Learn how to use this popular social networking service and get started with your own account. To attend: a current email account required.
Learn to set up your account and connect with other professionals in your industry. To attend: must have an email account.
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 valid email address.
Looking for a job has changed dramatically over the past few years; however, many still follow the rules of yesterday. Find out how best to modernize your search in a way that works best with your own personal style. Presenter: Richard Williams, Career Services, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.
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: David Grier, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.
Learn how to develop your brand using social media, get the most out of Twitter, Facebook, blogs and LinkedIn. You will also learn ways to use personal branding in resumes and cover letters. Presenter: Michael McGuire, a faculty member, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.
Do you want to chat informally with your friends about serious and not-too serious stuff in real time? Well, this class is for you. You will learn the ins and outs of this popular social networking service. We will help you get started with your own account. To attend: must have active email account and basic computer skills.
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.
How important is having a cover letter? According to a recent survey of employers, its very important. In this seminar, you will review the components of a cover letter, and what you should and should not be including in one. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee.
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.