Learn traditional & nontraditional work search strategies that you can apply for job search success in the ever changing work world

  • Resumes/ Cover Letters- Purpose of resumes, types, gathering information, formatting, action words/phrases, reviewing drafts, resume checklist and sample resumes. Basic principles of a cover letter, design suggestions, words to avoid tip sheet and samples.
  • References- The purpose of references, when to include references, choosing appropriate references and asking their permission.
  • Traditional Vs. Hidden Job Market- Differentiating between the two and strategies for job search success in each. Sources of gathering employment leads is discussed.
  • Networking- Gain an understanding of networking and network etiquette. Gain insight into identifying and building your network. Learn how to network for employment leads and to connect with potential employers.
  • Information Interviews- The purpose of an information interview, how to gather relevant employer information. Conducting the information interview.
  • Thank You Letters- The benefits of sending thank you letters. Review sample letters for different situations.
  • Personal Support System- Explore the benefits of a support system and how to identify and develop support systems that meet your needs.

Dates

Date(s) Time Location
Oct 29 Online (Zoom)
Nov 4 Online (Zoom)
Nov 18 Online (Zoom)
Nov 24 Online (Zoom)