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Workforce Services Division releases December workshop schedule

County Exec Letterhead - T. Reiher

Nov. 20, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Workforce Services Division releases December workshop schedule


JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its December workshops for job seekers.
Standout Resumes will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3. Attendees will learn the basics of creating a competitive resume and may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews with WSD staff.
A LinkedIn Lab will be offered at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Participants should already have a basic LinkedIn account. During the lab, they will review LinkedIn features and best practices for success in finding a job.
LinkedIn Lab lasts 90 minutes.
How to Complete Online Applications will cover the basics of submitting an online application that will help a job seeker get noticed by a hiring manager. The workshop will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Networking Your Way to a New Job will help job seekers learn how to develop relationships and contacts with relatives, friends and acquaintances that can assist with the job search. This class also shows how social media fits in with networking for employment. The workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Participants will learn interviewing techniques at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, in Successful Interviewing.
Learn how to prepare for a job interview, be confident and make a positive impression. Attendees may schedule an individual, digitally recorded mock interview after completing the workshop.
A session on job search skills, Master Your Job Search, will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31. All workshops will be held on the fourth floor of the JJC City Center Campus building at 214 N. Ottawa St.
and are offered at no cost for Will County residents. Workshops last about an hour, depending upon class size.
To reserve a seat, call (815) 727-4444 and press “0” or e-mail chellis@willcountyillinois.com.
Career Cafe will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. Career Cafe is a networking event designed to connect people looking for work. In addition to sharing tips with other job seekers and learning job search techniques, participants will hear from guest speakers sharing their hiring expertise.
WSD’s computer lab will be open at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, except Christmas Day, and 2 p.m. Fridays, Dec.
5, 19 and 26. Walk-ins are welcome at computer labs.
For more information about the Workforce Services Division of Will County, go to www.jobs4people.org.
WSD is led by Administrative Manager Susan Flessner and is under Will County Executive Larry Walsh’s office.

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