Goodwill Career Digest - July 27th & Beyond

August 03, 2018
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 27, 2018
Christine Gillies, Marketing & Volunteer Specialist
cgillies@triadgoodwill.org  
336-544-5266 office        
336-362-5521 mobile
 
 
CAREER DIGEST
Workforce training and employment events with Triad Goodwill
For July 27 and beyond
New
Free Info Session on Monday, July 30 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington, NC 27215. Metro Public Adjustment offers a rewarding and lucrative career opportunity as a public insurance adjuster helping residential and commercial property owners receive the maximum insurance claim possible for property damage. There are no prerequisites and a high school diploma/GED is NOT required. Training is provided by Metro PA with a training reimbursement program. Licensing fees vary by state. Call 336-417-5990 for more information.
New
Free Hands-On Workshop on Monday, August 6 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Charles & Betty Younce Career Center, 3519 N. Elm Street, Greensboro 27405. Industry veteran, Brian Fitzgerald will lead this free workshop on Google Web Productivity. Learn how Google’s tools like, Chrome, Gmail, Drive & Docs can improve your productivity. Topics also include Google search tips and image editors. Space is limited and you must register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-hands-on-workshop-web-productivity-tickets-48373335950?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Call 336-282-7307 for more information.
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Free Computer Workshop on Monday, August 6 thru Thursday, August 16 9:00 a.m. – Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. The Advanced Computer Skills Workshop is presented by Triad Goodwill and Rockingham Community College. Class topics include fine-tuning keyboarding skills, Excel and PowerPoint. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
New
FREE Info Sessions on Monday, August 6 & Tuesday, August 21 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Learn eligibility information about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (W.I.O.A.) grant funding for careers in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, aviation or transportation. This is also an opportunity to speak one-on-one with NC Works Talent Development Consultant Erica Lawson. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
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Free Info Session on Wednesday, August 8 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington, NC 27215. Alamance Community College is hosting a free info session on the Biotechnology program. Learn how you can earn your Associate Degree in Applied Science and jumpstart your career in Biotechnology. Call 336-417-5990 for more information.
New
Hiring Event on Wednesday, August 8 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. XLC Services is hiring 100 full-time & part-time production positions. Positions are 3-day/night rotating 12-hour shifts. Benefits after 60 days, no violent crimes, and misdemeanors must be 2+ years old, and felonies 5+ years old. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
New
Hiring Event on Thursday, August 9 9:00 a.m. – Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene Street, Greensboro, NC 27406. Graham Personnel is hiring for various positions including, Sewing Machine Operators, Textile Inspectors, Machine Operators, Forklift Operators, and Picker / Packer positions. Make up $13 per hour. Bring 2 forms of id. Call 336-544-5305 for more information.
New date (previously reported 7/20 & 7/13)
Free Workshop on Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 17 9:00 a.m. – Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Mayodan Career Center, 6625 NCF Hwy 135, Mayodan, NC 27027. The Computer Basics for Job Seekers Workshop will teach students to become more comfortable with technology to aid in your job search and applications. Instruction by Rockingham Community College. Registration deadline August 10. Call 336.949.4849 for more information.
New
Free Hands-On Workshop on Monday, August 13 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Charles & Betty Younce Career Center, 3519 N. Elm Street, Greensboro 27405. Industry veteran, Brian Fitzgerald will lead a free Job Hunting Workshop. Learn how to efficiently job search using targeted job leads, applicable skills, and resume tips. Space is limited, registration required. Register in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-hands-on-workshop-job-hunt-tickets-48374157407?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Call 336-282-7307 for more information.
New
Hiring Event on Monday, August 20 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Ameristaff is hiring for various positions including, Inside Sales, Warehouse Work, Glass Installers, Knitting Mechanic & Operator, Machine Operators, QC/Customer Service, Maintenance Technicians, and Forklift Operators. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
 
 
 
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New
Free Computer Workshop on Monday, August 20 thru Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. – Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. The Basic Computer Skills Workshop is presented by Triad Goodwill and Rockingham Community College. Participants will develop computer skills essential for today’s job search & marketplace.  Call 336-637-1010 for more information.


New
Free Hands-On Workshop on Monday, August 27, September 10 & 17 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Charles & Betty Younce Career Center, 3519 N. Elm Street, Greensboro 27405. Industry veteran, Brian Fitzgerald will lead a free, three-day Web Development Workshop. Use hands-on exercises to gain a solid fundamental understanding of the technology required to get started in Web Development. Topics include, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Space is limited, registration required. Register required at in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-hands-on-workshop-web-development-3-part-series-tickets-48373884591?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Call 336-282-7307 for more information. 
 
Ongoing Classes
FREE Ongoing Training: Computer Skills every Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. for the Basic Training or 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for Microsoft Office training (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) at Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington, NC 27215. Classes are free for qualified individuals and you can start any day. Call 336-417-5990 for more information.

FREE Ongoing Training: Career Readiness Certification meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Burlington Career Center, 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington, NC 27215. Instructed by Alamance Community College. Start this open enrollment class any day!  Earn Bronze, Silver or Gold level, based on test performance on skills in Applied Math, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. This portable credential is an excellent addition to your resume and recognized by thousands of companies. Call 336-417-5990 for more information.
Jobs on the Outside (J.O.T.O.) This FREE program helps people with a criminal background find employment. Orientation is a requirement to attend class and is held EVERY Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Greensboro Career Center, 1235 South Eugene Street, Greensboro, NC 27406.
FREE Ongoing Class: Efficient Online Job Search meets every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Start this open enrollment class any week! Instructed by Rockingham Community College. Learn the most effective ways to apply for jobs online, and prevent unwanted emails and calls. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
 
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FREE Ongoing Class: Jump Into the Workforce meets every Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon at Triad Goodwill’s Reidsville Career Center, 1551 Freeway Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Start this open enrollment class any week! Instructed by Rockingham Community College. Participate in assessments and prepare yourself for the NC Career Readiness Certificate. Call 336-637-1010 for more information.
 
Prepare for career events:
Click the Fast Pass logo on TriadGoodwill.org to print, complete, and bring the registration form to each event. This will save time and allow applicants to get in line upon entry.
Bring resumes and dress professionally. Arrange for childcare in advance.
Contact Triad Goodwill career centers directly for an appointment with a Certified Professional Resume Writer to create or update your resume for FREE…from GED to PhD!


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About Triad Goodwill:
Triad Goodwill (Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc.), a 501(c)(3) non-profit leader, promotes the value of work by providing career development services, skills training and work opportunities for people with employment needs.
 In the past year, Triad Goodwill served 15,160 people in the community and helped place 3,312 workers in competitive employment with more than 700 employers. 85¢ of every dollar earned in Triad Goodwill stores supports their mission.
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Contact:
Christine Gillies, Marketing & Volunteer Specialist
336-544-5266 office