- Last Updated on Monday, 19 March 2012 13:26
- Written by The Times Weekly
- Category: Business News
JOLIET – The Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the April schedule of its six-workshop series.
"Many of our customers have not needed to look for work in a long time,” said Susan Flessner, WSD Administrative Manager. “These workshops help them brush up on their job search skills, and maybe learn some new job search techniques that didn't exist five or 10 years ago."
Career Assessment will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. The workshop will help attendees determine which careers best suit their skills, abilities and interests.
Resume writing workshops will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. Attendees may bring current resumes and have one-on-one reviews with WSD staff.
Participants will learn interviewing techniques from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25. After completing the session, attendees may schedule mock interviews.
A session on job search skills will be offered from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, and from 10:30 to 11:30 Thursday, April 26.
The Illinois workNet workshop will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. Illinois workNet is designed to help workers look for jobs online, research careers, and identify high demand jobs and wages.
Social Media Basics will be offered from 10:30 to noon on Thursday, April 19. The course is designed for new social media users. Participants must have an e-mail address and knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet.
All workshops will be held on the fourth floor of the JJC City Center Campus building at 214 N. Ottawa St. and are offered at no cost for Will County residents.
In addition, Workforce Service’s computer lab will be open from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursdays for job seekers who wish to learn basic computer skills. Walk-ins are welcome at computer labs.
For additional information about the Workforce Services Division of Will County, go to www.jobs4people.org.