If you are a newbie in job hunting online or just need up-to-date information on the current state of online job searching, this program is for you.A librarian will be presenting strategies and tips on getting started with your job search online. The program will cover the basics of online job searching, the best sites for online job searching, and local and library resources that can assist you in your search.After the presentation, their will be a question and answer session and laptops will be available for you to practice your new skills on.
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Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes, and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. TaylorComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class.You will learn to:
Learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the World Wide Web. These skills can help you complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: C. KesslerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:
Please note that this class has been cancelled. Check our computer class listing for other training opportunities.Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311
Join us for a one-on-one resume workshop that will help you create and improve your resume.Walk-ins welcome!Handouts on resume dos and don'ts will be provided and resume handbooks will be available for check-out.Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.
Get one-on-one support with staff at the lower level information desk for basic activities in an online job search: Create an email accountStart a resumeWork on an online applicationLearn about the job seeking processCreate a Monster.com accountCreate and save a sample job searchFirst-come, first-serve!
If you are unemployed, underemployed or just desire to make a career change, participate in a three-week exercise designed to help you find your true calling in life.Held every Wednesday in November, except for Nov. 27.