Dec

8 2016

TampaBay-Job-Links: Write Effective Cover Letters, Thank-you Notes, Emails

9:30AM - 12:15PM  

TampaBay Job Links
contact: Nikki Trent 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
813-344-0200 x307 nikki@TBJL.org
http://www.TBJL.org

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

Well-composed written communication is an essential element in today’s job search process. Whether you’re writing a cover letter, sending a follow-up thank-you note or a targeted e-mail, your written words have the power to create a bridge between a company’s business needs and your skills, background, and experience. In this interactive workshop, you will have the opportunity to develop written communication that leaves a positive impression and makes you stand out from the crowd!

Facilitated by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

Workshop Goals:
•Develop written communication that will have a lasting impact
•Present a positive – and memorable – impression through your writing

What We Will Cover:
•Composing cover letters using a structured format
•Customizing cover letters to match a job description
•Fine-tuning accomplishment statements to demonstrate your value
•Developing a thank you note with impact
•Inserting keywords into correspondence
•Analyzing and critiquing correspondence

Materials Needed:
Please bring your résumé, a relevant job description, and samples of your writing (such as cover letters and thank-you notes).

Workshop Length:
2¾ hours. Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Individuals who write correspondence in response to job postings, interview follow-ups, and thank-you notes.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Program participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Business casual

Where:
TampaBay-Job-Links
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Registration Required:
nikki@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.