R3 Center’s offerings include job search for 20-somethings
The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in June for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free of charge.
June is dedicated to Millennials. The R3 Center is looking to help workers in their 20s use the strengths of their generation in a work search. This month will feature the newest workshop, Looking for Work as a 20-Something: 10 a.m. on June 20 at the R3 Center; 10 a.m. on June 26 at DWS/JobLink Center (2275 Kannapolis Hwy., Concord) and 2:30 p.m. on June 26 at DWS/JobLink Center (1904 S. Main St.
Each Wednesday in June, the R3 Center will have “R3 Clinics” available at the N.C. Department of Commerce Division of Workforce Solutions/JobLink Career Centers in both Rowan and Cabarrus counties. The clinics will feature New Client Launch Appointments, Resume Screening, Career Coaching and R3 Workshops. Clients wanting to attend an R3 Clinic are asked to call 704-216-3664 to schedule an appointment.
These mobile R3 Clinics are a way to meet new clients and work closer with JobLink partners. Salisbury location, DWS/JobLink Center, 1904 S. Main St. Concord location, DWS/JobLink Center, 2275 Kannapolis Hwy., Concord.
For those looking to attend workshops onsite at the R3 Career Center, services are offered at 200 West Ave., in Kannapolis. The R3 Center is a career development center established by Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to assist displaced workers, those who are unemployed or under-employed.
The center’s June schedule of workshops includes the following sessions. Due to the popularity of its free sessions, the R3 Center strongly encourages clients to call in advance to reserve a place, 704-216-7201.
New Client Launch is an orientation workshop for persons who have never attended an R3 Center workshop or taken advantage of its other services. New Client Launch appointments are available Monday-Friday and can be made by calling 704-216-7201.
The calendar also includes the following workshops:
• Identifying Your Career Options, 9 a.m. on June 24; and 6 p.m. on June 4;
• Interview Techniques, 6 p.m. on June 18;
• Networking Methods, 9 a.m. on June 4; 6 p.m. on June 10;
• Stand Out from the Competition, 9 a.m. on June 10; and 6 p.m. on June 25;
• Looking for Work at 50+, 6 p.m. on June 3;
• Looking for Work with a Criminal Record, 2 p.m. on June 13;
• Letter Writing for the Job Seeker, 11 a.m. on June 11 and 6 p.m. on June 24;
• Online Job Hunting, 9 a.m. on June 17;
• Looking for Work at 20-Something, 10 a.m. on June 20.
The R3 Center also will offer multiple resume clinics to help job searchers improve their current resume or create a new one from start to finish. Please call to reserve a seat. The resume clinics are scheduled for 9 a.m. June 3 and 11; and 2 p.m. June 20 and 27.
The center’s normal office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For more information about the R3 Center and its services and programs, please call 704-216-7201, or visit the center’s website at www.rccc.edu/r3/.