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Project H.I.R.E: March 7 Forum at Manchester Community College Geared To Help Job Seekers

For immediate release
February 25, 2009

WETHERSFIELD -- Well-known author and career counseling expert Brian Jud will deliver the keynote address during a March 7 Project H.I.R. E. (Helping Individuals Regain Employment) event being held at Manchester Community College. The free informational forum will provide advice about writing a successful résumé, networking, perfecting job search techniques and other topics related to finding new employment opportunities.

The event, co-sponsored by the Manchester Community College Alumni Association, the Journal Inquirer and the Connecticut Department of Labor, is open-to-the public and will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the college’s Library Fireside Commons.

Four workshops held during the event will cover the following topics:

  • Effective Résumé Writing

  • Cover & Thank You Letters and Follow Up Strategies

  • How to Use Networking to Jump Start Your Job Search

  • What Employers Look For – Interactive Q & As with a panel of human resource professionals

Jud, the author of the books Job Search 101, Help Wanted Inquire Within, and Coping with Unemployment, will discuss creative job search techniques in challenging times.

“Designed to meet the needs of job seekers and other individuals now in the process of seeking new employment, our March 7 Project H.I.R.E. has been conveniently scheduled on a Saturday morning,” explains Connecticut Department of Labor Director of Job Development John Tirinzonie.” It’s being held in a relaxed setting that will give participants the chance to meet with career professionals, ask questions and gain some valuable information to help with the job search process.”

Pre-registration for the Project H.I.R. E. is required. Those planning to attend can pre-register by calling (860) 512-3372, or go online at

Media Contact: Nancy Steffens  (860) 263-6535

200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000

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