Brandman University Hosts Workshops and Resume Clinic on September 18

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Congressman Jeff Denham and Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance work with Brandman to help Central Valley unemployed residents find jobs.

The Modesto campus of Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System, is working with U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) to provide free employment workshops and a resume review clinic on Wednesday, September 18. The event will help prepare job seekers for Rep. Denham’s Central Valley Job Fair, facilitated by the Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance (the Alliance), which will take place at Modesto Centre Plaza on Wednesday, September 25.

This event is open to the public and is perfect for those who want to refine their interview skills, learn resume writing techniques, and network within the community. Scheduled seminars will be held at the Brandman University Modesto Campus (5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368) on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Featured opportunities include:

  •     Resume Clinic: Learn strategies to create an effective resume that highlights personal skills and abilities. Participants are encouraged to bring current resumes to be reviewed for expert feedback.
  •     Interview Strategies: The first impression is one of the most important steps in landing a job. This workshop provides the tools needed to practice and refine personal interview skills.
  •     Online Job Search Strategies: Learn ways to incorporate social media into the job search through interactive online networking tactics.
  •     Veterans/Active Duty Only Workshop: Those with military experience have specialized talents that are valuable to employers. This workshop helps veterans and those serving in active duty learn to translate their skills into benefits for the workplace.

Congressman Denham recognizes that, "In today's economy, many are struggling to find work. The job search process is often grueling and overwhelming. We hope to help make the process easier with these employment workshops and a resume review clinic." The Central Valley Job Fair’s pre-event, hosted by Brandman University, supports the community and its economy by providing the tools needed for success. Job seekers and employers can register for the event through the Congressman’s website at http://denham.house.gov/seminar-job-seekers.

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About Brandman University
Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. The university offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its schools of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health. Brandman serves an average of 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. http://www.Brandman.edu

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