Offered through Continuing Education
Advance your career goals through job search, resume writing, networking and more. If you’re seeking a career change, or just entering the job market, Career Essentials will provide you with the knowledge to showcase your skills and abilities.
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Résumé Workshop: Impress Potential Employers
Develop an effective résumé for today's job market in this interactive writing workshop.
Learn how to provide a great first impression to obtain the job interview. Gain tips
for advertising your qualifications, focusing on your strengths and the work you want
to do. Highlight your most important accomplishments and focus on the link between
the company's needs and the benefits you will provide.
CPDV-704 | 1 session | $20 AGE 60+ | $29 REG
F01 Sa 9-11:30 a.m. | Keshia Kent
Sept. 19 | Online
F02 Sa 9-11:30 a.m. | Keshia Kent
Oct. 17 | Online
Plus 50: Finding Purpose and Passion in the Third Chapter
Are you facing the uncharted post-career years and wondering what's next? Many of
us in the third chapter of life feel unsettled, restless and adrift. We believe the
years between 50 and 75 can be some of the best, but do not know how to make sense
of the changes we are facing. Learn how to tap into the power of purpose and find
new meaning in work and life. Whether you are seeking an encore career, looking for
enlivening volunteer work or reinventing your sense of identity, knowing your purpose
will guide you to increased vitality, creativity and fulfillment.
CPDV-702 | 1 session | $40 AGE 60+ | $55 REG
F02 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Carol Watkins
Sept. 19 | Online
Plus 50 Employment: The Purpose, Process and Payoff
Whether you have been laid off from your job as a result of the economy or are looking
to get into a different career path, individuals over age 50 may find that the job-seeking
and employment processes have changed. Learn to research companies, locate online
job search databases, update your résumé and network. Class will also cover skill
enhancement tools, interview styles, local resources, branding statements and more.
Receive valuable information from industry experts to help you find the path to new
CPDV-701 | 2 sessions | $37.50 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
F03 Tu 6-9 p.m. | Edwin Penfold
Oct. 6-13 | Online
Professionally Polished: Designing Your LinkedIn® Portfolio
Want to know how to stand out amongst professionals on the largest social network
for business? Led by a marketing executive, learn how to build a dynamic portfolio
on LinkedIn that will help you rise up in your industry! At the end of this two session
class, be ready for your network connections to explode and take you to the next level
CPDV-705 | 2 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
F03 Th 6-8 p.m. | Sarah Guldalian
Oct. 8-15 | Online