Notable September Events Job Search Strategies
Learn more about the crucial steps in the job search
Virtual One-Stop (VOS)
The path to your next job!
process. This workshop addresses untapped resources After you have registered with the Virginia Workforce
OppInc in partnership with Monster.com
and services available to job seekers, job-hunting on Connection are you confused on how to use the
Power Seeker Workshop the Internet, and using your own network to your website? This workshop will walk you through placing
City of Chesapeake advantage. your resume on the website, show how you can find job
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 from announcements through your work interest and help
9:00-12:00 Interview Techniques you create a Virtual Recruiter that will search the vast
Want to feel confident at your next job interview? This database of jobs that are listed through the Virginia
Chesapeake Conference Center workshop teaches you how! Topics include positive Employment Commission that are right for you.
answers to difficult questions, dressing for success,
September Job Fairs and the importance of body language, good attitude Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)
and making the “best” first impression. Interview follow- The EOC provides FREE educational, career, financial
Fort Eustis/Monroe Career Fair up and salary negotiation are also discussed. aid information, counseling and information on The
Thursday, September 16, 2010 African American Male Outreach Program. The EOC
9:00 -2:00 Career Planning
advisor will be at the One-Stop Workforce Center every
Whether looking for a career change or just beginning
Fort Eustis Club your career path, this is the workshop for you. Personal
Wednesday from 10:00-3:00.
inventories and informal assessments on interests,
Employment Weekly skills and values will help determine which occupations GED - Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Career Fair & Education Expo are best for you. This program prepares the learner for success in a
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 GED program. The GED program will start Monday,
September 13, 2010 at 9:00. The ABE instructor will
10:00-2:00 Computer Basics
be available every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00-
Hilton Norfolk Airport These one-session workshops are a practical
introduction to the computer for the new user:
Getting Started – learn what hardware and
Employment Workshop software is, how to use the mouse, and much
MS WORD 101- learn to “launch” the
Orientation program and navigate the MS Word window.
Orientation is Monday, Wednesday and Friday MS Word 102 - learn to copy and paste a
starting at 9:00 with arrival time 8:30 and 1:00 with resume from a disk to a Flash Drive then
arrival time at 12:30. Please bring your valid photo ID format a resume. You MUST have attended
and Social Security card. Orientation provides an MS Word 101 to attend this workshop.
introduction to the facility while learning more about By using the web based GCF Learn Free,
programs and services; self-directed resources, www.gcflearnfree.org website you will find tutorials and
customized assistance and Partner Services offered at FREE classes for MS Word, Excel and Access.
the One-Stop Workforce Center.
Resume 101 (757) 461-7537
These days, a top-notch resume will assist you getting
to an interview. Learn how to market your skills,
knowledge, accomplishments, and experience with an Services and accommodations
impressive resume. This workshop includes tips on for individuals with disabilities All programs are on a
style, formats and function. are available upon request first-come, first-served basis.