There are many resources for training and education. Many of the offerings are free or available at a nominal fee.
My Sklls My Future – Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site helps laid off or displaced workers investigate careers. A partner of CareerOneStop – research salaries, career information, search for jobs.
Learn fundamental computer skills like social media, using e-mail, searching the web, or how to use Microsoft Office Suite products.
HIREDTexas offers its own classes in Computer Fundamentals and Microsoft office.
Take university level courses through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), explore skilled trade job training, or use library resources to learn a language, research an employer, or take Lynda.com courses in a variety of areas. Texas Workforce Commission has informed us that job search related courses on Lynda can be counted as contacts for unemployment purposes.
Learn how to start your own small business and explore resources in the area that can help you keep it legal, market it, finance it, and grow it.