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Bellevue College offers free career workshops

Bellevue College’s Center for Career Connections is offering free public workshops this fall on career planning and job hunting.

The workshops include:

• “Do More Than Survive; Make a Difference through Your Work”: 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22. This workshop explores ways that you can make a difference in your current or future life and work, including sustainable careers.

• “Salary Negotiation”: 12:30-2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28. Learn non-confrontational strategies that can add significant money to your lifetime career earnings.

• “Are You LinkedIn?” 1:30-2:20 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4. This workshop covers what recruiters say about LinkedIn and how job seekers can use it to generate more interest.

• “Cover Letter Review”: 10:30-11:20 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5. Take this workshop to learn about cover letters, letters of inquiry and self-marketing letters, and how to use them to be more competitive in the job market.

To register for any of these workshops, call Bellevue College’s Center for Career Connections intake desk at (425) 564-2279 or e-mail careers@bellevuecollege.edu.

Bellevue College’s Center for Career Connections provides a wide range of free and paid career resources for BC students, alumni and the general public, which can be of help at all stages of one’s academic or professional career. The center’s services include help with planning a career path, finding an internship or job, finding resources to fund one’s education and connecting with Puget Sound employers.

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