Support to help transition to online/virtual world
So many things are going virtual... school, jobs, social interactions. What do you do if you don't have the resources to participate in these online interactions? Check out https://www.everyoneon.org
Get familiar with Zoom
Zoom is providing a variety live virtual events interact virtually. I recommend live demo or Zoom 101 to start https://zoom.us/events.
With may interviews and jobs and social interaction moving online, we should practice now so we are prepared when we have to use it!
Free Excel training
Education resources with Coronavirus in mind
MA and NH lead nation in IT jobs growth...
According to [this article] (https://www.nhbr.com/it-job-listings-in-new-hampshire-record-big-jump-in-february/) NH and MA lead the nation in IT jobs growth and the IT sector still has strong growth despite #Coronavirus. Consider some training to make you more marketable in the IT space.
More Jobs Training Resources for NC Residents
Don't forget that the North Carolina Department of Commerce valuable resources for connecting residents with the tools to prepare for and find employment opportunities. Make training part of your #jobsearch process!
Don't forget about Upskilling!
While you are looking for a job don't forget that you have an opportunity to use this time to pick up highly valuable training certifications. "Up-skilled" workers qualify for higher wages and growth opportunities. Specialized training certifications – like welding – or exposure to industries through internships or apprenticeships can help get workers "up-skilled."
For anyone living in Upstate SC check out these programs: Apprenticeship Carolina, a division of the South Carolina Technical College System, provides employers with consultation services to set up paid apprenticeship programs for high school and college students as well as adults. Many Greenville-area companies like Michelin, ReWa and Charter Communications offer apprenticeships.
LaunchGVL is a partnership between the chamber and Greenville County School District. It places high school juniors and seniors in paid internships with local companies. Students can find internships in communications, manufacturing, business and more.
Workforce Pathway Grants are state-funded scholarships for workers to take continuing education courses. Greenville Technical College offers courses in manufacturing, environmental safety, healthcare and quality management.