Learn How to Get the Job at the Job Seeker Essentials Workshop

by Noelle Williams, Reference Coordinator

If you’re looking for a job and need to update your job hunting skills then join the library and personal brand expert, Marsha Hebert, for a three-part workshop series on how you can market yourself for a successful job hunt. Learn how to highlight your qualifications, answer tricky questions or connect with potential employers online. The workshops will be held at the Slidell Branch for the following topics:

  • Resume Writing, Wednesday, July 17, at 6 p.m.: Transform your resume into a powerful marketing tool so that you can get the job you want! We’ll show you how to use keywords, write about your achievements and choose the proper resume format. Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes to be critiqued.
  • Interview Skills, Wednesday, July 24, at 6 p.m.: Need to prepare for an interview? Is there a question that always trips you up? Join us for tips on how you can wow an employer at your next interview.
  • LinkedIn for Beginners, Tuesday, July 30, at 6 p.m.: Get social with prospective employers, colleagues and industry professionals through the website, LinkedIn. Discover how you can create your own profile and use it to enhance your job search.

Can’t make it to the workshops? Then join us on the last Wednesday of the month for Workforce Wednesdays! You’ll learn about local free resources available to help job seekers get educational opportunities, create a resume and impress an employer at an interview.

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