Free Veterans Job Search Seminar on May 15

Free Job Search Seminar for veterans at Las Positas College on Tuesday May 15, 2012. See article for contact and registration information.

Veteran Job Search Seminars

Pleasanton VFW Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 submit the following information to all interested Veterans.

The next workshop will be Resume writing for Veterans on Tuesday May 15, 2012.

Location: Las Positas College 3033 Collier Canyon Road Livermore, CA, Bldg 2400 Rm. 2411A  

Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The workshop is conducted by Professionals at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, who donate their time to help Veterans find employment. Please e‐mail Bill Oliver at: oliver4@llnl.gov with your name and phone number if you will attend.

This provides Bill with a head count and mailing list to keep you posted on any changes that may arise. It also allows him to forward a parking pass for that day in case you need one.

It will be on a first registered basis. If we have more than 12 registrants we put your name on the list for the next workshop. We need your confirmation by Monday May 14, 2012.

A link to the Las Positas web site is: http://www.laspositascollege.edu/ 

A link to the campus map and directions can be found here:  http://www.laspositascollege.edu/international/CampusMap.php

At the conclusion of the resume writing workshop, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the purpose of a resume.
  2. Recognize resume formats.
  3. Describe the main components of a resume.
  4. Develop accomplishment statements.
  5. Define applicable military/work skills (Knowledge/skill based and transferable/soft skills).
  6. Draft a cover letter.
  7. Assemble a business portfolio.

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