Network Alliance, an employment search group, teaches the skills necessary to improve career opportunities in the Mid Ohio Valley. It's open to the public, free of charge, and a new series of workshops began Sept. 5. This year, those who complete all of the Network Alliance workshops will be issued a Certificate of Professional Development. Network Alliance is a collaborative effort between Washington State Community College, the Career Center-Adult Technical Training, and the Washington-Morgan Community Action Programs
Network Alliance is a free bi-weekly gathering to assist and support individuals as they job hunt in the Mid Ohio Valley. Meetings are held every other Thursday morning from 10 a.m. till noon at the Washington State Community College campus. The session topics and dates are as listed below:
Job Market Outlook (held Sept. 5): Learn who is hiring in our area, find out where to look for jobs using Ohio Means Jobs & other resources, and discover job training opportunities. WSCC Main Campus Room B102.
Technology Workshop (Sept. 19): David Scheimann of Washington State Community College will show participants computer basics such as navigating the internet, setting up an email account and more. WSCC Main Campus Room B202.
The Job Interview Tool Kit (Oct. 3): This covers the essentials you'll need to job search such as resume writing, cover letters, and interview techniques. WSCC Main Campus Room B102.
The Human Resources Perspective & Working With Temporary Employment Agencies (Oct. 17): Gain some insight from someone who knows what the human resources professionals are looking for when they review applicants. WSCC Main Campus Room B102.
Mock Interviews (Oct. 31): Test your interviewing abilities in a "Mock Interview" setting where you will receive immediate feedback on ways you can improve your interviewing skills. WSCC Main Campus Room B102.
"Looking for a job can be detrimental to one's sanity and ego. Consider coming to Network Alliance for timely, relevant resources and job leads," says Nicole Crump Assistant Director of Admissions- Adult Learners and Career Services. "Don't try job searching alone - keep your good sense and character in check with Network Alliance.
To register or learn more, contact Nicole Crump at Washington State Community College by calling 374-8716, ext. 1800, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.