Workshops To Help Job-Seekers

Library, Workforce Board Team Up To Improve Chances Of Finding Work

Posted: February 10, 2014

HARRISONBURG — Job-seekers looking for advice on how to improve their chances with prospective employers can take part in an upcoming series of workshops.

Massanutten Regional Library’s main library and the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board are partnering to offer “The How To of Landing a Job” in four parts during February and March, according to a news release.

The workforce board’s Ethan Knick will teach each of the classes, which will all be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the grand meeting room at the main branch, 174 S. Main St., Harrisonburg.

The series is free and open to the public.

The first session is Wednesday and will cover how to search for jobs electronically.

It will highlight tools and methods for navigating the job market with direct links, social media and other media.

Two weeks later, on Feb. 26, Knick will present “Mastering the Job Application” with tips on how to fill out applications.

On March 12, Knick will provide help with crafting resumes, including formatting advice and how to professionally convey job history.

The final session on March 26 will cover effective interviewing techniques.

Contact Jeremy Hunt at 574-6273 or jhunt@dnronline.com



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