Prairie State College Offering Job Readiness Workshops

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– During these uncertain economic times, Prairie State College (PSC) is reaching out to district residents by offering free Job Readiness Workshops. The Job Readiness Workshops are designed to help individuals improve their job-seeking skills and job development strategies. The workshops will help participants develop a comprehensive approach to searching for a job including learning about interviewing techniques, where to find jobs, and the advantages of networking.

Three free Job Readiness Workshops are scheduled and will be held on August 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and September 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college’s main campus located at 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights. Participants are to meet at the ATOC building, suite 148. Seating is limited for each session so call (708) 709-3959 to register or e-mail Lisa Wilkins at [email protected] to secure your spot. Participants only need to sign up for one workshop; each workshop is the same, the different times are being offered to accommodate people’s schedules.

“The Job Readiness Workshop is designed to offer assistance to district residents who have been affected by the tough economy. This workshop will help a person identify their unique skills and provide them with the necessary tools to compete in this tough job market,” said Mary Klinefelter, dean of corporate and continuing education.

Lisa Wilkins, a certified Illinois workNet advisor, will be leading the Job Readiness Workshop. Wilkins has many years of experience working in a career resource center and will be able to share her expertise and knowledge with the workshop attendees. The workshops are free and open to the public but registration is mandatory. For more information, contact Wilkins at (708) 709-3959.