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Job Classes

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Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.


Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from job skills to Microsoft Office products, or provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

1-on-1 computer session

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Call the library to schedule your own 1-on-1 computer tutoring session. Topics and time must be pre-arranged. Subjects include: Microsoft Office, job skills, online applications, Facebook, Craigslist, downloading ebooks and audiobooks, and more. 719-634-1698.

Career Compass Series

When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Short classes will be offered on various topics followed by time to work on job searches, applications, résumés, etc., with assistance available. Pre-requisites: Computer and Mouse Basics; Microsoft Word. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Sept. 8th: Job Hunting Search Tips
Sept. 22nd: Resume Basics
Oct. 6th: Successful Interviewing
Oct. 20th: Open Help Lab

Minding Your Business

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from job skills to Microsoft Office products, or provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Resume Maker

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Please bring a flash drive, your resume, and your employment history for the open lab portion of the class.

Career Compass

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

This class is both an introduction to library resources for job seekers and computer lab time with assistance. Some possible topics include resume and cover letter writing, career and industry research, job searches, etc. Please contact the instructor prior to class with your specific needs.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects from job skills to Microsoft Office products, or provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Career Compass Series

When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Short classes will be offered on various topics followed by time to work on job searches, applications, résumés, etc., with assistance available. Pre-requisites: Computer and Mouse Basics; Microsoft Word. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Sept. 8th: Job Hunting Search Tips
Sept. 22nd: Resume Basics
Oct. 6th: Successful Interviewing
Oct. 20th: Open Help Lab