Workforce Solutions NETX Sponsors New Initiative to Help Job Seekers and Employers | Texarkana
TEXARKANA, Texas – Whether you are looking for a job or trying to advance your career, Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is sponsoring a new program to help you get there.
Residents now have free access to online learning courses through the “SkillUp Northeast Texas” initiative.
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is offering residents free access to the Metrix e-learning system for a limited time.
Business development project manager Bart Spivey said anyone can register for the courses online.
“We want the residents of the area to see this as a way to improve their skills,” Spivey explained.
The system has a catalog of over 4,000 courses that include topics such as business, information technology, manufacturing, customer service, finance and more.
“Every course they complete, they can print that certificate, show it to the employer, and then if they want to take the industry certification test, we can help them. Of course, if they are successful they will have an official certificate, they can also take an employer, ”Spivey said.
Spivey says the variety of classes teach both technical and soft skills.
He says he’s also available 24 hours a day for anyone with internet access.
“I think that’s really the key to it all, even if you’re working, going to school, or looking after kids you can do it at your own pace, at your own pace and really improve your skills and outlook. of employment, ”said Spivey.
The Metric e-learning system is also available to employers looking for training courses to boost their operations or looking for qualified candidates.
“It really allows employers and job seekers to work together and provide a skilled workforce for the region,” Spivey said.
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