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.
“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 skills, interviewing skills, job 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:
- Master the Job Interview — Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 10-11:30 a.m.
- Job Search Skills — Wednesday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 1-2:30 p.m.
- Networking — Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 1-2:30 p.m.
For those looking for jobs in the city the Workforce Development Center also has an active list of available jobs.