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Online Learning

Workforce Solutions offers free online learning tools to provide individuals looking for work and employers in need of staff with creative solutions for navigating today's job market. We invite you to engage in our captivating virtual content that makes learning accessible anywhere, anytime.

We have created on-demand modules that are broken out into categories by the intended audience: Job Candidates, Youth, Employers, and Vendors.  

Be sure to check out the related resources section for links to additional online learning content such as information on Accessibility for Distance Education, Financial Literacy, Digital Literacy, and much more.

Job Candidates

Topics include how to look for a job, write or revise a resume, interview, network, use your job skills and experience in a new and different way, and even how to navigate working in a more virtual environment.

Job Search Seminars:

Module 1 Lesson: A Targeted Plan
This on-demand lesson helps participants understand how to review current labor market information, and assess their needs and employment skills to create a targeted job search plan.

Module 1 Workbook: A Targeted Plan
This workbook is intended to be used with the Module 1 lesson that helps participants understand how to review current labor market information, and assess their needs and employment skills to create a targeted job search plan.


Module 2 Lesson: Job Readiness Toolkit

This on-demand lesson helps participants evaluate and practice effective communication in applications, resumes, basic introductions, and interviewing.

Module 2 Workbook: Job Readiness Toolkit
This workbook is intended to be used with the Module 2 lesson that helps participants evaluate and practice effective communication in applications, resumes, basic introductions, and interviewing.


Module 3 Lesson: Sharpening Your Interviewing Skills
This on-demand lesson helps participants focus on the interview process and use the employer's perspective to determine proper interview attire and prepare answers to common interview questions.

Module 3 Workbook: Sharpening Your Interviewing Skills
This workbook is intended to be used with the Module 3 lesson that helps participants focus on the interview process and use the employer's perspective to determine proper interview attire and prepare answers to common interview questions.


Module 4 Lesson: Closing the Deal
This on-demand lesson helps participants understand networking, how to use social media as a networking tool, and how to follow up with the employer after the interview.

Module 4 Workbook: Closing The Deal
This workbook is intended to be used with the Module 4 lesson that helps participants understand networking, how to use social media as a networking tool, and how to follow up with the employer after the interview.


Modules 1-4 Lesson: 30 Second Commercial
This on-demand lesson helps participants understand the importance of crafting a well-written 30 Second Commercial and all the aspects of a job search where it can prove beneficial.

Modules 1-4 Lesson: CAR Statements
This on-demand lesson helps participants understand the importance of crafting well-written CAR (Challenge - Action - Results) Statements and all the aspects of a job search where they can prove beneficial.

Modules 1-4 Worksheets
Worksheet handouts that accompany various lessons in Modules 1-4.


WORKinTEXAS.com Job Search Database

Job Seeker:

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Setting up a New Account

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Creating a Resume

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Searching for Jobs

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Explore Opportunities

Employer:

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: New Account Setup and Sign in

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Manage Employer Account

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Managing Job Candidates and Applicants

Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Job Order Management


Phone Interview Etiquette
This session provides tips on how to prepare for a successful phone interview.


Conflict Resolution
This session provides tips on how to resolve conflict and solve problems in a manner where all parties are winners.


Telecommuting and Time Management
This session provides tips on managing your time while working remotely.


Work-Life Balance
This session provides tips on maintaining a healthy balance between the time spent working and personal time.


AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Initiative
Workforce Solutions is working with the partnership between Houston Community College (HCC) and AARP Foundation to provide the Back to Work 50+ Initiative (BTW50+).


Youth

Topics include how to identify your skills, determine a career path, write a resume, interview, network, and even social media tips and tricks. 



Employers

Topics include how to find the ideal candidates, conduct interviews to determine the best fit, and even how to navigate workplace hazards.

WORKinTEXAS.com Job Search Database
Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: New Account Setup and Sign in
Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Manage Employer Account
Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Managing Job Candidates and Applicants
Navigating WORKinTEXAS.com: Job Order Management

Finding the Ideal Fit
This session provides tips on how to find the right candidate to fill vacant positions.

Hazardous Conditions: COVID-19
This session provides tips on managing your workplace environment to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  



Vendors

Tips to attain and maintain status as an approved vendor for the Workforce Solutions system.

Other Useful Resources

Online Events

  • Workforce Solutions Virtual Job Fair
    Friday, April 16, 2021 to Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
  • Trade, Transportation, & Utility Industry Virtual Job Fair
    Friday, April 16, 2021 to Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
  • HISD Career Exploration
    Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. |
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Online Events

  • Young Adult Virtual Hiring Event
    Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
  • Professional, Business, and Technical Services Industry Virtual Job Fair
    Friday, May 14, 2021 to Sunday, May 16, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
  • Young Adult Hiring Event
    Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
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Online Events

  • Regional Youth Event
    Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. | Virtual Jobfair
  • Young Adult Hiring Event
    Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. |
  • Harris County Precinct 2 Virtual Job Fair
    Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. |
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Job Search Webinars

  • A Targeted Plan
    Monday, April 19, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Virtual Seminar
  • Job Readiness Toolkit
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Virtual Seminar
  • Sharpening your Interview Skills
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Virtual Seminar
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Job Search Webinars

  • Regional Youth Seminar
    Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. | Virtual Seminar
  • GED Information Session for Ages 18-24
    Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. |
  • Fast Pass to Work (Virtual Seminar)
    Friday, May 7, 2021 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Session A & B
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Job Search Webinars

  • Regional Youth Seminar
    Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Virtual Seminar
  • Fast Pass to Work (Virtual Seminar)
    Friday, June 4, 2021 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Session A & B
  • Fast Pass to Work (Virtual Seminar)
    Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Session B & C
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