Career and Finance

Space is limited for this popular session. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

You have a group of strengths within you. The StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an assessment tool that enables you to identify these. Becoming aware of these talents builds confidence and provides a basis for achievement. 

Before attending the program, you will need to take the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment in the Central Resource Library Learning Lab during one of the following times: 

  • Thu, Jan 17, 3 - 6pm 
  • Wed, Jan 23, 4 - 7:30pm
  • Wed, Jan 30, 1:30 -6pm
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Your student might be struggling on picking a career path or college major. This session guides both of you through successfully researching and choosing a satisfying and purposeful career based on personality. This can be accomplished using totally free resources online and from the library. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Presented by Jason Anderson, College and Career Planner, CommunityAmerica Credit Union. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

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If your resume isn't getting the results you want or if you just need an update, come hear from the experts. This two-part session begins with an interactive presentation about how to make your resume more attention-getting, master the art of the keyword and avoid  common pitfalls. Next, participants can meet one-on-one with a human resources professional for a 20-minute  review of your resume. Bring several copies of your resume. Continental breakfast will be served starting at 9:30 am. Presented by members of the Society for Human Resource Management of Johnson County. One-on-one spots...

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A resume is your first impression for a potential employer. Make it a good one! In this session learn techniques to make your resume dynamic and eye-catching to better position you for job hunting success. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Presented by Efren Mojica, of All About You Consulting. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

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Learn effective techniques to manage all aspects of your job search campaign. Topics covered: Job Searching Online; Using The Want Ads To Your Advantage; Networking; Job Search Time Management and Record Keeping; How To Respond To Advertised Positions; Headhunters and Personnel Agencies; Temporary Staffing; Job Fairs. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Presented by Karen Silins of A-Plus Career and Resume. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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