EVENTS – Greater Capital Region Career Centers VIRTUAL Workshops

EVENTS – Greater Capital Region Career Centers VIRTUAL Workshops

Ready to improve your skills and start on your ideal career pathway?  Join the Greater Capital Region Career Centers for FREE virtual workshops on how to market yourself to get and keep the job of your dreams!

Pre-registration required.  Click on the name of the workshop to register.

Tuesday, October 13 – 2 pm

RESUME & COVER LETTER DEVELOPMENT

Thursday, October 20 – 10 am

Your resume and cover letter are crucial components that can set you apart from other candidates when applying for a job.  This workshop will present the basics of a powerful and effective cover letter including formatting, tailoring to the job, and getting through the online application process to land an interview.

ONLINE JOB APPLICATIONS

Tuesday, October 27 – 11 am

Statistics show that approximately 50% of mid-sized companies and almost all large corporations use an applicant tracking system (ATS) to screen candidates for job opportunities.  Find out how you can prepare and hear suggestions for getting the most visibility out of your online application.

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

Friday, October 30 – 10 am

A job interview is the opportunity for an employer to see if you are a good fit for the position and the company – and it’s a chance for you to see if they fit your needs as well.  This workshop will discuss how to articulate your strengths, what questions to expect, how to address difficult topics, and acing the entire interviewing process.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Thursday, November 5 – 2 pm

Your social media presence can make or break your ability to find a job.  Don’t let your digital footprint hold you back.  Learn how to use social media to your advantage in searching for a job and marketing yourself for the job you’ve always wanted.

TRANSFERRABLE SKILLS

Tuesday, November 10 – 11 am

Transferable skills are qualities you have already acquired which can be used in a different job.  Make it easy for employers to see the connection between your qualities and the skillset needed to do the job and market yourself as the solution to an employer’s problem.  Learn ways to research the employer’s needs then identify an show them that you have these skills.

OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT

Friday, November 20 – 11 am

Join us for this informal glimpse into potential stumbling blocks to finding a job and some resources and strategies to help you meet your goals.

GOAL SETTING

Friday, November 20 – 11 am

Goals are what take us forward in life.  They are the first step to every journey we take and are also our last.  Let’s learn the significance, importance, and how to successfully set goals.