Monday, September 1, 2014

Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day? - Kenneth C. Davis



TED-ED: Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day? - Kenneth C. Davis

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In the United States and Canada, the first Monday of September is a federal holiday, Labor Day. Originally celebrated in New York City's Union Square in 1882, Labor Day was organized by unions as a rare day of rest for the overworked during the Industrial Revolution. Kenneth C. Davis illustrates the history of Labor Day from Union Square to today.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Happy Labor Day

MADE IN AMERICA--BUILDING A NATION

HAPPY LABOR DAY! The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new series of postage stamps: Made in America: Building a Nation to honor the men and women of the past who set our country’s future in motion.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Welcome Back to School!


2013-2014 ESL/Citz Registration and Testing 

All new and returning students must register and take 1 CASAS Reading/Listening test
  • Mon Aug 19  1 pm---TEST
                                 
First Day of School            
  • Morning: Mon Aug 19 8:45 am  
  • Evening: Tue Aug 20 5:45 pm

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Tech Jargon? Ping Us. - The Sweet Spot



NYTimes: Tech Jargon? Ping Us. - The Sweet Spot

In this week's episode, A. O. Scott and David Carr try to decipher all the digital mumbo-jumbo out there, even some (uber) phrases they use themselves. (read more)

Monday, July 15, 2013

Job Search: Indeed.com



GCF Learn Free: Job Search: Indeed.com

Learn how to conduct an effective job search with Indeed.com

For more videos about job training, computers, and other workforce readiness skills, visit GCF Learn Free Channel on YouTube.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Career Exploration: Occupational Outlook Handbook 2



GCF Learn Free: Career Exploration: Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor is the most comprehensive resource for researching any career. You'll be able to learn about the nature of the work, normal working conditions, average salaries, projected job outlook, and more.

For more videos about job training, computers, and other workforce readiness skills, visit GCF Learn Free Channel on YouTube.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Career Planning: Occupational Outlook Handbook



GCF Learn Free: Career Planning: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Use the Occupational Outlook Handbook to find information about different careers.

For more videos about job training, computers, and other workforce readiness skills, visit GCF Learn Free Channel on YouTube.