Goodwill Events January 2022

Goodwill’s Larry Neff Center for Career Connections — Gary

Please be aware of the following guidelines set in place for your safety:
• Please follow CDC guidelines and do not enter if you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, nausea, or a sore throat
• Masks are strongly recommended for guests who are working closer than 6 feet with anyone else
• Masks are required for those who have not been vaccinated
• Increased cleaning and sanitation processes are in place
Please follow safe social distancing and stay 6-feet away.

Grow with Google!
• Monday through Friday / 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Goodwill’s Centers for Career Connections are offering the NorthStar Digital Literacy Project Basic Computer Skills Certification. In the training you will complete numerous tasks that will be assessed online through self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in the areas of Basic Computer Use, Internet Basics, Windows and Mac Operating Systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint along with email, social media and Information Literacy. Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond and Platinum level certificates upon demonstrating competency and passing each level.

Google Certification Informational Session
• Thursday, January 13th / 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Discover a career in information technology through a no-cost certificate program developed by Google and hosted on Coursera. With cutting-edge virtual courses, hands-on labs and more, the Google IT Support Professional Certificate program is designed to prepare you to start a career in IT support. In this informational session you will learn about what the certification consists of as well as how to get started.

Coupon Budgeting 101
• Thursday, January 20th / 10:00 am to 11:30 am
In this Workshop, you will learn how to make your money stretch purchasing your everyday needs, gifts, groceries, etc. You will also learn how to read weekly ads, coupons, rewards and more.

Canva Beginner’s Workshop
• Wednesday, January 12th / 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Canva is currently one of the top free graphic design platforms for making flyers, invitations, business cards and more. You will have the option to download it as a pdf or jpg file. Canva’s wide array of features allow you to edit photos without extensive photo editing knowledge or experience.

Vision Board (In-Person and Virtual)
• Wednesday, January 26th / 10:30 am to 11:30 am
As we finish off the year 2021 and enter 2022, Goodwill’s Center for Career Connections presents Vision Board Creation. A vision board (also known as a prayer board or dream board), is a visual representation of your professional and personal goals. Your vision board can signify all of your goals for the year ahead; or it can focus on a specific area like career, business, home life, spiritual growth, well-being or relationships that you want to develop in 2022. Part of the workshop will be learning how to uncover or rediscover  long buried dreams. If you would like to bring any magazines and pictures to add to your board, please feel free.

All Center for Career Connections Events are free and open to the public. The Larry Neff Center for Career Connections — Gary is at the corner of West Ridge and Clark Roads.

 

Goodwill’s Larry Neff Center for Career Connections — Griffith

Please be aware of the following guidelines set in place for your safety:
• Please follow CDC guidelines and do not enter if you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, nausea, or a sore throat
• Masks are strongly recommended for guests who are working closer than 6 feet with anyone else
• Masks are required for those who have not been vaccinated
• Increased cleaning and sanitation processes are in place
Please follow safe social distancing and stay 6-feet away.

NorthStar Digital Literacy Training
• Monday through Friday / 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
In this training, you will perform various tasks that will be assessed online through self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in the areas of Basic Computer Use, Internet Basics, Windows and Mac Operating Systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with email, social media, and Information Literacy.

Indeed Assessments
• Monday through Friday / 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Assessments will be offered in the focus areas of critical thinking, attention to detail, problem solving, data entry, customer focus and bookkeeping.

Becoming LinkedIn
• Tuesday, January 11th / 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
LinkedIn is a social media platform that allows you to connect with friends, past and present colleagues and bosses, post your resume to allow recruiters to find you, find jobs that are hiring, and more.

Interviewing 101
• Tuesday, January 25th / 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
In this workshop learn what to do, what not to do, how to prepare, common questions that come up, and more. There will also be time to practice one-on-one interviews.

All Center for Career Connections Events are free and open to the public. The Larry Neff Center for Career Connections  — Griffith is adjacent to Goodwill Retail Store on West 45th Avenue.