Monday, October 25th, 2010

The Morris County Library in November will be offering a series of four Career Resource Seminars to local jobseekers. The four free sessions will all be held at the library, 30 E. Hanover Ave., in Whippany.

The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Monday, Nov. 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 Company Research for Job Seekers seminar will be Monday, Nov. 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. This session will cover everything an individual needs to know to about researching potential employers, including company profiles and financial information, products and services, company history and its corporate family tree.

The third seminar, Internet Job Search Tips, is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 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 “hidden” job sites, New Jersey jobs, Civil Service jobs, salary surveys, online ads and online resumes.

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

Space for each seminar is limited and registration is required. Individuals may sign up for the entire series or a single session.

To register, call the library at (973) 285-6939, or visit the library’s Web site, www.mclib.info.