Free Seminars for Job Seekers & Career Changers

MeetingThe Fairbanks Branch of Harris County Public Library is partnering with Workforce Solutions to offer a series of free workshops for people who are searching for jobs or looking to make a career change.  All of the workshops will be at Fairbanks Branch Library at 7122 N. Gessner and all will be from 2 pm to approximately 4 pm.  Please register by calling the library at (713) 466-4438.  The dates and topics for the workshops are:

Monday, October 03, 2011
Evaluate Your Skills & Develop a Plan: Identify what your marketable skills are, learn to communicate those skills, and develop effective strategies for finding a job.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Creating a Resume / Completing the Application: Develop a professional resume that shows employers that you have the skills they are looking for.

Monday, October 17, 2011
Creating References, Cover Letters and Thank You Letters: Find out whom you should list as references, how to list them, and how to write effective cover letters for your resume and professional-looking thank you letters after interviews.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Interviewing:  Learn how to respond appropriately to common interview questions and make yourself look as good as possible to potential employers.

Monday, November 07, 2011
Networking and Using the Internet: Learn how to find unadvertised jobs through networking and to use the Internet effectively for job hunting.


Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Rebranding Your Skills: Use your existing skills to move into a new career.

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