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Educate Yourself – Employment Skills

 

Employment Skills Everything in this section available Online Only 

Codecademy

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A great place to get started with programming! Codecademy starts with the very basic and shows you by example.

The lessons are very rewarding as your progress can encourage you with medals or allow you to post your progress on social media websites. Great for all programming languages.

http://www.codecademy.com/

 

 

Small Business Development Center

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This is one of the largest collection of free, on-demand entrepreneurial training resources available in the United States and is part of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania’s “Success Network”. We have Online Learning programs from the SBA, IRS, Small Biz U, Virtual Advisor and custom programs from the Pennsylvania SBDC Network.

http://www.kutztownsbdc.org/course_listing.asp

 

 

How to Get the Job!

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Video series by Scott Silverman  Visit his web page here

How to Get the Job: 1 Making a great first impression

 

How to Get the Job: 2 Social and physical networking

 

How to Get the Job: 3 Create a great elevator pitch

 

How to Get the Job: 4 Making get a job, your job

 
 

Raw Resume

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How to Write a Great Resume: The Definitive Guide

This guide will take you from start to finish through all the aspects of a great resume and help you transform your current one into an interview-winning resume. Written for beginner and intermediate job searchers. Print or read The Complete Guide to A Winning Resume – Cheat Sheet to get started.

Most courses are only available online.Here I am – Resume Writing That Gets Noticed

Most courses are only available online.The Complete Guide to a Winning Resume Cheat-Sheet

Find the website and templates here: http://www.rawresume.com/write-resume-definitive-guide

 

Open Colleges’ How To Write a Resume

Open Colleges has complied this comprehensive guide on how to put together a resume. Learn how to use social media to find a job role, network, and gain and succeed at an interview. – See more at:

http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/resumes/#sthash.SmHMZXJm.dpuf

 

how2become.com

How2become.com offers a great resource guide,that provides detailed insight into how to answer certain questions, how to behave, body language and more.- See more at: 

https://www.how2become.com/resources/interview-skills/

 

Livecareer.com

Livecareer.com offers great tools and resources for exploring careers, whether you’re searching for a new job or considering a career change.- See more at:

https://www.livecareer.com/quintessential/career-exploration

 

GCF LearnFree.org

Provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for them to be successful in both work and life. They believe there’s freedom in the ability to learn what you want, when you want, regardless of your circumstances.

Career Planning

 

Job Search

 

Workplace Skills

 

Money

 

Photos and Graphics

Computers

 

Email Basics

 

Internet Basics

Devices

Digital Skills

 

Social Media

 

Online Safety

Using the Cloud

 
Khan Academy

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The Khan Academy is on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. They offer a library of over 3,500 videos which covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities, finance and history. Each video is approximately 10 minutes long and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone, and the materials and resources are free.

Link  http://www.khanacademy.org/

 

Alison

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ALISON is dedicated to helping marginalized communities, among them the formerly incarcerated, become successful in their lives and make a productive contribution to society. We offer an Advanced Diploma in Workforce Re-Entry Skills that provides learners with the soft skills they need to find gainful employment         

https://alison.com/

 

 

Computer Basics
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If you are new to computers, we can show you how to use these tools: from learning the basics to software, storage and more.
Visit the Building Computer Skills page

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GED for Free

A completely free GED online preparation course, as well as practice tests, which can help you pass your GED exams

http://www.gedforfree.com/

If you have not completed high school and want to seek more education and/or improve your employability, you have some choices that can open the doors to your future.

 

Everything in this section available Online Only

To find your closest GED testing center, click here:
https://www6.pearsonvue.com/testtaker/registration/SelectTestCenterProximity/GEDTS/191656

Or, in Wisconsin, you may earn a High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

http://dpi.wi.gov/ged/

Free, online practice tests for the GED:

http://www.gedtestingservice.com/educators/freepracticetest

 
 

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

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What are OER? Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.

Browse courses and materials: https://www.oercommons.org/oer

 

Acamaca

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Acámica es el futuro de la educación superior en línea. A través de lo que llamamos microaprendizaje ramificado, ofrecemos cursos de calidad, accesibles, dinámicos e interactivos, que pueden ser tomados en cualquier lugar, en cualquier momento.

http://www.acamica.com/