Article – “How To Shorten Your Time Spent On Job Searching “

young man writing with coffee cupOnce you start a job search or make the decision to change careers, you want it to happen NOW.  It’s understandable.  Read how to shorten your job search, through networking groups, career services at your Alma mater, and being prepared.  Sometimes the best way to speed up a job search is to slow down for a moment and do your research.

Read full article here.

Article – “How to Search for a Job at Different Ages for Best Results”

young_and_old250Learn how to best job search at your age.  Job search can favor the younger, but don’t discount the experience and skill sets that any one can bring to an interview.  Networking, reaching out to mentors is vital at any age.  Knowing your strengths and playing them up is also important.  Learn more advice according to Economic Times contributors.

Read full article here.

Employment Ministry Roundtable – 7/25 – Get Your Most Perplexing Job Search Questions Answered!

logoJoin them July 25 (6:30 pm) at their Employment Ministry Roundtable to brainstorm with experienced hiring managers, job coaches and fellow job seekers.  Learn Resume Tracking System Do’s and Don’ts.  Get your most perplexing job search questions answered and discover new avenues to getting employed.

After the Roundtable, you can:

  • Meet one-on-one with job coaches and hiring managers to review your resumes, improve your interviewing skills, etc.
  • Attend our Networking 101 workshop and learn networking skills
  • Continue networking with others
  • Get spiritual, emotional or social service help

Location: St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59 in Plainfield

For more information, or visit

The Employment Ministry looks to help build confidence and accelerate your job search success.  They help job seekers succeed.  There is no cost to attend, pre-registration is not required, and everyone is welcome.  Bring copies of your handbill or resume to distribute.  Dress is casual.

Article – “Google Just Made Everyone’s Job Hunt SO Much Easier”

google-200x200.7714256da16fYour job search just got a bit easier!  Job searching often feels like another job, no ifs, ands, or buts about it.  But now you can search “Jobs Near Me” in Google and voila!  You can also customize the position you are looking for as well as incorporate your commute.

Read full article by Marquita Harris here.

Job Club – Wednesday, June 21, Noon to 1:30

To501690121pic: Expect the Unexpected – Interview Questions You Know You’ll be Asked with speaker Cathy Giacobbe, Community Career Center

Do you know what questions you’ll be asked in an interview? It’s easy to get thrown off by the most common questions. How to answer tricky questions and showing potential employers why they should hire you will be addressed.

The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers.  Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere.

Bring your lunch, dessert is on us.  Registration requested.  Connect with the Library at 815.327.2515 or online.