Job Seekers Workshops

Job Seeker Workshops

Have recent events thrown you a curve ball? Enhance your employability with workshops on a range of topics designed to get you back to work. You can learn how to create an engaging CV and market yourself to employers, get tips and tricks for job hunting online, brush up on your interview skills and increase your digital capabilities for applying for jobs.

Workshops begin late May (depending on alert level, they may be face-to-face or online).

Check out the options below and register here.

Digital Skills for Job Seekers

Get to grips with modern job application processes.

Covers: setting up an appropriate job search email address; using email on your phone; downloading and using job-related apps; attaching documents to emails; using Google Docs to create, name and store documents; downloading, sharing and printing documents; creating PDF documents; completing templates.

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Tuesday 2 June 1pm-3pm Zoom  $100$115

Preparation for Job Seeking

Put your best foot forward by being prepared.

Covers: what to including in your CV and cover letters; understanding the skills you have; how to tell employers about you; how to market yourself.

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Tuesday 26 May 10am - 12pm Zoom  $100$115

Creating/Updating Your CV

Learn simple steps to present well on paper.

Covers: setting up a Google Doc CV template; formatting your CV; storing and sharing your CV; saving your CV as a PDF; creating a cover letter.

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Wednesday 27 May 10am - 12pm Zoom$100$115

Applying for Jobs Online

Get savvy about online job hunting and applications.

Covers: tips and tricks for applying online; completing online applications; creating an online profile (eg LinkedIn); downloading and registering with job-related apps; applying for up to five jobs online.

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Thursday 28 May 10am - 12pm Zoom  $100$115

Interview Skills

Learn how to shine in person.

Covers: types of interviews (one-on-one, panel, phone, online, recruitment, psychometrics); preparing for interviews; making a good first impression; common questions e.g. behaviour.

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Friday 29 May 10am - 12pm Zoom  $100$115

Ara Digiboost Webinars

Our Digiboost webinars are an affordable and convenient way to enhance you and/or your staffs' computer skills to increase capability and productivity in the workplace.

Delivering Effective Presentations

Creating and delivering effective presentations - need to get your point across in a presentation? Want to keep your audience's attention and interest?

Learn how to:

  • We will show you how to use the tools available in PowerPoint to create an interesting and effective presentation
  • Share tips and tricks on rehearsing and delivering your presentation
  • You will need a basic knowledge of PowerPoint to participate effectively

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Monday 25 May 10am - 11:30am Zoom  $50 $57.50
Monday 8 June 1pm - 2:30pm Zoom $50 $57.50

Excel Basics

This Webinar will introduce you to the key features and functions required to get you started using Microsoft Excel. It will cover basic spreadsheet construction including simple formatting and the use of some simple formulas.

Learn how to:

  • Navigate your way around a spreadsheet
  • Enter data
  • Use basic formatting including borders, column widths and number formats
  • Use some simple formulas
  • Use AutoSum

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Thursday 28 May 10am - 11am Zoom  $25 $28.75
Wednesday 10 June 1pm - 2pm Zoom $25 $28.75

Excel Commonly Used Features

Do you have trouble finding specific information and sorting your data in Excel? Want to keep your top row of your spreadsheet fixed in place? This Webinar will show you how to use some of the commonly used features of Excel to identify and manage data within your spreadsheets.

Learn how to:

  • Keyboard Navigation
  • Freeze Panes
  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Flash Fill
  • Conditional Formatting

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Friday 29 May 1pm - 2pm Zoom  $25 $28.75
Thursday 19 June 10am - 11am Zoom $25 $28.75

Google Docs

Ever wanted to create a professional looking document using Google Docs or wanted a useful, free alternative to Microsoft Word? This webinar will set you up with a Google Account and show you what you need to know to get started using Google Drive and Docs.

Files are web-based so can be accessed from anywhere, using any device. You can also share your files, meaning multiple people can work on the same file. Whether you are a novice or an expert looking for a better way to collaborate, this course will help you create, share and manage your documents.

Learn how to:

  • Format text, fonts and alignments
  • Format paragraph, indents and spacing
  • Insert page breaks, headers and footers
  • Insert pictures, resize and place
  • Use templates

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2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Tuesday 26 May 10am - 11am Zoom  $25 $28.75
Tuesday 9 June 1pm - 2pm Zoom $25 $28.75

Google Slides

Ever wanted to create a professional looking presentation using Google Slides or wanted a useful, free alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint? This webinar will set you up with a Google Account and show you what you need to know to get started using Google Drive and Slides.

Files are web-based so can be accessed from anywhere, using any device. You can also share your files, meaning multiple people can work on the same file. Whether you are a novice or an expert looking for a better way to collaborate, this course will help you create, share and manage your presentations.

Learn how to:

  • Create presentations
  • Insert images
  • Insert videos
  • Insert shapes
  • Change themes and animations
  • Share and collaborate with others

Register here

2020 datesTimeLocation Cost (ex GST) Cost (incl GST)
Wednesday 27 May 10am - 11am Zoom  $25 $28.75
Thursday 11 June 1pm - 2pm Zoom $25 $28.75