Genesee Community College Hosts Resume Building Workshops

Batavia, New York — Genesee Community College ‘s Career Services Center will host two free resume building workshops, Developing a Winning Resume and Submitting a Resume Online. Developing a Winning Resume will take place on Thursday October 20, with a second workshop on November 17.

Batavia, New York — Genesee Community College ‘s Career Services Center will host two free resume building workshops, Developing a Winning Resume and Submitting a Resume Online. Developing a Winning Resume will take place on Thursday October 20, with a second workshop on November 17. Submitting a Resume Online will take place on Tuesday, November 8. The workshops will be held at the Batavia Campus from 12:45 -2 p.m. in room T202. These events are free and open to the public.

Developing a Winning Resume will present various types of resume formats, organization, structure, and key components, as well as separating your resume from others. Participants will learn updated information from employers regarding scanned resumes, how to submit a resume electronically and what information and key words employers are looking for in today’s job market. Participants are encouraged to bring their current resumes (hard copy or on flash drive).

Submitting a Resume Online will cover the do’s and don’ts of electronic resumes. In today’s Internet-driven world, having an electronic resume (one that can be easily emailed) is imperative for job seekers. Learn from an actual employer the various electronic tips and strategies for proper submission of an electronic resume. This workshop will be presented by John McGowan of the GCC Career Services Center and Cindy Carpenter, Human Resources at Verizon Wireless.

“Most employers today are asking for electronic submissions of resumes and applications,” John McGowan said. “Students should know some of the tips and tricks to get their resumes out there for employers to see.”

Interested participants should RSVP by calling the GCC Career Services Office at 585-345-6888, by emailing slburns@genesee.edu or registering online at www.genesee.edu/career/events .

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