College Offers Spring Job Search Workshops

CRANFORD – Union County College will offer two, non-credit workshops for job seekers this spring.

“Make Your Resume Work for You” will cover the rationale behind effective resume writing, getting into the do’s and don’ts of the entire process.  Various resume styles will be discussed as students review in-class sample resumes while having an assortment of other samples as take-home reference guides. Participants will also gain insight into preparing electronic resumes to be scanned into corporate databases, and also learn how to prepare a convincing cover letter to accompany the resume.  This course will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at the college’s Cranford Campus located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.


“Developing Confidence for the Job Interview” will provide attendees with solid information on how to prepare for an employment interview, thus gaining confidence in their ability to “ace” the interview and land a position.  Participants will be presented with various types of trick questions that are often asked at interviews, questions that the applicant also should ask, negotiating for the salary, multiple interviews, internal interviews, body language, and closing the interview to their advantage.  As time permits, participants will have the opportunity to practice and refine their responses to such questions through role playing via mock interviews.  This course will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 4, also at the Cranford Campus.

For registration and further information, call the Office of Economic Development and Continuing Education at 1-908-709-7600.

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