The goals of the HRD program are to:

  1. Enhance and develop students’ job searching skills
  2. Enhance and develop the student’s employability skills
  3. Develop and promote the individual’s career success and economic self-sufficiency

Need job counseling? Trying to find a new job?

There is no charge for HRD courses if you are unemployed, have been given notice of a layoff, or meet income criteria PDF icon.

You can register for HRD courses at Forsyth Tech’s West Campus.

For more information, call 336.734.7023.

Employability Skills

Do you need to develop or revise your resume and work on communication skills to be effective in presenting yourself to employers? You may enter this course at any time and leave the course when objectives are complete.

Note: This course is FREE if you are unemployed or meet specific income criteria.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/20 To 12/19/2019 T-Th West Campus 9:00am to 12:00pm D. Witte  $180.00 132382  Yes

Introduction to Clerical Assistant

Would you like to learn more about clerical occupations and examine what is needed to be successful in that field? In this course, you will learn practical communication and computer skills needed in today’s office environment which will include an introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel.You will also learn the important components of an effective job search.

Note: This course is FREE if you are unemployed or meet specific income criteria.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/27 To 10/10/2019 T-Th Goodwill Industries 1:00pm to 4:00pm S. Gwyn  $125.00 132383  Yes

Forsyth Tech Instructor Profile

Donald WitteDonald Witte – HRD Lab

Donald Witte is an HRD instructor and holds a B.S. in Business & Mathematics and an M.B.A. in Marketing & Finance. Don retired from many years in the air transportation industry having worked in marketing and management. Don helps the recently unemployed learn job skills including resumes, interviewing techniques, networking, support and individual coaching. Don believes the Employability Lab provides the unemployed the opportunity to restart and reassess their careers in an understanding and educational environment.