Dutchess One Stop is a partnership of state and local agencies and organizations that enhance Dutchess County's economic growth by supporting the needs of employers and job seekers. Core services are available to all New York State job seekers and are made possible through federal and state funding. You do not have to be unemployed to use Dutchess One Stop services. Whatever your employment needs, there are many free services offered at Dutchess One Stop that can help you. Dutchess One Stop's quality career development services provide job seekers with support and skills they need for effective career planning.
Visit their website calendar to see all upcoming workshops.
Overview of Services:
HELP PREPARING FOR A JOB
ON-LINE TRAINING COURSES
For self-paced training courses for office programs, log on to:
For self-paced typing classes log on to one of the following sites:
HELP FINDING A JOB
Here is a list of the workshops they offer (descriptions of each found here): Job Search Jigsaw, Career Exploration, Skills Identification, Transferable Skills, Cover Letters, Resume Guidelines, Interviewing Skills, Networking, Intro. to Social Media & Your Job Search, Learning LinkedIn, Mock Interviewing and Videotaping, Working for the Government, Talking About My Successes, It Is Your Job Search Make it Happen, and Dreams, Goals, Action!
EMPLOYMENT SEEKING WEB SITES
BASIC PC SKILLS WORKSHOP
This workshop is a 24 hour course, meeting 3 hours per day for 8 days. Training includes an intro to personal computers, computer keyboard skills, typing skills, Microsoft Office including MS Excel, exploring the Internet and understanding email.