Free Job Search Workshops at Pawtucket Public Library
March 5, 2012
This March, the netWORKri one-stop career system will hold free job search workshops for the greater Pawtucket community at the Pawtucket Public Library on Summer Street. These workshops are part of a larger effort between the Office of Library & Information Services and the RI Department of Labor and Training to outreach to public library patrons throughout the state; the workshops do not represent a change to regular offerings or operations of the netWORKri career center located at 175 Main St., Pawtucket.
Tuesday, March 6, 1-4 p.m.: Interview Workshop I
Thursday, March 8, 9:15 a.m.-12 p.m.: How to Use the EmployRI Online Career Center
Tuesday, March 13, 1-4 p.m.: Mock Panel Interviews
Thursday, March 15, 9:15 a.m.-12 p.m.: How to Use the EmployRI Online Career Center
Tuesday, March 20, 9:15 a.m.-12 p.m.: LinkedIn Networking Tool I
Thursday, March 22, 9:15 a.m.-12 noon: LinkedIn II
Because space is limited, pre-registration for all workshops is required at (401) 721-1819.
Susan Chomka, assistant director of Workforce Development at the RI Department of Labor and Training, praises Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Pawtucket Library Director Susan Reed for making the community outreach workshops a reality in the city. Chomka adds, “The Pawtucket library has a 12-station computer library as well as a variety of meeting spaces that are ideal environments to hold our existing workshops.”
ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.