New Virtual Career Workshops

By Margaret T. RSS Thu, November 5, 2020

Have you been meaning to revise your resume, but are not sure how to get started? Would you like to learn new skills to conquer your next job interview? Are you interested in making your LinkedIn profile stand out?

Check out our new virtual career workshops at the Workplace, brought to you by Full Circle Group! These workshops are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Upcoming topics in November include:

Active Interviewing Strategies | Tuesday, November 10  | 12:00 p.m.
During this workshop you will learn:

  • How to actively communicate the information you want the interviewer to know
  • How to answer any interview question
  • Important questions you need to ask in every interview
  • Psychological strategies for winning over interviewers

Do you want to win interviews at all levels? Today’s employment marketplace requires new interviewing skills. No longer can job candidates be passive recipients of interview questions. Today's interviews require an Active Interviewing© approach where job candidates actively communicate job-winning information to the interviewer.

 

LinkedIn | Thursday, November 12  | 4:30 p.m.
In today’s Employment Marketplace, you need to be visible to companies that are hiring and people that can refer you to companies that are hiring. LinkedIn is a great way of accomplishing this.

Getting started with LinkedIn can be confusing and intimidating – but it doesn’t have to be! This workshop will walk you through the basics of starting a LinkedIn account, populating your profile, and beginning your job search using the LinkedIn platform. In addition to enhancing your profile, you’ll be taught how to connect with contacts, track companies, join groups, and look for job opportunities.

 

Microsoft Word for Resumes | Tuesday, November 17  | 12:00 p.m.
Attend this workshop and learn some valuable tips for preparing a great-looking resume. Building a document that "sells" is important for you to get noticed. 

Training in Microsoft Word, you’ll learn valuable formatting and layout techniques that make creating or editing your document easy. Learning to do simple editing in Word can save you time and enhance your technology skills!

 

Job Search Strategies | Thursday, November 19  | 4:30 p.m.
Have you been concerned that your job search strategy isn’t on target and you are losing exciting opportunities? Well, you may be right! Searching for a job is a challenging process,  requiring many ingredients for it to work well. Most job seekers don’t know all the critical ingredients and go into a job search without the advantages and benefits a well-developed strategy provides. Thus, your job search is more frustrating and takes longer than it should.

Attend this workshop and learn:

  • All the critical ingredients of a comprehensive job search
  • Productive job search attitudes and behaviors
  • How to avoid missteps and lost opportunities

Searching for a job is difficult to start with, and even more so when you are not using the most productive search strategies available. You owe it to yourself to make sure that you are doing the best job search you can.

 

All workshops are free, but registration is required. Participants will be emailed Zoom meeting information upon registration.  

You can find a complete schedule of our career workshops and other Workplace programs in our events calendar.


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