Register Online: Career Success Series A - CANCELLED

Save 20% by registering for Classes 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 (see descriptions below)

DATES: 5 Thu: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8. 15, 2018

TIME: 6:00 - 8:00pm

FEE: $100

LOCATION: Room 4740 - SLO

INSTRUCTOR: Christine Brown

QUESTIONS: Contact instructor at or (805) 439-0635

Register Online: Career Success Series B - CANCELLED

Save 20% by registering for Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 (see descriptions below)

DATES: 5 Thu: Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8. 15, 2018

TIME: 6:00 - 8:00pm

FEE: $100

LOCATION: Room 4740 - SLO


Workshop Description

Workshop #1

Thursday, October 11

Included in Series A


Writing a Killer Resume

Does your resume accurately convey all of your key skills and qualifications? Your resume is commonly the only chance you have to capture a potential employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Get valuable advice from a resume expert on appearance, format, and content strategies to maximize the impact of your resume and score high in applicant tracking systems (ATS). This workshop is an introductory resume writing session geared toward students, interns, and entry- to mid-level professionals in any industry.

Workshop #2

Thursday, October 18

Included in Series B

Advanced Strategies for Resume/CV Writing 

Climbing the career ladder requires continually improving and polishing your resume. Add impact and appeal to your resume as you continue to advance along your career path. Get individualized feedback on how to improve and maintain a resume (or CV) that attracts attention, gets results, and evolves along with you. This course is geared toward mid-level professionals looking to advance, current management-level executives, highly technical specialists, and public-sector employees.

Workshop #3

Thursday, October 25

Included in Series
A & B

Composing Impactful Cover Letters

Make the most of every piece of correspondence you send to a potential employer. Learn to craft introductory letters that demonstrate your abilities, establish credibility, and highlight specific qualifications. Apply appropriate tone, style, and document structure for personal marketing communication pieces such as cover letters, letters of introduction, and candidate biographies. In this workshop, you will receive individual feedback to make sure you are conveying the right message about yourself and what you have to offer an employer.

Workshop #4 

Thursday, November 1

Included in Series
A & B

Polishing your LinkedIn Profile

Learn how to leverage the power of your LinkedIn profile and discover the many other features of this global social media platform. Attend this session to gain tips for utilizing LinkedIn for professional networking and branding. What makes a consumer buy one product over another — and what makes one job-seeker much more sought after than another? Professional branding weighs in heavily. Create an online profile that defines who you are, how you are great, and why YOU should be sought out. Walk away from this interactive workshop knowing how to increase professional visibility and refine personal branding using LinkedIn. This session is geared for job seekers of all types and levels.

Workshop #5

Thursday, November 8

Included in Series
A & B

Job Search and Interview Strategies

Develop useful skills to research and apply for positions in the current job market. This workshop covers public-sector and private-sector job search techniques for professionals in all industries and career levels. This workshop also provides strategies for interviewing for positions and following-up afterward. Gain an understanding of what to expect in an interview, tips for interview preparation, strategies for expressing your qualifications, and advice on how to answer some of those tough questions.

Workshop #6

Thursday, November 15

Included in Series
A & B

Navigating Career Transition

Learn how to re-brand your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile appropriately and effectively for career transition in today’s job market. Whether you’re changing careers completely into a new industry or trying to land a position with a higher level of responsibility, you should modify your documents to highlight your transferable skills and strengths. This workshop is intended for all types of job seekers in any industry.