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Career Workshops

Workforce Boulder County offers a fun, non-judgmental, and engaging learning environment wherever you are on your career journey. Whether you’re entering the ‘career world’ after being out for a while to currently employed and looking to explore a new career path, we’ve got a workshop for you.

Chart explaining career cycle

Currently, due to COVID-19, all workshops are conducted virtually.

  1. Workshops will be conducted virtually using Zoom.
  2. You will receive an email from an @bouldercounty.org email the day before the workshop with an invitation to the Zoom meeting and instructions of how to join.
  3. You do NOT need to have Zoom downloaded on your computer; this is a web-based service.
  4. If joining via phone, you will need to download the Zoom app prior to joining the workshop.
  5. If planning to access a workshop by phone, the video component will use a LOT of data. It is recommended to use the phone option when connected to Wi-Fi.
  6. You can also call-in to the workshop to just access the audio of the workshop.

NOTE: If you have an older device, you may have trouble accessing the online classes. If this is the case, please email ceinfo@bouldercounty.org.

Click here for the Workshop Calendar

  • Anyone is eligible. There are no eligibility requirements needed to attend our workshops.
  • To sign up for a workshop, go to ConnectingColorado.com and create an account.
  • Once you have an account created, Login and click on “Workshops” located in the right sidebar under “My Tool Box.”
  • Then click on “Upcoming Workshops” located in the top dark blue bar next to your “My Profile.”
  • Select the workshops you would like to attend and then scroll to the bottom and hit “Go.”

If you need help signing up for a workshop, please email ceinfo@bouldercounty.org or call the Boulder County Call Center at 720-776-0822 (after selecting your preferred language, select option 2 for Workforce).

We recommend taking the workshops that are relevant to you in the order in which they are listed.

  • Workforce: What We Can Do for You! – WfBC offers funding for training & certificates, high school equivalency diploma (HSED) support including tutoring & testing scholarships, internships, computer skills training, financial skill-building, talent recruitment, employee development training, homeownership classes & more! Learn how WfBC can support your employment/educational goals.
  • Career Exploration – Discover how your interests, personality, and values combine to lead you to the career that is right for you.
  • The Ins & Outs of Job Applications — While applications may seem straight forward, there’s often more to them than meets the eye. You may be screening yourself out of a job with some common application mistakes. Learn to navigate the nuances of applications & increase your chances of landing an interview.
  • Updating & Tailoring Your Resume – Learn the current trends in resume writing and how to target your resume to the position to get your resume noticed.
  • LinkedIn 101—Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile — An introduction to LinkedIn, this workshop focuses on how to build a relevant and engaging profile, navigate the platform, use basic functions, and understand privacy settings.
  • LinkedIn 201 — LinkedIn for Job Search – After creating a current profile, learn how to unleash the power of LinkedIn to connect with past colleagues, expand your network, and find new ways to search for your next job.
  • Get Strategic About Your Job Search – 50% of jobs are never advertised or posted; employers prefer to hire those referred by their colleagues and coworkers. Discover the importance of networking to tap into the hidden job market and get referred into your next job.
  • Capable & Confident in the Job Search – Job hunting in a pandemic adds a new level of challenge. If you’re discouraged & frustrated, this workshop is for you! Get re-energized for the job search & build confidence in the skills you have to offer your next employer.
  • Overcoming Difficult Work Histories – A bad boss, toxic workplace, job loss… it’s not just you. Many people have had a difficult work experience that continues to impact them & their work long after leaving a job. Learn ways to process your experience, re-evaluate your career goals, & rebuild your confidence.
  • Interview Preparation – Learn how to research a company, practice interview questions, and build your confidence! Prepare to interview successfully using a simple formula to showcase your skills and learn how to prepare strong answers to the tough interview questions.
  • Negotiating Your Salary — Discover how to research a competitive salary and determine your personal pay range. Explore strategies for beginning the negotiating process and providing a counteroffer. Not sure what to say? We’ll even give you a few conversation starters.
  • Future of Work – The future of work may seem uncertain, scary, or even exciting. Many jobs will change, some will disappear & others will be created. There will be AI, automation, & even robots. Learn about future of work trends & how to prepare to be a thriving part of this future workforce.
  • Working Remotely: Will It Work For You? — The pandemic has accelerated the move toward remote work opportunities. Daydreaming of working from home, from the road, or from some exotic location? Discover occupations with remote work potential, the essential skills needed to thrive in remote work, and how to assess if remote work is right for you.
  • Insights & Guidelines for 50 Plus – Social media, technology, and COVID-19 have changed the way we communicate and how we look for and perform our work. We’ll discuss how to accept these changes and move forward with your job search with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and empowerment.

Contact Us


Boulder Office

1333 Iris Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
720.776.0822
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Longmont Office

St Vrain Community Hub
515 Coffman Street
Longmont, CO 80501
720.776.0822
Map & Directions