Monday, July 27th, 2009

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

The first session, Local Resources for Job Seekers, is Saturday, Aug. 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.

Company Research for Job Seekers will be Monday, Aug. 3, 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 Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.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.

Everything a person needs to know about applying for a job online will be the topic of a seminar Monday, Aug. 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Among the topics to be covered will be security issues and data entry.

Networking 101 is the title of the 5th career seminar Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Proven networking strategies, innovative techniques and guerrilla tactics will be detailed with special emphasis placed 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,