News & Events: Friday Wrap-Up 11-8-13

Were you able to follow #LaurusCollege this week on social media?  If not, here are a few highlights to take with you into the weekend:

Thanks to all of our wonderful supporters, Laurus achieved the the 250 Facebook votes it needed in order to be considered for a CHASE “Mission MainSt Grant”!  Next up, a panel of judges will be reviewing all qualifying grant applications, with the winners to then be announced by CHASE early next year.  Wish us luck!

Beginning next Monday through December 10th, Laurus College will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for “Toys for Tots” at our Oxnard Campus (2351 Lockwood Street, Oxnard 93036).  Collection times will be held on Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 10 pm, and Friday 8 am to 4 pm.  For more information, please call Lori Myers at (805)-267-1690.

This week, the Career Services department introduced a new workshop, “Online Job Applications“.  Attendees were given tips on how to craft their resumes specifically for the online job application process, as well as how to effectively follow up after applying. If you didn’t have the chance to attend, you can still view the recorded workshop by visiting the Career Services home page.

Are you familiar with the Golden Globe-nominated television show “Walking Dead”?  In his latest blog post, David Nicola, Career Services Director, outlines some of the principles addressed in the popular zombie series and how those same principles can be applied to your job hunt.  Read “Jobhunt Lessons from the Walking Dead”.

Friday means another list of HOT JOBS and another opportunity for you to find the career of your dreams!  Check out some of the great positions available this week like an “Online Gaming Support Agent” with Fusion Contact Centers, a “Site Technician” with TekTegrity and a “Medical Front Office / Billing” position with a local health clinic in Ventura.  View these jobs and many more by visiting the Laurus College Career Toolbox today!

Regardless of which social media channel(s) you’re on, Laurus College has a page for you!  Join the conversation by visiting the Laurus College website, click on one of the social media icons at the top of the home page, and start connecting with us today!