Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is providing a free Ready for Work workshop series. These 3 workshops provide training, support, and resources to help participants entering or returning to the workforce. Workshop topics include: creating a resume, customizing a cover letter to fit the job, searching for a job, and tips for a successful job interview.
Workshops are free and open to all Vermont residents. Sign up for 1, 2, or all 3 workshops. SEVCA provides handouts, resources, and support before and after the workshops. SEVCA also provides a gift card incentive to Vermont residents from Windham and Windsor Counties who attend all 3 workshops.
Ready for Work Workshop Series – December 2021
- Workshop 1: Resume Writing Workshop - 12/07/21, 6pm - 7pm
- Workshop 2: Cover letter and Job Search - 12/14/21, 6pm - 7pm
- Workshop 3: Tips for a Successful Job Interview - 12/21/21, 6pm - 7pm
Workshop 1: Resume Writing Workshop
One of the most important steps in the job search process is writing a solid resume. Participants will learn how to create or update their resume by representing their interests, experiences, skills, and abilities using action keywords, and interpersonal skills words in a clear, readable, and noticeable style. Resume support from the instructor is provided before and after the workshop.
Workshop 2: Cover Letters & Job Search
Participants will learn how to create and customize a cover letter to introduce themselves and present their skills and interests based on a job posting. We’ll use several online sources to search for open positions, research potential employers, compare options, and learn how to apply for a job online.
Workshop 3: Tips for a Successful Job Interview
Participants will learn how to prepare for and be successful in job interviews. We’ll review how to: prepare for the interview, avoid common interview mistakes, promote your skills and interests, learn more about the employer, and follow up after the interview.