Champaign Public Library and Champaign County Regional Planning Commission join forces to help you build the skills you'll need to stand out as the best candidate in your next job search.
Each week we will offer a lecture and workshop time. Thursday will be a repeat of Tuesday, sign up for the course that works best for your schedule. Come to both classes if you would like a bit more assistance and help.
We encourage you to attend as many sessions as possible to get the most out of this series.
Week 1 - Tuesday, July 16 & Thursday, July 18, 9-11:00 a.m.
Take a career scope assessment and learn about essential tools to help you get the job you want. Prepare to create your first draft of a resume.
Week 2 - Tuesday, July 23 & Thursday, July 25, 9-11:00 a.m.
We'll match you to the resources containing the jobs that best fit your skills and interests. You'll also learn about job search etiquette relating to networking, social media, following up with potential employers, hiring events, and more. Submit the first draft of your resume. If you haven't already done so, we will help you to create an email and indeed account.
Week 3 - Tuesday, July 30 & Thursday, August 1, 9-11:00 a.m.
Polish the first draft of your resume, create a cover letter, and learn about who should be included in your reference list.
Week 4 - Tuesday, August 6 & Thursday, August 8, 9-11:00 a.m.
Learn interview dos & dont's, complete a mock interview, develop your elevator speech, discuss transferable skills, and get feedback on your resume and cover letter.
Week 5 - Tuesday, August 13 & Thursday, August 15, 9-11:00 a.m.
Build the techniques needed to keep your job with this workshop discussing communication techniques, enthusiasm, attitude, teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, professionalism, and email etiquette. Review job leads and hear success stories.
Registration is closed.
Main Library, Friends Conference Room (215)