Job Search Workshop Series
If you're looking for employment, these workshops will help prepare you to beat out the competition. Come join us for all, or pick and choose what interests you...
What are Employers REALLY thinking? - featuring a panel of local employers who will share their inside tips and suggestions on resumes, interviewing, and what they're looking for in ideal candidates:
- Held on Tuesday, March 19th, 6:30 pm, Egan Library 104
Alaska Department of Fish and Game – Sheila Cameron, Internship Coordinator
Hecla Mining Company – Ron Plantz, Human Resources Manager
Juneau School District – Phil Bedford, Director of Human Resources and Shannon Avenson, Principal – Riverbend Elementary School
NOAA – Melissa Mountcastle, Administrative Officer
State of Alaska – Angelica Johanson, Human Resources Specialist
*To view session, click here for video. Please fast forward to 3.40 on the video counter to view the beginning of the session.
Effective Resumes and Cover Letters – this workshop covers the different structures of resumes, architecture/design of resume sections, content, formatting, and do’s and don’ts.
Interviewing Techniques – this workshop goes over how to effectively prepare for an interview, how an interview is typically structured, how to answer difficult or illegal questions, using STAR stories to answer behavior questions, a list of strategic questions to ask at the end, and how to effectively follow up following an interview.
Networking Strategies – 80% of jobs are found through networking. This workshop will explain how to expand your network both locally and regionally, how to use LinkedIn to connect with employers, and why every job seeker should have an About.me page.