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Online Job Search and Resume Writing

Learn how to use the Internet to find that perfect job! In this hands-on, lecture and demo program, you will learn how to develop and create a powerful resume. Use Microsoft Word to create, style and format an effective resume. Search for a job on the Internet with online job sites and forums. Learn how to attach and send a resume in an email. Learn about the job search process, pre-interview research, responses to interviewers’ questions, follow up and much more.

This program meets for three sessions; all sessions are two hours each. For Session 1, we will bring a laptop and projector; there is no limit on the number of participants. For Session 2, we will bring 12 Windows notebook computers, which can accommodate up to 24 people, and a laptop and projector. For Session 3, we will bring a laptop and projector; there is no limit on the number of participants.

Each participant will receive online access to a manual, job search resources and resume writing materials, a subscription to our email newsletter and unlimited computer support by email, all included in the price of the workshop.

Session 1 - Online Job Search and Resume Techniques
Learn how to use the Internet to find that perfect job! In this lecture and demo class, you will learn how to develop and create a powerful resume, find and use online job search websites, and formulate a job search process that will work for you. Prerequisites: Completion of All About the Internet or equivalent knowledge. Internet access and an email address. 

Session 2 - Resume Writing and Email
We bring the computers! In this hands-on class, you will learn how to use your computer to create, style, format and email a powerful resume. Prerequisites: Completion of Computer Kindergarten for Grownups Computer 1st Grade for Grownups and All About the Internet or equivalent knowledge. Internet access and an email address.

Session 3 - Job Search and Interviewing Techniques
In this lecture and discussion class, learn about the job search process including responding to ads and forms of communication. Interview topics discussed will be appearance, pre-interview research, responses to interviewers’ questions, follow up and much more.

 

Intro To LinkedIn
Navigate the website and learn how to create your profile, use LinkedIn for networking by seeking opportunities and inviting people to your network, search for people, companies and jobs, acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies, prepare for upcoming interviews and much more.

 

Use Facebook and Twitter for pre-interview research and connecting with potential employers online.

All About Facebook
In this lecture and demo class, you will learn everything about Facebook, the popular social networking website. Bring your questions. Prerequisites: None.

Intro to Twitter and Instagram
If you’re wondering what a hashtag is, come to this class! You will learn about tweeting, posting pictures online, finding friends, following your interests and so much more.
Prerequisites: Comfort with computers.

Introduction to the Internet and Email
In our hands-on Internet and Email classes, learn how to get online and use the Internet and email. For class descriptions, please click here.