Free Résumé and Job Search Workshops Winter workshop schedule announced by SSCC
press release from SSCC
South Seattle Community College’s WorkSource Center is pleased to announce eight free job workshops this winter. No registration is required, but seating may be limited and is on a first - come, first - served basis. All classes will meet on the South Seattle Community College campus. In the WorkSource office located in RSB 79.
Online Job Search Basics
Are you new to online job searching? In this workshop you will learn about submitting online resumes and completing web based applications. Prerequisites: Internet Basics 1 or the ability to navigate a web page, Resume Basics, or an existing resume.
January 30 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Linkedin is the world's largest professional network with over 120 million members and growing rapidly. Learn how LinkedIn can connect you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
February 6 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Effective Networking for Employment
Want to learn more about networking? In this class you will learn how to develop a comprehensive approach to professional networking. Subjects such as the myths of networking, building professional networks, networking tools and strategies will all be discussed. Special attention is given to the use of LinkedIn and social networking websites as part of the overall strategy.
February 20 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Effective Résumés for the New Job Search
Come to this workshop if you want to learn what employers are looking for in a resume. This workshop focuses on developing a resume that will get past the 10 - second screen and help you discover the keys to a successful resume. A resume template will be distributed that can be used in paper or electronic form.
February 27 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Job Interview Basics
Do you have an upcoming job interview? In this workshop you will learn how to stand out as the best job candidate and successfully prepare for a job interview. The class focuses on common interview questions, body language, steps you can take to stand out from the crowd.
March 6 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Work for Yourself
Wondering how to start a business? You will learn where to go for help, the steps starting a business, and types of organizations. Other great information includes: how to do research, writing a business plan, insight into lenders perspectives when applying for business loans, and U.S. Small Business administration resources.
March 13 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Dependable Strengths - Sign up is required for this special workshop
In this workshop skills taught include; how to articulate your worth as an employer, being successful in interviews by conveying your worth and develop a report based on your strengths
which describes you at your best.
March 15 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Midlife Career Changing in the New Economy
This course is designed to help participants analyze and understand the problem of ‘Ageism’, how age discrimination affects their job search and most importantly what they can do to empower themselves and find meaningful work in this difficult job market. Along with specific focus on job search skills and resources, there will be a special emphasis on "mid-life career changes" and "technology as a job search tool."
March 19 4:00 - 5:30 pm
South Seattle Community College is located at 6000-16th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98106. Driving directions: www.southseattle.edu/campus/map.htm#sscc.
For additional information, contact South Seattle Community College WorkSource at (206) 934-5304, www.southseattle.edu