Veteran Job Search Seminars @ Las Positas College

Veteran Job Search Seminars....The next workshop will be Resume writing on Tuesday March 13, 2012. You must register by March 9th.

Bill Oliver, a Software Quality Engineer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and member of the Pleasanton American Legion and VFW Posts has spearheaded a project to coordinate the efforts of the Pleasanton Posts, Livermore Lab & Las Positas College to offer free Seminars to help Veterans in their job search.  The workshop announcement below was provided by Bill.

Please forward this information to all Veterans.

The next workshop will be Resume writing; Tuesday March 13, 2012 @ 4:00PM

Location: Las Positas College, 3033 Collier Canyon Road, Livermore, CA 94551   Bldg 2400 Rm. 2411A

Please e‐mail Bill Oliver oliver4@llnl.gov with your name and phone number if you will attend. This provides me with a head count and mailing list to keep you posted on any changes that may arise. It also allows me to forward a parking pass for that day in case you need one. Acceptance will be on a first registered basis. If we have more than 20 registrants we will hold a second set of workshops.

We need your confirmation by Friday March 9.

A link to the Las Positas web site is:  www.laspositascollege.edu/ A link to the campus map and directions can be found here.

At the conclusion of the resume writing workshop, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the purpose of a resume
  2. Recognize resume formats
  3. Describe the main components of a resume
  4. Develop accomplishment statements
  5. Define applicable military/work skills (Knowledge/skill based and transferable/soft skills)
  6. Draft a cover letter
  7. Assemble a business portfolio

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