October 2017 Job Search Workshops

GET HELP CREATING A RESUMÉ AT LIBRARY PROGRAM

Individuals creating a resumé for the first time can get hands-on help at a special “Resumé Workshop” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library on Tuesday, October 17, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond.

Learn the basics of putting together a resumé. Those attending this informal program will receive one-one-one help formatting a resumé and will receive a diagram and description of the essential elements that they can take home with them.

The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call George Memorial Library at 281-342-4455 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

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LEARN JOB-SEARCH SURVIVAL TIPS AT CINCO RANCH BRANCH LIBRARY

Have you been searching for a job and not having any luck? Maybe it’s time for a change in your game plan. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a free, two-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Monday, October 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The series will continue on Tuesday, October 17, at the same place and time. Different topics are discussed each night.

The two-part series is designed to help all job-hunters, from those applicants applying for a position at a fast-food restaurant to executives looking for a position in a large company. The tips that are presented can help any applicant plan a more efficient job hunt and make a more favorable impression.

Learn tips on writing a better resumé, researching prospective employers, interviewing and non-verbal skills, making a great first impression, networking, and much more. By developing an organized plan of action, the applicant is able to experience a more efficient job hunt with an increased chance of success.

In the series, a team of 8 professionals, with decades of experience in corporate America between them, will share their insight and the experiences they themselves have had in the business world – from the perspective of the employer doing the hiring as well as the employee looking for a job. The job-search survival team includes business owners and a mixture of retired and working professionals – all of whom volunteer their time for this workshop.

Refreshments for the workshop were made possible by the Friends of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library.

The sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required, and late arrivals are welcome. For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

 

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