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Job Seeking Skills Workshops

The following is a list of EAC’s regularly scheduled workshops for dislocated workers:

Click here for the September Workshop Schedule in .pdf format

Click here for the August Workshop Schedule in .pdf format

We can also customize workshops for groups from lay-offs of more than 50 people. All of these workshops are designed specifically to meet the needs of laid off workers.

Making Career Choices that Pay Off! – Explore career options and what you want to do next. If you’re not sure where you want to go from here, this is the workshop for you. We discuss your interests and preferences and how to translate them into job goals.

Job Search Over 40 – Addresses issues confronted by mature workers in continuing the next step of your career. Learn how to present your experience and savvy in an interview. Address the age/wage barriers in job search. Also explores how your values affect your choices.

The Resume: Making Yourself Look Good on Paper – Learn how to write job-winning resumes. Learn how to target your resume. Create cover letters that result in interviews. Also learn follow-up and thank you letters techniques.

Networking: The Best Way to Get a Job – It’s long been known that “Networking” is the best way to get a job. Most people (70%) get jobs through some sort of previous acquaintance or contact. The problem is many feel they exhaust their network in the first month of job search. This workshop will give you the tools to expand and create new networks.

How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills – This workshop teaches you how to describe your skills for the job. Learn effective interviewing techniques will result in more job offers. We will show you why you should ask questions during an interview as well as how to handle behavioral interviews.

Video Interviewing: How Does the Employer Really See You? – In this advanced interviewing workshop, you will participate in a videotaped interview. Each attendant is given the opportunity to conduct a mock interview with a workshop facilitator. These are very effective techniques to hone your interviewing skills.

Internet Job Search Advanced – Useful tips on how to use computers and the Internet to explore careers and find work. Learn how to use the Internet to find good job leads and how to maximize your chances of obtaining an interview. Basic PC and Internet skills preferred.

Starting a Small Business – Explores starting your own business. An entrepreneur who has started several small businesses conducts the workshop. Also covers developing a Business Plan.

There is no charge to attend these workshops. To pre-register, call (612) 752-8400.

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