Becoming an Industry Insider

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Course Description:
There are a number of online tools and websites that can help you be more successful in working with both employers and job seekers.  For example, knowing where to find and how to use labor market information can help you develop and deepen employer relationship.  Additionally, online skills and interest assessments can be a great starting point for connecting your job seeker with a career they”ll love.  This class is designed to introduce you to a wide variety of tools, trends and statistics that can be used to understand career growth opportunities, determine current salaries for different job titles, discover which industries are poised for growth, which businesses are downsizing, and what types of training and education are necessary for your clients.  Armed with this research, you’re likely to dazzle employers with your knowledge of existing trends and better match your job seekers to quality employment opportunities.

Topics covered include:

  • Identifying useful labor market information online
  • Filtering data to understand labor market trends
  • Teaching job seekers to use data to find an appropriate career path
  • Using online assessments to help your job seekers identify their skills and passion

This course is for both supervisory and frontline workforce development staff.

Course Duration:
Two half day sessions–9:00am – 12:00pm

Course Dates:
September 19 & 26, 2017

Eric Halvorson, Chicago Jobs Council


Members: $95*
Non-Members: $135
*To access this member price, you must log in to your CJC account when registering.

MicroTrain Technologies
200 W. Adams, Suite 410
Chicago, IL  60606

Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator, with any questions: 312.252.0460 x108;

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