Carrollton Public Library Offers Classes to Jumpstart Your Job Search


Carrollton, Texas – The Carrollton Public Library is offering a Job Search Jumpstart Series of classes to assist local job seekers in pursuit of that next employment opportunity. Six sessions will be conducted in August from 7-8 p.m. at Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road). Three sessions in English will be available on Wednesdays and three in Spanish on Mondays.

Resume Writing – Wednesday, Aug. 8

Before you hit the send button on your computer, learn the top tips and resources for creating a winning resume. Whether you’re updating an existing resume or creating a new one, discover pointers on wording, formatting, and presenting your work history in the most effective way.

Escribiendo un Currículum – lunes, 6 de agosto

Antes de presionar el botón enviar en su computadora, obtenga los mejores consejos y recursos para crear un currículum ganador. Ya sea que esté actualizando un currículum existente o creando uno nuevo, descubra los indicadores de redacción, formateo y presentación de su historial de trabajo de la manera más efectiva.

Presenting Your Best Image – Wednesday, Aug. 15

Learn how to prepare for the big day. First impressions are always important, especially during a job interview. Start with planning your skincare and choice of clothing. Have a confident handshake and discover how to look and be at your best.

Presentando tu Mejor Imagen - lunes, 13 de agosto
Aprenda cómo prepararse para el gran día. Las primeras impresiones siempre son importantes, especialmente durante una entrevista de trabajo. Comience con la planificación de su cuidado de la piel y la elección de la ropa. Tenga un apretón de manos seguro y descubra cómo lucir y estar en su mejor momento.

Interview Success – Wednesday, Aug. 22

Learn tips to stay cool, calm, and collected while presenting your best image. Gain strategies to prepare for the interview, answer common questions, and learn how to follow up.

Éxito en la Entravista - lunes, 20 de agosto
Aprenda consejos para mantenerse fresco, calmado y recogido mientras presenta su mejor imagen. Obtenga estrategias para prepararse para la entrevista, responda preguntas comunes y aprenda cómo hacer un seguimiento.

“These job search classes are a new and different avenue for the Carrollton Public Library,” said Rachel Young, Josey Ranch Lake Library Branch Manager. “Carrollton is excited to bring these courses to the community in English and Spanish. A good first impression starts with a well written resume and a good interview, and that is only the beginning. The Library hopes this series will help residents positively improve the whole job-seeking experience from that first impression through the interview and beyond.”

For more information, call 972-466-4800, or visit cityofcarrollton.com/library.


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