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Free workshops for displaced Mitsubishi workers

May 6, 2016

Heartland Community College and Career Link are offering free workshops for displaced Mitsubishi workers.

The workshops focus on a variety of topics to help build skills in resume writing, technology and interviewing.

Available Workshops

Resume Writing

  • Recognize the purpose and importance of a resume
  • Understand what kind of information is expected and appropriate for a resume
  • Begin designing your own resume to build upon in the coming years

Cover Letter Writing

  • Recognize the purpose and importance of a cover letter
  • Understand what kind of information is expected and appropriate for a cover letter
  • Begin creating your own cover letter

Interviewing Skills

  • Recognize that being prepared for the job interview is just as important as the interview itself
  • Practice anticipating interviewer questions and writing your own questions to ask in an interview
  • Begin to assess your own skills and experiences by writing a “Prove It” story

 Targeting Success

  • Begin thinking about your own personal definition of success—what “being successful” would look like in your life
  • Assess your strengths and areas of challenge

Handling Stress

  • Recognize possible symptoms of stress
  • Begin identifying sources of stress in your life now

How to Job Hunt

  • Recognize that being prepared to job search is an important step in the process.
  • Identify and utilize different job search methods.
  • Understand what resources and information you need to fill out employment applications.

Excel Basics

  • Learn how to work with Microsoft Excel
  • Create a spreadsheet to organize data

To get more information, call Heartland's Community Education department at 309-268-8160. For date and time information, see the Heartland calendar.

Written by: Becky Gropp