Niles-Maine District Library


Now Get to Work!

It’s job hunting season, and trying to snag a job (or ace an interview) can be incredibly difficult in today’s competitive job market. That’s why the Niles Library is here to help you brush up on your skills and learn some tricks to the trade to land your dream job!

Stop by the Library on Thursday, August 13 at 7 pm for the first installment of our Job Seekers series, “How to Work a Job Fair.” Learn how to work a job fair to your advantage and success. Presented by Bob Podgorski, RPP Enterprises. To register, click here.

Then come in on Saturday, August 15 at 10 am for “Informational Interviewing.” Master this technique to seek career advice, increase your visibility, generate contacts and gain company and industry knowledge of a potential workplace. Presented by M. Gahbauer, Career Development Center, Loyola University Chicago. Click here to register.

Don’t forget to stop in on Tuesday, August 18 at 7 pm for “10 Things to Make Yourself More Marketable.” Learn the top ten ways to market your talents and beat out the competition. Presented by Bob Podgorski, RPP Enterprises. Click here to register.

We also host Power Employment Workshops the last Wednesday of every month from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. This free, nationally recognized program (presented by Business and Career Services, Inc. and Illinois workNet) provides expert guidance on smart goals, resume and cover letter writing, effective job searching, and interview techniques. Short breaks are provided, so bring a brown bag lunch, snacks, and covered drinks. For more information on this program, click here.

And as always, you can check out tons of other fun and informational programs going on here at the Library by visiting our online calendar at Time to get hired!

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