2014 Career Development events at The Berkeley Public Library: Develop Your Resume and Cover letter writing skills

January 06, 2014

Contact: Sierra Gribble
Berkeley Public Library


Berkeley, January 6, 2014— Mark your calendars! The Berkeley Public Library hosts a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop on Monday January 27, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room of the Central Library, 2090 Kittredge Street.

This free workshop is led by resume expert Marilyn Tullius from Delta Strategies for Marketing.  She will address how to handle gaps in employment, focusing the resume for specific jobs, common dilemmas in resume writing; as well as answer individual questions. Attendees should bring copies of their current resume and cover letter for review and advice in a small group discussion setting.

The dates for the Resume and Cover Letter Workshop are: January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28, Tuesday May 27, (due to May 26th being Memorial Day) and June 23, 2014.

The Library also has a large collection of books and media about career options, the job search, writing resumes and cover letters and more. Explore the Library’s online resources from your home computer including: Job Scout. Career Cruising, Learn a Testand several more. Practice taking a sample exam on Civil Service Real Estate or CBEST. A valid library card is required to check out items and to access the online job resources.

The Central Library is open Monday, noon-8 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. For questions, please call 510-981-6195(voice) or 510-548-1240 (TTY) or visit the library’s website:www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs.

To request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability.