Schedule of Workshops to Assist Job Seekers

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Orientation / Career Planning Workshop


This presentation provides an overview of the job search and career development resources and services offered through the One Stop. In addition, it will provide you with an introduction to the Resource Area.

Career Planning Workshop

This workshop provides information on a variety of tools in order to research career opportunities and the steps necessary for achieving specific goals. Formulating training plans & financial aid resources will also be discussed.

Please contact the Cattaraugus County One Stop Career Center for registration at 373-1880.

Starting the Job Search

This workshop is geared toward setting work preferences, identifying transferable skills, compiling your work history, and managing stress.

Finding your next Job

This workshop is to provide information on networking for job leads, making direct employer contacts, researching employers, and completing applications successfully.

Resumes and Cover Letters

This workshop assists in selecting the resume best suited for you, targeting your skills, completing a cover letter, and critiquing a current resume.

Effective Interviewing

This workshop consists of preparing yourself for an interview,

provides sample interview techniques, Thank You and follow-up letters and closing interviews.

TABE Testing

A basic skills assessment to establish current reading & math

levels is offered. Please call the One Stop at 716-373-1880 to schedule a time

VESID Community Information Sessions

VESID Community Information Sessions offered on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10:00 am. Presented by The Employment Connection. If you have a permanent disability, learn how VESID may be able to help you GO TO WORK! Call Nancy at 373-5322 ext. 300, for more information or to register.

GED Classes

GED Classes offered each Monday throughout the school year (schedule varies during the summer months). Presented by Olean Community Schools. Work toward earning your GED

Computer Tutor

Class sizes are limited. Call Pat to register at 373-1880 3xt. 266

WORKFORCE SKILLS for the 21st Century

An internet based program to help you begin your road to achievement, choose one of the easy-to-use learning centers — Core Business Skills, Job Search & Resume Tools, Computer Skills, GED Test Prep, and Career Test Prep - each provides the skills and strategies to help find a job or enhance your career.


To register for a workshop or to register to use Workforce Skills for the 21st Century, please call 716-373-1880 or register with staff.