Welcome workNet DuPage clients!

As a workNet DuPage client, did you know Career Services is a valuable resource available to you?

Get on the Fast Track

Let us quick start your career with the "fast track" to a job. 

Experienced career coaches will guide your job search journey. As part of an online private peer group, you will benefit from the camaraderie of fellow job seekers while receiving essential job search support.

 

Valuable Job Search Topics covered include: 

  • Skills Identification 
  • How to Structure Your Job Search for Results
  • Conveying Your Brand Message 
  • Networking Tools to Make Effective Connections
  • Salary and Negotiation 
  • Interview Preparation 
  • Types of Interviews 
  • Behavioral Interviewing 
  • Virtual/Remote Interview Prep
  • Resume Review
  • Q & A on All Aspects of The Job Search

Day 1. Kickstart your Job Search

You'll learn: How to find openings and identify your skills and experiences to match the position.

WORKSHEETS

PDF COPY OF PRESENTATION

Day 2. Resumes & Applicant Tracking Systems

You'll learn: The effective components of a resume for applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn for your job search and the importance of a cover letter.

 

Day 3. Making Connections & Interview Preparation

You'll become adept at the components of effective networking, informational interviewing, and how to succeed in phone and in-person interviews.

 

WORKSHEETS

PDF COPY OF PRESENTATION

Job Posting Deconstruction Table

Networking Tools Handout

Preparing for the Interview: Researching Companies

START Magic

Day 4. The "Interview"

You'll learn: What employers look for during an interview, types of questions, developing answers for behavioral interviews, and what you should ask employers.

 

WORKSHEETS

PDF COPY OF PRESENTATION

30 Second Video Presentation

Questions to Ask When Interviewing for a Job

SPART Interview Questions

Story Overview

What Benefits Are You Willing to Negotiate For

Let us help you ace the interview

WEDNESDAY JOB SEARCH TIPS

Join our exclusive live workshop series led by professional workNet DuPage career coaches Wednesdays at 9am. Plan to attend all for success.

REGISTER HERE FOR WEDNESDAY JOB SEARCH TIPS

 

Questions about your job search?

We're here to help! Get in touch.

Upcoming Career Conversations

Oct 08
Workshops
Success for the Seasoned Search…The Benefit of Being Overqualified

Discover the REAL reason why recruiters AND hiring managers are concerned about hiring overqualified applicants and seven ways to explain during an interview why being overqualified is an advantage.

Oct 29
Workshops
Jim’s Final Halloween Job Search Story: Quest Through the Job Search Wasteland

As King Arthur’s knight roamed the countryside in a quest for the Grail, so you job seekers for the “Perfect Job”. Follow the Questing Job Search Knights through the trials and lessons of the wasteland to find your next Position.

Nov 19
Workshops
COBRA and Healthcare Options

Come find out about the mercurial world of health insurance. Robert Slayton, president of Robert Slayton and Associates, will walk you through what's changed, what hasn't, and what to do with what you have (or don't have).

Dec 10
Workshops
Holiday Job Search Story

Discover your gifts and skills this holiday season to unwrap meaningful employment in the new year.

VIRTUAL JOB CLUB REPLAYS

Missed a job club? Tune in here from anywhere, anytime. 

 

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