WPTI is partnering with Grow with Google to help our community learn digital skills and support digital skill building of job seekers. To introduce workforce development organizations to Grow with Google, we will be hosting a session at 9AM on Thursday, January 6th to provide information on becoming a Grow with Google partner. Following this session, we will kick off our first series, Train-the-Trainer Series for Workforce Development Practitioners. These workshops may be taken as stand alone, or as part of the series; for those who complete all three training sessions in the series will receive a Certificate of Training from WPTI and Grow with Google.
Register now for the introductory Partner Session and the virtual workshop series on the links below:
Grow with Google - Becoming a Google Partner
January 6, 2022 – 9:00-10:00AM EST
Grow with Google helps people across the United States gain digital skills to grow their careers and businesses, and we invite you to join us. The Grow with Google Partner Program provides access to free resources, workshop materials, and hands-on help from our team.
At the virtual workshop, Grow with Google - Becoming a Google Partner, practitioners will learn the following:
- Overview of the Grow with Google initiative
- Grow with Google Partner Program
- Resources available from Grow with Google
- How to sign up to become a Grow with Google Partner
Series 1: Train-the-Trainer Series for Workforce Development Practitioners
Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks
January 6, 2022 – 10:00-11:00AM EST
Practitioners will learn strategies on assisting job seekers in managing work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether your job seeker wants to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize priorities, these best practices will boost their productivity.
At the virtual workshop, Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks, practitioners will learn the following:
- Use templates in Google Sheets to help job seekers build a personalized to-do list
- Use templates in Google Docs to help job seekers create a meeting agenda
Improve Your Resume with Practical Strategies
February 23, 2022- 10:00-11:00AM EST
Practitioners will learn strategies on assisting job seekers read a resume from the perspective of a hiring manager, communicate their strengths effectively and build a resume that stands out.
At the virtual workshop, Improve Your Resume with Practical Strategies, practitioners will learn the following:
- Compare different resume styles
- Implement four strategies to improve job seekers’ resumes
- Make your job seekers’ resume more attractive to hiring managers
Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
March 23, 2022 - 10:00-11:00AM
Practitioners will learn strategies on assisting job seekers discover new job opportunities using Google Search, and how to organize and enhance their job search experience using Google Workspace tools.
At the virtual workshop, Power Your Job Search with Google Tools, practitioners will learn the following strategies:
- Discovering career opportunities using Job Search on Google
- Using Google Sheets to track the progress of job applications
- Creating a resume using Google Docs
About Grow with Google:
Grow with Google helps ensure that the opportunities created by technology are available to everyone. Since launching in 2017, we’ve trained more than six million Americans on digital skills. And through a network of more than 8,500 partner organizations–including local libraries, schools, and nonprofits–more people across the country can reach their full potential. To learn more about Grow with Google partners and the available tools and resources, visit google.com/grow.
WPTI increases the effectiveness of people, programs, and organizations that are committed to generating pathways out of poverty through employment. Our three-tiered approach strengthens capacity at all levels of the workforce development system.