Over the past two years, career-related services offered by the partners of the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board have evolved to meet the needs of employers and job seekers in Hunterdon and Somerset counties.
The Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Service Center at 27 Warren St., second floor, in Somerville is open for in-person, career-related services 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. While appointments are encouraged, walk-ins are welcomed. Appointment-only in-person career-related services are also available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at the Training Center at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 908-541-5780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Appointment-only in-person career-related services are available at the Greater-Raritan One-Stop / Employment Services Center at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive, Somerville. To schedule an appointment, call 908-704-3000 or use this form.
All offices also continue to offer services through e-mail, phone and virtual platforms. In addition, a virtual orientation session for new customers of the Training Center is conducted on Fridays, and virtual career-webinars presented by the Training Center and the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board continue to be scheduled. Check out the GRWDB’s website calendar for the latest offerings. For more information, contact the GRWDB at 908-541-5790 or email@example.com.
Please note: while GRWDB Board and Committee meetings are being conducted virtually, board and committee members are welcomed to attend in person.
Look on the calendar for more information on all programs and meetings.
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Job Readiness Computer Skills at Norwescap in North Plainfield
November 15 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
Job Readiness Computer Skills will be offered in person starting November and ending in January at Norwescap offices in North Plainfield and Flemington.
The programs will run from 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. This series is designed to prepare participants to return to the workforce with up-to-date computer skills. The Job Readiness series teaches participants to create professional documents, easy budgets and charts, get points across in a presentation and finally secrets of a successful job search. These classes will be held in-person using our computers and internet at each of Norwescap locations at 84 Park Ave. in Flemington and at 170 Watchung Ave. in North Plainfield
Sessions 1 and 2 – Using Office365 Word to create professional documents: Nov. 15 and 22 in North Plainfield and Nov. 10 and 17 in Flemington/
Sessions 3-5 – Using Office 365 Excel to create simple budgets and professional charts: Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 and 13 in North Plainfield and Dec. 1, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15 in Flemington.
The following sessions will be conducted in January 2023 but dates have not been finalized.
Sessions 6&7 – Using Office 365 PowerPoint to create and use PowerPoint to get points across in a presentation.
Session 8 – Learn tips & tricks and resources to help you with your job search.
To register for any of these sessions, call 908-788-1435. (Note that the sessions will be conducted at Norwescap’s Phillipsburg location in November and December, too.)