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July 2009

What’s New · Job Seeker's Workshop: A two-day event designed specifically for job seekers!

Join us at the Main Library on August 5th and 6th for hands-on computer training, mock interviews, and valuable job seeking tips!

Learn how to apply for jobs online

Wednesday, August 5

How to Apply for Jobs Online
10:00–10:45 a.m.
Find the job that is right for you! Learn the basics of online job searching and get hands-on practice with popular job searching websites!
Presented by TechCenter staff
3rd floor Training Room∗

No Job, Now What Are My Options?
11:00-11:45 a.m.
This workshop covers the process of moving on from a job loss. It discusses reassessment of goals, understanding the future job market, and finding the right job.
Presented by Diane Kinsella, Director of the Family Life Center at Northminster Presbyterian Church

Resume Writing
1:00–1:45 p.m.
This workshop will discuss the critical factors, from the perspective of the employer, that are required for a successful resume, and cover letter. If possible, participants should bring their current resumes and a cover letter.
Presented by a representative from The Bridge to Work Transitional Center

Networking for Jobseekers
2:00–2:45 p.m.
Learn networking tips that will help you stand out from the crowd!
Presented by Lisa Slutsky from the Return to Work Resource Center at Scarlet Oaks

Research the Company and Win the Job
3:00–3:45 p.m.
Learn how to research your prospective employer so that you can ace the interview.
Presented by Carrie Dressman from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Interview Tips and Techniques
4:00–4:45 p.m.
Learn effective tips and techniques to help you ace the interview and win the job! Also, participants will learn about the importance of thank you letters, networking, and informational interviewing. A mock interview can be scheduled for the following day.
Presented by Andrea Ellis & Mary Bennett-Brown from the Human Resources Department of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Thursday, August 6

Mock Interviews
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Put your interviewing skills to the test during our mock interview sessions! Constructive criticism will follow regarding interview performance and how to improve communications. Interested participants may choose to have their session recorded and emailed to them. Sign up for a mock interview session during the “Interview Tips and Techniques” program on August 5th.
Mock interviews will be conducted by the Human Resources Department of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Rooms 3A and 3B∗∗

Workshops take place in the Huenefeld Tower Room (3rd Floor, Main Library) unless otherwise noted

∗ Registration required. Call 513-369-6900 to register.

∗∗ You must register for this session during the “Interview Tips and Techniques” program on August 5th

Related Resources

Websites (local jobs and agencies)

Websites (resumes and cover letters)

Books

More job resources…