Workshop Descriptions


Basic Computer Training

This workshop is designed for people who need to learn the basics of operating a computer. Topics to be covered will include: How to turn on a computer and how to use the mouse.  No computer skills are needed prior to taking this workshop.

Metrix Orientation

Metrix is supplemental online training that is offered to our customers. There are over 7,000 classes available.  You will receive a username and password as well as learn how to navigate the system to choose the classes that you want.


Resume Workshop

Learn the basics of creating a resume and what style of resume will work best for you. Highlight your strengths and accomplishments on your resume to market yourself to potential employers.

Where’s the Work? And What in the World is a STEM Job?

Information on the growing demands in our local and regional job markets.  Will also include information on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related occupations and how to utilize the NYS Department of Labor’s Job Express in your job search, along with the directory of potential employers, occupational wages, and projections.

Interview Time: Preparation is Key!

Learn tips and strategies for conducting a successful interview.   Topics to be covered include: Preparing a portfolio, commonly asked interview questions, behavioral interviewing and how to present yourself to a potential employer.

National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC)

Target the skills that employers identify as essential to entry-level workplace success. The National Work Readiness Credential certifies workplace professionals in the areas of reading, math, situational judgment and active listening.

Job Corps – If you make the commitment, we will cover the cost!

Get your HSD, GED, driver’s license and a career with Glenmont Job Corps 100% free to low income young people between the ages of 16 and 24.

Job Corps is a Federally funded residential program that offers tuition-free, hands-on training to young men and women. Learn a trade so that you can work in health care, construction, automotive, the culinary arts, homeland security and so many more. After completion of the individually self-paced programs you will receive additional support so that you can continue with the progress that you began as you transition to college, the military or to your new career.

Join the information session and ask about a free two year college degree after you complete our program!


***To register for any of the Workshops please call the Workforce Solutions Center at 842-3676.




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