Job Readiness

PC Basics

PC Basics - Beginner

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this 2-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: K. Gurung Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 1 hour and 15 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 1 hour and 15 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 2 hour session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 1 hour and 45 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Background Checks: Know Your Rights!

Are you a job applicant with concerns about what employers might find when running a background check? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about your rights during the job search if you have a criminal record (either convictions or arrests) or problems with credit reports.
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Job Search & Career Workshops with Joan Sherman

Joan Sherman is a Career Coach who has more than thirty years of experience in the business sector. In addition, Joan was a Career Counselor at the George Washington University's Career Center. She will lead two workshops for job seekers. The topics are (1) What I'm Doing Isn't Working, and (2) Networking: Creating a Map to the "Right" Job Destination. Space is limited to 12 participants. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov to register.
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Discrimination in Employment and Housing: Know Your Rights!

Do you think you have been a victim of discrimination in the job or housing search? Do you want to know your legal rights? This workshop will discuss the history of federal and local discrimination laws, and will teach participants about their rights regarding discrimination based on race, gender, age, and other categories, with a focus on barriers to employment and housing for those with criminal records. Learn about how to document discrimination when it occurs, and how and when to seek legal assistance.
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Sharing Disability Information at Work: Know Your Rights!

Do you want to know what employers can and cannot ask you regarding a physical or mental disability? Do you want to learn more about legal rights for people with disabilities at the workplace? Come to this presentation by attorneys from Disability Rights D.C. and Neighborhood Legal Services Program to learn more about sharing disability information with employers, how to request accommodations for a disability in the workplace, and what to do if you feel you have been discriminated against based on a disability. Located in the 3rd Floor Computer Lab, Room 311.
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One-on-One Computer Help

By appointment only, get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:

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