May Workshops for Job Seekers

April 23, 2018 | Adult Services

People looking to enhance their job skills or pursue new career opportunities should make plans to attend Albany Public Library’s free employment workshops in May. All workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling the host branch library or clicking on the appropriate link.

Resume Tools for Job Seekers
May 8 (Tues) | 6:00-7:30 pm  | Washington Ave. Branch | (518) 427-4303
Participants get tips, tricks, and one-on-one help with designing and formatting resumes and cover letters. The session is taught by an instructor from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. (The workshop is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Grant, in partnership with the Capital Region Workface Development Board.)

Feeling Stuck in a Dead-End Job?
May 10 (Thurs) | 6:15-7:45 pm | Delaware Branch | (518) 463-0254 x2
This workshop guides participants through the process of clarifying steps and goals to get out of dead-end jobs. Career coach Marsha Lazarus leads the session. (The workshop is supported by funds from the New York State Library Services Program in partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board and the NYSED’s ACCES-VR.)

Skill Building Online
May 15 (Tues) | 6:00-7:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch | (518) 427-4303
May 22 (Tues) | 6:15-7:45 pm | Delaware Branch | (518) 463-0254 x2
Students learn about free resources available to help them sharpen skills with Microsoft Office, coding, social media, and more. An instructor from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County leads the workshop. (The sessions are supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Learning Services Program in partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board and NYSED’s ACCES-VR.)

Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon is APL's public information officer, and manages the library's communications, public relations, and marketing efforts. No, she isn't a librarian, but feels as if she's among her people here at the library.