The community is invited to the following free career workshops at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, held in the 700 Building, Tunxis Library Classroom. Advanced registration is required—email [email protected]. For a map of campus, see tunxis.edu/map.
• Sept. 19, 10 a.m.
“Job Searching and Cover Letters,” on how to conduct a comprehensive job search using the latest strategies. Explore how to research opportunities, contact employers, network, and tap into the hidden job market. The role of cover letters and how to draft them will also be covered.
• Sept. 26, 10 a.m.
“Resume Writing” covers effective resume writing and is appropriate for all skill levels including those who would like to update their skills.
• Oct. 17, 10 a.m.
“Interviewing Skills” identifies the types of interviews candidates may experience, stages of the interview process, and the most frequently asked interview questions.
• Oct. 24, 10 a.m.
“Networking with LinkedIn”—Learn the secrets to LinkedIn, the largest social media professional networking site, and connect with others in your industry.
• Nov. 14, 10 a.m.
“Create a Resume With Your iPhone” includes how to create resumes on a mobile device using free applications available through the App Store and Google Play Store.
• Dec. 5, 10 a.m.
“Social Media and Your Personal Brand” covers mistakes to avoid in your profile and how to create a successful online presence that enhances your own brand.
From fine arts, health, and technology to liberal arts & sciences programs, Tunxis offers over 60 associate degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177.