Ok, you’re still stuffed from Thanksgiving and now the days are counting down to Christmas with much to do. It’s easy to take a break from the job search this time of the year.
You never want to waste time in the job search. The PCC has a full slate of Job Help! programs scheduled for December so make a little time to take advantage of them. Let us help you keep focused and prepare to get your next job.
Job Search Strategies Thur. Dec. 1st 6-8pm Learn new ways to look for work. Bring a flash drive to save your work and stay for the open lab to get help with your job hunt and resume.
Vocational Career Workshop Fri. Dec. 2nd 2-4pm Learn about different careers, including job responsibilities, salary rates, and the education that these positions require. Networking strategies and resume writing will also be covered.
LinkedIn Thur. Dec. 8th 6-8pm Explore this social networking service for professionals – no matter what your career goals.
Job Interview Practice Mon. Dec. 19th 2-4pm Haven’t interviewed in a while? Get some practice and practical advice in this class. Bring your resume and cover letter.
Sign up at the library or call ahead to register (716-668-4991 ext. 14). Space is limited.
Don’t forget our Job Club meets every Tuesday at 10am. Job Club is a networking and support group for the job seeker. Everyone is welcome… Members share their experiences and plan for future meetings.
What is the Job Club? A new PCC Job Help! program that is a job search and networking support group for people looking for employment. This informal club will be run by its members which means YOU! Everyone attending should be prepared to participant in some way – a tip on a company that is hiring, an idea for a discussion topic, maybe a success story, or just a question for the group. Please think about making this Job Club meeting part of your weekly job search arsenal.
Job Club will be every Tuesday at 10:00am
Proposed Agenda for Oct. 18th
- A five minute presentation on what the PCC program is with a look at the job resources on our website and JobNow!
- A job search technique to try out before the next meeting by Michael
- Suggestions for a formal (better) name for our Job Club
- ???? This is where YOU come in!
Have something to add to the Oct. 18th agenda or a suggestion/question on the Job Club? Please use the comment box below…
Here is a list of all the things going on at the Julia Boyer Reinstein Public Computer Center (PCC) in October…
All of our computer training classes for October have been listed (“click” here for the schedule). There is something for everyone.* We have three new classes which will be Microsoft Access, Microsoft Publisher, and Mail Merge.
What do I wear? What do I say? How early should I be? I haven’t interviewed in years! On Oct. 13th (Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm) we will be having a Job Interview Tips and Practice workshop.* You will be able to get practical advice to help you prepare for your next interview. Participants will do practice interviews. Why not practice before the real interview?
* Sign up at the library or call ahead (716-668-4991 ext. 14). Space is limited.
11th 18th on every Tuesday at 10am the PCC will be holding a Job Club meeting. What is a Job Club? It’s a place for people to meet who are looking for a job or career change to help each other out in a positive way. This club will be run by the participants and the first order of business will be to choose a formal name for the Job Club. Everyone attending should be prepared to share something with the group – a tip on a company that is hiring, an idea for a discussion topic, maybe a success story, or just a question for the group. Please think about making this weekly Job Club meeting part of your job search arsenal.
Job seekers, have you tried our JobNow! resource that we posted previous about yet? JobNow! has an adult learning center, resume templates to use, and live online resume/interview coaching! “Clicking” on the JobNow! logo to the left will take you to their site which you can access on any public library computer or at home with your library card number. Check it out today!
UPDATED 10/4/11 - Changed the Job Club starting date from Oct. 11th to Oct. 18th.