Escambia County Job Readiness Workshops begin Feb. 6

Escambia County is sponsoring a series of job readiness workshops beginning Tuesday, Feb. 6, providing job seekers with information and training to enhance their chances of being work-ready when the right job comes along. The workshops are free and open to the public.

This is not a job placement program, but the workshops aim to help attendees improve their job applications, resumes and related job-seeking skills. Workshops will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Brownsville Community Resource Center, 3200 W. De Soto Street. Registration is requested. For a full schedule, click here.

Training session topics include:

  • Job search tips and tricks
  • Job application and resume development
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Dress for success
  • Time management
  • Customer service skills in the workplace
  • Social media and the workplace
  • Employer expectations
  • Troubled background? Workplace skills for you

To register for a workshop, please call 850-595-3130 or email Carla Jones at For more information, visit