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Free weekly employment meetings begin Thursday at DeKalb library

DeKALB – Northwestern Medicine invites DeKalb County residents to the DeKalb Public Library for the next several Thursdays to get help landing and keeping jobs, according to a news release from Northwestern Medicine.

The series of sessions begins Thursday, when employment goals will be discussed from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Bilder Family Meeting room at the library, 309 Oak St.

Subsequent meetings will address topics such as writing résumés and cover letters, following up on applications and developing interview skills, as well as coping with workplace stressors and balancing your work and home life once you've landed a job.

The sessions are free and will be hosted by Northwestern Medicine's IPS employment specialists. All sessions will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

The schedule includes:

• Creating résumés March 14

• Cover letters March 21

• Applying for jobs April 4

• Interview skills April 11

• Mock interviews April 18

• Job maintenance April 25

• Workplace stressors May 2

• Human resources and benefits May 9

• Emotions and employment May 16

• Work/life balance May 23

For information, call Stephanie Klewin at 779-212-8031 or DaQuesha Carter at 779-212-2271.

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