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Job Search Workshop Series 

Job Search Workshop Series Summer 2014

If you're looking for employment, these workshops will help prepare you to beat out the competition.  Come join us for all, or pick and choose one or more that interests you...

Effective Resumes and Cover Letters – this workshop covers the different structures of resumes, architecture/design of resume sections, content, formatting, and do’s and don’ts.  

Online - Tuesday, July 22nd, from 7:00-8:00 pm (Never used Blackboard Collaborate? View this 7 minute instructional video prior to workshop)

What students are saying:
What did you gain from this workshop? "Too much to list! A lot of helpful websites, information, recommendations, and tips on effective cover letters and resume" - UAS alumna from Fairbanks, AK

Interviewing Techniques – this workshop goes over how to effectively prepare for an interview, how an interview is typically structured, how to answer difficult or illegal questions, using STAR stories to answer behavioral/situation questions, a list of strategic questions to ask at the end, and how to effectively follow up following an interview. 

Online - Wednesday, July 23rd, from 7:00-8:00 pm (Never used Blackboard Collaborate? View this 7 minute instructional video prior to workshop)

What students are saying:
What did you gain from this workshop? "A lot of tools to use in my interviews. I will be putting together a portfolio for my next interview" - UAS student from Juneau, AK

Networking Strategies – 80% of jobs are found through networking.  This workshop will explain how to expand your network both locally and regionally, how to use LinkedIn to connect with employers, and why every job seeker should have an About.me page.

Online - Thursday, July 24th, from 7:00-8:00 pm (Never used Blackboard Collaborate? View this 7 minute instructional video prior to workshop)

What students are saying:
What did you gain from this workshop? "I was amazed at how many different outlets there were for building a network. Shifting from a tight-military community into a less-connected environment, I am pleased to find so many resources. Thank you!" - UAS alumna from North Pole, AK


What are Employers REALLY thinking? - featuring a panel of local employers who will share their inside tips and suggestions on resumes, interviewing, and what they're looking for in ideal candidates:

* Offered Wednesday, December 4th.  To view recorded session click here for video *

Alaska Department of Fish and Game – Sheila Cameron, Program Coordinator

Juneau School District – Dan Larson, Principal, Thunder Mountain High School

State of Alaska – Erin Kelly, Recruitment Services Manager

City and Borough of Juneau - Sarah Cole, Human Resources Consultant

SEARHC - Randy McPherson, Human Resources Manager 

To view last year's session, click here for video.  Please fast forward to 3.40 on the video counter to view the beginning of the session.

** If you are unable to attend these workshops, please contact Career Services to schedule a one-on-one appointment for any of the above topics.  
 
 

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