Target workers offered free job skills course

NANAIMO – Academy of Learning is offering a free job search and résumé writing course for Target employees.

Academy of Learning is offering a free job search and résumé writing course for Target employees.

The Job Search and Résumé Writing Course is designed to help workers obtain the job search techniques and résumé writing skills required to gain employment.

Students will develop and apply skills such as setting goals, developing job search strategies, using planning and organizing tools, maintaining records, communicating, decision making and negotiating.

Instructors will help students develop and refine skills in organization, time management and communication.

Students will learn how to set up a tracking system, create a budget, identify a support system, identify goals, set up a home office and monitor their time and schedules.

The Job Search and Resume Writing course follows a job search process in which the student is provided with the opportunity to create effective resumes and cover letters using traditional and innovative methods, including social networking and uploading electronic résumés.

Target employees need to bring proof of employment from the company (pay stub, previous offer letter or suspension letter) to the closest Academy of Learning College in order to enrol in the free offer.

The Nanaimo campus is located at 1551 Estevan Rd. For more information, please visit www.academyoflearning.com or call  250-753-4220.

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