Friday, May 29th, 2009

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

The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Monday, June 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 Monday, June 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will cover everything you need to know to 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, June 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 and online resumes.

A third seminar June 22 from noon to 1:30 will tackle online job applications and the various ways to apply for positions opnline.

Networking 101 is a new topic and will be the theme of a seminar June 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will focus on proven strategies, innovative techniques and “guerilla tactics,” with special emphasis on local opportunities.

Space for each seminar 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.