Sheboygan County Job Center - Sheboygan WI

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Career Counselors

Recently downsized, unhappily working or someplace in between??

The Job Center is here to help. A Career Counselor will be offering 1:1 meeting times for those seeking work, unhappy in their current role, or unsure about a career path. This will aid your continued career development.

By appointment only. To make an appointment call ELLEN HOPE at (920) 323-0377

Please call ELLEN HOPE, M.S.E, WI Job Service Career Counselor, with any questions or concerns at (920) 323-0377 email: Ellen.Hope@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Classes

Career Awareness/Self-Exploration

If you are one of the millions of workers who want a fulfilling career in the near or distant future, Career Awareness/Self Exploration will give you the skills you need to make a successful choice! You will become aware of the current occupational trends and resources for discovering careers and financial support that is available for further education and training. You will explore your values, interests, and abilities as they relate to career decision making be taking the Career-Decision Making Inventory.

Class is conducted by Lakeshore Technical College staff members.

Resume Computer Lab

The way you market yourself in your resume can determine whether of not you get an interview. This workshop will give you the 'nuts and bolts' of a resume as well as the resources necessary to develop a computer-generated resume that:

  • Is short & simple
  • Stresses your achievements
  • Shows that you qualify for the job
  • Is logically organized
  • Looks attractive

Class is conducted by Lakeshore Technical College staff members.

Career Planning & Decision Making (CPDM)

Classroom Module:

During this workshop, you will identity how your personality, interests and abilities fit into today's job market. Topics include:

  • Understanding yourself and others
  • Developing a positive self concept to make effective decisions
  • Entering & participating in education & training
  • Making career decisions

Classes will involve some presentations from community agencies offering support to students and tools such as the World of Work Inventory and Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator to identify values, interests and abilities.

Assessment Module:

In this shortened version of the class, you will complete paper/pencil assessments to help identify where your personality, interests, aptitudes and abilities fit in today's market. The assessments include the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator and the World of Work Inventory.

Class is conducted by Lakeshore Technical College staff members.

Resources

Wisconsin Careers

Wisconsin Careers is an easy to use web site that will guide you through the career planning and decision making process as well as assist you with your job search. Take a guest tour that will give you an introduction to the WISCareers site - take assessments, research schools, and see how WISCareers can help you plan for a successful career. WISCareers also includes tools for you to create a resumé and build a budget, along with resources for education professionals. To register, contact the Job Center for the registration code or visit the Job Center Resource Center.

WORKnet

WORKnet is a website providing a variety of information on Wisconsin's Workforce. This easy to follow website offers a variety of career and labor market information to the job seeker including:

  • County Summary - Provides a snapshot of the selected county
  • Employer Search - Lets you search by employer name, size, industry, classification and also provides you with maps of employer locations.
  • Occupational Search - Provides you with a wide variety of occupational information including wages, employment projections, and employment by industry and training providers.
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