* Workforce Essentials Workshop
This free online workshop will be offered to early-career individuals.
*California Revels Performance and Panel
Join us for a fun-filled, educational Q&A panel with the cast and crew of this year's Christmas Revels!
*WOS Visual Arts Exploration III
This free WOS Visual Arts Exploration series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizons in the arts.
21st Century Skill Sets
In this workshop, we help you identify and develop lifelong skills that will set you up for success in the 21st century.
Are You Sure You Made the Right Decision?
The Ascent PDI (Professional Development Immersion) program is designed by Workforce Opportunity Services for highly motivated, professionals who would like to make a positive impact on not only their professional success but also their lives.
Attention to Detail
In this workshop you will explore what attention to detail means. You will also have an opportunity to practice your attention to detail in fun and interesting ways. By the end of this workshop, you should have a better understanding of how well you pay attention to details as well as ways that you can increase your attention and make a positive impact on your daily activities.
At the completion of this workshop, you will learn strategies to adjust your perspective and improve your attitude.
Business Writing Essentials I
This workshop emphasizes the keys for effective writing: audience, purpose, message, style and tone. It is aimed at those who want to sharpen the focus of their business writing.
Business Writing Essentials II
Community & Ethnic Solidarity
Confidence, Failures and Successes, Imposter Syndrome
This workshop will show you how to:
- Build your personal confidence
- Overcome and learn from failure
- Implement the tools of success
- Recognize and combat Imposter Syndrome
Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Developing A LinkedIn Profile
Diversity (including Generational) in the Workplace
In this workshop we will explore:
- Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
- Layers of diversity
- The importance of diversity training Generational Diversity
Dress for Success
In this workshop, you will learn the the various types of business attire, how to develop your personal business image, select proper business attire and master the skills needed to succeed in the workforce.
Effective Online Job Search and Job Fair Techniques
At the completion of this worksop, you will be better prepared to recognize and understand your own emotional intelligence and its impact in the workplace.
“It is very important to understand that emotional intelligence is not the opposite of intelligence, it is not the triumph of heart over head – it is the unique intersection of both.” -David Caruso
In this workshop, we will help you understand what empathy is and why it is a key skill in the workplace. It can enable us to:
- resolve conflicts
- build more productive teams
- improve our relationships with co-workers, clients and customers.
Feedback - Giving and Receiving
At the completion of this workshop, you will have learned effective ways to both give and receive feedback.
Throughout this workshop you will:
- Learn about the core concepts and skills that form the foundation of personal finance and the changes you can make in these areas to improve your financial position.
- Learn to set short, mid, and long term financial goals and develop the habit of patiently saving for them.
- Develop the habit of scheduling, tracking, and recording your money
- Learn the importance of planning for life necessities (food, water, shelter, health, and clothing) before anything else.
At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to migrate from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.
Handling Stress, Anger Management
In this workshop, you will learn to:
- Identify symptoms of stress and anxiety and how they manifest in your body, emotions, behaviors and thinking
- Constructively manage the impact of stress on your body, emotions, behavior and mind
- Identify triggers that can create anger issues
- Develop strategies and utilize techniques to relax and constructively manage your anger
- Develop strategies to constructively manage stress and anger
Improving One's Credit Score
Interviewing in Person and on the Phone
Learning Styles and Study Strategies
According to Dictionary.com "Lifelong learning is the pursuit of learning opportunities throughout a person's life for the continuos development and improvement of knowledge and skills needed for employment or personal development."
This workshop discusses the importance of lifelong learning as well as the strategies to support lifelong learning.
Manage Your Finances No Matter Your Income
In this workshop, we will talk about the skills needed to effectively manage a workplace conflict, the steps used when resolving a conflict, and the interpersonal skills that need to be developed to make us more effective in conflict resolution.
Music: It's a Family Affair!
This free series is offered to individuals of ALL AGES looking to expand their horizon in the arts.
National Portrait Gallery Visual Art Series
This free series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.
Photo Credit: Unidentified Woman. William Bache, 1803- 1812. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Navigating Career Changes
Professionalism in the Workplace
This workshop is mostly aimed at teenagers, entry-level employees and recent graduates who are interested in developing their interpersonal skills to navigate the complexities of a workplace. The topics include communication skills, problem solving, self-confidence, accountability, humility and cultural awareness.
Researching Potential Employers
This workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes, for creating an effective resume.
At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to gain a self-awareness of your strengths and learn how to address your weaknesses.
Self-Esteem, Positive Self-Talk
At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to bolster your self-esteem and self-acceptance.
Setting Goals and Time Management
Social Media Etiquette
Study Skills and Exploring Careers
In this workshop, you will learn to recognize the importance of teamwork in the workplace and
Identify the skills needed to be an effective team member.
The Art of Listening, Asking Questions, Mind Mapping, Note Taking
In this workshop, you will have the information you need to improve your listening skills and to ask questions in a thoughtful and effective way. You will also develop your skills as a notetaker and learn a method called Mind Mapping to gather information in a more creative, colorful, and intuitive style.
At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to recognize specific and valuable skills that you have, identify your transferable skills, demonstrate your transferable skills on your resume, and talk about your transferable skills during a job interview.
Video Conferencing Relationship Building and Etiquette
WOS Music Exploration
This cost-free WOS Music Exploration is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizons in music.
WOS Visual Arts Exploration I
This cost-free WOS Visual Arts Exploration Series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.
WOS Visual Arts Exploration II
This cost-free WOS Visual Arts Exploration series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizons in the arts.
WOS Women In Music Exploration
This cost-free series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.
Ways to Find a Job
By the end of this workshop, you will have the tools to establish and nurture wellness and a healthy living lifestyle.
Your Story in 60 Seconds (Elevator Pitch)
At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to identify your core personal and professional values.