Workshops

Job search strategies have changed substantially over the past several years. It is essential that every level of job seeker, entry-level and skilled professional, has current information and guidance to succeed in finding employment in today’s job market.

Opportunities Knock is designed to provide you with up-to-date tools and techniques needed to gain and maintain sustainable employment.

A sample of some of the workshops being offered, include:

Résumé and Cover Letter Preparation – Craft effective job search documents to get your foot in the door.  Suitable for entry level to professional.

Effective Interview Techniques – Learn how to make a positive impression during and after the interview. This includes a scheduled Mock Interview to get individual feedback on your performance.

Exploring the Job Market – Tap into the active and hidden job markets and learn the resources and tools to use to conduct a thorough job search.

What’s Your “Brand”? – Develop the skills to present and market yourself effectively by identifying what makes you the best candidate for the job.

How to Network Effectively – Learn where to look for networking opportunities and how to use them to your advantage. Acquire the tools to conduct successful information interviews and attend networking events and job fairs.

The Internet and Social Media – Gain the skills to do an effective online job search, research businesses and discover how to use Social Media (including LinkedIn) to your advantage.

Take Charge of Your Career – Improve your ability to attain and retain a good job through addressing employer expectations and developing techniques for effectively dealing with customers, colleagues and supervisors in a professional manner.

Guest Speakers – Occasional guest speakers are invited to supplement information provided in the workshops to help participants craft an effective job search strategy and give insight to what employers are looking for.