Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The Morris County Library’s series of free career resource seminars continues in December.

The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Monday, Dec. 1 from noon until 1:30 p.m. and will concentrate on the free job search sources available to all job seekers. This session will also cover such topics as cover letters, resumes, job outlooks, interviews and networking, recruiters, agencies and career change.

A Crash Course in Company Research is set for Monday, Dec. 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will cover everything you need to know about researching potential employers, including company profiles and financial information, products and services, company history and its corporate family tree.

Internet Job Search Tips will be discussed at a seminar Monday, Dec. 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This strategy session will focus on the practical aspects of searching for jobs on the Internet and will include New Jersey jobs, Civil Service jobs, salary surveys, online ads, employment services and online resumes.

The Target Job Search is the theme of the fourth career seminar scheduled for Monday, Dec. 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will explain how to take a proactive role in a job search, and how to identify potential employers meeting your professional standards and personal style.

A fifth workshop, Online Job Applications, will be conducted Monday, Dec. 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Filling out sample job applications online and security issues will be among the topics discussed.

Space is limited and registration is required. Individuals may sign up for the entire series or a single session. All of the seminars will be held at the Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue in Whippany.

More information may be obtained by calling the library at (973) 285-6939, or by visiting the library’s Web site, www.mclib.info.