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Archived News Release from 2009

For Immediate Release

PeninsulaWorks & Redwood City Library Offering Workshop for Job Seekers – “Mastering Employment Applications”

Redwood City, CA - August 10, 2009 - In today’s economic climate, it’s important for job seekers to take full advantage of all opportunities for training, preparation, and job-seeking skills information. Here is a great opportunity for job seekers and others to improve their skills in filling out online job applications – this one-hour workshop provides participants with tips and new skills for making sure their online applications are the best they can be, and result in that all-important call-back.

  • Thursday, August 13, 2009
    12 noon – 1 pm
    Redwood City Downtown Library
    1044 Middlefield Road

Advance registration is required, and space is limited. Call 650-599-3852 to register.

This workshop is presented by PeninsulaWorks and is co-sponsored by the Redwood City Public Library and the Friends of the Redwood City Library.

The “Mastering Employment Applications” workshop will provide the “Dos and DON’Ts” about filling out online applications, which participants will find can be applied to hard copy applications as well. There are some key steps to mastering applications online, and this quick workshop will identify and discuss those steps as an important job seeking tool.

Other job-seekers’ upcoming workshops at the Redwood City Downtown Library include “The Informational Interview” on September 29, “HR Hiring Process” on October 27, and “Job Search for 55 & Older” on November 24 (these three workshops will be from 1 – 3 pm).

PeninsulaWorks is the premiere source for employment and training solutions in San Mateo County. Their mission is to help job seekers and laid off workers, and those businesses that are in need of tapping a diverse pool of talent to remain competitive. PeninsulaWorks’ services are funded through public sources and special grants. Their website is www.peninsulaworks.org.

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Contact:
Roz Kutler
Redwood City Public Library
(650) 780-7058

 

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