Monday, December 20th, 2010

The Morris County Library will be offering a series of Career Resource Seminars to local jobseekers in January. The free sessions will be held at the library, 30 E. Hanover Ave., in Whippany, and will run from noon until 1:30 p.m.

The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Monday, Jan. 3. This session will concentrate on the free job search sources available to all job seekers. These include resume writing assistance, networking groups, government programs and public library services such as reference, resume books, Internet access and computer classes.

Company Research for Job Seekers is the name of a seminar to be given Monday, Jan. 10,covering everything an individual needs to know to research potential employers, including how to sleuth out job ads, locating company profiles, digging for details on products and services, obtaining financial data, news sources and identifying the hiring managers.

The third session, Internet Job Search Tips on Monday, Jan. 24, is a strategy session that will introduce the practical aspects of searching for jobs on the Internet and will include “hidden” job sites, security issues and tips to facilitate an online job search.

The Target Job Search is the theme of a Jan. 31 career seminar that will explain how to take a proactive role in a job search, and how to identify potential employers meeting an individual’s 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) 285-6969, or visit the library’s Web site, www.mclib.info.