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Computer Classes for Job Seekers
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Job Readiness Computer Training

Classes for job seekers who wish to improve their computer and job search skills will be offered at Bernards Township Library in late April and May.  The classes will focus on the basic computer skills needed by every job applicant today in order to make them more confident and self sufficient.

Classes will be held in Program Room B on the Lower level at Bernards Township Library (32 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920) from 9:30AM - 1:30PM on Tuesdays as follows:

  • Internet Explorer:   April 26
    • Basic usage of the Internet, understanding web site addresses, using major search engines, elements of a web search with specific emphasis on web based job searches.
  • Email:   May 10
    • Proper usage of web based email, email etiquette, responding to job listings, and online applications.  Each participant needing an email address will be assisted in the creation of a free personal email account.
  • Microsoft Windows:   May 17
    • Gain a basic understanding of the personal computer and operations in the Microsoft Windows environment including proper start-up and shut-down of the operating system, running a0pplication programs, managing and organizing files, folders, and printing.
  • Microsoft Word:   May 24
    • Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Word.  Emphasis will be on the development of a resume and cover letter.

      All courses will be delivered at a basic user level, last 4 hours and be built around workforce development skills.  Each student will work on a laptop computer for hands-on experience. 
Registration is required for these classes.  Participants may choose one, some, or all classes as long as space is available.

To register or for more information, call the Reference Desk at 908-204-3031 x4 or stop-in in person.  Alternatively, email and indicate what your job seeking situation is and which classes interest you.   

This training is sponsored as part of the New Jersey State Library’s Broadband Opportunity Program (BTOP) in collaboration with Raritan Valley Community College and Bernards Township Library.

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