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As part of the Career Services Center, Employability Services offers a variety of resources to help job seekers develop effective skills and techniques for finding employment.

Students and alumni from our Alleghany, Ashe, and Wilkes campuses are encouraged to contact our office at 336-838-6545 or debbie.furr@wilkescc.edu, for assistance. All services are provided at no charge. 

 

Jobs Board for students, alumni, and employers 

Search jobs posted at our school!  Post jobs targeting students and alumni at our school! 

STUDENT AND ALUMNI SERVICES 

Numerous activities and workshops may be offered throughout the year including:  Job fairs, scavenger hunts, etiquette luncheons, mock interviews and networking events.  Workshop topics include:  Resumes, Interviews, Digital Dirt, Job Search Tips, and LinkedIn.  Upcoming event dates are found under Campus News and Events from the WCC Prowler Page each semester. 

Our office also provides assistance with writing effective resumes and cover letters which highlight skills, education, and training. Getting ready for an interview can be intimidating and overwhelming. We can help applicants prepare for interviews and present ones self in a professional manner. 

Need a part-time job while going to school or looking for a full-time position when you graduate? Full and part-time job listings are posted on-line through College Central Network at www.collegecentral.com/wilkescc. Students, alumni, and employers are required to register at this site prior to viewing or posting jobs. 

Check out our Facebook and Twitter pages for job listings and additional career information. 

EMPLOYER SERVICES 

A variety of services are offered to assist businesses and organizations in finding qualified applicants. 

Employers may post job notices for WCC students and alumni at no charge. Jobs are advertised on our Alleghany, Ashe, and Wilkes campuses via College Central Network's on-line jobs board at www.collegecentral.com/wilkescc.  Once registered and approved by our office, employers may post and edit jobs at their convenience. 

Job Fairs are held periodically and provide great marketing opportunities for employers. Job Fairs help businesses and organizations market their company and enable recruiters to meet hundreds of job applicants. Contact us at 336-838-6545 for more information. 

On-campus recruiting is also available to employers. We can provide space for meeting and interviewing prospective applicants. Employers also have the option of reviewing resumes on-line and contacting applicants to set up interviews. 

ON-LINE RESOURCES 

www.collegegrad.com
Excellent resource for resume examples, templates and interview preparation. 

www.careerinfonet.com
Explore job listings, careers, labor market information, career videos, resume templates and interview tips. Search and compare wage and salary by city, state and education level. 

www.indeed.com
Access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. Includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages by city and state. 

http://www.careerbuilder.com/
Job search tools, post resumes, advice and resources 

www.bls.gov/oco
Link to Occupational Outlook Handbook. Detailed career info, job search tips, and employment projections. 

www.wilkesjoblink.com
Serves individuals seeking employment and training, and businesses in need of qualified applicants. 

www.ncesc.com
NC information regarding job listings, state and federal jobs and applications, employer information and job fairs. 

www.quintcareers.com
Offers comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as links to all the best job sites. Special sections for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers (by industry, geography, and job-seeker type). 

For additional information, contact
Debbie Furr
Employability Services
Phone: (336) 838-6545
debbie.furr@wilkescc.edu 

 

 WCC Career Services 

 

08/27/14