Workshops at Main Campus

Workshops are available for current CNM students and graduates. Topics covered include: Resume, Cover Letter, and Reference Writing; Interview Skills; Creating and Using a LinkedIn Profile; Conducting a Job Search; Professionalism and Professional Image; and Advanced Resume Writing.

Spring Semester 2015

Semester Start Date: 01/20/2015; Semester End Date: 05/07/2015

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We Got You Covered: The Nitty Gritty on Writing Your Résumé, Cover Letter, & Reference Page.

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Monday

02/02/2015

 

10:00-12:00

 

 

SSC

 

 

206A

(Job Connection Services)

 

Tuesday

03/03/2015

 

12:00-2:00

 

 

SSC

 

 

206A

 (Job Connection Services)

Wednesday

04/01/2015

2:00-4:00

SSC

206A

(Job Connection Services)

Keep Calm & Interview On: How to Ace Your Next Interview

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Tuesday

 

02/14/2015

 

 

10:00-12:00

 

 

SSC

 

 

206A

(Job Connection Services)

 

Monday

 

03/23/2015

 

 

12:00-2:00

 

 

SSC

 

 

206A

 (Job Connection Services)

Thursday

04/09/2015

2:00-4:00

SSC

206A

(Job Connection Services)

SPECIAL TOPICS

Razzle-Dazzle *em! Conducting an effective job search and how to present a professional image.

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Tuesday 02/25/2015

10:00-11:00

SSC

206A

(Job Connection Services)

Linking in to LinkedIn: Two Part, hands-on workshop on how to create and use a LinkedIn profile.

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 Monday 03/23/2015

 12:00-2:00

 Smith Brasher

 0211 (Computer Lab)

Get Your Brag Swag On: How to use power statements to showcase your accomplishments.

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 Tuesday 04/14/2015

 2:00-3:00

 SSC

 206A

(Job Connection Services)

Workshop Descriptions

We Got You Covered: The Nitty-Gritty on Writing Your Résumé, Cover Letter, and Reference Page.

Feeling confused and overwhelmed about writing a résumé and cover letter?  What is the proper etiquette for handling references?  Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered.  This workshop covers basic components and elements of writing your résumé, cover letter, and reference page as well as presents tips on how to make these documents stand out from the crowd.  Attending this workshop is a must for anyone seeking a job currently or who will be seeking a job in the future. 

 

Keep Calm and Interview On: How to Ace Your Next Interview

How would you like to nail those tough interview questions and make a positive, lasting impression during an interview?  What about reducing anxiety during the interview process?  This workshop covers basic etiquette and expectations of the interview process.  Also included in this workshop is an essential formula you can use to answer tough interview questions.

 

Razzle-Dazzle *em!

With so many people applying for jobs, it can be tough standing out from the crowd.  In this workshop, JCS will go through the job search process and discuss how you can maximize your job search skills to zone in and target those jobs you want.  The second half of the workshop discusses the importance of a professional presence and how you can wow potential employers.  Don’t miss this exciting workshop on how to stand out from the crowd.

 

Linking In to LinkedIn

Social media is growing and here to stay, but did you know that social media can be used to find jobs and connect with potential employers?  Introducing LinkedIn; a social media site created exclusively to help you advance your career goals and find your dream job.  This is a two-part workshop.  Part 1 focuses on building “A Brand New You” and how to create your LinkedIn profile.  Part 2 focuses on “Beefing Up” your profile in order to get noticed by recruiters and colleagues.  LinkedIn is a must-have profile for anyone looking to rapidly advance their career.  Space is limited. Please RSVP in advance.

 

Get Your Brag Swag On: How to use power statements to showcase your accomplishments.

Did you know that the average hiring manager spends about 6-10 seconds reading a résumé? How do you make your résumé grab their attention and keep them reading?  By using powerful accomplishment statements to showcase your skills and abilities.  Attend this workshop to learn how to write these statements and really set your résumé apart from the competition.