Jumpstart Your Job Search with FREE Workforce Development Training
Boston, MA (February, 19 2013)
Boston Neighborhood Network's Free Workforce Development Training Helps Unemployed and Underemployed Residents Gain New Skills to Impress Future Employers
The Online Learning Readiness Program (OLLR) at Boston
Neighborhood Network is a training program geared at helping job seekers enhance and acquire new computer and professional skills. OLLR participants are looking to become more attractive to prospective employers, improve computer skills, create effective resumes, cover letters and more.
A signature program under the City of Boston’s Sustainable Broadband Adoption initiative, OLLR is a twelve-week web-based curriculum developed by the Timothy Smith Network, that teaches participants how to become successful in an online learning environment; use email and the internet; acquire basic technology skills in Microsoft programs; understand "cyber-safety"; create materials
needed for job searches and acquire appropriate workforce readiness skills and techniques such as interviewing and time management.
OLLR at Boston Neighborhood Network is eager to assist adults looking to learn how to use web-based technologies in order to prepare for possible employment in corporate America. The program, sponsored by a grant from the Department of Commerce, is free of charge. Graduates are eligible to receive a Netbook with $50 co-pay.
Online Learning Readiness, Workforce Development at Boston Neighborhood Network:
WHEN: Monday – Thursday, March 25 – June 18, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
WHERE: Boston Neighborhood Network, 3025 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02119
WHO: Open to City of Boston residents with a high school diploma or GED.
WHY: To support the personal and professional development of Boston job seekers.
CONTACT: 617-708-3241 or OLLR@bnntv.org