How jobseekers present themselves in the job interview can make or break their chances for success. The San Leandro Public Library will host an interview seminar for midlife jobseekers on Thursday evening, June 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The seminar, which is free to the public, will take place at the Main Library, located at 300 Estudillo Ave. in downtown San Leandro.
Seminar participants will learn:
What to expect: the interviewer’s agenda and a typical interview format;
The critical nonverbal messages you need to send;
How to anticipate and respond to questions so that you’ll highlight your skills as well as the added value you’ll bring to the position;
Insider tips for acing event-specific questions (behavioral-style interviews);
Using examples that will wow them and accentuate your strengths.
Eileen Williams has 20 years of combined experience as a career and life transition counselor, job search specialist, university instructor and writer. As a Nationally Board Certified Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Career Development, she specializes in working with jobseekers in midlife, showing them the latest techniques for landing a job in the 21st Century.
Over her career, Williams has worked with thousands of older applicants and knows the most effective methods to overcoming the special challenges they face. Her recently published book, “Land the Job You Love: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50,” is packed with insider tips to teach baby boomers how to navigate today’s competitive job market.
Copies of this book will be available for sale at the seminar for $10 each. For more information, please call the Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.