JOB SKILLS WORKSHOP AUG. 9, 2012
Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library will present a free Job-Skills Workshop on Thursday, August 9, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway.
LaTonya Rogers, Regional Seminar Facilitator for Workforce Solutions, will begin the workshop at 10:00 am, with a session on resumés. Get tips on creating or improving a resumé so that it will catch the attention of prospective employers and accurately portray the skill sets of the job-hunter.
From 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, Rogers will discuss Job-Search Techniques. Learn the value of networking with different sources, getting a foot in the door, and landing that job.
Those attending the workshop will break for lunch on their own from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.
The workshop will resume at 1:00 pm, with a session on rebranding skills. Rogers will discuss different skill sets and the different ways they can be applied to various jobs.
Carolyn Davis, Director of Career Planning and Resources at Houston Community College Southwest, will discuss “Career and Job Development: The Role of Personality and Preparation” from 2-3:00 pm.
The workshop will conclude with a session on “Job Sites Online,” presented by the library staff, from 3-4:00 pm. Learn about the different online resources that are available to assist job-hunters.
The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2100 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.