Fall 2015 Career Development Workshop Series is here.
Whether applying for an internship, planning to
complete a College Admissions Application, searching for a new job or preparing
to attend a job fair, participating in any or all of the Career Services
Workshops will keep you on track – Career Development is not just job search
related in today’s world.
- All workshops are free and open to the public
and require registration. You must log
in to your College Central Network account to reserve your space through the
events and programs section at www.collegecentral.com/ivcc
- All workshops will be located in Conference
Room CTC 201, main campus in Oglesby, IL
- All workshops will be held from 12:00pm –
12:45pm and again at 5:00pm – 5:45pm on dates specified below:
Career Exploration Tools & Resources Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Come and learn the opportunities and resources available to you as you
begin your journey to a new career and how IVCC's Career Services Office can
help. You will be introduced to Career Cruising, a program designed to help you
build self-awareness, explore options, create a plan and make it real when it
comes to deciding your career path. You will learn about IVCC's on-line job
posting system through College Central Network.
Don't wait, get started today.
Utilizing Technology in Your Job Search Wednesday, September 9, 2015
You will learn why technology is so important in your job search
today. From utilizing technology to creating your job search documents to
popular job search websites and technology no-nos.
How to Write Professional Resumes
and Cover Letters Wednesday, September 16,
do you do to make your resume get noticed in the first 15 seconds by the hiring
manager? Why do you need a cover letter and how do you make it stand out? Learn
the necessary steps needed to make it to the interview stage.
Strategies to Get the Job Interview Wednesday, September 23, 2015
the top ten ways to help you get the interview and the top ten ways to blow it.
How should you accept a call for an interview? How do you plan your job search
to maximize your interviewing opportunities?
3 Things Every Hiring Manager Wants to Know About
You Wednesday, September 30, 2015
how to use your previous experiences to promote those attributes most desired
Being Prepared for the Phone and Webcam Interview Wednesday, October 7, 2015
be caught off guard when you receive a phone call for a phone interview
on-the-spot or the hiring manager calls to set up a webcam interview and you
have never worked a webcam before. Be prepared for these ever increasing
methods to screen out candidates.
Finding Your Job References Wednesday, October 14, 2015
only is it important to choose the right reference, but how do you go about
asking them to be a reference? Learn the proper way of presenting your
references to an employer.
The Job Application Wednesday, October 21, 2015
you have a complete work/skills history documented so you are able to complete
an application with accurate information? Learn how to record special
situations and work history to avoid your application negatively affecting your
chances for an interview.
Dressing To Impress Wednesday, October 28, 2015
to positively influence an employer's perception of you? Join us in discovering
what you can do to help yourself be one step closer to being the candidate
selected for the job.
Interview Do's and Don'ts Wednesday, November 4, 2015
out the expectations/etiquette of the interview process and how to prepare for
your next interview. You will also learn what not to do.
The Four Must Do's After the Interview Wednesday, November 18, 2015
You won't want to forget to do these four things
after your interview. It could make the difference between you and another
require that you sign up in order to attend.
Please log in to your College Central Network account to do so. www.collegecentral.com/ivcc
Students, check with your academic instructors!
Many are offering extra credit for attending a workshop.
NOTE: No sessions will be held if the College is closed due to inclement weather. For details, visit IVCC's website to view Campus Closures.
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