Training, Connecting, and Developing
the Workforce of DuPage County

workNet DuPage Career Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302
Lisle, IL 60532

Ph: 630.955.2030   TTY: 630.955.2098

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Job Search Boot Camp

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This Series of Five Info-Packed Workshops will get you fit for finding a job in today's tough job market!

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Day 1. Research & Resources

You'll Learn: Researching your own skills and strengths, researching what employers in your field are looking for, and identifying employers and jobs that are well-matched to your skills set.

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Day 2. Resumes, LinkedIn & Letters

You'll Learn: Dealing with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), the components of an effective resume, using LinkedIn, gathering good references, and what makes a good cover letter

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Day 3. Interview Skills, part 1

You'll Learn: The components of effective communication, networking, informational interviewing, job interview preparation, and how to succeed in a telephone interview.

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Day 4. Interview Skills, part 2

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

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Day 5. Negotiation Skills

You'll Learn: Techniques that are crucial to salary and benefit negotiation. The workshop concludes with peer interviewing and evaluation.

Apply for Boot Camp

To apply for the Job Search Boot Camp, please complete and return our Intake Information Form.

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The workNet DuPage Career Center of DuPage County is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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