Companies are ready to train for the future applicants. They have been offering educational vouchers that can be redeemed for free training. Microsoft has a program called “Elevate America” to provide free technology training and certification.
This new Web site helps individuals understand what types of technical skills they need for the jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities of today and tomorrow, and resources to help acquire these skills. The Web site provides access to several Microsoft online training programs, including how to use the Internet, send e-mail and create a résumé, as well as more advanced programs on using specific Microsoft applications.
Check here for states that are offering the free education and training.
Microsoft Participating States
Workforce Training For The Unemployed
Workforce training is available for the unemployed all across the states. If you have resume questions or need help making career choices, you can visit these centers and all the information is available to you for free. Career resource centers will walk you through, step by step, from job preparation to maintaining the skills required for that new job.
Being unemployed does not mean you stop trying. Advance yourself until the job offers start coming in and maybe you will be able to elevate yourself towards a higher salary.