The programs listed below were held in 2012. The presenters have summarized the main points of their programs, and links to this content have been created. This will serve as a review for those who attended programs, as well as teach those who did not attend the main points learned at each event.
Kick-off Event and Reception with Phil Cicio, 1/5
Introduction to the Internet for Job Seekers– taught by Bernadette Rivard/Cecily Christensen
Introduction to Word Processing – taught by Bernadette Rivard / Cecily Christensen
Introduction to Career Cruising – taught by Bernadette Rivard / Cecily Christensen
Resume Writing Workshop – taught by Bea Hait on 2/8, 3/8, and 5/5
Cover Letter Writing Workshop – taught by Bea Hait on 2/15, 3/15, and 5/5
Online Job Searching – taught by Shirley Keech on 3/1
Stress Management for Job Seekers – taught by Dr. Timothy Murzycki on 3/13
Online Social Networking – taught by Rita Gavelis of Library Assist on 3/22
Image Presentation at the Job Interview and While Networking– taught by Kristin Lewis of La Belle Femme on 3/26 and 5/3
Mock Job Interviews – taught by Brittany Blair from Target on 4/4 and 5/10
How to Work a Job Fair – taught by Hari Narayanan from the Workforce Central Career Center on 5/7
How to Network by Phil Cicio of Success ThINC, 2/28 and 3/6
Why Volunteer? Lauren Marcisyzn, RD, LDN; Director of Youth & Community Wellness at the Hockomock Area YMCA, 3/13 and 3/20
How the One-Stop Career Center Can Help by Jennithan Cortes, Operations Manager, 3/27 and 4/3
Managing Your Money In Tough Times by Bryan Mullen and Sheri Delisle from Prudential Financial, 4/10 and 4/17
The Elevator Pitch by local author Jeff Belanger, 4/24 and 5/1
Online Social Media by Julie Thompson, 5/8 and 5/15
HELPFUL SOFTWARE FOR COMPUTER WORKSHOPS
The Introduction to the Internet for Job Seekers workshops use the Internet browser Mozilla Firefox. If you are bringing your own laptop and do not have Firefox downloaded, you can download it here.
The Introduction to Word Processing for Job Seekers workshops use the word processing software Open Office. This is compatible with Microsoft Word. If you are bringing your own laptop and do not have Open Office downloaded, you can download it here.