Upcoming CLC Events

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Tuesday, August 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Job Searching the Internet
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, Lakeshore Campus, Career and Placement Services

Tuesday, August 27 and Wednesday, August 28 12-1p.m. and 6-7p.m.
Welcome Week
Southlake Campus, Outside Atrium
Welcome back to Southlake! Play carnival games and win cool prizes while you enjoy sno cones. First come, first serve.

Wednesday, August 28, 10-11:30 a.m.
Don’t Be “Branded” By Your Criminal History
Grayslake Campus, Job Center Bldg, Room E139
This workshop will discuss why having a criminal history can be a barrier to employment or obtaining a professional or occupational license. Among the topics that will be covered: how criminal background checks are performed, eliminating or restricting access to your criminal history, and what your rights are as a job applicant.
Presenter: Ina Silvergleid, A Bridge Forward LLC, Legal Pathways to a Brighter Future

Thursday, August 29, 10 a.m-12 p.m.
Veterans Weekly Job Club
Grayslake Campus, Job Center Building, Room E139
A weekly group that provides employment and training related information for veterans and eligible persons. Bring your leads and share with others. Let’s get working!
Presenter: Judy Leonard, Illinois Department of Employment Security

Wednesday, September 4, 12-1p.m.
Wellness Wednesday
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Pitfalls of Plastics: Your Health & the Environment – Come explore through games and activities how plastic impacts you and your environment. What changes can you make to be safe? Sponsored by the Southlake Campus and the CLC Wellness Club – “Our mission is to inspire personal and community wellness.”

Thursday, September 5, 11am-1pm
Student Activities Fair
Outside the Main Lobby
The College of Lake County has a little over 50 clubs and organizations, so come outside the Main Lobby and get involved! Lots of free giveaways and entertainment!
Fee: FREE

Thursday, September 5, 12-12:30p.m.
Common Break
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Receive campus safety tips from the CLC Police. Refreshments provided. First come, first serve.

Friday, September 6, starts at Dusk
Monsters University; Outdoor Movie
Tech Lawn; Outside P.E. Center
Free outdoor movie featuring Disney’s Monsters University. We are also having free shaved ice! Rain location is in the C-Wing C005.
Fee: FREE

Monday, September 9, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 4-7:00 p.m.
Transfer College Fair
Grayslake Campus Atrium
Transferring? Come speak to college representatives from 30+ colleges and universities.

Monday, September 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Job Search Support Group: Managing Your Career
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

Tuesdy, September 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Resume Workshop
111 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, Room N205
Do you need tips to writing a resume that will help you at an interview? If you answered yes, bring a copy of a job description you are interested in, a thumb drive or disc to save your work and walk away with a winning resume.
Presenter: Gail Norris, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

Tuesday, September 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
LinkedIn Part 1
Grayslake Campus, Tech Bldg, Room T217
What in the world is LinkedIn? Isn’t Facebook enough for me to learn? In this hands on workshop, learn the basics of the social networking site LinkedIn.com and how it can be useful in your job search. Learn how to create an account, complete you LinkedIn Profile, invite and create contacts, and how to join groups on LinkedIn.
Presenter: Lisa Kocourek, College of Lake County, Career and Placement Services

Tuesday, September 10, 11a.m.-1p.m. and 5-7p.m.
Spark Change! Environmental Fair
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Support energy conservation at the Southlake Campus by helping us reach our goal of a 5-10% energy reduction! Reducing energy usage saves costs as well as the environment. Learn how you can make a difference. There will be prizes, giveaways and fun activities to launch the Spark Change! Energy Efficiency program that runs through November. Sponsored by the CLC Wellness Club and Southlake Campus.

Thursday, September 12, 9:30-10:30a.m.
Networking for Success: In the Classroom, On the Job, or In Between
Grasyslake Campus, Room D202
This workshop demonstrates the importance of connecting with people to further personal goals and to ultimately get hired, be self-employed, or grow an existing business.
Presenter: Tina Anagnos, Career and Placement Services, College of Lake County

Thursday, September 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Get on The Fast Track to your Career
Grayslake Campus, Job Center Bldg, Room E139
Representatives from the College of Lake County and the University Center will present the many educational options available close to home. Hot careers, how to get started and ways to fund your education will be discussed.
Presenters: Miesha Ransom, Enrollment Services, College of Lake County
Tonia Baxter, Recruitment Specialist/Advisor, University Center of Lake County

Thursday, September 12, 12-1p.m.
Meet Isa Adney, Author of Community College Success
Southlake Campus, Rooms 336-340
Isa Adney has been in your shoes. She cried in the advising office of her community college when she felt like her life was going nowhere. She ended community college crying too – but that time it was because she’d won the $110,000 Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. Isa founded CommunityCollegeSuccess.com to help students like you make the most of your community college experience and reach your dreams.

Isa will be speaking about ways to reach your goals with a book signing to follow. Recieve a copy of her book and enter for the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 for attending!

Monday, September 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Job Search Support Group: Managing Your Career
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

Monday, September 16, 10 a.m.-12p.m.
Resume Review
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Bring your resume to be reviewed by professionals from various agencies and employers. Get direct feedback on exactly what interviewers are looking for when hiring.

Tuesday, September 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
LinkedIn Part 2
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

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00-11:30a.m.
The Game Changer: Know Yourself…Know Your Skills
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

Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mini Job Fair
Southlake Campus, Rooms V336-340
Bring plenty of resumes. Business Casual Attire Required. Employers will be pre-interviewing for positions available with their companies.

Monday, September 23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Job Search Support Group: Managing Your Career
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

Wednesday, September 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
College Central Network Instructional Workshop
Grayslake Campus, Room TBA
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

Thursday, September 26, 12-1p.m. and 6-7p.m.
Grab N Go
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Grab some popcorn for a tasty on the go goodie!

Monday, September 30, 12-1p.m. and 6-7p.m.
Spark Change! Get A Giveaway, Gain A Green Tip
Southlake Campus, Room V138
Receive a useful giveaway and energy conservation tips for you to Spark Change!

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