Computer classes and employment skills seminars will be offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Blairstown office in January.  Area residents are invited to learn how to create custom slide shows and presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint on Thursdays, January 10th, 17th & 24th, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

Seminars on various job searching techniques will be offered on Wednesdays, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Job Search & Networking Techniques will be explored on January 2nd; Cover Letters & Resumes will be discussed on January 9th and 23rd; Interviewing Skills, Workplace Literacy and Salary Negotiations will be addressed on January 16th.   The computer lab will be open on Saturday, January 19th, 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. 

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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.