students in PierceWorks! class working on computers

PierceWorks! Skills

A better life, a better job - discover and enhance your skills

Enhance your marketable skills by learning to be a better employee and leader:

  • Assess your interests, aptitudes, and skills – be confident you’ve made the right career choice.
  • Increase self-awareness and develop the skills necessary to successfully plan for and enhance your workplace.
  • Acquire the tools and access the resources, support services and guidance needed to get your career back on track.
  • Become empowered to share that knowledge and help others to grow/progress in their career/position by building morale. Learn to motivate and encourage others to excel in their positions.

Learning Critical Job Search and Workplace Skills

  • Interpersonal relationships in the workplace.
  • Communication skills and styles.
  • Building and development of teamwork.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Dealing with change and transitions.
  • Time management.
  • Introduction to networking.
  • Communication.
  • Team Building.
  • Managing time and money.
  • Writing resumes and business letters.
  • Conducting a successful job search.
  • Cross culture communication.

Personality Assessment

Understand your personality behavior style as well as that of others, and learn how to interact and relate better with team members.

Self-Awareness

Unlock your potential through self-discovery, personal evaluation and learning styles.

Computer Training

Students receive 50 hours of computer training critical for career success. Computer courses include:

  • Intro to Personal Computers: Learn the basics of operating a computer and how to create written documents and spreadsheets.
  • Windows: Learn to use Windows to manage files and directories, and to switch between applications.
  • Keyboarding: Improve typing speed and accuracy.
  • Microsoft Word: Learn the essentials of entering and editing text, formatting letters, reports, memos, professional correspondence and printing.
  • Excel: Learn to enter data, create formulas, use commands and manage multiple spreadsheets.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Learn to build professional presentations with PowerPoint's word processing, outlining, drawing, graphing and presentation management tools.

 

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Contact

Evelyn Brooks
253-840-8428
Gregory Kronlund
253-864-3328