Career and Tech Expo

Join us at the Westmont Public Library on September 4, 2024, from 10 AM to 3 PM, for an empowering day dedicated to advancing your career and tech skills. Whether you’re job hunting, seeking career advancement, looking to polish your professional image, or wanting to learn more about the latest technology that can assist you, the Career and Tech Expo is your gateway to new opportunities.

Event Highlights:

  • Professional Headshots: Get a free, high-quality LinkedIn photo to make your profile stand out!
  • Resume Reviews: Have People’s Resource Center job coaches critique and refine your resume to catch the eye of recruiters.
  • Interview Coaching: Gain valuable tips and practice from experienced job coaches to ace your next interview.
  • Tech Tools: Receive a Chromebook to enhance your job search and learn new tech skills.
  • Workshops: Participate in sessions on effective job searching, self-care, computer repairs, and more.

Don’t miss this chance to equip yourself with the tools and knowledge needed for today’s competitive job market. Mark your calendar for September 4th — we look forward to helping you step into your future with confidence!

Location: Westmont Public Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Date & Time: September 4, 2024 | 10 AM – 3 PM

Admission: Free (Registration Required)

Workshops

10am – Literacy / Job Assistance Conversation Circle

11am – Self Care Art workshop

“Artful Self-Care: Creative Strategies for Job Seekers” is an immersive workshop that uses the therapeutic power of art to support your well-being during the job search process. Engage in creative activities designed to reduce stress, boost confidence, and reflect on your professional journey in a supportive, artistic environment.

12pm – Using Chat GPT In the Job Search

“Discover how to boost your job search with ‘ChatGPT in the Job Search.’ Learn to use AI to create tailored resumes, prepare for interviews, and more. Get practical tips on researching companies, crafting application materials, and practicing interview scenarios with ChatGPT for better success.”

1pm – Polished & Professional – Digital Communication Essentials for Job Seekers

“Polished & Professional: Phone and Email Strategies for Job Hunters” is designed to equip you with the essential communication skills needed to stand out in the job market. Learn how to craft compelling emails and handle phone interactions with employers with poise, ensuring every interaction counts towards making a stellar first impression.

Job Preparation and Support

10am – 2pm: Resume Review and Interview Support in Room I

10am – 12pm: Computer Access Repair

Volunteers will be on-site to diagnose and repair desktop and laptop computers. We will troubleshoot both hardware and software issues. Computers needing additional service will be taken to PRC for further processing and returned to the client.

10am – 1pm: LinkedIn Headshots

12pm – 3pm: Computer Giveaway