Cabarrus

R {+3} Center plans September career workshops, clinics

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College's R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resumé clinics in September for adults in Cabarrus and Rowan counties.

All the programs are free.

The R3 Center, at 200 West Ave., Kannapolis, is a career development center established by RCCC to assist displaced workers, including those who are unemployed or underemployed.

The center's mission is built on refocusing on individual skills and interests, retraining and further education, and career-oriented re-employment.

Those interested in attending these workshops are advised to call in advance at 704-216-7201 to reserve a seat and for workshop locations.

New Client Launch - Orientation program for persons who have never attended an R3 Center workshop or received its other services. 9 a.m. Sept. 1, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 and 29; and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, 20 and 27.

Healthcare Career Pathways - 10 a.m. Sept. 7. For people wanting to pursue a career as a medical paraprofessional.

Identifying Your Career Options - 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1; 2 p.m. Sept. 7; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 20; 6 p.m. Sept. 28.

It's Not Who You Know; It's Who You Meet - 6 p.m. Sept. 14.

Interview Techniques - 6 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22.

Letter Writing for the Job Seeker - 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27;

Stand Out from the Competition - 2 p.m. Sept. 1 and 22.

Looking for Work at 50+ - 10 a.m. Sept. 14 and 28.

Looking for Work with a Criminal Record - 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15.

Online Job Hunting - 2 p.m. Sept. 15.

Top 5 Employer Needs - 2 p.m. Sept. 21.

Résumé clinics are scheduled 9 a.m. Sept. 2 and 11; 2 p.m. Sept. 16; and 10 a.m. Sept. 30. They help job searchers improve résumés or create new ones. Call to reserve a seat.

The R3 Center helps adult workers assess their skills, aptitudes, training and academic credentials, and future career interests to develop an action plan for career growth. Details: 704-216-7201; www.rccc.edu/r3center/.

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