It’s time to rejuvenate your job search!
This series of informal workshops is for you if you currently have a job, or are under-employed or are ‘between positions.’ While its focus is on the professional level job-seeker with a minimum of five years’ work experience, it is open to everyone.
Join us for one or all of these 2-hour sessions. In addition to the topics listed below, each session will provide ample time for discussion, networking, and interview role-play.
Session 1: The rules of the search
Revitalizing your search: Getting started – or restarted
Job search tactics for 2017 – this ain’t your father’s job search!
Your job search tool box
Public relations – references, networking, friends and relatives
Session 2: Written communications
Resume myths and no-no’s
Writing a knockout resume and cover letter
Resume ingredients and the dreaded ATS
Dealing with recruiters
Session 3: ‘Tell me about yourself’ – Interviews and how to ace them
The interview process
Types of interviews
Legal/illegal interview questions
Potential interview questions – theirs and yours
More interview roleplay
Session 4: ‘You want what???’ Navigating salary negotiations
Understanding pay grades
The ‘hidden paycheck’
Negotiating salary – the first person to bring up salary usually loses
Do’s and don’t’s of salary negotiations
About the course leader:
Neil Berger’s more than thirty years’ Human Resources experience includes managing benefits, recruitment, training, compensation, labor relations and communications in a variety of industries. In this time he has seen the HR function morph from a paper and pencil administrative function to a sophisticated, highly automated function. His experience also includes considerable experience teaching written communications at the college level.
Funding for this FREE program is made possible by The Friends of the Summit Free Public Library.
To register, call the Reference Desk at 908-273-0350, ext. 3.