job hunting

Interviewing

Interviewing workshop scheduled March 23rd, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

The interview is where jobs are won or lost!  Learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropriately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances of getting an offer. Staff from Workforce Solutions will be on hand to assist customers with their resume needs.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters workshop scheduled March 9th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

Get noticed!  Learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact with employers and demonstrate you are the right person for the job. Staff from Workforce Solutions will be on hand to assist customers with their resume needs. For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

 

Making Connections

Making Connections workshop scheduled February 9th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

80% of jobs do not get advertised!  Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and make effective phone calls.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. No registration required, this program is free and open to the public. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

Evaluating Your Skills

Evaluating Your Skills workshop scheduled February 9th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

Most job seekers can't describe their skills!  Learn to effectively communicate your marketable skills to employers, research labor market opportunities, and develop a job search plan with daily schedules and goals. Brand Name You!

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

Interviewing

Interviewing workshop scheduled January 26th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

The interview is where jobs are won or lost!  Learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropriately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances of getting an offer. Staff from Workforce Solutions will be on hand to assist customers with their resume needs.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters workshop scheduled January 12th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

Get noticed!  Learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact with employers and demonstrate you are the right person for the job. Staff from Workforce Solutions will be on hand to assist customers with their resume needs.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

New Computer Class: Creating Resumes

resumeNeed help with your resume? Then come and join us for free computer classes this Tuesday and Thursday, August 23 and August 25 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. You will lean how to create great looking resumes using Word, Publisher,  and Learning Express Library's Resume Builder. You will also learn how to upload a resume or send a resume to an employer.

Career Night

Stand out in the crowd - courtesy of Clker.comSave the date - Katy Library is starting a once-a-month career night to help you prepare for seeking out, finding, and landing that next great job. Our first night will be Wednesday, 4/06 starting at 4:30pm with a Basic Microsoft Word class - a necessity for creating a good resume. Then, at 6:00pm a visiting speaker will feature resume techniques to help you stand out in the crowd. Join us for one or both sessions.

Resumes and Cover Letters

On Tuesday, November 4, Workforce Solutions will be on hand to provide tips and advice on developing and polishing your resume and cover letter.  This free workshop will be held in our Computer Lab from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  For more information or to register, contact the library at 281-360-6804 or stop by the Adult Services information desk.

 

Job Help Series Begins!

Need help with your job search?  On Tuesday, August 19, Workforce Solutions begins a free seminar series on Job Search Skills.  Each workshop, presented by Cheryl Sandifer, will be held in our Computer Lab at 1:00 PM.  Note the following topics and dates!

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