CAREER AND JOB SEARCH


Job Seekers - Cover Letters

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, in the Helen Plum Library Auditorium

Founder and owner of Launchpad for Success, Faraz Kamran grew up in Lombard and attended Glenbard East. He will give an overview of what a Cover Letter is, including formatting (Intro, body, and conclusion paragraphs), important facts, key action verbs, effective cover letters, & tips.

To register, go to: http://helenplum.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp or call Adult Services at 630-627-0316.



Healthcare Job Fair

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00am – 2:00pm, at Glenview Public Library / Community Room – Main Floor, 1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025

No registration required for job seekers. Dress professionally, bring resumes, come prepared for immediate interviews. Not a library sponsored event.

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Elgin Community College Job & Internship Fair

Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00am to 2:00pm, at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Building J, Spartan Events Center, Elgin, IL

FREE and open to the public. Meet employers ready to hire you for full and part-time employment. Sponsored by IDES & Kane County Department of Employment. Pre-Fair Employability Workshops also available; registration required.

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To register for Pre-Fair Employability Workshops, call 847-214-7399


Triton College Job Fair

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:00am - 2:00pm, Student Center Cafeteria, B-Building (west campus of Triton College) 2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL

The Triton College Career Services Center will be welcoming a wide variety of local companies and organizations recruiting for full-time, part-time and seasonal employment. Admission is free but professional attire is mandatory and a resume is required for entry.

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