Friday, April 16, 2010

Perlmutter Hosting Job Hunters “Boot Camp” This Event is Free & Open to the Public

Lakewood, CO – On Monday, April 19, 2010, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s Office is hosting a free job fair with a twist - combining the training aspect of a “boot camp” with the recruitment potential of a job fair.

Perlmutter stated, “This event will have something for everyone. You can learn how to use social networking and the internet to find a job, update your resume or learn how to apply for a federal job. Whether you or someone you know is job hunting full-time or employed and looking for a change, we want to help.”

The "Job Fair" portion will have area companies hiring now or in the near future or non-profit/governmental organizations that can provide guidance or services for job seekers. Attendees will be able to discover resources as well as introduce themselves to interested employers at their designated booths and further their networking and job searching.

Details of the event are as follows:

WHAT: Jobs Boot Camp Sponsored by the Office of Rep. Ed Perlmutter

When: Monday, April 19, 2010
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Summit Events Center in Aurora
411 Sable Blvd

Other information:
Perlmutter’s Office is partnering with Arapahoe/Douglas Works and SCORE to offer workshops providing job skills and insights into job hunting in the current economic climate. Seminars will be held on the following topics:

* Resume and Cover Letter Writing
* How to prospect a Job – Social Networking
* Interviewing Skills and Techniques - How to Sell Yourself
* 10 Steps to a Federal Job
* Business Startup Resources

AGENDA:
9 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:15 a.m. Overcoming Obstacles, speaker Artie Guerrero
10 a.m. Workshops

Social Networking
10 Steps to a Federal Job
Interviewing Skills
Resume/Cover Letters
Business Startup Resources

11 a.m. Workshops
Green Energy Jobs

Noon Panel Discussion: Industries and Jobs of the Future
Resource and Job Networking

1 p.m. Acknowledgments and Conclusions

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