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April 3, 2003
CONTACT: Millie Gonzalez
Office of University Relations
908–737–NEWS (6397)

Kean University Workshops Help Job Seekers Take Charge of Their Career

UNION, N.J. – Kean University’s Department of Continuing and Professional Education will present two workshops aimed at helping job seekers build résumé-writing skills and interview techniques. The seminars will be held on Saturday, April 12, and Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to noon in Hutchinson Hall, Room 143, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.

Make Your Résumé and Cover Letter Work for You, will be held on Saturday, April 12. The mechanics of writing an effective résumé and cover letter, as a means of balancing marketability with accuracy, will be reviewed. Participants will become familiar with helpful editing practices, layout strategies and skills for building an electronic résumé.

Participants who attend Developing Confidence for the Job Interview on Saturday, April 26, will learn techniques for preparing for an interview, tips for conducting preliminary research, the importance of networking and other valuable interviewing skills.

The fee for each workshop is $23, and both are open to the public.
For more information or to register, call Kean’s Department of Continuing and Professional Education at (908) 737-5840.