Navigating Your Job Search: Online Event

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Event Backup

In this online event series, local career professionals share tips and strategies for navigating a job search today.

During four weekly sessions, we'll discuss:

Looking for a Job Today (Tuesday, November 2)

The job market has changed dramatically. Career librarian Mike Buhmann will go over essential portfolio-building tools and present how you can develop the knowledge and skills to land the job you want.

Resumes and Marketing Material (Tuesday, November 9)

Career professionals Jerry Donahue and Joan Neumahr share the best ways to market yourself today. Learn techniques to create an optimal resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letter, and more.

Informational Interviewing (Tuesday, November 16)

Get an edge on the competition by networking your way to your next career. Martin Gahbauer of Elmhurst University will share how you can take control of your job search by conducting a series of directed interviews that will develop your network and help you land a good job.

Interviewing in the Virtual Age (Tuesday, November 23)

During the pandemic, most interviewing is done on the phone and by computer. Long-time human resources professional Frances Price will explain the techniques for looking and sounding your best in an online interview.

Attend any or all of the sessions that interest you.

Your confirmation email will include your Zoom link. If you have questions about this event after registration has closed, please email the events team or call the library at 847-673-7774.

Presented in collaboration with Wilmette Public Library, Glenview Public Library, Morton Grove Public Library, Evanston Public Library, Lincolnwood Public Library, and Niles-Maine District Library.

Online registration is closed.