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Compelling Cover Letters
December 10th, 2013 | Hubbard Room 6-8pm
In this workshop, we will examine the purpose, strategies and styles of great cover letters. Topics will include “Salutation Strategies,” “Elements of a Strong Cover Letter,” “Connecting with the Reader,” and “Compliment, Don’t Duplicate Your Resume.” We’ll discuss ways to eliminate the stress and the writer’s block that so many people experience when trying to craft a winning cover letter. Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of their working cover letter and will have the opportunity to set a free follow-up consultation with Jeff Metzger after the workshop.
Discover Your Passions
January 14th, 2014 | Hubbard Room 6-8pm
Are you ready to live life on purpose? Do you want to know the secret that the Top 100 most successful people all have in common? According to the book, Success Built to Last, enduringly successfully people have one thing in common: they make a habit of choosing in favor of their passions.
During this workshop, you will learn how to:
- Identify your top 5 Passions (They may surprise you!)
- Create a life aligned with your true purpose
- Identify obstacles to living your passionate life
- Live the principles for your passionate life
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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