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CPDV:705 Finding Job Leads06/22-06/22  

Learn how to find job leads (i.e. internet, recruiters, staffing companies, placement services, associations, and job fairs), navigate job boards, the importance of networking and the role social networking can now play in your job search. This interactive workshop is necessary for all those job seeking-no matter the industry. It will provide you with the tools necessary to find job leads in today's market. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60216
  • Meeting Dates= 06/22-06/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= Laurie Hawkins
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
CPDV:702 Finding Purpose and Passion in the Third Chapter06/25-06/25  

Are you facing the post-career years and wondering what's next? Many in the third chapter of life feel unsettled, restless, and adrift. The years between 50 and 75 can be some of the best, but one must make sense of the changes ahead. If you are looking for new meaning in work and life, this powerful interactive learning experience will teach you how to tap into the power of purpose. Whether you're seeking an encore career, looking for enlivening volunteer work, or reinventing your sense of identity, knowing your purpose will guide you to increased vitality, creativity, and fulfillment. Bring a sack lunch..Cost for adults 60 and over $37.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60387
  • Meeting Dates= 06/25-06/25
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Carol Watkins
  • Fees= $ 65.00
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314-984-7777
 
CPDV:703 Interviewing Skills 10106/14-06/21  

Preparing for your job interview can very well be one of the most important moments of your career. This course will focus on preparing for the interview, types of interviews and appropriate and illegal questions. Additional topics will include: Knowing Your Strengths; Professional Attire; Employer Research; What Employers Want; Importance of the Mock Interview; Closing the Interview; Thank You Notes. With some independent practice, this course can help you prepare successfully for your next job interview!.Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60519
  • Meeting Dates= 06/14-06/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Business Bldg 136
  • Instructor= Victoria Harris
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Interviewing Skills 10107/12-07/19  

Preparing for your job interview can very well be one of the most important moments of your career. This course will focus on preparing for the interview, types of interviews and appropriate and illegal questions. Additional topics will include: Knowing Your Strengths; Professional Attire; Employer Research; What Employers Want; Importance of the Mock Interview; Closing the Interview; Thank You Notes. With some independent practice, this course can help you prepare successfully for your next job interview!.Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60763
  • Meeting Dates= 07/12-07/19
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 124
  • Instructor= Victoria Harris
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
CPDV:765 Plus 50 Employment: Purpose, Process and Payoff06/16-06/23  

Is retirement not your immediate plan? Whether by design or a result of the economy, you want to find employment where you can earn a living and perhaps make a difference. Re-inspired? A career counselor will work with you to determine your values and goals. Re-hired? We will explore resumes and interview strategies. Re-wired? By networking, using LinkedIn, Craigslist, submitting online applications and cover letters, you will use new skills to land the next opportunity. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60385
  • Meeting Dates= 06/16-06/23
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 202
  • Instructor= Edwin Penfold
  • Fees= $ 45.00
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314-984-7777
 
CPDV:705 Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search06/15-06/15  

This introductory session will allow you to start using this powerful tool that should be a part of your professional networking. LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional network on the Internet with more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Learn the basics of using LinkedIn, how to build your network, make connections (past and present colleagues and classmates), join and get involved in groups, perform job searches and find answers from industry experts. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60218
  • Meeting Dates= 06/15-06/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= Laurie Hawkins
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
CPDV:704 Writing Your Resume to Impress07/12-07/26  

First impressions are everything. Your resume makes your first impression to a potential employer. Make sure it stands out and you'll be receiving that phone call in no time. Work with an expert in the employment field to construct your perfect resume: one that will play up your experience, play down liabilities and improve your chances to land an interview. Choose the best type of resume for the job, tailor it to the employer's needs and write a great cover letter. We'll explore online submission of resumes and cover letters while building your best resume ever..Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60306
  • Meeting Dates= 07/12-07/26
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 202
  • Instructor= Jacqueline Meaders-Booth
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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314-984-7777