Library Offers Free Seminars for Job Seekers

Workforce Solutions will offer three job-seeking seminars in March at the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library, located at 30555 Tomball Parkway. Seminars are held on the second floor in the computer lab room, L-207.

The “Creating a Resume/Completing the Application” seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn how to fill out thorough, accurate and neat applications and create effective resumes that make their education, skills and experience clear to the employer. The right application and/or resume will determine whether or not an applicant will make the interview pool.

The “Resume Lab” seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. With the help of an experienced trainer, all participants will learn to build a modern, effective resume in Microsoft Word and save it electronically for future use.  

The “Rebranding Your Skills” seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn how to enhance their job search prospects by “rebranding” their skills, or presenting their prior and current job skills in a different way so it catches the attention of potential employers. By rebranding, an applicant may be able to find work in a new industry.

For more information or to register for these free job-seeking seminars, call Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library at (832) 559-4211 or 559-4219. The library is located off State Highway 249 between the intersections of Baker Drive and Zion Road.

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With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for spring 2011 and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges: LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball; six centers; LSC-University Park; LSC-University Center at Montgomery; LSC-University Center at University Park; Lone Star Corporate College; and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.