No-cost career workshops for job seekers offered at SLATE Missouri Job Center
If you ever wondered how to get a job, first, you need to develop your résumé and interview skills. SLATE works with many local employers and understands what businesses are looking for when hiring new employees. We developed a number of workshops that could give you a competitive edge in your job search and help you get results faster.
How to Participate?
Workshops are held online twice daily, at 9:30 am and 11 am. To participate, you need to register with MoJobs network. Once you register, please click "Sign Up for a Workshop!" button below, and our staff will reach out to you with access to your workshop.
*Registration is required. Participants need to register in MoJobs at least one day prior to the workshop they wish to attend. If you have already registered, you may sign up for a workshop up to one hour before it begins.
What Workshops Are Offered?
Hiring Test Strategies
In this workshop, you will learn about various tests used by employers during hiring, and practice a mock application test which will help improve your testing skills. Workshop topics include:
- Types of hiring tests
- Why employers use hiring tests
- Strategies for success
Résumé Do's & Don'ts
In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare a résumé for both the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and hiring managers to increases your chances for an interview. Workshop topics include:
- Modern basics to build a professional résumé
- Keywords and terms, how to use them effectively
- Do’s and Don’ts for résumés
- Résumé styles and formatting
Finding Your Fit
In this workshop, you will learn how to conduct career research, and develop a list of careers that are aligned with your interests, skills, and values. Workshop topics include:
- Learn about your transferable skills
- Explore your ideal job and employer
- Career change Do’s and Don’ts
Writing Effective Cover Letters
In this workshop, you will gain knowledge and understanding of the importance of a cover letter and how to create an effective cover letter. We will give you tips, guidelines, best practices, and assistance so that you will be able to create your own cover letter.
Network to Find a Job
Learn the importance of networking, effective strategies for networking, and develop a 30-second elevator speech.
Ace the Interview
In this workshop, you will learn what employers are expecting during the interview and about the interviewing process. Find out how to answer behavioral questions, and learn tips on how to prepare for your next interview.
Review the components of a computer and learn to navigate the Operating System. You will learn the basics of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and how to use them in the work setting. The workshop will look more deeply into Microsoft Word for the workplace and personal use.
Writing Effective Thank You Notes
In this workshop, you will gain knowledge and understanding of effective thank you notes. We will provide tips and guidance to help you create your effective thank you note.
Connect with Us
SLATE Missouri Job Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact 314-589-8000. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Missouri Relay Number 711.
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