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How to use WordPress

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Special offer In collaboration with The Smart Center

Learn how to use WordPress. At the end of this 6 week course you will have built your own website using WordPress.

Training: Learning the WordPress Ecosystem

Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 PM. First Class on September 13.

Where: Cloud Wise Academy – 4300 Caterpillar Road, Redding, CA 96003

Course Length: 6 weeks

Cost: $200 with Smart Center discount (original price is $275)

Use the Coupon Code: Thesmartcenter

How will the course help you? Cloud Wise Academy is offering this course is developing for WordPress because it is one of the most popular frameworks out there. As of last year 25% of all websites that use a content management system were powered by WordPress. Given this, it would be a great asset to any businesses to have an employee who is knowledgeable about the techniques and practical skills of professional WordPress developers.

Who should take this course? It’s right for you if you are interested in using the Internet to grow your business or have a website you wish you could improve. This course will show you how to use the most popular website builder.

When are classes held? Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9 PM (purposefully scheduled so they fit into your work schedule). The course lasts for six weeks.

The instructor Zach Arnold, is himself a web/mobile developer and data scientist. More information about the class can be found at CloudWiseAcademy.com

Learn more at cloudwiseacademy.com or call Joe Mckenna at 530-515-9851

Fall 2016 Job Fair

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Job Fair
The Smart Business Resource Center, Economic Development Department, and Shasta College are excited to announce the arrival of the Fall 2016 Job Fair. 

This event is free to attend and will be held at the Red Lion Hotel at 1830 Hilltop Drive in Redding, CA from 9am to 1pm on Friday, October 7th, 2016.

Job seekers need to bring plenty of resumes and dress for success.  Suits are desired for job seekers but not required. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with 50+ businesses from around the North State currently hiring. Network, and selling yourself. There will be full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities within your industry of interest. Just a few of the industries in attendance will be transportation, government, customer service, medical, clerical, general labor, hospitality, and sales.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

What to wear
What not to wear
For more information, please click the following: Job Seekers-Final

 

Upcoming Events

  • Resume & Interview Strategies

    Your resume and your interview are two of the most important elements of the job ...

  • Resume & Interview Strategies

    Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Your resume and your interview are two of the most important elements of the job search. Discover how to create a resume that will help you stand out amidst all of the other resumes that employers are receiving. Also learn how to make the best first impression during your interview. You will discover how body language, appearance and attitude can improve your chances at getting the job you want and also discuss how to ask the right questions.  Please bring a copy of your resume with you to this workshop.
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    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Navigating the Online Job Application Process

    Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Do you feel like your job application ends up in an online black hole?
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    This workshop will cover:
    • Tips for completing online job applications
    • Overview of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
    • Tips for taking online employment tests
    • Review of sample test questions
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    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Get Started with Google Drive

    Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    This workshop will cover:
    • What is the Cloud?
    • What is Google Drive?
    • Software Applications on Google Drive
    • Using Google Docs to create resumes

    Please have a Google Account (Gmail) set up before you come to the workshop.   It is free. https://accounts.google.com/signup
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    Location


    Smart Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

  • Navigating the Online Job Application Process

    Do you feel like your job application ends up in an online black hole?<...

  • Resume & Interview Strategies

    Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Your resume and your interview are two of the most important elements of the job search. Discover how to create a resume that will help you stand out amidst all of the other resumes that employers are receiving. Also learn how to make the best first impression during your interview. You will discover how body language, appearance and attitude can improve your chances at getting the job you want and also discuss how to ask the right questions.  Please bring a copy of your resume with you to this workshop.
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    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Navigating the Online Job Application Process

    Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Do you feel like your job application ends up in an online black hole?
    .................................................................................................................
    This workshop will cover:
    • Tips for completing online job applications
    • Overview of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
    • Tips for taking online employment tests
    • Review of sample test questions
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    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Get Started with Google Drive

    Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    This workshop will cover:
    • What is the Cloud?
    • What is Google Drive?
    • Software Applications on Google Drive
    • Using Google Docs to create resumes

    Please have a Google Account (Gmail) set up before you come to the workshop.   It is free. https://accounts.google.com/signup
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    Location


    Smart Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

  • Get Started with Google Drive

    This workshop will cover:

  • Resume & Interview Strategies

    Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Your resume and your interview are two of the most important elements of the job search. Discover how to create a resume that will help you stand out amidst all of the other resumes that employers are receiving. Also learn how to make the best first impression during your interview. You will discover how body language, appearance and attitude can improve your chances at getting the job you want and also discuss how to ask the right questions.  Please bring a copy of your resume with you to this workshop.
    Thumbnail Image

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Navigating the Online Job Application Process

    Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Do you feel like your job application ends up in an online black hole?
    .................................................................................................................
    This workshop will cover:
    • Tips for completing online job applications
    • Overview of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
    • Tips for taking online employment tests
    • Review of sample test questions
    Thumbnail Image

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Get Started with Google Drive

    Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    This workshop will cover:
    • What is the Cloud?
    • What is Google Drive?
    • Software Applications on Google Drive
    • Using Google Docs to create resumes

    Please have a Google Account (Gmail) set up before you come to the workshop.   It is free. https://accounts.google.com/signup
    Thumbnail Image

    Location


    Smart Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

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