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Boomers Back to Work
March 18th, 2014 | Hubbard Room 6-8pm
Is your age an obstacle to getting hired? Tired of getting nowhere in your job search? Then “Boomers Back to Work!” is the class for you. In this interactive workshop, we explore:
- Why so many “mature” workers get lost as they seek new opportunities
- The basic building blocks of communicating your strengths and selling yourself effectively
- How age can be an advantage
- Ways to get around the competition even if they’re younger or more qualified
- How to pitch yourself directly to employers
- The magic of follow-up
- Key tools for acing interviews
Jean Baur is the author of “Eliminated! Now What?” and "The Essential Job Interview Handbook."
Please register at the Information Desk or call 860-347-2520.
Take the opportunity to network with other job seekers, as well as get the advice of expert professionals. Guest speakers will focus on the job market and provide industry information. The group meets 9:30-noon on Thursdays in The Hubbard Room.
Improve your interviewing skills and get the job you want. Bob Carlson will assist you by conducting and evaluating your face-to-face practice interview at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Videotaping the session is optional and confidential. 45 minute sessions are available. Please call (860) 347-2520 for more information and to sign up.
James Kubat , Associate Director of the Wesleyan Career Center, will offer individual career coaching sessions. All appointments are confidential and can be arranged in person at the Information Desk or by calling 860-347-2520. Please bring a resume if you have one. You will receive a reminder call a week in advance. We ask that you confirm your appointment within 3 days of that call. To cancel an appointment, please call the Information Desk at 860-347-2520 at least 48 hours ahead of time so that another job seeker may be served.
Business professional Jeff Thierfeld offers in-depth resume review and interview coaching. Sessions are held three Saturdays each month. To sign up for a 1 hour appointment call 860-347-2520. If you need to cancel, please allow 48 hours notice. We ask that you bring your resume (printed out or saved on a flash drive).
This service is being offered by Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Phone interviews are a fundamental part of the job search process and need to be treated as seriously as the face-to-face interview. Improve your interviewing skills without leaving the comfort of your home. Bob Carlson will call you at your location and scheduled time. ½ hour sessions are available. Please call (860) 347-2520 for more information and to sign up.
Much gratitude is due to our presenters, who contribute their valuable time and talents to Russell Library’s Career Program.
We also owe many thanks to our sponsors, whose generous support makes it all possible:
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