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Computer Classes and Career Seminars offered in Blairstown

By PROJECT SELF-SUFFICIENCY

January 21, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Computer classes and employment skills seminars will be offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Blairstown office in February.  Area residents are invited to learn entry-level computer skills using Microsoft applications on Thursdays, February 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

Seminars on various job searching and workplace skills will be offered on Wednesdays, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Job Search & Networking Techniques will be explored on February 6th; Cover Letters & Resumes will be discussed on February 13th; Interviewing Skills, Workplace Literacy and Salary Negotiations will be addressed on February 20th; and Careering 102, an overview of skills needed to successfully navigate the workplace, will be offered on February 27th.   The computer lab will be open on Saturday, February 16th, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for individuals to brush up on their computer skills or work on resumes and cover letters.

The agency’s computer lab is located in the First Presbyterian Outreach Center at 35 Main Street in Blairstown. 

A complete roster of computer classes and employability skills course are offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Newton location all year long, including classes in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel;  QuickBooks accounting software; workshops addressing techniques for job search, interviewing, resume development and financial management; and courses designed just for seniors and men. 

For more information, call the Project Self-Sufficiency office in Blairstown at 928-362-1777, or phone the agency’s Newton office at 973-940-3500.  Information about the agency’s services is also available at www.projectselfsufficiency.org.

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