Career Edge: Resume, Networking, and Interview Skills Learning Circle

The Alum Rock branch library in partnership with P2PU is bringing Learning Circles to the library as a tremendous opportunity for adults taking online courses to learn alongside their peers.  This spring, we are offering the Career Edge: Resume, Networking, and Interview Skills course, a beginner resume, networking and interview preparation course.  The class itself is a four week course which requires a 1 to 2 hour per week time commitment, and the Learning Circle will meet for 6 weeks total for an 1.5 hours a week.

Sign up here or by contacting the library at 408-808-3090 or in-person at the information desk.

From the course description:

About this course

Your skills and expertise are only as strong as your ability to sell them. To secure a job that appeals to you, you also need to know how to present yourself as an attractive potential employee. This career development course will help you highlight your skills and stand out in the crowd through your application materials, networking opportunities, and interviews. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to make a lasting impression on hiring managers and others throughout your job search.


What you'll learn

  • How to construct eye-catching resumes, cover letters, and other supplements
  • How to customize application materials for different professional opportunities
  • How to create and curate professional profiles on social networks like LinkedIn to showcase your strengths
  • How to strategically grow and use your network
  • How to prepare for and excel in any interview
  • How to effectively follow up with interviewers and hiring managers throughout the interview process

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Study Room B
3090 Alum Rock Ave. San José, CA 95127