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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

  • Get Started with Google Drive

    This workshop will cover:

  • Get Started with Google Drive

    Friday, Feb 24, 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

    Getting Started with QuickBooks

    Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    This workshop will cover:

    • Creating a business in QuickBooks
    • Creating vendors and bills
    • Paying bills
    • Creating customers and invoices
    • Receiving payments
    • Items – How to use them / advantages
    • Tips and tricks of QuickBooks
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    Location


    The Smart Center
    1201 Placer St.
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

    Friday, Mar 3, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

    This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:

    What is PowerPoint?

    Basic formats in PowerPoint.

    PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts!

    We will make a simple PowerPoint Presentation.





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    Location


    The Smart Center
    1201 Placer St.
    REDDING, CA 96003

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Workshop

    Computer Basics

    Monday, Mar 6, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    The class for those with little or NO computer experience!   Topics include: using the mouse, the start menu, saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.
    PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORD.
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    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Workshop

    Networking - Conquering The Interview - Guest Speaker Baron Browning, Spherion Staffing

    Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 -

    Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

    The workshop will cover:
    • Interview preparation
    • Do's and Don't in the interview
    • Common interview myths and mistakes


      Location


      Smart Business Resource Center
      1201 Placer Street
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Seat

    • Getting Started with QuickBooks

      This workshop will cover:

    • Get Started with Google Drive

      Friday, Feb 24, 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

      Getting Started with QuickBooks

      Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 -

      Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

      This workshop will cover:

      • Creating a business in QuickBooks
      • Creating vendors and bills
      • Paying bills
      • Creating customers and invoices
      • Receiving payments
      • Items – How to use them / advantages
      • Tips and tricks of QuickBooks
      Thumbnail Image

      Location


      The Smart Center
      1201 Placer St.
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Seat

      Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

      Friday, Mar 3, 2017 -

      Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

      This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:

      What is PowerPoint?

      Basic formats in PowerPoint.

      PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts!

      We will make a simple PowerPoint Presentation.





      Thumbnail Image

      Location


      The Smart Center
      1201 Placer St.
      REDDING, CA 96003

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Workshop

      Computer Basics

      Monday, Mar 6, 2017 -

      Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

      The class for those with little or NO computer experience!   Topics include: using the mouse, the start menu, saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.
      PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORD.
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      Location


      Smart Business Resource Center
      1201 Placer Street
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Workshop

      Networking - Conquering The Interview - Guest Speaker Baron Browning, Spherion Staffing

      Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 -

      Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

      The workshop will cover:
      • Interview preparation
      • Do's and Don't in the interview
      • Common interview myths and mistakes


        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer Street
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Seat

      • Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

        This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:
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      • Get Started with Google Drive

        Friday, Feb 24, 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

        Getting Started with QuickBooks

        Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 -

        Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

        This workshop will cover:

        • Creating a business in QuickBooks
        • Creating vendors and bills
        • Paying bills
        • Creating customers and invoices
        • Receiving payments
        • Items – How to use them / advantages
        • Tips and tricks of QuickBooks
        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        The Smart Center
        1201 Placer St.
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Seat

        Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

        Friday, Mar 3, 2017 -

        Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

        This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:

        What is PowerPoint?

        Basic formats in PowerPoint.

        PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts!

        We will make a simple PowerPoint Presentation.





        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        The Smart Center
        1201 Placer St.
        REDDING, CA 96003

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Workshop

        Computer Basics

        Monday, Mar 6, 2017 -

        Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

        The class for those with little or NO computer experience!   Topics include: using the mouse, the start menu, saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.
        PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORD.
        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer Street
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Workshop

        Networking - Conquering The Interview - Guest Speaker Baron Browning, Spherion Staffing

        Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 -

        Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

        The workshop will cover:
        • Interview preparation
        • Do's and Don't in the interview
        • Common interview myths and mistakes


          Location


          Smart Business Resource Center
          1201 Placer Street
          Redding, CA 96001

          Event Fees:


          $ 0.00 Seat

        • Computer Basics

          The class for those with little or NO computer experience!   

        • Get Started with Google Drive

          Friday, Feb 24, 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

          Getting Started with QuickBooks

          Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 -

          Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

          This workshop will cover:

          • Creating a business in QuickBooks
          • Creating vendors and bills
          • Paying bills
          • Creating customers and invoices
          • Receiving payments
          • Items – How to use them / advantages
          • Tips and tricks of QuickBooks
          Thumbnail Image

          Location


          The Smart Center
          1201 Placer St.
          Redding, CA 96001

          Event Fees:


          $ 0.00 Seat

          Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

          Friday, Mar 3, 2017 -

          Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

          This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:

          What is PowerPoint?

          Basic formats in PowerPoint.

          PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts!

          We will make a simple PowerPoint Presentation.





          Thumbnail Image

          Location


          The Smart Center
          1201 Placer St.
          REDDING, CA 96003

          Event Fees:


          $ 0.00 Workshop

          Computer Basics

          Monday, Mar 6, 2017 -

          Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

          The class for those with little or NO computer experience!   Topics include: using the mouse, the start menu, saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.
          PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORD.
          Thumbnail Image

          Location


          Smart Business Resource Center
          1201 Placer Street
          Redding, CA 96001

          Event Fees:


          $ 0.00 Workshop

          Networking - Conquering The Interview - Guest Speaker Baron Browning, Spherion Staffing

          Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 -

          Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

          The workshop will cover:
          • Interview preparation
          • Do's and Don't in the interview
          • Common interview myths and mistakes


            Location


            Smart Business Resource Center
            1201 Placer Street
            Redding, CA 96001

            Event Fees:


            $ 0.00 Seat

          • Get Started with Google Drive

            Friday, Feb 24, 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

            Getting Started with QuickBooks

            Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 -

            Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

            This workshop will cover:

            • Creating a business in QuickBooks
            • Creating vendors and bills
            • Paying bills
            • Creating customers and invoices
            • Receiving payments
            • Items – How to use them / advantages
            • Tips and tricks of QuickBooks
            Thumbnail Image

            Location


            The Smart Center
            1201 Placer St.
            Redding, CA 96001

            Event Fees:


            $ 0.00 Seat

            Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

            Friday, Mar 3, 2017 -

            Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

            This is an Intro to PowerPoint. This workshop will cover the following:

            What is PowerPoint?

            Basic formats in PowerPoint.

            PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts!

            We will make a simple PowerPoint Presentation.





            Thumbnail Image

            Location


            The Smart Center
            1201 Placer St.
            REDDING, CA 96003

            Event Fees:


            $ 0.00 Workshop

            Computer Basics

            Monday, Mar 6, 2017 -

            Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

            The class for those with little or NO computer experience!    Topics include: using the mouse, the start menu, saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.
            PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORD.
            Thumbnail Image

            Location


            Smart Business Resource Center
            1201 Placer Street
            Redding, CA 96001

            Event Fees:


            $ 0.00 Workshop

            Networking - Conquering The Interview - Guest Speaker Baron Browning, Spherion Staffing

            Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 -

            Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

            The workshop will cover:
            • Interview preparation
            • Do's and Don't in the interview
            • Common interview myths and mistakes


            Location


            Smart Business Resource Center
            1201 Placer Street
            Redding, CA 96001

            Event Fees:


            $ 0.00 Seat

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