CAREER TRAINING & PLACEMENT
Working Concepts Inc. has been providing Job Readiness and Computer Training since 2011. We have helped people with disabilities and dislocated workers, become certified in Microsoft Office as well offering internships and job placement services.
This course is to help identify work interests and job skills. Whether this is your first time looking for a job, or if you are looking to change jobs or re-enter the workforce, or just want to reexamine your goals and skills. We'll teach you how to use social networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest to find employment and connect with employers. You’ll also learn soft skills: Communication, teamwork, problem-solving, punctuality, critical thinking, and work ethics. You'll learn the importance of how to use assertive communication, learning appropriate work etiquette and social skills, what to wear to an interview, how to enhance job interview skills, create a resume, and how to tailor a job application. We combine training with lecture, hands-on learning, and class discussions.
This course will apply the fundamental computer skills in a business setting using the Microsoft Office Suite 2016 in a Windows environment. The course builds upon the applications and integration of word processing, spreadsheets, email, and multi-media presentations. Upon completion of this course, students will have developed the skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment as well as the background necessary for college course applications.
Participants may become certified on one or all computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and, PowerPoint. Our class instructors teach in-person and hold a Microsoft certification.
Through our network partners, we have been able to provide computers to our program completers.
Microsoft Office Specialist Word certification
Certified individuals will establish their ability to perform a number of Word tasks, such as creating and managing documents, formatting text, paragraphs, and sections, creating tables and lists, applying references and inserting and formatting objects. An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry entry-level and is ready to enter into the job market.
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification
Certification candidates will demonstrate the fundamentals of creating and managing worksheets and workbooks, creating cells and ranges, creating tables, applying formulas and functions and creating charts and objects. An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry entry-level and is ready to enter into the job market.
Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint certification
Certification requires individuals to demonstrate their ability to create and manage presentations, insert and format shapes and slides, create slide content, apply transitions and animations and manage multiple presentations. An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry entry-level and is ready to enter into the job market.
This evaluation determines vocational interests, skills, aptitudes, and behaviors.
Interpret results in order to identify and recommend specific job goals and recommendations for employment services.
This placement offers an appropriate job-seeking approach, depending on your education, skill levels and personal circumstances. This usually includes writing a resume, practicing interview techniques and going out on job leads the placement officer has already vetted. Employment placement departments may also help students and graduates secure internships, work-study opportunities and part-time employment.
REFERRALS TO OUR PROGRAMS
Referrals may be submitted by telephone, by faxing a completed referral form to the main office, or by using our secure website. Contact is attempted in response to all referrals within 24 hours of receipt in an effort to schedule an early intake assessment.
Working Concepts accepts a variety of payment methods for services including Ambetter/Exchange, PeachState Medicaid, CareSource, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and self- pay to utilize a sliding fee scale.
Ruthie accepts her refurbished computer after successfully completing the Computer Training Program. She plans on using her computer skills as an Administrative Assistant.
Two students reviewing how to create a Mail Merge using Microsoft Word.
Stephanie Harris speaks to Job Fair participants about "Using Social Media in Your Job Search" at the CareSource (Life Services and Job Connect) and the Atlanta Public Schools in coordination with the Adult Education Center.