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One-on-One Resume Tune-ups Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
By appointment – with Evie Lyzenga, ADL Employment Facilitator. Bring a current resume and let’s work together to use techniques to make it more on target for you. Call 269-673-4625 and make an appointment. No charge. See what a resume tune-up did for one patron.
The picture shows Diane Stockwell (left) who got help from Evie and landed the job she wanted. Diane is all smiles and loves her new job. Diane came back to hug and thank Evie for her assistance.
Evie also offers advice on how to prepare for interviews, networking and how to create a “pocket resume” to have ready any time an opportunity comes up to apply. Come in and have Evie help you!
Many of you want or need to improve and develop workforce skills to help you advance in you current job or find you next opportunity in this 21st century. The workforce skills today in the 21st century are much different than what you and I used in the 20th century! MeL has a specialized resource to help you along.This resource includes resources to improve:
- workplace writing, communication and math skills;
- prepare for career entrance tests, licensing and certification exams in 17 career fields;
- utilize job search and resume tools; and
- improve computer skills.
- Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
Free Online Computer Training & Classes:
- basic computer skills
- brush up on Microsoft Office programs
- Relearn academic skills
- Have math or reading help?
Start learning immediately, at your own pace. Start today click here “Online Classes” Learning is offered in a variety of methods, including free mobile apps available to learn on the go.
- Math & Reading tutorials
- Job Development & Job Search tutorials
- Career and Money tutorials
- Computer Basics & Programs – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, WordPerfect and more.
- Everyday Life Skills
With these classes you may earn Continuing Education Units or certificates of completion to boost your resume.
Job and Career Accelerator
This Free site provides step-by-step guidance to create a professional resume, cover letter, access work-related interests & suitable careers, skill building for adults, search for a job, etc. Available at the library.
Practice Tests & Job Training at Learning Express Library
Register at our library, then access from home Prepare for your G.E.D., review math skills grades 4-12, take practice ACT & GRE tests, do practice tests for occupations such as realty, EMT, police, military, electrical, plumbing……! View online books to help practice for occupational exams in Civil Service, Allied Health, Education…. Patrons may browse a list of resources in the library of eBooks. There are popular software tutorials, workplace skills, skill building for adults, practice tests for U.S. Citizenship and many other resources. Register at ADL today! This also registers you for the Job & Career Accelerator program where patrons can apply for jobs online. This is a free service from ADL and MeL.