Get free job hunting information and guidance with Lane County Workforce Services and WorkSource Lane. These experts offer in-person job hunting workshops, one-on-one appointments, and online career exploration workshops.
In-person workshops at the Downtown Library
Attend one, two, or all three sessions.
Job Hunting 101
Thursday, Nov. 3 , 3 p.m.
Topics include: finding employers who are hiring, approaching possible employers and following up, creating a resume, interviewing for success, and keeping employment after the probationary period.
Job Hunting 102
Thursday, Dec. 1 , 1p.m.
Topics include: learning about your industry and identifyingprospective employers, envisioning your short and long term employment goals, and getting resume and interview advice.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m.
Topics include: learning to concisely describe yourself and your skills, practicing talking and connecting with new people, and learning about online and in-person networking opportunities including letters of introduction and informational interviews.
One-on-one appointments at the Downtown Library
Lane County Workforce Services also offers one-on-one job search help by appointment at the Downtown Library. Workforce career advisors assist job seekers with online applications, resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, community resources, networking, and training scholarships. They help people make career plans, become more employable, improve job search skills, and find work. Call Lane County Workforce Services at 541-686-7985 to schedule an in-person appointment in English or Spanish. Información en español.
Online career exploration workshops
2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join Lane County Workforce Services to explore ways to identify your skills and interests while researching possible career choices. Career exploration will provide you access to assessments based on preference and gained experiences. In addition, get a review the labor market and discover jobs in growing local industries.
At the time of the meeting, visit https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/812729269. The meeting ID # is 812-729-269. (You may be prompted to download the free GoToMeeting app or log in on the web. GoToMeeting is free. ) Or attend by phone at 646-749-3122. This workshop will be held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, featuring updated information and new conversations. Participate at one session or more. No registration needed.