Thursday, August 12, 2010

Accelerate Your Job Skills This September @ the Library TM

Whether you are looking for a job or just interested in updating your resume, the South Sioux City Public Library has an opportunity for you. The South Sioux City Public Library recently added an online program “Learning Express: Job & Career Accelerator” to their list of available online databases.

Classes will be held during the month of September to familiarize with this program. The program is accessible from your own home but you must have a South Sioux City Public Library card to access the program.

Classes will cover: Resumes and Cover Letters, Searching for Jobs, and Interviewing Guidance Hints.

The class Schedule for the September classes is as follows:

• Wed :Sept 1- 9:30am—Job Searching
• Wed :Sept 8- 9:30am— Resume/Cover Letter
• Fri :Sept 10- 4pm— Job Searching
• Tues :Sept 14- 11am— Job Searching
• Sat :Sept 18- 10am— Resume/Cover Letter
• Tues :Sept 21- 6pm— Resume/Cover Letter
• Wed :Sept22- 6pm—Interviewing Guidance Hints
• Fri :Sept 24- 3pm— Resume/Cover Letter
• Sat :Sept 25- 10am— Job Searching
• Mon :Sept 27- 5:30pm— Resume/Cover Letter
• Thurs :Sept 30- 7pm— Job Searching

To attend these classes you must have a current South Sioux City Public Library Card. To obtain a card you must have a current photo ID with your current address or a photo with a current piece of mail with your address. Cards are free to anyone who lives in Dakota County. If you live outside of the county the cost to obtain a card is $15.00.

Other programs the SSC Public Library has available through the Learning Express program includes Occupations Practice Test, GED Preparation, US Citizenship assistance, Spanish Language GED assistance, Elementary grade assistance with math and reading, Middle School and High School assistance with Math, Reading and Writing, and College ACT preparation.

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