Hazeltine Public Library To Offer Free Job Search Workshops To The Community

BUSTI – The Hazeltine Public Library is pleased to offer free job search classes to the community. The free classes will be offered on four separate dates in September 2013, and will be instructed by Jamestown Community College Employment Development Specialist Rita Freeborough, M.Ed.

The first free workshop will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 (1-3 p.m.) and Thursday, Sept. 12 (5:30-7:30 p.m.). In this workshop, participants will learn about resume writing and preparing for a job search. Gain the confidence to articulate skills and abilities by using examples, facts, and details.

The second free workshop will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 (1-3 p.m.) and Thursday, Sept. 19 (5:30-7:30 p.m.). This workshop will focus on the hidden job market and how to apply for positions online. Learn how to develop creative job search strategies, including networking, and to stay active throughout the job hunt.

Rita Freeborough, M.Ed. has been a career/employment consultant and counselor for 25 years. She shared her expertise with individuals from various backgrounds and ages in diverse settings across the United States. Her specialties include essential topics such as career planning, job search strategies, resume preparation, the job market, and coping with changes. Freeborough is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator, past president of the National Employment Counseling Association, member of SUNY Career Development Organization, and author of career related articles.

These free job search classes are made possible through a generous grant from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System Outreach Advisory Committee. Registration is required three days prior to the class being attended. Please contact the Hazeltine Public Library at 487-1281.

Located at 891 Busti-Sugar Grove Road in Jamestown, the Hazeltine Public Library believes it is essential to provide materials and services which will help community residents obtain information meeting their personal, educational and cultural information needs. The library will serve as a center for learning and enrichment for all.