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Fayetteville LPU Meeting: Social Work Resumes and Interviews: Strategies for Success
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When: 2/23/2016
5:30 PM until 8:00 PM
Where: Fayetteville State University
Lauretta Taylor Building, 2nd Floor
United States

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Event: Your Social Work Resume and Job Interview: Strategies for Success

Cost: $10 for members, $30 nonmembers

Location: Fayetteville State University, Lauretta Taylor Bldg, 2nd Floor

Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

CE Credit: 2 hours of CE

Speaker Information:
Valerie Arendt, MSW, MPP, associate executive director of the NASW North Carolina Chapter, will present tips for improving your resume, acing your interview, and more. Valerie is a popular writer and speaker on social work job search and career preparation. Her article, "5 Ways To Ace Your Social Work Job Interview," was the #1 article in 2015 by pageviews for The New Social Worker Magazine.


Participants will get information and ask questions on these topics:

The Social Work Resume: The resume is the most important document you can prepare as you seek to enter the social work workforce. Understanding what is effective on a resume can be a challenge, especially if you are new to the social work field. This presentation will outline what is essential to include on your social work resume and will help you look through the employer's eyes to consider what organizations often look for when they hire. Valerie will share specific tools and content guidelines that build confidence in writing resume that maximize social work accomplishments.

The Social Work Interview: Your amazing resume helped you get your foot in the door; now you need to stand out from the other interview candidates and show the employer you are the right fit for the job and the organization. Valerie will share some tips on how to prepare for an interview so you can overcome your nerves, feel confident, and can connect with the interviewers.

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