Four Part Career Series to Begin in February


A four session Career Preparation Series @ the U will be held on Monday afternoons February 10, 24, and March 10, 24 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

Open to the public at no charge, the seminars will meet from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in room 159 Meggers Hall. The Career Prep seminars will be led by staff at the Barron County Job Center from Workforce Resource and Job Service.  This staff has a combined total of 37 years’ experience in hiring, employment training, and career guidance.  The seminar leaders will be available to participants until 1:45 p.m. to give input on resumes and answer questions.

The schedule of topics is:

Feb. 10, “Personal Branding: Marketing Yourself,” learn how to market yourself by establishing your own personal brand;

Feb. 24, “Exploring Careers: Finding the Right Fit,” match your personal attributes, interests and skills to career opportunities with a great outlook; understand the benefits of career assessments and how they can help you plan for the future and assess your current skills;

March 10, “Labor Market Trends and You,” learn how to explore labor market trends and how they apply to your career goals;

March 24, “Making the Right Impression with Employers,” hear from the experts on resume, interview, and hiring trends.

For more information call UW-Barron County at 715-234-8176.


Barb Lang