Workshop aims to help jobseekers
Oct. 9, 2009
develop personal marketing plan
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Tips on creating a personal marketing plan and communicating value to a potential employer will highlight a free workshop being hosted Monday evening, Oct. 12, in Room 104 of the Student Union at Glendale Community College's (GCC's) main campus at 59th and West Olive avenues.
The event, titled "Module 2: Your Marketing Plan: Resumes, LinkedIn and Other Tools," is co-hosted by GCC and the Southwest Job Network (SJN). Open networking and a resume review are scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m., with the workshop following from 6 to 8 p.m. Attire is business casual.
Participants will assess their skills inventory to clarify the benefits they offer to potential employers. They then will develop a personal marketing strategy and tactical plan for gaining visibility. Emphasis is placed on communicating in spoken, written and online media.
It is recommended strongly participants have a copy of the Participant Mini-Workbook for taking notes during the presentation and for details on planned individual and group exercises. Go to http://www.box.net/shared/9lnbjg8kcq to download he Module 2 Mini-Workbook.
Participants are asked to park in Lot S1 immediately west of the campus entrance at 61st and West Olive avenues. Overflow parking will be accommodated in the S2 lot east of that intersection.
Questions can be directed via email to email@example.com or by leaving a voice message at 480.513.1491.
GCC is one of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges and offers associate degrees and certificate programs that last year attracted almost 30,000 students to GCC's main campus in Glendale and the GCC North campus, 5727 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix. Classes also are offered at the Communiversity @ Surprise, 15950 W. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
SJN is a non-profit organization that provides training, personal connections, access to resources and moral support for individuals in career transition. Its volunteer leaders and trainers come from various industries including technology, healthcare, government, finance and human resources. Members represent the entire career spectrum of the metro Phoenix area. Visit http://www.southwestjobnet.com for details.