Job seekers can fine-tune their employability with Career Edge, a new series of workshops designed to help adults prepare for the job market. Designed to give participants the skills needed to get and keep a job, the half-day workshops serve as an orientation to the workplace for those seeking first-time employment and a re-orientation for those returning to the workplace or seeking new opportunities. Career Edge is a program of the Education & Training unit of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC).

October classes include:

October 11

  • Interview Preparation, 9 a.m. to noon, at the FGCC offices.
  • Keeping a Job, 1 to 4 p.m., at the FGCC offices.

October 18

  • Laying the Foundation, 9 a.m. to noon, at the YouthQuest Office.
  • Laying the Foundation, 1 to 4 p.m., at the YouthQuest Office.

October 25

  • Job Search, 9 a.m. to noon, at the YouthQuest Office.
  • Job Search, 1 to 4 p.m., at the YouthQuest Office.

Cost for the program is $10 for students (high school and college) per workshop, and $15 for all others per workshop. Participants must pre-register and pay online at www.flintandgenesee.org/careeredge. Scholarships are available, contact rhunyady@flintandgenesee.org  for information.

For a complete list of workshops and times, visit https://www.flintandgenesee.org/career-edge-workshops-to-help-you-get-and-keep-a-job/ .