Spring 2016 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
- Register at www.collegecentral.com/ivcc or
call 815.224.0502 to reserve your space.
- 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
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
how to use your previous experiences to promote those attributes most desired
Being Prepared for the Phone and Webcam Interview
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Don't 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
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Find 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
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
You won't want to forget to do
these four things after your interview. It could make the difference between
you and another candidate.
Navigating the Job Fair
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Take this opportunity to prepare
yourself to be the best you can be to get the job you want. Learn what to do
before, during and after the job fair. Don't let someone else be more prepared
require that you sign up in order to attend.
Please log in to your College Central Network account to do so.
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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