Advanced/Professional Series Workshops
Workshops for individuals who are computer literate, have a resume and work history
Publication Date: 03/02/2017
Document Type: Informational Pages
Sponsor: St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment
Online Applications or Applicant Tracking Systems “A Weapon of Mass Rejection”
Learn how to create online applications correctly and successfully. Find out how to get your resume past the automated applicant tracking systems. Hear about mistakes people make when applying for jobs online, and learn what you can do to ensure your resume gets seen and gets more interviews! Learn the latest technology tips and tricks to navigate the ‘hidden job market’.
Workshop runs from 9 am to 3:30 pm.
From networking to recruiting events, interviews and post-interview communication, your interaction with potential employers can either bring you closer to your dream job or further apart. Learn how to move along the process smoothly so that you end up with an employer who likes you enough to offer you a job.
Workshop runs from 8:30 am till noon.
Social Media Management
Explore best practices for establishing an online presence with LinkedIn, learn up-to-date online networking techniques and job search tips.
You must have a "complete" or "near complete" LinkedIn profile to participate, as this workshop is NOT how to develop a social media profile. Workshop runs from 8:30 am till noon.
Advanced Internet Job Search Strategy
Learn to successfully submit online applications, bypassing the robots; prepare your resume for a 30-second scan by HR; use technology to find employers who can utilize your skills; learn to navigate the ‘hidden job market’; find HR managers/contacts using LinkedIn; and successfully navigate a job fair and network for professional growth.
Bring several copies of your resume to work on during the workshop. Workshop runs from 8:30 am till noon.