Are you planning to change careers and need to update your resume?
In the second edition of Expert Resumes for Career Changers by Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark, learn about how to effectively write a resume and cover letter reflecting your career change. Sections featuring samples of resumes and cover letters are provided for whatever field you are entering. Internet career resources are included. Copies are available to check out throughout the library system.
The Cleveland Park Library Job Seekers Clinic is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month.
You can receive help writing resumes and cover letters, setting up an account on a job search website, and filling out online job applications. This is in conjuction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.
The 2 Hour Job Search
Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Can you find a job in two hours? It can be done.
In The 2-Hour Job Search by Steve Dalton, learn how to:
Next Day Interviews
Published on Friday, September 27, 2013
You've been called for a job interview. Great! It's scheduled for...tomorrow.
In Next Day Job Interview by Michael Farr and Dick Gaither, the authors explain how you can prepare for a job interview on short notice. Learn how to identify your skills, why you should research a potential employer, how to answer key questions, and more.
Job Interview Presentations
Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Have you been asked to make a presentation during the job interview process?
In Knockout Job Interview Presentations, author Rebecca Corfield discusses how to make your presentation effective during the interview. Learn the basics, how to plan your presentation, how to deliver it, handle tricky situations, and much more.
Phrases for resumes and cover letters
Published on Saturday, July 27, 2013
Writing a resume or cover letter as part of your application packet? What phrases you should use?
Job searching through social media
Published on Monday, June 24, 2013
Are you using social media sites in your job search?
In the second edition of How to Find a Job on Linkedln, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+, authors Brad and Debra Schepp explain how to use each of these sites effectively and how people found jobs using them. In addition to explaining how to maintain and update your information on each site, in this revised edition, the authors have included a chapter for current and new college graduates.
Job Searching Help Guide
Published on Thursday, May 30, 2013
The popular Knock 'em Dead by Martin Yate is an annually updated job searching guidebook. This book includes topics such as writing your resume, online networking, job search tactics, how to answer tough questions in an interview, negotiating job offers and handling rejections.
Published on Thursday, January 10, 2013
LinkedIn is a social networking website that connects your work life in a similar way that Facebook connects your social life. You can look for jobs, contact references, search for clients and connect with colleagues.
This one-hour class -- held on Jan. 15 at 12 p.m. -- will help you set up your account on LinkedIn and show off some of the features of the website. Please have a working email address before you come to class.
Byteback’s computer classes for Spanish speakers are back!
Published on Friday, December 28, 2012
¡Las clases para aprender como usar las computadoras vuelven a la biblioteca de Mount Pleasant! Estamos ofreciendo dos diferentes tipos de clases: para principiantes y una clase de trayectoría profesional. Las clases se reunen todos los martes y jueves empezando el día 15 de enero. Los horarios de las clases para principiantes son de las 10 a.m.-12 p.m. y de la 1 p.m.-3 p.m. El horario de la clase de trayectoría profesional es de las 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.