Getting Your Next Job Doesn’t Need To Feel Like Work

People look for jobs and change them for many reasons. Trying to list them all could fill volumes. But even in a time when a world of information is readily available at our fingertips, cutting through the noise and finding helpful resources can be overwhelming. We want to help take some of the stress out of what is already stressful for most of us. To do that we are partnering with SJPL Works, opens a new window and the Employment Development Department, opens a new window to bring some new programming to help you land that next job!

Labor Market Information: Find Your Next Job

This workshop provides job seekers the basics of how to master the use of Labor Market Information (LMI), opens a new window as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions on how to get a job, improve their skills, and enhance their careers. The Labor Market Information Division (LMID) is the official source for California's Labor Market Information. They collect, analyze, and publish statistical data and reports on California's labor force, industries, occupations, employment projections, wages, and other important labor market and economic data. This presentation is your chance to have a representative walk you through the wealth of information this resource provides. This workshop is lead in conjunction with SJPL Works, opens a new window and the Employment Development Department, opens a new window.

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How to Apply for California State Jobs

Learn how to make your next job a career, and make a difference by working at the State of California. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. The State of California provides a wide variety of services. Whether you're looking for a job in accounting or woodworking — there is a job for you! Learn how to maximize your chances with this workshop. Lead in conjunction with SJPL Works, opens a new window and the Employment Development Department, opens a new window.

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Beginning in the new year, we are thrilled to be bringing you even more programs to help you energize your resume!

The Winning Resume

Join a representative from the Employment Development Department, opens a new window for a workshop on the vital steps you can take to make your resume top notch. Job seekers will learn how to construct an effective and winning resume for today’s job market. They will understand: the purpose of a resume, the three types of resumes, the components of a resume, and what to avoid when making your own. This session will give you the tools you need to draft a new resume or revise a current one. Please be sure to attend this webinar if you are planning on signing up for a 1-on-1 Resume Critique with EDD.

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1-on-1 Resume Critique With EDD

For patrons who have completed The Winning Resume webinar, we are proud to be able to facilitate online, 1-on-1 resume review with an Employment Development Department, opens a new window representative. This session will provide specialized help tailored to your specific skill set, your resume, and your job search. Submit a draft of your resume prior to your appointment time and your specialist will be able to give you specific feedback and things to consider as you prepare to submit the document to potential employers. The link to register for a session will be given upon completion of The Winning Resume workshop.

Sessions in January will the be held on the 8th, 20th, and 22nd, so be sure to attend The Winning Resume prior to those dates to sign up.

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