Job Search Assistance at Fort Bend Libraries. Feb. 2013
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 February. A representative from Texas Workforce Solutions will offer tips on a variety of topics for job-hunters. 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:
February 6 – Creating a Resumé & Completing the Application
February 13 – Creating References, Cover Letters, & Thank You Letters
February 20 – Evaluate Your Skills & Develop a Job-Search Plan
February 27 – Networking & Using Social Media
March 6 – Interviewing
March 13 – Rebranding Your Skills
The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2100.
LEARN JOB-SEARCH SURVIVAL TIPS AT FIRST COLONY 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’ First Colony Branch Library will present a free, three-part series of “Job-Search Survival Tips,” beginning on Monday, February 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. The series will continue on February 19 and 20, at the same place and time. Different topics are discussed each night.
The three-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 10 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 sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required, and late arrivals are welcome. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2800 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.