Tips & Tricks for Job Seekers

Date: 
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Researching a Company/Employer Online
Free session located in the Library’s Technology Lab (Lower Level) and taught by a librarian who can provide personalized instruction and support.
Class Limit: Four (4) participants per session.
Please call 920-236-5205 to attend.

When applying for a job it is very important to know about the company you’re applying to.  There is a wealth of information on nearly every company out there on the internet; you just need to know how to find it.  Learn some of the basic and advance search techniques to find company information through popular search engines Google and Bing.  Learn to evaluate information on the web and sort the good from the bad.  Learn to search the Oshkosh Public Library’s databases to find reliable, accurate company information.

Class format:  Hands on
Skills required:  Basic Computer Skills, i.e. mouse, keyboard, open/close programs; Basic Internet Search Skills

Topics covered:

  • Basic Google Search Techniques
  • Advanced Google Search Techniques
  • Different Things You Find on The Internet: Websites, Blogs, News, Opinions, Message Boards
  • Evaluating Sources and Information Online
  • Using Databases
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