- Business & Workforce Center
- Training Services
Through the Jefferson County Human Services Department, Business & Workforce Center provides quality training, tools, and resources to assist individuals in their pathway to employment and personal growth.
Whether you are currently unemployed, under-employed or simply looking to change jobs, attending these workshops will help you to become fully prepared to secure and advance your career. Training is free but space is limited.
Jefferson County Business & Workforce has created 8 online engaging, interactive, and facilitator lead workshops with you, the stay-at-home job seeker, in mind! You can access these workshops via your phone, smart phone, laptop, or desktop. Workshops include Career Exploration, Job Search Tips, Resume Concepts, Dynamic Cover Letters, LinkedIn & Social Networking, Interviewing for Success, Letting Go & Moving On, and How to Prepare for Video Interviews and Look (& Sound Like) a Pro. We ask that you REGISTER 24 hours in advance so that we can process your registration and provide you with the access link to your workshop. If you have questions, contact CJ Juleff.
Before you can register for any workshop, however, you must register in Connecting Colorado. Once you have registered in Connecting Colorado, you may sign-up for workshops by creating a separate user identification and password.
Business & Workforce Center, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, provides many workshops for job seekers to participate in. These workshops offer job seekers opportunities to improve existing skills or learn new skills on their career path.
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About our Facilitators
Our Mission is:
"Provide quality training, tools and resources to assist customers in their pathway to employment and personal growth."
Alice’s passion throughout her career has been to educate adults and provide opportunities for personal development. One of her strengths is to work with teams or individuals on giving and receiving recognition. She believes "praise not punishment" is the secret to success in relationships. Alice has had the opportunity to instruct and motivate employees and clients in all three sectors: business, education, and government. Her current opportunity at Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center is to train and counsel job seekers in Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties with job search tools to provide them meaningful employment.
Barb Palmer has years of experience training and facilitating large and small groups as well as transition and life planning with individuals. Barb’s experience with special education and disability services gives her a supportive style of training with unique skills for identifying barriers and applying creative problem solving.
CJ has a varied background including auto mechanics, construction, financial services, trade association, website design, nonprofit leadership, human resources, instructional design, career coaching, management, and entrepreneurship. Over the course of her career, CJ has been successful as both an internal and external consultant, enabling organizations both small and large to achieve bottom line goals. She is living her dream: developing and delivering engaging and interactive workshops for individuals who are looking for a tip or technique to secure their next best opportunity. CJ enjoys working with individuals to discover effective ways to maximize their potential. In addition, CJ is a poster child for networking as she has had 28 jobs and 3 careers – all of which were the result of cultivating relationships before she needed them!
Elizabeth brings decades of professional business training and facilitation to her workshops. She started her career as a mental health therapist followed by 20+ years in business leadership as both an employee and a business owner. Her graduate work in business communication focused on adult learning and mediation as well as training and development. Elizabeth’s interactive workshops keep everyone engaged in the high-energy process of learning. She combines a sense of humor with a heartfelt passion for showing people how to be confident and successful.
Jack has been an instructor of Microsoft Word and Excel workshops at Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center for over thirteen years. His background includes teaching a variety of business subjects in the public schools for thirty-two years. Students describe his approach to teaching as being patient and using his unique sense of humor. He takes sometimes complex ideas and explains them using simple to understand examples. He believes in hands-on learning as opposed to a lecturing method.
John has been with the Training Services team at Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center since 2007. Prior to joining the Business & Workforce Center, John spent 32 years with Jefferson County Public Schools as a high school Marketing and Business Education teacher. John also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Business Department at Red Rocks Community College for several years. To round out his professional experience, John was a licensed realtor, practicing real estate in the Denver area for 10 years. John’s ability to inject humor and real-life examples into his workshops allows participants to enjoy a relaxed and casual learning environment.
Rosa is an energetic and committed facilitator known for inspiring hope and momentum for participants’ job-seeking journeys. After you attend Rosa’s workshops you’ll be armed with best practices and the latest tips and tricks to make you stand out to prospective employers. She takes a lighthearted and upbeat approach while sharing relevant resources that lead to exciting new opportunities.
If you have questions about our services or are interested hosting a workshop, please call 303-271-4700 or submit this contact form.
Business & Workforce Center, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, serves Jefferson, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, and is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
This program is funded by U.S. Department of Labor and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.