Job Search Assistance Programs offered Nov. 2012
Fort Bend County Libraries are offering several valuable programs for local job seekers in November:
ICAN CENTER BUSINESS MIX & MINGLE AT MISSOURI CITY BRANCH LIBRARY
Job-hunters who are interested in networking are invited to attend the ICAN Center Business Mix & Mingle at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, on Wednesday, November 14, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Conference Room.
Those attending will have an opportunity to meet other individuals with similar job-hunting experiences, to exchange ideas and business cards, and to establish relationships that may assist them in their networking and job-hunting endeavors. Job-search techniques and interview skills will be discussed.
The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2100.
GET JOB-SEARCH ASSISTANCE AT MISSOURI CITY BRANCH LIBRARY SERIES
Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, will present a series of free Job-Search Assistance programs in November. All programs will take place from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library.
The schedule of programs is as follows:
November 1 – Evaluate Your Skills & Develop a Plan presented by Texas Workforce Solutions
November 8 – Networking & Using the Internet presented by Texas Workforce Solutions
November 15 – Rebranding Your Skills presented by Texas Workforce Solutions
The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2100.
LIBRARY RESOURCE OFFERS PRACTICE TESTS FOR VARIETY OF CAREERS
Are you getting ready for the SAT or ACT tests? Can you pass the U.S. Citizenship test? Fort Bend County Libraries’ LearningExpress Library, an online computer resource for test preparation, uses interactive practice exams for civil service tests (firefighters, EMTs, postal workers, and police officers), tests for teaching, nursing, real estate, and much more.
The Adult Services staff at the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will provide a basic introduction to using the LearningExpress Library resource on Wednesday, November 14, beginning at 10:15 am, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear.
Those attending the class will learn how to access the various practice tests that are available in the LearningExpress Library resource. The online practice tests provide instant scoring and feedback, and they may be repeated as many times as needed. This resource will help test-takers overcome test anxiety, gain confidence, and improve scores, while working at their own pace.
The class is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Those attending the class are welcome to bring their own laptop computer if available. For more information, call the branch library at 281-633-4675, or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.