Training Opportunity: Building Trades Information Session with Tiny Homes of Greensboro, Thursday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at 1310 W. Gate City Blvd. Greensboro, 27403. Information session attendees will receive information about the next class of construction trades, as well as the benefits of becoming NCCER certified. The 8-week training course will meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Upon completion of the course, students will receive NCCER certification. This is a walk-in information session. No registration is required.
Virtual training event: Microsoft Mondays: Excel Formulas, Monday, March 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the Excel Formulas course, participants will learn how to read and write formulas for everyday calculations and analysis, as well as learn several formulas and functions for use in spreadsheet development. This includes: operators and operator precedence in formulas, how to create basic formulas using functions, understanding relative, absolute, and mixed cell references, reading formulas embedded in existing spreadsheets, and writing several formulas and functions to use in spreadsheets. register here
In-Person Training Event: Interview Basics – How to Tell Your Story, Thursdays, March 10 and 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Career Center at 1235 S. Eugene St. in Greensboro. Learn to articulate your skills, strengths and work experiences; practice answering difficult/uncomfortable questions, such as criminal history.
This will include: Focusing on interview preparation Learning how to answer different types of interview questions Learning how to articulate skills, strengths and work experience Learning and practicing how to answer difficult or uncomfortable questions , such as gaps in work experience, criminal history, illegal interview questions, etc. Plus, learning and being able to employ effective and successful follow-up strategies, the keys to branding yourself and identifying appropriate attire for an interview. register here
Virtual training event: Microsoft Mondays: Mini Excel Bootcamp, Monday, March 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the Microsoft Mondays: Mini Excel Bootcamp course, participants will learn all the different functions and capabilities of the Microsoft Excel software. During the three (3) hour course, participants will learn about: spreadsheet basics, including: formatting, typing, tips and tricks, designing and manipulating graphs and charts, writing and reading formulas, tables and pivot tables, etc.
In-Person Training Event: Interview Basics – How to Tell Your Story, Thursday, March 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Triad Goodwill’s Career Center at 1235 S. Eugene St. in Greensboro.Learn how to strengthen your resume appropriately and how to incorporate work experience gained while incarcerated. This will include: Defining what a CV is and its purpose, Learning different CV formats and the pros and cons of each, Creating step-by-step the most common sections found on CVs, Knowing ways to strengthen your CV in a appropriate, learning what information to include and pitfalls to avoid, and preparing and writing your resume. register here
Virtual training event: Microsoft Mondays: Learning One Note, Monday, March 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.The Microsoft OneNote course is an introduction to developing digital note-taking skills. The course explains how to create, edit, and manage OneNote notebooks that work with other Microsoft Office programs. Professionals will learn how to navigate the interface, add and format various objects, integrate files and spreadsheets, and categorize notebook content. register here
Virtual training event: Microsoft Mondays: Introducing Office 365, Monday, March 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. via Zoom.In the Introduction to Office 365 course, participants will learn the use, functions and navigation of Microsoft’s Office 365. With various apps available and several ways the Microsoft platform can make life easier, this course attempts to help participants learn all about Office 365. register here
Orientation every Monday!
Outreach Orientation (In-Person Continuing Education) Triad Goodwill presents the orientation of the Outreach Program. Find out how this program can help you explore opportunities, learn skills, and market yourself for success. Orientation takes place Every Monday10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at our 1235 Eugene Street Greensboro, NC Career Center. Registration required. You can register for this session by contacting our Career Center at 336.544.5305 or by email at [email protected].
HVAC Certification Program! Information sessions every day
In-Person Information Session: HVAC Certification Programdaily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Triad Goodwill Career Center, 1235 S. Eugene St. Greensboro NC 27406. Looking for a career change with great earning potential? The starting salary for entry-level positions as an HVAC technician averages $18 per hour.
We recently partnered with Maintenance Heroes (a division of heroes of the occupation Incorporated) and the local non-profit organization Reading connections to provide an exceptional HVAC training program to all interested adults in Central North Carolina. Additionally, we have partnered with WRLP (Welfare Reform Liaison Project) to provide support services to qualified individuals. The sessions will provide individuals with information about the HVAC program, earning potential, as well as other professional development offerings available to them! Register here.
About Triad Goodwill:
Triad Goodwill (Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc.), a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, promotes the value of work by providing career development services, job training and work opportunities for people with employment needs. Over the past year, Triad Goodwill has served 2,518 people in the community and helped place 449 workers in competitive jobs. 85¢ of every dollar earned at Triad Goodwill stores supports their mission to Improving lives and enriching communities through the power of work.