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News Release
 
01/06/09

Peru State to Offer Employment Workshops

Will Also Offer Census Bureau Test for Employment Tuesday, Jan. 20

 

(Peru, Neb.) Staff in Peru State College’s (PSC) Academic Resource Center will present several workshops this spring to assist individuals looking for employment. The sessions will focus specifically on résumé compilation, job search correspondence and interview skills.

 

The workshops, which will be held in Room 209 of the ARC, are free and open to the public.

 

Following is a detailed schedule:

January

Wednesday, Jan. 21 - Résumé Workshop, 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28 - Job Search Correspondence, 6:00 p.m.

 

February

Wednesday, Feb. 18 - Interview Skills, 6:00 p.m.

 

March

Wednesday, March 25 - Résumé Workshop, 6:00 p.m.

 

April

Wednesday, April 1 - Job Search Correspondence, 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22 - Interview Skills, 6:00 p.m.

 

PSC will also provide a testing location for individuals interested in assisting the U.S. Census Bureau with the 2010 Census on a part-time or full-time basis. The test will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Room 209 of the ARC. 

 

The employment test consists of 28 multiple-choice questions designed to measure the skills and abilities required to perform a variety of census jobs, such as clerical skills, reading, number skills, interpreting information, and evaluation and organizational skills. Applicants will have 30 minutes to complete the test.

 

Reservations for test seats are required. Call 1-866-861-2010 to inquire about employment and/or reserve a seat. Two forms of ID are required at registration, including a photo ID and social security number, birth certificate or passport.