Think ahead with new workforce readiness program

Think ahead with new workforce readiness program

Thursdays are becoming a little more productive in 2020.

Dallas Hires is a new campaign focused on educating, equipping, and empowering active employment seekers with the tools to be competitive and successful in the workforce.

The City of Dallas in partnership with Community Council of Greater Dallas and Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas, are hosting workshop sessions in various districts throughout the city.

Dallas residents are invited to attend and participate in a ‘Dallas Works: Think Ahead Thursday’ workshop session. These sessions are designed to equip candidates with critical training and tools needed to successfully compete and obtain employment. During the sessions, candidates will complete four classes on the following topics:

  • Finding and Applying for a Job with the City of Dallas
  • Nailing the Interview: Dress for Success and Proven Interview Tips
  • Overcoming Barriers to Employment: Childcare, Transportation, and Other Social Service Needs
  • The Employment Probationary Period: Successfully Surviving the First 180 Days

The sessions will take place on February 6, February 13 and February 20. There will be day and evening sessions on all scheduled dates. The day sessions will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the evening sessions will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Workshop attendees are asked to register in advance on Eventbrite.



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