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Free Grow with Google workshops coming to Elko

JOIN Inc. Training Nevadans for Careers brings four open-to-the-public Google workshops to Elko in July, teaching digital skills for career and social development


Elko, NV – Last year, Google invested $100,000 in a partnership with JOIN Inc. to bring Northern Nevadans workshops that teach digital proficiency. For the first time since the partnership began in Aug. 2018, these workshops will be offered in Elko to help prepare learners for the jobs available in their communities. The lessons are grounded in familiar topics and work environments and the curriculum encourages instructors to interact with learners in a small group.


Four free Grow with Google workshops will be held in July at the Elko JOIN Inc. office (618 Idaho St., #2 Elko, NV 89801) for individuals who want to touch up on their digital and practical life skills or learn something new.


Three “Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks” workshops will be available from July 15-16. These workshops will teach how to communicate through email, use the internet to search, and create Google Docs. One “Use Google to Get a New Job” workshop will be available on July 16. This class will teach Google tools that individuals can use to search for jobs, track applications and write resumes for their career search.


Workshop dates and times:

· July 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks

· July 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks

· July 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks

· July 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Use Google to Get a New Job


“Learning how to use digital tools is crucial in many of Nevada's career pathways, and the Grow with Google workshops provide accessible digital skills training that can create more career opportunities for Nevadans,” Denise Castle, CEO of JOIN Inc. said. “We are thankful for our partnership with Google, and are excited to offer workshops in Elko as we commit to finding solutions for building a stronger workforce.”

Space for each workshop is limited to 12 people, so reserve your spot as soon as possible at www.join.org/workshops. For more information about JOIN Inc.’s partnership with Google or to learn what JOIN Inc. offers career seekers and employers, visit www.join.org or call (775) 461-3930.

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