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Vacant Property Workshop

City Hall, 425 East State Street, 2nd floor, City Council Chambers
Attend a free informational workshop and find out how to tranform a vacant house into your new home!

Susan Diehl 815-987-5626


Vacant Property Workshop

HomeStart 205 N. Church Street
Attend a free informational workshop and find out how to transform a vacant house into your new home!

Susan Diehl 815-987-5626


Free Job Seeker Seminars

Rock Valley College Woodward Technology Center 3301 N. Mulford Rd Rockford, IL
The Workforce Connection is offering FREE job seeker seminars

Date: October 30, 2014
Location: Rock Valley College
Woodward Technology Center (WTC)
3301 N. Mulford Rd Rockford, IL 61114
Registration: 815-921-2200

Where's Waldo? 9:00 am -- 10:30 am
Looking for the right career? What do you want to do with your life? Take this seminar to enhance your ability to make effective career decisions. You will get a better understanding of the career development process and learn about existing career exploration resources.

Build a Winning Resume 10:45 am -- 12:15 pm
Come and learn various tips and tricks to creating a resume that will stand out to potential employers. Learn the different types of resumes and what is important to include in a resume and what should be left out.

Nail Your Next Interview 1:30 pm -- 3:00 pm
Interviewing, that one word can inflict terror, fear, worry, sweaty palms, and weak knees in anyone. This seminar will help take the fear and worry out of interviewing by reviewing the do's and don'ts of interviewing. We will also touch on how to best nail the different kinds of interviews you may encounter.

Skills that Pay the Bills 3:15 pm -- 4:45 pm
This seminar will discuss skills related to the personal qualities, habits, and attitudes employers are looking for in an employee. These skills can be just as important to employers as job performance.


Attend one or all seminars, but due to limited seating registration is required.


The Workforce Connection
815-921-2200