If career moves are part of your plan for 2024, be sure to join the library’s Job Search 2.0 virtual series of programs. In this series, executive resume writing and job search expert Erica Reckamp will share up-to-date information about what mid-career professionals must know when considering a job change, a promotion, a career shift, or applying for a new position.
Accelerate your job search with this series of virtual programs highlighting essential skills to help you stay competitive and thrive in today’s job market. Register for one or all the following programs:
Leveraging LinkedIn in Your Job Search – VIRTUAL Program
Monday, February 12, 7:00 p.m.
LinkedIn rolls out new features and tools every month. Find out the latest features and tools, and learn how to leverage LinkedIn. Establish your professional brand, avoid features that can diminish your candidacy, and attract the attention of hiring authorities.
AI has changed the way we job search. Discover some of the latest tools used to prepare and perform well during a job search, and learn how to handle when hiring authorities use AI to screen and select candidates. We will also discuss the most effective AI and tech tools for writing resumes and letters, interviewing, and more.
Learn how to navigate AI, video and phone interviews, how to excel during skills testing, and how to respond to illegal questions or unpaid project requests. Present yourself as a top candidate, avoid screenout factors, deliver job-winning responses, and follow-up to land an offer.
More library resources
Beyond this series, the library has resources to support the career development of Mount Prospect patrons.
Find more resources for job searching and career development, including online learning opportunities to develop a new skill, giving your resume a competitive edge:
- LinkedIn Learning – Learn software and business skills through video tutorials.
- Gale Presents: Udemy – Offers 6,000 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, job & career skills, and personal growth.
- O’Reilly for Public Libraries – E-learning platform consisting of business and technology videos, eBooks, and learning paths.
For help accessing any of these resources, stop by the Research Desk at the library, or contact us to request a reference appointment.