Bryant & Stratton College Offers Free Career Help for Albany Residents

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One-on-one sessions focused on resume building, honing interview skills and job search techniques are available for all local job seekers now through March 29th


Albany, NY, January 23, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -  Bryant & Stratton College today announced it is offering free one-on-one career sessions to local residents from January through March at the Bryant & Stratton College campus in Albany. Residents can book one-hour appointments to receive expert advice and help developing their job search skills from Valerie Pettigrass, Career Services Director at the Bryant & Stratton College Albany Campus.
 
The free career sessions can help those looking for ways to improve their job search strategy or first-time job seekers. At the sessions, local residents can take advantage of:
 
Customized feedback on their resume or assistance with resume creation  

Expert advice on drafting cover letters

Instructions and strategies on how to effectively search for jobs using keywords and popular job posting websites

Mock interview practice

Opportunities to have their resume shared with the College’s network of local employers
 
“Job searching today is much different than it was just 10 years ago. Understanding new trends, such as using keywords in resumes and what are the best job sites, can help job seekers tremendously,” said Ms. Pettigrass. “During the sessions I will not only help participants learn how to successfully navigate the job search and application process, but how to prepare once they advance to the interview stage as well. Getting your foot in the door is the first step, but a strong interview will help you stand out from other applicants and land the job.”

Career Session Details:
What: Bryant & Stratton College Career Clinic
When: Now through Saturday, March 29
Time: By appointment
      Fridays 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
      Saturdays 9:00 a.m.-1 p.m.
      
Where: Bryant & Stratton College Albany Campus
       1259 Central Ave?
Albany, NY 12205
Cost: Complimentary
Appointment Contact: Beth Goldup, 518-437-1802

“We are excited to offer free career clinic sessions to the residents of the Capital District. Bryant & Stratton College has always been dedicated to helping our students develop employability skills and we are now extending the resources we have in place for our students and graduates to the greater community,” said Mike Gutierrez, Assistant Director NY State Campuses and Albany Campus Director at Bryant & Stratton College. “The career sessions allow us to lend our resources, expertise and employer network to those looking to improve their job search skills and secure employment. During these sessions we are their very own personal career coach and job search partner.”


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