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Excel for Beginners

Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to help you organize your life or gain a new job skill. To attend: must be familiar with basic computer functions.

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LinkedIn 101

Learn to set up your account and connect with other professionals in your industry. To attend: must have an email account.

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Seminar: Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications

Did you know that online job applications are used as a screening tool for employers? Learn what to watch out for, how to answer questions, and techniques for completing online applications. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential employer. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Seminar: The Importance of a Strong Resume

Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee.

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Online Job Search 101

Learn to use the Internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include features of major job searching sites as well as formatting choices and tools for resumes.
To attend: must be familiar with basic Internet Explorer functions and have a valid email address.

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LinkedIn 101

Learn to set up your account and connect with other professionals in your industry. To attend: must have an email account.

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Word for Beginners

Get to know Word 2007 in this beginners-level class. If you have basic computer skills and want to type a letter, resume, fax, or list, we will get you started on this mighty word processing program.
To attend: must have basic computer skills.

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Intermediate Word

Move beyond Word 2007 basics in this intermediate-level class. If you have mastered basic computer skills and want to learn to create a table, merge letters or lists, we will get you comfortable on this mighty word processing program.

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Facebook 101

Learn how to use this popular social networking service and get started with your own account. To attend: a current email account required.

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