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Mock Interview Program Recap

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Thanks to all of those who participated in our first-ever Mock Interview session presented by Career Connections.  Mock interviews are a great way to hone your interview and communication skills in a simulated environment.  Whether practicing with a professional or a friend, becoming familiar with common interview questions is key to acing the interview.  Some important tips include:

  • Answer the question that is being asked
  • Make sure you can talk about examples the highlight your skills, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Repeat the question to allow yourself time to gather
  • Use keywords and phrases listed in the job description to tailor your responses

For more tips on preparing yourself for the interview and how to succeed in the interview, please visit Career Connections.  For a list of the most common interview questions, check out this article.

Career Connections Presents – Volunteering: A Doorway to Employment

if you’re looking for a job, you may think your time would be better spent on job-search activities than volunteering.  However, there are several benefits to volunteering.  Come join us as we delve into how volunteering can have a positive impact on not only your job search, but also developing and enhancing import skills and talents sought after by employers.

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development has developed a career navigation framework consisting of expert insights and actionable guidance, which follows 3 steps: Plan, Prepare, and Succeed. Volunteering: A Doorway to Employment falls under the ”Prepare” step of this model.

 

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NJSL Presents Career Connections – Master the Art of Networking

A critical component of anyone’s career goals and advancement is networking.  Finding the right job or career can be all about WHO you know rather than WHAT you know.  Join us as we highlight why networking is so important in today’s job environment while addressing the following topics:

  • Identifing, building, and expanding your network
  • Network planning
  • Using social media

 

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