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zontalogo“Learn to Network, Write a Resume & Interview” will be the topic covered in the LifeForward workshop sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Savia Community Center, 23780 Newhall Ave., Newhall. The free workshops are designed to assist local women with lifestyle, family and career issues.

Presenters will be Wendy Amara, a transformational life coach; Anthony Michaelides, director of the College of the Canyons Career Center; and Jo Ann Rodriguez, retired aerospace human relations manager. Amara will focus on networking techniques, and the importance of such skills both for job searches and on the job. Michaelides will focus in resume writing, teaching participants how to market their skills. Rodriguez will cover effective interviewing techniques.

The panel discussion will be facilitated by Phyllis Walker, adjunct professor with the University of Redlands School of Business and also the Zonta Club chair for LifeForward workshops.

Free childcare is available for women who register in advance at (661) 288-0117. Spanish translation also can be provided. Women who arrive by the 10 a.m. start time are entered in a drawing for a free gift certificate

Future LifeForward workshops for 2014 include “Understanding and Filing Taxes,” Feb. 23; “Your Health & Wellbeing,” March 15; “Women’s Health Issues,” April 26; “Divorce and Family Law Issues,” May 17; and “Sources of Child Support,” June 21.

Zonta offers the free LifeForward workshops on a monthly basis, in cooperation with Single Mothers Outreach, Domestic Violence Center, Los Angeles County Department of Child & Family Services and Habitat for Humanity/SFV/SCV Returning Women Veterans. Workshops are organized by topics in which women express interest.

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  1. Jay Gast says:

    Job hunting requires knowing how to manage several different moving parts. First of all, do you know how to write a professional resume? Secondly, what does it take to write a cover letter? When should you send thank you notes, and what should the content be?

    There are many ways modern job seekers can use the Internet to help them find new jobs too. Use LinkedIn, Twitter, and other job search engines to really boost your job search!

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