Job Searching on Part 2

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Job Searching on Part 2

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 6 p.m.

Must be registered for Part 1 to participate in Part 2. See Job Searching on Part 1

Online registration is required for this course.

Learn to use one of the most popular search engines to identify potential jobs and to post your résumé and cover letter for potential employers to consider! Also, learn how to apply to job postings, using one of three methods, and how to keep track of your application process in order to keep your job search organized.

In addition to online registration, registered customers must:

Bring a prepared résumé and cover letter that are created in MS Word and saved on portable media, preferably a flash drive.

Bring a list of job titles and/or subject areas for the Job Search and application processes.

Be able to open and save résumé and cover letter to the desktop.

Be able to navigate an e-mail environment and generate e-mail messages.

Be able to navigate and complete online forms.

Be able to create folders in the Windows environment.

Be able to read and comprehend English well.

Walk-in access will be limited. Space permitting, only walk-ins who satisfy all seven prerequisites will be allowed to claim vacant seats, if any.

Class Objectives
You will be able to do the following:

Navigate the features and menus of job search engine.

Evaluate medical Web sites for updates and active links.

Upload résumé and cover letter to Review demo of three types of application responses to a job posting.

Conduct and save job searches.

Apply to job postings, using one of three featured application processes on

Generate a tracking system by creating folders to host employer contact info and follow-up communications.

NOTE: Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.