Globe University-Wausau to Host Series of Job Readiness Workshops

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Job Readiness 2012, a three-part workshop series, helps attendees improve resumes, land interviews and dress for success.

Globe University's Wausau, Wis. campus.

We’d like to collaborate with businesses and other education institutions to help address local challenges like unemployment in Marathon, Portage, Lincoln and surrounding counties.

Globe University-Wausau will host a series of free job-search seminars beginning this Friday, May 4. The series, called Job Readiness 2012, is geared for job seekers of any age, education level, and career stage in the central Wisconsin region.

Local, national and international career experts will share dos and don’ts of career and job search success. The experts represent an eclectic mix of industries: human resource management, consulting, career counseling, communications, broadcast journalism, job skills training, and education.

Three events comprise the Job Readiness 2012 Series; participants can choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions. Upon completion of all three sessions attendees will receive a certificate.

May 4—Tips and tricks for career success: Experts share resume and cover letter writing tips and discuss first steps to secure an interview. Local companies will be on site to share best practices on how to land the interview.

June 1—Creating a lasting impression: Susan Guarneri, certified master branding specialist and nationally certified career counselor, presents “How to Wow;” job search, interview and post-interview successes. Tom Younger, director of Marathon County’s Job Center will share career success strategies.

June 29—Standing out from the crowd: Inspiring keynote speakers Rene Daniels, executive director of Workforce Development, and Dave Kallaway, radio host on WIFC—95.5, will share nuggets of career wisdom. This final session of the series includes a Dress for Success event, which features Wausau’s resource for career fashions on a budget, Career Closet.

“Our goal in developing Job Readiness 2012 was to provide the community no-cost education opportunities from experts whose successes can become lessons for our students and local residents forging new careers,” said Globe’s Community Relations Specialist and faculty member Christine Ellis. “We’d like to collaborate with businesses and other education institutions to help address local challenges like unemployment in Marathon, Portage, Lincoln and surrounding counties.”

Each of these free and open-to-the-public sessions runs from 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Register today at:


About Globe University
Globe University is part of Globe Education Network (GEN), a family-managed collaborative body of career colleges, universities and training centers based in Woodbury, Minn. Through its mission, We Care, the organization integrates hands-on and career-focused education with service- and applied-learning experiences that expose students to their communities and real-world situations. Globe University is accredited and offer master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, and diplomas in several career fields. More than 30 programs are available online.
For more information about Globe University and its Wausau campus, visit or the campus Facebook page.

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