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April 27th, 2018
 
> Organize, build, or tailor your resume
> Learn how to answer tough interview questions
> Hear tips and tricks form local experts
 
First 50 Participants Free!

 

Overview

Do you feel unprepared to write a resume?  Write or rewrite your resume for today's 21st century job market.  Would you like to enhance your marketability?  Prepare for a job, grad school, or internship interview during interactive workshops and practice interviews.  Here is your chance to enhance your resume and interview skills with direction from local industry professionals, workforce development leaders, and Lake Tahoe Community College organizations CONNECT and ADVANCE.  
 
 
Agenda & Session Descriptions

Join us for a free continental breakfast while you get ready for a successful day.
Learn top tips and tricks to put together a cutting edge resume.  Resume templates included on a free flash drive.

Choice of one workshop from the Tracks 1-3 below

Track 1: Create Your Resume

Need to make a resume but not sure where to start? This facilitated lab session targets individuals who are new or returning to the workforce and need to gather and organize prior work/volunteer/educational experiences, skills, abilities, and other related information for a master resume.  This session includes help with researching and documenting a timeline of experiences and descriptions for building a resume.  An afternoon Resume Open Lab is available as a great follow-up for those ready to start building on information gathered in the morning and tailoring to specific positions. 

Track 2: Build Your Resume

Need to tailor or fine tune your resume?  This guided workshop targets individuals who come ready with a compiled list of prior work, volunteer, and educational experiences, skills and abilities, including a timeline of dates and descriptions.  This workshop is designed to assist with formatting, editing, language, and targeting resumes to specific employment positions.  Individuals should bring in an electronic or hard copy of their master or outdated resume and can expect to walk out with printed copies of a polished up-to-date version.

Track 3: Tailor Your Resume

Already have a great resume?  This is the session to make it shine! This workshop includes a guided resume review and tips on how to tailor your resume to a specific position. Individuals should bring in an electronic or hard copy of their master resume to follow along with the presentation.  Participants will walk out with a better understanding on how to tailor their resume to specific positions.

Learn how to prepare for an interview and how to present yourself during and after the interview. This workshop caters to not only the novice, but also to the more experienced interviewee. Learn the most recent information on what employers are looking for. No matter how many times you have interviewed, everyone can learn new tips on how to present your best self.

Join us for a free buffet lunch as you recharge for the rest of the day.  Watch as volunteers act out common interview situations.  Learn from their mistakes so you can put your best foot forward throughout the second part of the day.
Ask local hiring managers anything!  Utilize a fish bowl style question and answer session to ask what you have always wanted to know about hiring. Interested in what key resume words make the nonprofit industry swoon? Want to know what dish is the ultimate show stopper when interviewing in the kitchen?  This is your chance to ask.

Choice of one workshop from the Tracks 1-3 and/or an Alternative Option

Track 1: Insights into Interviewing and Answering Interview Questions

This track offers two workshops.  Attendees may attend one or both workshops during session 4.

Insights into Interviewing: Become the applicant that exceeds interviewer's expectations.  Learn different types of interview strategies and methods to overcome the interview jitters.  Individuals will walk away with improved interview techniques and confidence.

Answering Interview Questions:  Don't be caught off guard!  Learn how to respond to tough interview questions through interactive discussions and roll playing scenarios.  Gain the experience to best demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want.

Track 2: Insights into Interviewing and Practice Panel Interviews

This track offers two workshops.  Attendees may attend one or both workshops during session 4.

Insights into Interviewing: Become the applicant that exceeds interviewer's expectations. Learn different types of interview strategies and methods to overcome the interview jitters. Individuals will walk away with improved interview techniques and confidence.

Practice Panel Interviews: Practice makes perfect.  Strengthen and test your interview techniques in a safe educational environment.  This is a rare opportunity to receive feedback from an interview panel! 

Track 3: Practice Panel Interviews

Practice makes perfect. Strengthen and test your interview techniques in a safe educational environment. This is a rare opportunity to receive feedback from an interview panel!

Track 4: Alternative Options

  • Panel Discussion - "What if I have...?": Inconsistent work history?  Gaps in employment due to family, education, or other needs?  A criminal record?  A legally protected right to additional or special supports at work?  Other issues related to employment?  Then you will want to come hear local experts from industry, human services and more as they talk about addressing these, types of work history issues. Our panel will also answer questions about specific examples from your own experience and help make sure you are able to put your best foot forward as you look to enter or re-enter the workforce.
  • Resume Open Lab: Computers will be available to participants who would like to continue organizing, building, or tailoring their resume.
 
 

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Questions? Contact the Human Resources office @ humanresources@ltcc.edu or call (530) 541-4660 x 226