Seeking a new job? Start here.
JobSeekers Program Returns for Spring 2015
Power-packed, free job-seekers series limited to 12 participants
Are you preparing to apply for work locally or in other areas? Are you ready to do the research needed to apply? Do you feel prepared to interview and present yourself in the best possible light? Here is an opportunity to learn the skills that will make you more competitive in the job market.
This series of four workshops was created for those looking forward to applying for employment. The class will meet from 4 pm to 6 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays, May 5 to 15, 2015. The workshops are presented by the Small Business Development Center at Oregon Coast Community College and the Rotary Club of Newport.
Each of the 12 participants will be mentored and supported as they gain a better understanding of completing a job application, writing a winning resumé and cover letter (saved to disc or flash drive), and more. Topics will also include dressing for the interview, presentation skills, and practice interviews.
This series is available to OCCC students, referrals from prospective employers, and the community at large. You need not be an OCCC student to apply.
Best of all, this program is provided absolutely free. However, program size is limited to twelve participants. To apply for one of the 12 spaces, simply email the SBDC or call 541-994-4166.
Hurry --- while there's no official deadline to enter, registrants will only be welcomed until the 12 spaces are filled.
This program is made possible by the Small Business
Development Center at Oregon Coast Community College and
the Rotary Club of Newport.
May 5, 4 to 6 pm • Room 70
OCCC Newport Campus
Join OCCC’s Jody Becker as she leads classroom instruction, counseling and discussion to polish your list of appropriate experiences into an attractive one-page resumé that best represents you and your skill set. Cover letters will also be discussed.
Using Social Media in Your Search
May 8, 4 to 6 pm • Room 70
OCCC Newport Campus
Understand how social media exposure can both hurt you and help you as you seek employment. Every participant will leave with their own YouTube channel and/or LinkedIn account, thanks to this session, to be led by Misty Lambrecht.
Dress for Success
May 12 • Location TBA
Learn appropriate dress codes for the work environment, with wardrobe analysis and a shopping excursion with the experts. Led by volunteer mentors who are business professionals and members of the Rotary Club of Newport.
May 15, 4-6pm, Columbia Bank
main branch, in Newport
Hone your interview skills with actual practice interviews with a team of professionals who use these skills in their positions every day. These interviews may also be filmed so that you can review your presentation, from the interviewer’s perspective, after the event.