College of Lake County Career & Placement Services SEPTEMBER 2013 Workshops

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September 16, 2013

Job Search Support Group: Managing Your Career
Monday, September 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T332

All topics covered will help you stay motivated while gaining confidence working with your own career management, identity and development. Each meeting has a mini-workshop followed by discussion. Feel free to attend any Monday listed above.
Presenter: Candee McMahon, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

September 17, 2013

LinkedIn Part 2
Tuesday, September 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T217

LinkedIn Part 1 is recommended before attending. This workshop is for those who already have an account, profile, contacts and are members of groups on LinkedIn. This advanced workshop will focus on how to best utilize LinkedIn as a useful form of social media in your job search.
Presenter: Lisa Kocourek, College of Lake County, Career and Placement Services

September 18, 2013

The Game Changer: Know Yourself…Know Your Skills
Wednesday, September 18, 10-11:30 a.m., Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T236

This workshop will identify your marketplace preferences and/or branding skills. Do you want to improve skills or enhance your job search? All attendees will receive an access code that allows all of the assessments to be taken for free, a savings of almost $30! We will show you the MyPlan & ProveIt software; give you direct resources not available to the general public and information specifically for adult learners.
Presenter: Evette M. Fortenberry, Adult Transition Services, College of Lake County

September 19, 2013

Job Searching the Internet
Thursday, September 19, 4:30-5:30 p.m., 111 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, Room N205

Recognize and manage the stress of searching for employment and develop a winning plan. Focus on gaining and keeping a positive mindset. Share your success and concerns from the job-seeker perspective and remain on track with your job search.
Presenter: Gail Norris, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

September 23, 2013

Job Search Support Group: Managing Your Career
Monday, September 23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T332

All topics covered will help you stay motivated while gaining confidence working with your own career management, identity and development. Each meeting has a mini-workshop followed by discussion. Feel free to attend any Monday listed above.
Presenter: Candee McMahon, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

September 24, 2013

Resume Guidelines
Tuesday, September 24, 12:00-1:00pm, Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T117

An effective resume will sell your skills and abilities to the extent that a potential employer will want to know more about you. Its major purpose is to get you the interview. Topics covered in this workshop will include how to format and develop an effective resume.
Presenter: Fresia Rojas Woznick, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

September 25, 2013

College Central Network Instructional Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 2-3 p.m., Grayslake Campus, Job Center Bldg, Room E124

Explore the college’s career online program that will assist you with resume writing, cover letters, interviewing tips, for job hunting, career opportunities and much more. All are invited students, faculty, alumni and community.
Presenter: Annette Hines, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

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