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Archived News Release from 2010

For Immediate Release

Redwood City Library Hosting PeninsulaWorks’ “T.O.O.L.S.” Program for Job Seekers

Redwood City, CA - August 19, 2010 - In this challenging economy, job seekers need to use all the tools available to secure the right position. To help people in this effort, PeninsulaWorks and the Redwood City Library are offering an exciting, productive workshop day for jobseekers. It’s PeninsulaWorks “T.O.O.L.S.” (Transitions • Options • Opportunities • Learning • Services) program at the Redwood City Downtown Library. 

  • Tuesday, August 24, 10 am – 4 pm
    Redwood City Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

    Library Patio

    10 am – 4 pm: T.O.O.L.S. volunteers offer one-on-one resume and interview advice throughout the day (Bilingual English/Spanish).

    Community Room
    11 am – 12:30 pm: Workshop - Building Your Resume (Bilingual English/Spanish).
    1 – 2:30 pm: Workshop - Preparing for an Interview (Bilingual English/Spanish).
     
    Space is limited, so please come early to reserve your spot and get the most out of this great resource!

Throughout the day, jobseekers will have the opportunity to develop the critical skills and information needed for their job search.  Displaced workers can work one-on-one with bilingual coaches and receive feedback, with an emphasis on resume preparation and interview skills development.  In addition, two career-related workshops will be presented.

This FREE day of job-seeking expertise provides participants with great tips, valuable information, and new skills that can help to unlock their job search and open new doors of employment opportunity.

This workshop is presented by PeninsulaWorks and is co-sponsored by the Redwood City Public Library and the Friends of the Redwood City Library. PeninsulaWorks is the premier source for employment and training solutions in San Mateo County. Their mission is to help job seekers and laid off workers and our businesses that need talented workers to remain competitive. PeninsulaWorks is publicly funded - learn more about their services at www.peninsulaworks.org.

The Redwood City Public Library offers many free programs for children, adults, and families, and is the learning center of our community. For more information about library events and services you may access the library’s home page at www.redwoodcity.org/library or call 780-7018.

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and local business. Subscribe to Redwood City’s email newsletter and other City documents by visiting www.redwoodcity.org/egov.


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Contacts:
Roz Kutler
Redwood City Library
650-780-7058

David Dias
PeninsulaWorks
650-802-3343

 

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