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Networking & Social Media in the Job Search

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Location

Peace Corps Headquarters, 1111 20th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20526

Time

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT

Description

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 70 percent of all jobs are unpublished and found through networking and personal referrals. Register for this upcoming RPCV Career Event and learn how to boost your job search through effective in-person and online networking. In this informative session, Peace Corps' Professional Development Specialist Jodi Hammer will be joined by a local staffing agency representative who will share practical tips and techniques on how to network to reach your goals. The event will conclude with one-on-one resume reviews by the staffing agency representative. All attendees interested in having their resume reviewed are asked to bring a hard copy of their resume with them to the event.

To register, please email rpcvcareercenter@peacecorps.gov with the subject line: "Networking and Social Media in the Job Search: 10/19.” Include your name, country of service, and dates of Peace Corps service so we can verify your eligibility to participate.

Additional Information

All participants are asked to bring a government-issued photo ID to gain access to Peace Corps headquarters. After clearing security, please proceed directly to Shriver B/C (off to the right of security).

Directions

Peace Corps headquarters is accessible via Metro’s orange/blue lines (Farragut West station) or the red line (Farragut North station). For public transit information, visit www.wmata.com.

Contact Information

For more information, contact the RPCV Career Center at rpcvcareercenter@peacecorps.gov or (202) 692-1433.

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