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Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee regularly conducts free virtual and in-person classes designed to equip job-seekers with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully find and maintain employment in today’s competitive job market. These classes include:

Resume Writing

Build a strong resume customized to grab prospective employers’ attention.

Explore Jobs Online

Unlock your next chapter using important job search engines.

Applying For Work

Learn to navigate online applications and get your foot in the door.

Interviewing For Work

Stand out from the competition in virtual or in-person interviews.

Preparing For Success At Work

Acquire skills and habits leading to long-term employment and achievement.

Work From Home

Learn tips and best practices to launch a rewarding remote career.

Resume Writing

  • Explains the importance of a well-written resume and cover letter.

  • Introduces chronological and functional resumes and how to judge which is best for you.

  • Reviews how to assemble and format the components of a strong resume.

Explore Jobs Online

  • Introduces participants to major online job search engines and how to navigate them.

  • Learn to organize and track your job search for maximum efficiency.

  • Other topics: Avoiding job scams and helpful websites to research skills needed for certain jobs, salaries and benefits.

Applying For Work

  • Introduces participants to modern methods of job applications (80% of employers use online applications).

  • Sets expectations for effort and mindset required to be successful in the application process.

  • Other topics: Disqualifying questions, honesty about background, personality profiles, common application mistakes.

Interviewing For Work

  • Understand what interviews are and how to prepare for the different types of interviews you may encounter, especially online interviews.

  • Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of interviews and tips for success.

  • Discover examples of traditional-based questions, behavior-based questions and questions you might want to ask in an interview.

Preparing For Success At Work

  • Learn how to analyze and compare job offers before accepting a position.

  • Plan and prepare for the first day on the job to make a good impression.

  • Develop important habits that lead to success in the workplace.

Work From Home

  • Learn work-from-home etiquette and how to set up a functional home office.

  • Review computer and Internet requirements and safety.

  • Other topics: Benefits of remote work, establishing a routine and remote-friendly industries.

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