Job Readiness

Job Readiness
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One-on-One Help

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (All day)

Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DCPL's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying to jobs online 
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 2:00 pm

Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy
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Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to log on and passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 3-hour proctored assessment session.
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to log on and passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 3-hour proctored assessment session.
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Job Skills Workshop

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:00 pm

Get tips from a local Career Development Facilitator on your resume, job search, and networking. Discuss topics and tips related to job searching.    Workshop space is limited to 10 participants.  Call or stop by the reference desk to sign up at 202-698-1363.
MS Word 2013

Inserting Headers and Footers, SmartArt and Other Inserts in Word

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:15 pm

Inserting Headers and Footers, SmartArt and other Inserts in Word   In this one-hour training, you will insert and manipulate headers and footers, SmartArt, screenshots, stylized text boxes, hyperlinks and other features on the Insert Command Tab.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Table of Contents, Indexes and Other References in Word

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 11:00 am

In this one-hour training, you will create a table of contents, an index, and also insert other references within an existing document.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Word. Your will learn to:
MS Excel 2013

VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP in Excel

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 12:15 pm

In this one-hour training, you will perform these two reference formulas to locate data within an existing spreadsheet.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Word. Your will learn to:
MS Excel 2013

PivotTables and PivotCharts in Excel

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:00 am

In this one-hour training, you will create a PivotTable and a PivotChart, based on existing table data, using the Contextual Tabs for each feature.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Excel
MS Excel 2013

Basic Formulas in Excel

In this one-hour training, you will "crunch numbers," using basic mathematical formulas from Excel's Function Library.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of MS Excel. Your will learn to:

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