Job Skills and Continuing Education
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Why I Work:
Why I Work is a financial tool that shows you how much money you need to make to afford the things you want and need. Use Why I Work to get an idea of how much you need to earn and explore occupations with wages that match what you need.
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Beginner's Guide to Microsoft Word:
Learn the basics of effectively using Microsoft Word, including how to format images so that they can be moved freely around your document and positioned where you want them to be.
The Beginner's Guide to Excel - Excel Basics Tutorial:
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel, including the anatomy of a spreadsheet, how to enter data, how to make your data look good so it's easier to read and use, and more.
We offer an extensive list of free online safety training courses and resources that can help any company or individual. Our one-hour courses focus on precise and narrow topics and can be used to introduce employees to new ideas. These courses can also be used as a refresher for workers who already have existing knowledge.
Students learn valuable technology fundamentals – designed by experts for students of every skill level. Engage students with fun typing games, interactive lessons, and achievements.
Parent and Home Learning Support
Engage your students with Pearson's SuccessMaker math program. Learn more about the program's innovative math lessons and research-based instruction.
Realize Virtual Workshops:
Take the first steps to your digital classroom! Learn how to set up your digital class, navigate curriculum, and create assignments for your students.
High School Equivalency/GED – Various HSE such as Hi-Set.com
Ask you Career Development Specialist about ACCE!
Welcome to the home of the GED® test, your official online resource to prepare for and earn your high school equivalency diploma.
Ask your Career Development Specialist about YDI!
Unemployment and Relief sources
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund:
The Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (“Fund”) was created to help restaurant industry employees experiencing extraordinary hardship in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
BARTENDER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
Please read through the Selection Criteria and Eligibility Requirements for the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program and if you believe that you are eligible, please fill out the application making sure to include the required supporting documents.
You do NOT need to be a USBG member to apply for a philanthropic grant.
Unemployment Information for an Individual:
Unemployment Insurance provides temporary financial assistance to qualified individuals who meet state eligibility requirements.
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solution:
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions strives to be a leader in improving employment and poverty rates through workforce development, enhanced services for employers, and ensuring fair labor practices and workforce protections for New Mexicans.
New Mexico Workforce Connection:
New Mexico Workforce Connection - New Mexico's official online portal to virtual job matching services, employment resources, the Unemployment Insurance.
Resources for Kids
Museums You Can Visit Virtually:
Young learners can explore the subjects of art, history, science, archaeology, and more through children’s museums that offer a virtual window into real-time curiosities via webcams, live streams, computer-generated tours, and 360-degree photographs.
Find Meals for Kids When Schools are Closed:
Talking w/ Children:
How to talk with children about COVID-19.
General Caregiving Info:
Developing caregiving plans and procedures.
Caregiving with COVID-19:
Caregiving for someone affected by COVID-19.
Emergency Eviction Prevention to victims of employment loss due to COVID-19.
Friends and family who may temporarily be able to qualify as paid CYFD childcare providers:
During the emergency health declaration, the state will temporarily register family, friends, and neighbor (FFN) providers who may be eligible to receive child care assistance funding; interested parties can call 1-833-551-0518. Temporary FFN providers will be required to complete a background check, as will all family members over the age of 18 living in their home. Temporary FFN providers will also be required to complete a threehour online health and safety training and an online CPR training.