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Youth Friendly Employers 2017 Update
NEW** UPDATED 2017 Youth Friendly Employer Listing
The 2017 Youth Friendly Employers List identifies 175+ local businesses that hire youth ages 14-18. Available in English & Spanish.
This information provided is subject to change.
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Job Seeker Workshops
A successful job search involves several stages and LCWC provides you with workshops at every step along the way! Our free workshops help you establish a strong foundation for an effective job search.
Just the Facts: Vital Career Data
Are you exploring your next career move or starting a new job search? In this interactive workshop, we will demonstrate several online tools that will give you up-to-date labor market information and data. These tools offer valuable insight into wage, industry, and hiring trends. Comfort navigating the internet is needed.
Career Exploration Workshop
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Compete and Succeed: Maximize Your Job Search Self-Marketing
Many experienced, highly-skilled workers of all ages discover barriers as they look for job opportunities in a tight labor market. Too often, employers may make assumptions or have biases that mistakenly screen out some of the best-qualified candidates.
Through a blend of attitude and action, you can overcome those barriers.
This workshop gives you the tools to:
- Develop your “self-marketing” campaign that tells your story most powerfully.
- Conduct employer and networking research that shows how you’re a great fit for the job you want.
- Find ways to update your skills and keep them sharp while you are job searching.
Do you need to submit a cover letter for a position, but aren’t sure where to begin? This workshop will teach you what to include in a cover letter, what an employer is looking for in a letter, how to structure it, and how to present yourself effectively in writing.
Interviewing: Be a STAR at Your Next Interview
Preparing for the interview is critical and will allow you to successfully sell yourself to the employer. Included in this workshop are frameworks for answering difficult questions, strategies for answering important unspoken questions, and telling stories that will help the interviewer remember you long after the interview is over.
How to Make Your Resume ROAR (Results Oriented And Relevant)
Gain insight as to what employers are looking for in a resume and how to tailor your resume to each opportunity you are pursuing. You will learn about the different resume formats and current resume practices and techniques to better communicate what you have to offer to potential employers.
How to Make Your Resume ROAR: Action Lab
Note: **Attending How to Make Your Resume Roar prior to this action lab is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. **
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Introduction to LinkedIn
Job Search Strategies
This workshop will help you understand today’s job market and the best practices for job searching in Northern Colorado. At the end of this workshop, you will have the knowledge and tools to execute a strategic job search that is effective and most likely to get you the results you desire.
* NOTE: This workshop is 2 hrs. long. If you do not have a resume yet, please attend Resume: Creating your Core Resume first, and develop a basic resume before attending Customizing Your Resume.
What to bring: A job description or research about an employer’s needs in the field you would like to work would be useful.