Kankakee Workforce Services offers a variety of resources and workshops:
- Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Orientation
- Computer Literacy Workshop
- I have an Interview . .Now What? Workshop
- Job Hunting in a Digital World Workshop
- Resume Development Class
- GED preparation classes
- WinWay Resume & Resume Review
The calendar has dates when each workshop is offered.
To register: Phone 815-802-8960, or visit the Kankakee Workforce Services Office, 450 N. Kinzie Ave. (Route 50), Bradley, IL 60915.
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Orientation
Orientation is the first step in the process of getting enrolled in the WIOA program and is required for all potential participants. The orientation will provide individuals with information on WIOA policies and regulations, the enrollment process, and a required on-line assessment test. Orientations are usually held once a month. Attendees must bring a Driver's License or I.D. Card and signed Social Security Card. The Eligibility Questionnaire must also be completed prior to attending Orientation.
Computer Literacy Workshop
This workshop will provide basic computer instruction on how to use Windows 10, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, use of the Internet, and personal email. Whether new to the computer or a pro, everyone is welcome to sign up.
I Have an Interview ... Now What? Workshop
This workshop will help you prepare for a successful interview. Learn what to expect, how to successfully answer interview questions, proper attire, what information to bring and the questions you should ask your interviewer.
Job Hunting in a Digital World
This workshop will teach you how to compete for employment in a digital job market, including joining the job hunt, pitching the professional profile, learning to utilize LinkedIn, selling yourself on social media, retooling your resume, and revealing job resources.
Resume Development Class
Learn the basic parts and purpose of a resume. Samples will be given as well individual instruction on creating a resume. Computer literacy is recommended before class because students will use Microsoft Office Word to create their resume. Students are encouraged to bring their resume materials such as employment and education history.
WinWay Resume & Resume Review
Resume software is available in the computer lab at the Kankakee Workforce Services office for individuals to prepare a professional resume and receive up to 5 free copies per day on resume paper. The lab is open to the public. Resume Review is conducted by one of our trained staff every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m on a walk-in basis.