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Job Preparedness (HRD)

The Human Resources Development (HRD) program provides short-term pre-vocational training and counseling designed to help unemployed and underemployed adults successfully enter the work force with additional education.  There are Fee Waiver Guidelines for our HRD classes and a printable HRD Student Registration.

Instruction focuses on the following topics:

  • Career assessment/planning
  • Development of a positive self-concept
  • Development of employability skills
  • Development of communication skills
  • Development of problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of the impact of information technology in the workplace

HRD Services

  • Employability Labs
    • Job Club
    • Career Connections
    • Career Lab
  • Computer Skills
    • Computer Basics I
    • Computer Basics II
  • Career Exploration
    • Introduction to Human Services Phase I
    • Medical Office Pathways
  • Job Seeking Skills
    • ASPIRE
    • Working Smart
    • Enhancing Your Networking Skills to Land a Better Job
    • Maximizing Interview Skills
  • Employment Skills
    • Career Ready 101
    • Guest Services Professional Certification
    • Hospitality Skills Certification
    • Personal Care Aide

HRD Staff

Marie Eller
Coordinator, HRD
828.398.7334
sylviameller@abtech.edu

Michael Carter
Education Navigator
828.250.5113
michaelpcarter@abtech.edu

 

WIOA Case Manager
828.398.7833


 

For additional information, call 828-398-7334