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Goodwill shares some love in February with on-target webinars for job-seekers

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Goodwill Industries of Central Florida understands how tough looking for a job can be! That's why they're kicking off February with practical and insightful webinars to help you be more effective in your search. Landing the right job for you is possible, especially when you take time to hone your skills. These FREE classes will help you do just that.

While the unemployment rate in Central Florida sits below 5%, there are still many people searching for their next career opportunity, making Goodwill’s job connection services more important than ever to the community. Employment specialists have been working virtually with job seekers to update résumés, practice interviewing and apply for openings online. Upcoming free webinars can be found on Goodwill’s website.

Feb. 1 -  Building Connections and Professional Relationships

This free webinar by Goodwill Industries of Central Florida’s virtual job connection team will focus on networking, teaching attendees how to build professional relationships and connect with potential employers.

Date & Time: Tuesday, Feb 1 at 1pm

Registration:  Interested participants must register in advance by visiting https://bit.ly/33VwJ4C.

Feb. 8 - Advice for Effective Job Search Techniques

 This free webinar is for job seekers looking for effective job search techniques. This virtual course will teach participants how to navigate exploring potential vacancies that fit their skills and interests, including what key words to look for. The session will also focus on how to avoid the most common search mistakes.

Date & Time: Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 1pm

Registration:  Interested participants must register in advance by visiting https://bit.ly/3r2bV4b.

Feb. 9 - Learn How to Prepare a Résumé

 For this webinar, Goodwill's virtual job connection team will partner with Indeed to host a free webinar for job seekers to teach participants how to properly format a résumé. In addition, they will learn to use the key words hiring managers look for when searching for the best candidates. 

Date & Time: Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 1pm

Registration: Interested participants must register in advance by visiting https://bit.ly/3nYRRxC.

Anyone in need of assistance can email JobConnection@GoodwillCFL.org or call (407) 235-1541.

For more than 60 years, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida has provided vocational and job placement services to tens of thousands of people living in Central Florida. Through 30 retail/outlet stores and 20 Donation Xpress locations in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Lake and Volusia counties, Goodwill diverts 16 million pounds of clothing and household items from landfills annually. Goodwill Industries of Central Florida directly channels more than 90 percent of its annual revenue into programs that enable individuals to secure meaningful employment, achieve their personal goals and thrive economically.

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