A successful job search involves several stages and LCWC provides you with workshops at every step along the way! 

Our free workshops help you establish a strong foundation for an effective job search.


Career Exploration

Are you looking for a new career or unsure about what your next career move looks like? The Career Exploration workshop can help! Participants will take assessments to clarify their career interests, skills, and values. Participants will also learn how to connect their assessment results to industries and occupations that match those results.

To get the most out of this workshop, please ensure you are registered and can log in to www.connectingcolorado.com. If you need your password reset, please contact us at 970-498-6600.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Nov 6 - Tuesday @ 8:00 AM
Bear Lake Skills Lab
Nov 15 - Thursday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 4 - Tuesday @ 8:00 AM
Bear Lake Skills Lab
Dec 20 - Thursday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library


Compete & Succeed: Maximize Your Job Search Self-Marketing

Many experienced, highly-skilled workers of all ages discover barriers as they look for job opportunities in a tight labor market. Too often, employers may make assumptions or have biases that mistakenly screen out some of the best qualified candidates.

Through a blend of attitude and action, you can overcome those barriers.

This workshop gives you the tools to:

* Develop your “self-marketing” campaign that tells your story most powerfully.
* Conduct employer and networking research that shows how you’re a great fit for the job you want.
* Find ways to update your skills and keep them sharp while you are job searching.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Nov 6 - Tuesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 15 - Thursday @ 8:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Dec 4 - Tuesday @ 8:30 AM
Big Thompson Meeting Room


Cover Letters

Do you need to submit a cover letter for a position, but aren't sure where to begin? This workshop will teach you what to include in a cover letter, what an employer is looking for in a letter, how to structure it, and how to present yourself effectively in writing.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 24 - Wednesday @ 1:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 13 - Tuesday @ 8:00 AM
Bierstadt Lake Meeting Room
Nov 28 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 11 - Tuesday @ 12:00 PM
Bierstadt Lake Meeting Room


How to Make Your Resume ROAR (Results Oriented & Relevant)

In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals and basic elements of a resume, as well as how to make your resume results oriented and relevant in order to land an interview!

Gain insight as to what employers are looking for in a resume and how to tailor your resume to each opportunity you are pursuing. You will learn about the different resume formats, current resume practices and techniques to better communicate what you have to offer to potential employers.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 25 - Thursday @ 1:00 PM
Harmony Library
Nov 5 - Monday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 16 - Friday @ 8:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Nov 20 - Tuesday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 27 - Tuesday @ 12:00 PM
Harmony Library
Dec 3 - Monday @ 3:30 PM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 10 - Monday @ 8:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Dec 18 - Tuesday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library


Interviewing: Be a STAR at Your Next Interview

You worked hard at writing an effective resume to capture the attention of the employer and you have been invited for an interview! Now what?

Preparing for the interview is critical and will allow you to successfully sell yourself to the employer. Included in this workshop are frameworks for answering difficult questions, strategies for answering important unspoken questions, and telling stories that will help the interviewer remember you long after the interview is over.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 22 - Monday @ 1:00 PM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Nov 7 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 28 - Wednesday @ 8:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Dec 5 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library


Job Search Strategies

Are you tired of online applications? Are you finding few jobs in your field? Are you looking for ways to stand out in the hiring process? Are you ready to try a different job search strategy? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join this workshop to learn about hidden market strategies. Tap into unadvertised jobs using a target employer list and informational interviews. Rethink networking with easy approaches, even for introverts!

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 26 - Friday @ 9:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Nov 8 - Thursday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 26 - Monday @ 8:00 AM
Lily Lake Meeting Room
Dec 13 - Thursday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 17 - Monday @ 8:00 AM
Bierstadt Lake


Labor Market Information

Are you exploring your next career move or starting a new job search? In this interactive workshop, we will demonstrate several online tools that will give you up-to-date labor market information and data. These tools offer valuable insight into wage, industry, and hiring trends. Comfort navigating the internet is needed.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 22 - Monday @ 9:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 20 - Tuesday @ 12:00 PM
Bear Lake Skills Lab
Nov 26 - Monday @ 8:30 AM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 18 - Tuesday @ 12:00 PM
Bear Lake Skills Lab


LinkedIn for Job Search

Everyone is talking about LinkedIn, saying you should be using it. Why? What is it going to do for your job search?

Who should attend this workshop?
* You are interested in creating a LinkedIn account
* You have a LinkedIn account but have done very little with it
* You have a LinkedIn account and would like to understand how to use it better

This class will cover the basics of LinkedIn, information for building your profile, and a demonstration of many of the features LinkedIn has to offer job seekers.

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 24 - Wednesday @ 1:00 PM
Bear Lake Computer Lab
Nov 14 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Nov 21 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Bear Lake Computer Lab
Dec 12 - Wednesday @ 12:00 PM
Loveland Public Library
Dec 20 - Thursday @ 8:00 AM
Bear Lake Computer Lab


Manufacturing Rocks! Career Tour

Hosted by the NoCo Manufacturing Partnership for Thompson School District middle and high school students.

The tours are scheduled for Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM.

Walt Clark Middle School will tour Creative Foam & Associated Thermoforming Inc. Thompson Valley High School Students will tour Nordson Medical and Tolmar Inc.

Seating is Limited!

Upcoming Dates (click to register)
Oct 19 - Friday @ 9:00 AM
Creative Foam, Nordson Medical and Tolmar Inc.