tools that are used for editing content (i.e. edit tabs, rollover links, yellow tabs at bottom of screen).

Steps to Success Workshop Series

Steps to Success workshops cover employability preparation ranging from meeting an employer's expectations to acing the job interview. Each semester, Career Connection hosts workshops on various job search topics including:

Understanding Employer Expectations

Understanding employers' expectations enable job seekers to create a marketing plan that addresses the needs of today's workplace.  This session offers individualized skills assessments and marketing strategies.

At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Mastering the Application

This session provides step-by-step instructions that will enable job seekers to complete an application that will get them screened “in” not “out".

At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Ace the Interview

This session presents a variety of techniques for successful, engaging interviews, as well as strategies for follow-up.  Students will have the opportunity to discuss challenging questions and practice their interviewing skills.

At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Speed Interviewing

Practice makes perfect!!  Come practice you interviewing skills in fun, interactive way.  Ever heard of speed dating?  Speed interviewing is built upon the same principle.  You will have an opportunity to interview with multiple interviewers and get immediate feedback as you rotate around the room.

How to Rock a Job Fair

A job fair is an excellent way for you to meet a variety of employers at once, which is a great resource when you are job hunting.  It is not enough to just show up though.  You don't want to blow this great opportunity because you are unprepared or do not have a good game plan. Come learn the best strategies for how to effectively build connections that will land you your next job.

Your Digital Footprint

This session explores the positive and negative aspects of social media and the lasting effects it can have on a student’s long-term success by sharing how employers, college admissions reps and athletic recruiters are using social media to make decisions about the people they hire, accept into college or recruit for their athletic teams. 

At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Social Branding

Recruiters and hiring professionals are using social media sites more and more as time continues.  A candidates' online branding has become even more important than their work history to many recruiters.

This workshop will help you:

  1. Examine the most common sites that recruiters use to find/screen candidates
  2. Analyze the biggest mistakes made online
  3. Create an uniform message across multiple sites
  4. Discuss the truth about online privacy agreements

Real Talk - How to Improve Your Crucial Conversations

Open dialogue is vital to successful communication. If you would like to enhance your day-to-day conversations, Real Talk is for you. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Resolve disagreements
  • Build acceptance and overcome resistance
  • Speak persuasively, not abrasively
  • Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want

Mastering crucial conversations will kick-start your career, strengthen your relationships, and improve your health.  

Upcoming Workshops

Concurrent College Courses

  • Wednesday, Mar 7
    10:00am to 10:30am
    Franklin Road Campus
  • Wednesday, Mar 7
    2:00pm to 2:30pm
    Franklin Road Campus

Federal Resume Class

  • Friday, Mar 9
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus
  • Friday, Mar 9
    1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus

How to Rock a Job Fair

  • Thursday, Mar 1
    10:00am to 12:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus
  • Thursday, Mar 1
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus

Successful College Transitions

  • Friday, Apr 6
    10:00am to 12:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus
  • Friday, Apr 6
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Franklin Road Campus