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Professional Development Workshops

Whether you join us for one workshop or the full series, you will develop tools and skills for building your career and meeting your professional goals.

Managing Employer Expectations: Discuss professional vs. non-professional work behaviors and provide strategies for managing expectations. Friday, 7/30/21. 1PM-2PM.

Virtual Workplace Communication Basics: Review of communication best practices for virtual environments. Friday, 8/6/21. 12PM-1PM.

Introduction to Project Management: Discuss important project elements and identify various project management styles. Thursday, 8/12/21. 12PM-1PM.

Emotional Intelligence, The Key to Career Success: Overview of Emotional Intelligence & how to practice and build EI skills. Friday, 8/20/21. 1PM-2PM.

Managing & Resolving Conflict: Overview of Conflict Management Strategies and how to apply them in the workplace. Friday, 9/3/21. 1PM-2PM.

Public Speaking: Overcoming anxiety, building confidence and sharing tips for success. Friday, 9/10/21. 1PM-2PM.

Job Search Strategy & Resume Writing & LINKEDIN Optimization: Tips for time management and self-care during a job search and an overview of strategies. Friday, 9/17/21. 1PM-2PM.

Building Your Interview Skills: Share best practices for interview success and provide tips for answering common interview questions. Friday, 9/24/21. 1PM-2PM.

Networking 101: How to network authentically and build better business relationships. Friday, 10/1/21. 1PM-2PM.

The First 90 Days: Tips for success when starting a new job or business venture. Friday, 10/8/21. 1PM-2PM.

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Upcoming Technical Skills Workshops

Introduction to Web Development and Design

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 10am-12pm
In-person and virtual options

Interested in learning more about what it takes to build a career in web development and design? Join us on Saturday, May 22 from 10AM-12PM to learn from professional web developers and to create your own webpage using Google Sites. No coding experience required. Open to ages 12-Adult.

Basic Digital Skills

Saturday, June 26, 2021, 10am-12pm
In-person and virtual options

Want to develop your technical skills or need a refresher in computer basics? Join us on Saturday, June 26, from 10AM-12PM for a digital skill-building class. Learn to:

  • Organize your desktop
  • Build an online profile on social media or marketplace sites
  • Create and use Google documents, calendars, and classroom

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  • Please enter a number from 12 to 100.
    This workshop will be offered both virtually and in person to a limited number of attendees. Computers will be provided for use for in-person attendees if requested, or attendees may bring their own laptops. The in-person workshop will be held at the YWCA Allentown at 702 West Hamilton Street.