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Job Seekers Event Planned for Monrovia

The Monrovia Public Library will host its 3rd all day Job Seekers event on Saturday January 7, 2012 in the Library Community Room. Activities will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until 5:00 p.m. There is no cost for this event or any of the seminars scheduled.
The program will cover segments on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills including how to prepare for phone interviews. An exciting new segment called “The Perfect Interview” will be introduced and will feature representatives from local Monrovia businesses who will talk about the interview process when applying for a position at their company. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet representatives from local job related organizations including LA Works, Foothill Workforce Investment Board, and the Monrovia Adult School One Stop Career Center.
Several seminars are also planned these include:
Steps to Employment by Jeff Lambert. 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Learn how to file an on-line unemployment application, find jobs via social networking and access a multitude of free resources for job hunters including a new exciting web site called “Gateway Careers”. A demonstration of the Career Transitions 24/7 online resource walks users through the entire job search process.
Hot Resumes by Melanie Ghazarian. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Learn to point out your strengths and minimize weaknesses with attention grabbing resumes. Learn formats, helpful key phrases that can show prospective employers what you can do for them. Bring your resume to this workshop for helpful advice.
Ace the Interview and Dress for Success by Karen Hudson and Richard Churchill. 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Put your best foot forward by understanding the rules of the game. Select the right wardrobe for a good impression, and role play with actual interview questions.
Registration is encouraged. Stop by the Adult Reference Desk, call 626-256-8274, or visit www.monroviapubliclibrary.org and click on the calendar icon on the top right of the page. Find DATE, click on the event and sign up. Walk-ins welcome. The library is located at 321 S. Myrtle Avenue, in Library Park. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Monrovia Public Library.

January 5, 2012

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