SLATE Announces Dates for November Job Seeker Workshops

November workshops designed to help find employment

November 14, 2011 | 2 min reading time

SLATE MISSOURI CAREER CENTER, overseen by THE ST. LOUIS AGENCY ON TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT (SLATE), unveiled its lineup of November workshops designed to help job seekers to find employment. Each course offers competitive advantages to anyone in the job market. The workshops are offered at no cost, but seating is limited and a referral from a SLATE staff member is required to attend. The following workshops are available:

Resume Preparation:
This workshop will explain the importance of resumes and cover letters; discuss the different types of resumes and their components; help you to identify the skills needed for a desired position; and effective methods of conveying job-related and transferable skills.

Date: November 16, 2011, 1 – 3 pm.
Location: SLATE MCC Downtown – 1520 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63021

Date: November 17, 2011, 9 am – noon.
Location: SLATE MCC Central West End – 4811 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Date: November 30, 2011, 10 am – noon.
Location: SLATE MCC Downtown – 1520 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63021

Workplace Readiness:
Discover what employers are looking for when they hire a new employee; learn how to prepare and conduct an effective job search using a variety of methods and tips on online applications. Learn why the employers don't respond to your resume and what can you do about it. Practice your interviewing skills and more.

Date: November 15, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm.
Location: SLATE MCC Central West End – 4811 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Date: November 21, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm.
Location: SLATE MCC Downtown – 1520 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63021

Date: November 29, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm.
Location: SLATE MCC Central West End – 4811 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Interview Process:
Identify techniques for creating a positive first impression during the interview process. Review commonly asked interview questions; discuss answers to difficult interview questions. Learn about the different types of interview with tips and strategies for each.

Date: November 16, 2011, 1 – 3 pm.
Location: SLATE MCC Downtown – 1520 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63021

Date: November 22, 2011, 9 – 11 am.
Location: SLATE MCC Central West End – 4811 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Date: November 23, 2011, 10 am – noon.
Location: SLATE MCC Downtown – 1520 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63021

To register for these workshops, visit SLATE Missouri Career Center at either of its two locations, and ask to talk to an Employment and Training Advisor. For a complete schedule of all no cost workshops offered at SLATE, visit www.stlworks.com and select the Downtown or Central West End location.

  • Department:
    St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment
  • Topic:
    Employment
    Jobs
    and Careers

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