East County Career Center

  • Business Software Lab

    Instructor assisted self-paced, independent learning in a lab setting. Primary focus is Microsoft Office 2007. Other applications may be available. Certificate programs are currently available for beginning level Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Lab is open entry/open exit. Enrollment does not guarantee a seat. Seats are filled first come/first served.

  • Career Exploration Workshop

    This two-day workshop will help you determine your career interest areas utilizing several different assessments. Online research time will allow you to investigate a number of career ideas. You will also visit websites to gather labor market information and utilize tools to aid in locating employers. This class is two consecutive days from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm with a one-hour lunch break.

  • Interview Preparation

    This two-day workshop will provide detailed information on questions to use when researching companies, interview strategies and mistakes to avoid before, during and after interviews. The class will also provide opportunities to informally practice answering questions. This is a two-day workshop and the first day will be valuable preparation for day two.

  • Job Search Foundations

    This one-day, three-hour workshop will help you prepare for seeking employment. Learn about the effects of job loss that can delay transition back into the workforce, common fears and important things to remember as you move forward. Learn how to take inventory of your qualifications and summarize your skills, knowledge and traits to help in networking and interviewing.

  • Resume Writing Workshop

    This one-day, three-hour workshop will cover mistakes to avoid and valuable formatting guidelines. Students will view sample resumes and participate in group critiquing of samples. Class also includes a brief discussion of cover letters, file type issues along with emailing and uploading of resumes. There will be an opportunity provided to schedule a future critique after completing the class. Follow up appointments will be dependent on each week's class schedule and the instructor's availability.

  • Social Media for the Job Seeker-ECCC

    Social Media for the Job Seeker -ECCC