WOW What's Next? Workshops

First Impressions


Brennan Favor, Goodwill West Texas


Get ready to leave a lasting impression with your future employer!  This workshop will walk through the entire process of obtaining employment from beginning to end.  Workshop participants will gain tips for polishing their resume and dressing for success at their interview without breaking the bank.  Additional best practices will also be shared so that you are able to put yourself ahead of the competition.

Money Matters


Cailyn Byrd, Goodwill West Texas


As you begin to transition into adulthood, managing your money will be one of the most important parts to being successful.  We will begin this workshop with a reality check to see what type of income you will need after you graduate.  Then we will talk budgeting, banking, and traps to avoid as you enter into the “real” world!

Next Level Networking


Jamilah Spears, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas


Are you ready for the next level?  This workshop will push you beyond the basics and help you to gain a cutting edge to land your next job!  We’ll talk about the importance of networking, building an “elevator speech”, and discover ways to use social media to your advantage!

The Procrastinator's Guide to College


Hannah Holmes, COOL Counselor


Did you procrastinate?  The good news is, you’re not too late!  While your path to college admission may look a little different than you’d once imagined, you can still get a jump on your college dreams.  So, don’t count yourself out.  In this session, you will learn the essential steps to choosing and applying to the right college and applying for grants and loans.  The clock is ticking, but there is still time, so don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

Seek a Job, Keep a Job: Employer Discussions to Prepare for Your Next Interview


Facilitated by Vicki Hayhurst, Region 14 Education Service Center


Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear directly from a panel of hiring managers across West Central Texas. This workshop will give participants an opportunity to dig in and ask questions to these hiring professionals who work with job applicants every day!  Not one to speak in front of an audience?  That’s okay, too!  There will still be a great deal of information to take away from this discussion.


No Plan? No Problem!


Lauren Anderson, NEXT University


Transitioning out of high school into the rest of your life can be overwhelming!  Don’t worry, this workshop has been created for those who are still undecided.  Come to this session to create a clear vision to start living your life with a mission.  Students will leave this workshop with a personal mission statement, tools to start your career pathway and a personal career development plan.


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