Sometimes it’s still harder for a woman to get a job, than it is for a man – especially in this economy. When that happens, it’s time for women to do what women do best – think outside the box.
“Green” jobs are the up and coming industry. Green industry is already starting in a big way, but the careers are different than in “standard” industries. The “old boy” training just isn’t enough any more.
Engineering sounds so BORING. No one really wants to say “Yeah – I’m an engineer…” But appearances can be deceiving!
Who designs new roller-coasters? Who creates the most challenging skateboard tracks? Who creates the newest phones, video players, and computers? You got it – engineers! Plus, they’re ALWAYS in demand. If you’re a good engineer, you probably have a job.
How do you become an engineer, and what sorts of things can you do?
Online Workshop: Uncovering the Hidden Job Market: Career Search Strategies using ReferenceUSA
Day/Date: Wednesdays (starts November 2 and runs through December 28)
Time: 12:30 PM Pacific (1 Hour)
Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.
Doing homework in your pajamas? Need information? Visit our online reference department – Gale Virtual Reference Library and get the information you need. As a bonus we added search boxes for all the other information resources. What’s cool? Search in one of the widgets, and you get information from the resource and as an added bonus information on the subject from our other resources. Don’t have a library card from LVCCLD? Then download our app – Access My Library - available for Apple and Android devices and select one of our libraries as your ‘home library’. (You have to be within 10 miles of one of our libraries). Once bookmarked you will have access anywhere.