Find a Job in Five Hours

Find a Job in Five Hours

The Carnegie of Homestead and University of Pittsburgh have teamed up to present 5 one-hour workshops to help you find that perfect job!  The workshops are free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.
The workshops are scheduled as follows:

Finding What Interests You (November 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm):

Take some time to consider what it is you enjoy doing. Seventy percent of people polled on workplace morale either “hate work or are completely disengaged.” Explore the possibilities of careers in a field that interest you to avoid feeling unfulfilled.


Virtual U and Finding a Job Online (November 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm):

If you’re a prospective employee, it’s safe to assume that an employer has searched for you on the Internet. Learn ways to present yourself positively on social media. Also, find out which reputable websites you can use to search job listings online.


How to Prepare for the Interview(November 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm):

A company was interested enough to ask you to an interview; show that you’re interested in working for the company as well. Learn what you should know before going into the interview as well as tips on acceptable dress.


Maximize Your Interview Experience (November 15, 2014 @ 1:00 pm):

Do you have anxiety before going into a big job interview? You’re not alone. Get tips on how to mitigate those pre-interview jitters and be the outstanding candidate you know you are. This may be your first face-to-face meeting with a representative from the company, so learn proper manners for an interview as well as what companies are looking for in prospective employees.


How to Stay Cool in Hot Situations (November 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm):

Everyone gets angry. Learn conflict resolution and ways to relieve stress. Channel those feelings into something productive rather than risk your job overreacting.