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Thursday, September 29, 2022by bdust

Online Job Seeking Skills at the Effingham Public Library 

Eastern Illinois University (EIU) will offer a series of digital job-seeking skills workshops at the Effingham Public Library, thanks to a grant from the Illinois State Library.  The free series of workshops will meet weekly on Thursday for seven weeks.  Among the topics to be covered are; assessing and determining your job skills, basic resume development, how and where to find jobs, how to target your resume for job search effectiveness, cover letters, interview preparation, and mock interviews. 

The workshop series will begin on Thursday, August 18 at 4:30 PM in the Workman Room, which is located in the Library’s lower level.  The workshop will meet each Thursday, through September 29. 

The workshop presenters are Bobbi Kingery, master career counselor and director of Career Services at EIU, and John Marr, employee relations specialist/career advisor at EIU.  Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). 

To register for this free event, go online to effinghamlibrary.org or call 217-342-2464 x. 1. 

For more information, contact Alvin Ealy, Assistant Director, at 217-342-2464 or alvin@effinghamlibrary.org.