Free Career Development Workshops!

Looking for employment? Having a hard time applying for job opportunities? Need help upgrading your skills? The Hudson Area Library, in collaboration with Columbia Greene Workforce New York Career Center, introduces a series of free career development workshops. The workshops will be held Tuesdays from 9:30-11am between April 17 and May 15. The goal of the workshop series is to help participants develop skills important to today’s job seekers – from how to create and format a quality resume to using the Internet and email in your job search. Sign up today! Interested job seekers may register for one or more of the following free workshops:

Get Connected Workshop (April 17): Learn to use the mouse and get an email address so you can begin to use the Internet in your job search. Learn how to complete an online form and copy and paste information.

Resume Workshop (April 24): Learn about various types of resumes along with the requirements of a quality resume focusing on accomplishments and skills.

Interview Workshop (May 1): Learn how to practice and handle interview questions.

XP/Word (May 8): Learn the Word basics so you can format your resume and cover letter. Learn to find, save, adjust fonts, size, margins, bullets & email/paste a resume.

Internet Job Search (May 15): Learn how to find job leads online and become familiar with using a variety of search sites.

Space is limited. To reserve a spot in one or more of the workshops, call the Hudson Area Library at 518-828-1792. All workshops are offered by Columbia Greene Workforce New York Career Center instructors and are held at the Hudson Area Library at 400 State Street in Hudson, NY.

This project has been supported by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation builds stronger communities and improves the quality of life for all residents of our region. Each year, the foundation distributes over $7 million through grants and scholarships, helping thousands of donors achieve their philanthropic goals and hundreds of nonprofits carry on their good work. Berkshire Taconic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity.