WARSAW — The Warsaw Community Career Center will host the following events in August. The Career Center is adjacent to the Goodwill retail store at 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw. All Career Center events are free and open to the public.
Open Practice Interviews
- Monday, Aug. 6 — 11 a.m. to noon
- Monday, Aug. 13 — 11 a.m. to noon
- Monday, Aug. 20 — 11 a.m. to noon
- Monday, Aug. 27 — 11 a.m. to noon
The Goodwill Career Center will host open mock interviews for anyone who would like to practice their interview skills. If you’re nervous about being interviewed or struggling to land a job because of the process, these mock sessions will prepare you for the types of questions, from basic to personal, that could be asked of you. We’ll discuss how to answer the difficult questions and what to avoid. You’ll also learn how to appear confident and highlight your skills in the conversation. Another topic will be how personal appearance makes a great first impression. Please choose a date and time to stop by ad practice your interview skills and receive a 25 percent discount to the Goodwill retail store.
- Wednesday, Aug. 8 — 1 to 3 p.m.
The Warsaw Career Center is hosting a hiring event from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. Staffmark is ramping up hiring for LSC Communications with several positions open. They will conduct on-the-spot interviews and follow up instructions for hire. So if you’re looking for employment quickly with quality pay, this event is the one to check out. Staffmark works with those who have an adult record and will consider each individual case and offense. Please come prepared to be interviewed by dressing professionally and being ready to leave with a job in hand.
Veterans Employment Services
- Wednesday, Aug. 15 — 10 a.m. to noon
Daniel Reed from Work One will be at the Goodwill Career Center to provide information to veterans on services in the local area. He will offer one-on-one employment help, employer resources, information on benefits and contacts for further services.
- Wednesday, Aug. 15 — noon to 2 p.m.
The Career Center will host a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. Participating businesses include Belle Tire (new store, new opportunities!), Maple Leaf Farms, Meijer (immediate hire!), Elwood Staffing, MDWISE (Medicaid insurance options), Ruby Tuesday (all positions open), Goodwill retail store, and more to come. All the businesses will be screening and interviewing on the spot, so bring a résumé, dress professionally, and be prepared to leave with potential job offers that day.
Beginning Excel Basics
- Thursday, Aug. 16 — 11 a.m. to noon
This event will be hands-on and guided with several tutorials on Microsoft Excel’s basic functions and tools. The class will cater to both those seeking introductory Excel knowledge, as well as those who want to further their Excel abilities. We will cover Excel essential tools and work our way up to formatting and designing a standard spreadsheet with information.
Creating A Basic Excel Spreadsheet
- Tuesday, Aug. 21 — 11 a.m. to noon
- Thursday, Aug. 23 — 11 a.m. to noon
The Career Center will host a two-part workshop on creating a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. It will cover designing and formatting spreadsheets, entering data, and using various tools. This workshop will also help with tracking important information and creating lists to prepare those wanting to enter clerical, office and business-related positions. Start here to become more tech-savvy when marketing yourself. All skill levels are welcome.