PA CareerLink® at Delaware County Community College

Marple Campus, Academic Building Room 1300

901 Media Line Road, Media PA 19063

Phone: 610-723-1220 | Fax: 610-723-6007 | PA CareerLink® Delaware County Website

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM - 4:30PM

 

Workshop Calendars

JANUARY 2017

 

Workshop Descriptions

Career ConneXions - Don’t let the job search get you down! Join us for any or all of six topic-oriented small group sessions to kick your job search into high gear and keep your focus!  Connect with other jobseekers to share ideas and strategies that have worked for you.   Sessions include Elevator Speech, Behavioral Interviewing, Networking, Organization in your Job Search, Goal Setting in Your Job Search and Managing Stress and Change.  Sessions can be attended in any order, we’ll help you keep track with a punch card system. 

Career Planning in Contemporary TimesThinking of a career shift? Register for this highly interactive workshop and explore your interests and values to learn how they impact your career decisions and employment search in today’s job market.

Employer PanelThis information session allows you to interact with human resource professionals who will provide information and answer questions about what they look for in a candidate.  Learn the latest about how to make a good impression and ace an interview.

Federal Jobs I - Ten Steps to a Federal Job – In - depth information on the fundamentals of identifying your career path, searching for job openings that interest you and the process of applying for a job with the federal government.

Federal Jobs II - Federal Resume and Accomplishment Writing – An opportunity for you to begin writing a federal resume and list your accomplishments in the preferred format for federal applications.  Bring a copy of a current resume and a print-out of a federal job posting that interests you.   NOTE : Federal Jobs I is a pre-requisite.

Identifying Your Transferable SkillsUnder the guidance of a facilitator using the Skillscan® system, you will self-identify and name your key skills and qualities that are essential for your resume development, career decision making and successful self-marketing.

Interviewing TechniquesJob interview success depends on how well you are prepared to sell yourself!  Learn what hiring managers want in a candidate, what questions they may ask and how they should be answered.  Learn about “behavior-based” interviewing, how to ace a phone interview and how to manage the post-interview experience to ensure a positive outcome.  Take advantage of the opportunity to schedule a mock interview at the end of this informative session!

LinkedIn Live! - Social media has become a highly effective tool for networking, career development and job search activities.  This session provides a general overview of the latest in profile development, job search and networking capabilities available on LinkedIn.  Participants must have a basic LinkedIn account to attend and will have the opportunity for hands-on experience under the guidance of the facilitator.  Bring your resume, list of schools attended and names of 3-5 people with whom you want to connect.  NOTE:  LinkedIn account required.

Personal Computing (PC) Workshop – This nine hours over three-days class introduces you to the basics of personal computers, email, basic file management and how to navigate the Internet to access job seeking resources such as PA CareerLink®’s JobGateway system.

Resume I – The BasicsIntended for beginning resume writers or those who haven’t written a resume in over a year.   Learn the basic parts of creating a resume, cover letter and professional portfolio, as well as methods for presenting your resume and portfolio to potential employers that reflect you in the best light possible.

Resume II – Self-Marketing - Intended for those ready to apply self-marketing concepts to the job search.  A series of exercises are provided to help you more fully develop your professional profile, write effective accomplishment statements, and identify key words.  NOTE:  Resume I or completion of a basic resume are pre-requisites.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs.