Indianapolis Urban League

Workforce Development Wednesday

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NEW TOPICS PRESENTED WEEKLY

Meet us online on the 3rd Wednesday for new skill-building empowerment workshops.

Workforce Development Wednesday is a virtual series for workforce readiness.

Registration required. Once you are registered you will receive an e-mail
inviting you to join the session via Zoom.

Questions?
Call (317) 693-7603 between 8:30 am and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Best Ways to Discuss a Criminal Background Workshop

In this empowering workshop, participants will learn how to be positive while taking responsibility for their past, learn why acknowledging employer’s concerns is important, and receive examples of how to deal with tough questions.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
What Every High School Graduate & College Student Should Be Doing for Career Success

Join our Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program Site Coordinators for a panel discussion on inspiring, motivating, and empowering, high school students, college students, and recent college graduates towards academic excellence, career success, and personal responsibility.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Careers in the Information Technology (IT) Sector
Participants will learn tips and techniques on how to start a career in the Information Technology (IT) industry. A complete breakdown of what an IT career looks like; inclusive of titles, median pay, education needed, and skills and what options are available when choosing an IT career will be presented. The session will conclude with how to get the most bang for your buck with your education and training.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Questions an Employer Can and Cannot Ask
Join us and learn what questions employers can and cannot ask during a job interview, and how to strategically answer them if asked.

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
“Working While Disabled: How Social Security Can Help”

Most think that Social Security is only a retirement program, but one can receive benefits because they are:

• Disabled.
• A spouse or child of someone getting benefits.
• A divorced spouse of someone getting or eligible for Social Security.
• A spouse or child of a worker who died.
• A divorced spouse of a worker who died.
• A dependent parent of a worker who died.

Join guest presenters Cindy Bantista and Charo Boyd, Social Security Administration for a discussion on how one can earn income while receiving social security benefits.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
The Importance of Customer Service Skills Personally and Professionally 
Customer service is part of every job no matter whether you own the business or work within it. This workshop will go over who customers actually are, why verbal and written communication is important, why customer service should be a priority, as well as strategies to prevent burnout. If you work with people, then this workshop is definitely for you.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Networking: Who do you know? 

Confused about who to speak to about job searching? You’re not alone! By attending this webinar you will not only learn about your network but also how to optimize your job search.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Tips to Help Teenagers Secure Employment

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Workforce Development Wednesday (WFD):
Accessing Community Resources to Assist with Your Job Search