MassHire Rapid Response workshops for employees

The MassHire Rapid Response Team’s workshops prepare employees affected by a layoff to begin their job search. We share up-to-date information and techniques necessary for successful job searches.
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Resume Writing

If you don’t have a resume, want to update an old one, or have a resume that isn’t working, this workshop is for you! Everything you ever wanted to know about resumes, but were too busy to ask, is covered: What is a resume? What format is most effective? How do employers read resumes and what strategies should resume writers use for maximum impact? What goes into a resume and what stays out? Learn the important components of cover letters.

Job Interview Workshop

Can you skillfully answer the question, “Why should I hire you?” Are you intimidated by the question, “What is your greatest weakness?” Gain the knowledge needed to create a powerful 30-second commercial, how to present yourself and learn winning questions that will impress an employer.

Job search strategies

Identify areas of your own job search and find out what needs to be developed. This workshop will also cover goal setting, stress management and labor market research. Learn how to network and utilize different avenues for job openings

Preparing for a job fair

Are your employees prepared to meet with perspective employers face to face? This workshop allows the employee to practice interviewing skills and meet with numerous employers.

In addition, MassHire DCS Rapid Response will work with your company to provide an opportunity for employees to circulate resumes, interview and possibly obtain a new position prior to the actual layoff. We will assist your company in identifying local businesses that may be actively hiring.

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