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City Offering Free Resume Building and Job Application Skill Workshops

For Alexandrians looking for work after widespread pandemic layoffs, the City of Alexandria is offering free workshops to help build resume and other job-seeking skills.

The workshops are hosted through the Alexandria Workforce Development Center, which has been running similar programs since the summer. All of the workshops are free and held online.

“This week, the Alexandria Workforce Development Center (WDC) offers several workshops to help residents enhance job readiness and improve their job search,” the city said in a press release, “including resume building skillsinterviewing skillsjob searching skills, and networking skills.”

The next resume building workshops — 1.5 hour sessions dedicated to looking over different types of resumes with a Q&A with a career coach — are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Jan. 5.

Other classes include:

For those looking for jobs in the city the Workforce Development Center also has an active list of available jobs.

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