at Genesee County Career Center, 587 East
Main Street, Batavia, NY -
Please call to register (585) 344-2042
at Orleans County WFD, 458 West Avenue,
Albion, NY - (585) 589-5335
Calendar for dates
EVERY job seeker should have a resume.
A resume that puts your experience,
education and/or training, in the best
possible light. We will discuss versus
2 pages; the difference between a job
duty and an accomplishment; employer
expectations and much more! Bring with
you your information. Let us help you
get started. Typing services are available
at no cost to you
Learn to make a great first impression
and answer questions calmly and correctly
at interviews. Interviewing has changed
dramatically in the last six months
so get the most up-to-minute advice.
Learn to handle group interviews, tough
questions, and how to answer the questions
you wish they wouldn't ask! Also covers
how to handle illegal questions, behavioral
questions, and mental processing questions.
Plus learn the number one way to turn
an interview into a job offer!
Learn what careers are in demand in
our area and how you can qualify for
these high demand careers. Identify
your transferable skills, discover what
careers will give you the best opportunity
for job satisfaction, and learn to repackage
your skills for jobs of the future.
Although no career is completely "recession
proof", there are careers that
are in demand during good times and
bad. Learn how you can qualify for these
good paying careers.
A small, informal group, facilitated
by an Employment Counselor; that meets
weekly to network, share job leads and
articles of interest, and to discuss
various job search techniques. Join
us when you can!
Applications (on-line and paper) &
Learn why applications have to be neat
and complete and what an effective cover
letter sounds and looks like, and why
the following statement is still true:
"Before we can sell ourselves in
person, we must sell ourselves on paper".
the Civil Service System
Explore the opportunities in civil service
available to people with all levels
of education and experience. Learn how
to find the jobs that match your career
goals and how to apply. You will receive
a list of upcoming exams, information
on where to find resources to prepare
for exams and much more.
Linkedin is a professional networking
website which can be used effectively
to find work and is also being used
by recruiters to find prospective candidates.
Learn how to use LinkedIn as part of
your job search. This workshop includes
how to develop your profile, how to
connect with people in your industry,
how to search for jobs, and how to find
information on your target companies.
Search over 50
What skills and attributes do the older
workers in particular, bring to a job?
In what ways does the job search differ
for the older worker? In this unusually
tough economy, learn how to turn potential
liabilities into assets.
A hands-on introduction to the basics
of the computer - learn how to set up
an email, how to email, how to copy
County Community Action
Learn the most effective strategies for
landing the kind of job you want. You
will learn how to set goals, how to assess
your strengths, how to market yourself,
and much, much more.
Receive step-by-step instructions on how
to develop your best, most eye-catching
resume. You will also receive advice for
developing effective cover letters and
thank-you notes. Typing and photocopying
of your finished product are available
at no cost.
workshops will be held at:
NYS Department of Labor
448 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569
is no charge for the workshops but you
must make a reservation by calling the
NYSDOL at 786-3145.
County Office of Workforce and Development
County Government Center
6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY - Room 100T