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St. Petersburg Main Library Hosts Goodwill Employment Workshops
Date:  11/4/2016
ArticleType:  Member News

For Immediate Release

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Mika Nelson, Director, St. Petersburg Library System, 727-893-7736


St. Petersburg Main Library Hosts Goodwill Employment Workshops

St. Petersburg, Fla. (November 4, 2016) – Goodwill Job Connection is offering regular employment workshops on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 3 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Avenue N. Call 727-893-7724 to reserve a seat. The workshops are free and open to the public. Class schedule for November 7 through January 9:

Overcoming Barriers: Monday, November 7, 3 p.m. Learn how to overcome barriers of a criminal history when seeking employment.

Resume Development Class: Monday, November 21, 3 p.m. Learn how to create your own resume. 3 to 4 p.m. class; 4 to 5 p.m. open resume lab for personalized help.

Job Seeking Techniques: Monday, December 5, 3 p.m. Learn about the hidden job market and explore ways to find those job openings that are rarely posted.

Mastering the Interview: Monday, January 9, 3 p.m. Learn how to prepare for and have a successful job interview.

The St. Petersburg Library System is pleased to offer this service in partnership with Goodwill Job Connection, and as a part of its Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Education, Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community.

For more information, call the Main Library at 727-893-7724.

About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of its diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit www.splibraries.org.  

About Goodwill Industries-Suncoast: Goodwill Industries-Suncoast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. The organization's donated goods retail operation helps support its human services in 10 counties in West Central Florida including employment services, training centers for people with disabilities, affordable apartment communities for seniors and people with disabilities, and community corrections programs. For more information, visit
www.goodwill-suncoast.org.

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