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Job quest gets a push with library workshop

WORK WONDERS: Ipswich residents can pick up some job-hunting hints at a workshop held at the Ipswich Library.
WORK WONDERS: Ipswich residents can pick up some job-hunting hints at a workshop held at the Ipswich Library. Contributed

JOB-SEEKERS can sharpen their resumes and brush up on their job-hunting skills at a free Ipswich Library session tomorrow.

A hands-on Skill up for Life workshop will run from 6pm, and attendees will learn how to improve their chances of finding and landing a job.

Two guest speakers would also offer helpful tips, Ipswich City Council Tourism and Libraries committee chairman David Pahlke said. Those present would hear about the local jobs market, special projects, and the Salvation Army Employment Plus service from Cameron Williams.

Darren Joslin will give tips on presentation and applications.

The library also offers a free tutoring service, which includes feedback on resumes.

Bookings for the session are essential and can be made by phoning 3810 6772.

Topics:  employment, ipswich library




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