The Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen (BCC) will offer workshops, programming and technology assistance centered on all stages of career goals, with a focus on enhancing employability for all. Entrepreneurs and local businesses will also be in focus as we incorporate regional services from SCORE and debut a portable recording studio. Many exciting future programs and workshops are in the planning stages, below are the first BCC offerings:
(Register at www.eventbrite.com — search workshop name or follow links below)
Career Exploration Workshop—BCC Classroom—Register now!
Learn more about yourself through O-Net! Identify your skills and interests to move forward to find the right career, education, training or employer, no matter your current employment situation.
- Tuesdays from 10:30am-11:30am—starting May 21st—link below
- Tuesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm—starting May 28th—link below
Open Career Exploration session—BCC Classroom—no registration necessary
BCC staff will be available for one-on-one assistance with those who would like to learn more about the O-Net website and the vast array of other career exploration resources.
- Tuesdays from 11:30am-1:30pm—starting May 21st
- Tuesdays from 5:30pm-7:30pm—starting May 28th
Resume Writing Workshop—BCC Classroom—Register now!
Learn the best style and techniques for portraying your skill set and experience to potential employers--what to do, what to use, an explanation of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how to structure your best resume. Please prepare by bringing pertinent information with you to this session.
- Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm—starting May 30th—link below
- Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm—starting May 30th—link below
Open Resume Writing session—BCC Classroom—no registration necessary
BCC staff will be available for one-on-one assistance with those who would like to learn more about structuring the best resume. Please prepare by bringing pertinent information with you to this session.
- Thursdays from 12:30pm-1:30pm—starting May 30th
- Thursdays from 6:30pm-7:30pm—starting May 30th
Get That Job! Workshop—BCC Classroom—Register now!
Portray your best self to potential employers through your resume, cover letter, interviews, social media, proper dress and communication. Bring your resume, cover letter, ideas and an open mind!
- Fridays from 10:30am-11:30am—starting June 7th–link below
- Fridays from 4:30pm-5:30pm—starting June 7th—link below
- Get That Job! Workshop Registration
Open Get that Job! Session—BCC Classroom—no registration necessary
BCC staff will be available for one-on-one assistance with those would like to learn more about all of the aspects of landing the job--bring your resume, cover letter and an open mind!
- Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm—starting June 7th
- Fridays from 5:30pm-7:30pm—starting June 7th
Home-Based Business Roundtable w/ SCORE—BCC Hub—Register now!
Calling all home-based entrepreneurs! Selling on eBay, Etsy or Minted? Airbnb, pet care or blogger? Network with the like-minded and get information and inspiration. Come join us -- it's free, casual and interactive. Ask questions, share ideas, then leave motivated! Limited space—please register early!
- 2nd Tuesdays of each month, starting June 11th from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm—link below
- 4th Tuesdays of each month, starting May 28th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm—link below
As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964. For more information about the organization, please visit their website at www.score.org.
STaRT—Start Today and Retire Tomorrow!—BCC Classroom—Register now!
Do you think that you don’t make enough money to save for retirement right now? If you are saving and investing, do you think you are saving and investing enough? Think again—the PA Dept. of Banking and Securities will be delivering an informative workshop on saving for retirement at YOUR stage of life, no matter where you fall on the retirement timeline.
- June 17th from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm—link below
Styling Tips for Career Success—BCC Classroom—Dates to be announced!
Put your best self forward with styling tips from a registered cosmetologist and owner of Shear Crossings Salon in Mechanicsburg. From styling to dress, Caitlin Thumma will walk through all of the best ways to present yourself in the most professional manner to make a great impression on any employer.
Targeted One-on-One Sessions—BCC Classroom—no registration necessary
Spreadsheet Basics—Fredricksen Library staff will be on hand to give tips on creating and manipulating spreadsheets, whether using Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets. Bring your questions, beginner to moderate spreadsheet skills can be covered.
- 3rd Wednesdays from 10:30-12:30pm (no June program)—no registration necessary
Check out this TIME LAPSE VIDEO from Backyard Productions, Inc and Krehling Industries Inc. of our Business & Career Center installation!