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We Got You Covered: The Nitty-Gritty on Writing Your Résumé, Cover Letter, and Reference Page.

Feeling confused and overwhelmed about writing a résumé and cover letter?  What is the proper etiquette for handling references?  Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered.  This workshop covers basic components and elements of writing your résumé, cover letter, and reference page as well as presents tips on how to make these documents stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.

Keep Calm and Interview On: How to Ace Your Next Interview

How would you like to nail those tough interview questions and make a positive, lasting impression during an interview?  What about reducing anxiety during the interview process?  This workshop covers basic etiquette and expectations of the interview process.  Also included in this workshop is an essential formula you can use to answer tough interview questions.

Razzle-Dazzle *em!

With so many people applying for jobs, it can be tough standing out from the crowd.  In this workshop, Office of Career and Job Placement will go through the job search process and discuss how you can maximize your job search skills to zone in and target those jobs you want.  The second half of the workshop discusses the importance of a professional presence and how you can wow potential employers. 

Linking In to LinkedIn

Social media is growing and here to stay, but did you know that social media can be used to find jobs and connect with potential employers?  Introducing LinkedIn; a social media site created exclusively to help you advance your career goals and find your dream job.  LinkedIn is a must-have profile for anyone looking to rapidly advance their career.  This workshop can be added to any current workshops for a quick tutorial on what LinkedIn is and how it works.

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Workshops students or alumni can sign up for:

The Modern Resume 

Preparing a resume is the first step to creating a favorable impression with any future employer. Too often, the basics of researching, writing, and organizing resumes are ignored, but a professional resume can mean the difference between getting or not getting an interview and the job you want. The Modern Resume workshop is an interactive workshop that will teach you how to organize your resume, properly format your resume, and create a resume that is tailored to the desired position. For more information, please visit the Events section of the Office of Career and Job Placement page, or email us at jobplacement@cnm.edu.

Self-Paced Employment Workshops

Career Readiness Badging

The Career Readiness Badging course prepares job seekers to find and apply for jobs. It covers the essential components and elements needed for a successful job search. The course will teach job seekers how to prepare a professional resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile. In addition, it teaches job seekers how to use Hire a Suncat, Job Connection Services online job board, and covers the National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) 8 Career Readiness Competencies. Learners will earn badges verifying their learning.

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