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We’re here for you! Workforce Boulder County Virtual Services

Career Coaching. Looking for employment can be challenging and stressful, and especially now. WfBC is here for you: we offer ongoing, virtual career coaching to help you navigate the job search, learn where the jobs are in Boulder County, and take tangible steps toward a career. We’ll work alongside you in an ongoing, strategic, and empowering virtual environment to identify specific goals and actionable steps to get you to where you want to be.

Contact: workforce@bouldercounty.org and tell us you’d like career coaching. Don’t know where to start? Feeling overwhelmed? That’s okay! We’re here to help you get grounded, provide career guidance, and develop real steps you can take to move towards employment.

 

Resume Corner. Visit our Resume Corner to connect virtually with one of Workforce Boulder County’s resume experts develop a resume, update your existing resume or tailor your resume to a specific job or industry. We’ll connect with you in our friendly, casual style over email, phone, or work with each other through a computer to see each other face-to-face. We offer one-on-one resume support services and small group, virtual resume “workshops” to connect with peers going through a job search (it can be great to connect with other, especially now!).

Contact: ceinfo@bouldercounty.org and attach your resume to the email. Don’t have a resume yet? That’s okay! Tell us you’re developing a resume from scratch and we’ll get you started off right.

 

Interview Practice. During this time when everything’s going virtual, interview prep and practice is made easy by working with Workforce. We can set up a “mock” interview setting through a computer or over the phone to “practice” common interview questions and get you confident and ready for your next interview.

Contact: ceinfo@bouldercounty.org and let us know you’d like interview support. Already have an interview lined up? COOL! Let us know what job/company and we’ll tailor interview questions to that job to really get you prepped for the interview.

 

Virtual Networking. How do we network for jobs when we can’t leave the house? Through LinkedIn! We offer you two levels of LinkedIn support: creating your LinkedIn account (if you don’t have one already or are very new to LinkedIn) or how to best use your existing LinkedIn account to look for a job and expand your network.

Contact: ceinfo@bouldercounty.org and if you have a LinkedIn account, let us know (or send the link to your account!) and if you don’t have an account yet, that’s okay! Let us know you want to create a LinkedIn account and we will set you up.

 

Career Exploration. Unsure of where to go next in your career path? Wondering how your skills might transfer to other jobs or industries? Come explore careers with us in a super fun, creative way and learn more about yourself in the process.

Contact: ceinfo@bouldercounty.org and let us know you’re interested in career exploration.

 

Money Management. With major changes in life, like a job loss (or pandemic), figuring out your finances can be stressful and challenging. We have financial trainers that are experts in budgeting, credit, debt management, goal setting, and much more.

Contact: Marcia Zipkin, mzipkin@bouldercounty.org or 720-527-0270, if you prefer financial support in English or Carla Farias-Sabalo, cfarias-sabalo@bouldercounty.org or 720-926-7599, if you prefer financial support in Spanish.

 

Young Adult Services.? If you are between the ages of 16-24, major changes in life such as this pandemic can be overwhelming.?Need to find your first job sooner than you’d planned??Want ongoing support figuring out the career path that you like best? In a virtual setting, our friendly staff are here to help you clarify what kind of work you want to do, coach you on creating a resume, learn how to interview well, and much more.

Contact: Send client email with this link to the Young Adult Services pre-screener:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=fJSyNwqOoEeiE0PL0SvxNzwlxhJb6tdOvNfR0UUPx5xUNEs4WEVURUVHMUJDUFE4SzBMWTRSQ1NRTC4u

For any questions, contact Young Adult Services at gedinfo@bouldercounty.org or 720-483-3010.

 

Learning Lab (High School Equivalency Diploma). If you are age 16 or older and struggling to find success in your current school (or have already dropped out), it may feel during these times as though your future is limited and perhaps outright scary.?If this sounds like you, the (newly virtual) Learning Lab might be a fit! The Learning Lab focuses on collaborative curriculum design to meet your needs, personalized tutoring and coaching support, flexible scheduling and the ability to work from multiple locations.?We also offer you support in developing your career and life goals for post-graduation.

Contact: Send client email with this link to the YAS pre-screener:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=fJSyNwqOoEeiE0PL0SvxNzwlxhJb6tdOvNfR0UUPx5xUNEs4WEVURUVHMUJDUFE4SzBMWTRSQ1NRTC4u

For any questions, contact the WfBC Learning Lab at gedinfo@bouldercounty.org or call 720.483.3010.

 

Computer Training Center. Our virtual Computer Training Center offers self-guided programs to help you learn a variety of computer skills including Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and many others.?We use software called CustomGuide that allows you to improve your computer skills from wherever you have access to a computer and the Internet.?Through interactive e-learning, you can move at your own pace, select the programs you want to learn, and grow your skills and confidence! To get started, we’ll send your information (email, address, name, phone) to our Computer Training Center staff and you’ll hear from someone within 1-2 business days. When you hear back?from us, we’ll provide you with your CustomGuide login plus information to help you get started and support you along the way.

Contact: Send client’s name, address, email, phone to sdlinfo@bouldercounty.org with subject line ‘CTC Referral’. For any questions, contact the Computer Training Center at sdlinfo@bouldercounty.org.