Training, Connecting, and Developing
the Workforce of DuPage County

workNet DuPage Career Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302
Lisle, IL 60532

Ph: 630.955.2030   TTY: 630.955.2098

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Job Seeker Workshops

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Workshops that are Open to the Public

Job Search 101
Monday, Nov 19; Dec. 17 | 9:00 am
Our career counselors will guide you through the best online job search resources and tools.

Making Connections 101
Monday, Nov 26 | 9:00 am
Uncover company contacts using LinkedIn and discover new strategies for networking.

Making Connections 102
Tuesday, Nov 27 | 9:00 am
Are you communicating the right message? Delve deeper into the signals you are sending to employers.

Veterans Job Search and Services Workshop

For transitioning and unemployed veterans, this workshop will cover aspects of the job search, and representatives from various organizations will be on hand to explain services available to veterans.

Learn More about our Next Veterans Workshop »

 
Workshops with Eligibility Requirements

Job Search Boot Camp

This series of four info-packed workshops will get you fit for finding a job in today's tough job market!
Workshop topics include:

  • researching companies,
  • writing resumes and cover letters,
  • job interview techniques,
  • using LinkedIn,
  • salary negotiation, and more!

Learn More about Job Search Boot Camp »

Job Search Essentials
If you have little-to-no work experience or have been out of the job search for a while, this series will give you an overview of seeking a job in today’s economy. All sessions run from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. To sign up, speak with your career counselor or call 630.955.2030 to apply.

November Session Tuesday-Thursday, Nov 13-15
December Session Tuesday-Thursday, Dec 4-6

Part 1 Learn about job searches, skills identification, labor market information, and qualities of a great hire.

Part 2 Learn about resumes and online applications, dissecting a job description, using social media, on-the-job training, and temp work.

Part 3 Learn how to prepare for interviews and communicate your fit for the position. We’ll also cover what you need to know about background checks and your first 30 days on the job.

Resume 101
Tuesday, Nov. 20; Dec 18 | 9:00 am
Craft a resume that gets noticed. This workshop will cover how to develop a professional summary and accomplishment statement to stand out in the resume stack. We’ll review formats and provide applicant tracking system tips.

Interviewing 101
Wednesday, Nov 28; Dec 19 | 9:00 am
You’ve landed the coveted interview. Now what? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to properly unpack a job description to identify your skills and related experiences to demonstrate you are the best fit.

Interviewing 102
Thursday, Nov 29; Dec 20 | 9:00 am
The interview process often consists of different types of interviews including a phone screen, video and face-to-face. We will walk you through what you need to excel in each of these formats.

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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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