Job descriptions are a critical component of the application process, but they are not always self-explanatory. The words “develop and implement a communication strategy” or “monitor program effectiveness” in one industry or job function may mean something totally different in another. While there may be similarities among job descriptions, it’s important to be able to “read between the lines” to understand what a company is actually looking for – and be able to respond accordingly. In fact, how you read and interpret job descriptions can determine how qualified you are, how you tailor your résumé, and how your application will be perceived by an HR recruiter or hiring manager.
Presented by Robyn Winters, TBJL Career Strategist
What we will cover:
Materials Recommended: A copy of a job description for reference.
Workshop Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes. Please plan to log into Zoom 5 minutes early.
Who Should Attend: Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.
Cost to Attend: Free
Dress: Business casual
Virtual: Via Zoom
Registration Required via Zoom.
TampaBay-Job-Links, a program of Gulf Coast JFCS, is supported by philanthropic donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations.