Are you unemployed or looking for a new job and could benefit from improving your job searching skills? Southwestern Community College offers an Employability Lab on the Jackson Campus in Founders Hall Room 124 every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., and in Macon County at the Macon Annex Campus (Located behind Courthouse) Room 104 every Monday, Wednesday from 8 -12 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
With today's new and rapid changing technology and competitive job market it is important to make yourself stand out. The job of finding a job requires many of the same qualifications it takes once you are hired. Employability Lab helps you determine the qualities that make you most marketable to prospective employers, helps you get that interview, and win that job.
Instruction of the course is structured on an open-entry, open-exit basis to meet the customized needs of the participants, is self-paced, and provides lecture as well as individual attention. During the lab, participants assess and identify job interests, learn advanced job search techniques, learn how to keep their resume out of the trash, develop interviewing skills, discover the importance of social media and networking, earn their Career Readiness Certificate, and much more.
The course is free to the unemployed. Walk-ins are welcome. Come by at any time during lab hours to register.