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Free workshops will help boost residentsí job-search skills

WorkOne Northeast career centers in Fort Wayne, Auburn and Marion will offer a free series of workshops in early November that will assist people in their job searches.

The workshops include:

“I’ve Got Skills/Resume Development” from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Auburn WorkOne center, 936 W. 15th St.

“Resume Development” from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Fort Wayne WorkOne center, 201 E. Rudisill Blvd, Suite 102.

“Interviewing” from 10-11 a.m. and “Secrets of Job Applications” from 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Marion WorkOne center, 850 N. Miller Ave.

“Creating an effective resume or performing well during job interviews can make a big difference in someone’s chances of landing employment, especially in our increasingly competitive job market,” said Rick Farrant, spokesman for the Northeast Indiana Regional Workforce Investment Board, which oversees the region’s WorkOne centers.

The workshops are not only for the unemployed but also the underemployed and those contemplating a career change.

Seating for the workshops is limited. People are asked to call or email the centers to confirm their plans to attend, as well as provide basic information, such as name, phone number and the session they will be attending. The contact information: Auburn, 260.925.0124, ext. 267 or northskills@workonene.org; Fort Wayne, 260.446.3722 or allenskills@workonene.org; Marion, 765.668.8911, ext. 230 or southskills@workonene.org.

Posted on 2013 Oct 29