Over 55 and out of work? SCC has free seminar for you

Saturday, June 18, 2011

If you want it…Fight for it! Employment and the Older Worker

Job Search Skills Seminar, 10-11am, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Shoreline Community College

Clarence ‘Joe’ Renouard, Assistant Director, Senior Employment Program, AARP Foundation, Seattle, leads a job-search skills seminar for people 55 and over from 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Shoreline Community College. The free course, sponsored by the Plus 50 program at Shoreline, will be held in the student union building, PUB 9208 near the front entrance to the college.
The presentation is designed for the unemployed, those whose jobs are vulnerable, and those who need to create new opportunities for employment.

Presentation Topics:

  • The labor market, economy and unemployment
  • Personal presentations, networking, interviewing, bridge jobs, and getting hired
  • The benefits older workers provide employers
  • Myths and Realities

Renouard will discuss the importance of personal presentations for the purposes of networking, interviewing and getting hired and the opportunities temporary jobs provide. The dynamics of the labor market will be covered in a group discussion followed by tips on how to promote your skills to possible employers. Renouard will also talk about the myths and realities of what older workers perceive as challenges.

For more information, contact Donna Walther, Workforce Education, Shoreline Community College at 206-533-6706. 

Shoreline Community College is located at 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, just north of Seattle city limits. Parking for two hours is $2.


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