Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed


DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops to unemployed and underemployed workers. No pre-registration is required.

Sell Yourself in a Job Interview will be offered Aug. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Surry County Workforce Center (Employment Office), 541 W. Pine St., Mount Airy. Participants will learn how to answer tough interview questions and most frequently asked interview questions in order to make a great impression during the interview.

Stress Management, Budgeting on Less and Surviving a Layoff will be offered Aug. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Surry County Workforce Center (Employment Office), 541 W. Pine St., Mount Airy. Participants will learn effective ways to cope with stress to become more productive and reduce burnout. They will also be informed on how to budget on less and survive a layoff in four steps.

Networking Your Way to Success, Dress for Success With Career Gear will be offered Aug. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Surry County Workforce Center (Employment Office), 541 W. Pine St., Mount Airy. Participants will learn important ways of networking with friends, relatives, acquaintances, direct employer contact, Internet, and job information web sites to tap into the hidden job market. They will also master the skill of dressing for success and improving their total image.

Make a Great Impression With Your Resume will be offered Aug. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Surry County Workforce Center (Employment Office), 541 W. Pine St., Mount Airy. Participants will learn resume design and layout tips. Attendees are welcome to bring in their existing resume for feedback. No resume, no problem. Instructors can also help individuals develop a resume.

For information about any of the human resource development workshops, contact Carmen Eldridge 336-386-3683 or [email protected]

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