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Registration Now Open For "Get Hired: Strategies To Move Your Career Forward" A Free Community Workshop Presented By Rasmussen College

Romeoville/Joliet Campus Event Provides Valuable Job-Seeking Strategies and Skills to the Local Community

September 30, 2010

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., (September 30, 2010) – Rasmussen College welcomes job seekers to attend its free workshop, “Get Hired: Strategies to Move Your Career Forward,” on October 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its Romeoville/Joliet campus. Hosted by the Rasmussen College School of Business, the event will provide valuable job-seeking strategies and skills from some of the area’s most respected business leaders.

“Rasmussen College is excited to provide a free service to help our students and community members further develop their professional skills and stand out in this increasingly competitive job market,” Rasmussen College Romeoville/Joliet Campus Director Amy King said. “These workshops will provide many of the critical skills job seekers need to move forward in their careers. In addition, the workshops will include great advice and strategies on how to effectively network, make a positive impression during a job interview, improve written communication, and dress for success.” 

Some of the area’s top business professionals will lead the sessions, including: Kenneth McConnaughay, Vice President and Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Diane Alexander, Human Resources Consultant at DJA Enterprises; and Jeff Andrews, Director of Community Development at Rasmussen College. A professional fashion show and complimentary lunch will conclude the day’s events.


“Get Hired: Strategies to Move Your Career Forward” is sponsored by Maurices in Romeoville, Banana Republic, and Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA). To register the entire workshop or individual sessions, contact Venus Fisher at 815-306-2616 or by email at

Get Hired: Strategies to Move Your Career Forward

Rasmussen College Romeoville/Joliet Campus
1400 W. Normantown Road
Romeoville, IL 60446

Saturday, October 16
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. Network Your Way to a New Career

10:45 a.m. Power Writing

Noon Interview Skills and Strategies

2:15 p.m. Etiquette Lunch and Dressing for Success Fashion Show

** This event is free and open to the public. **

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Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation that is dedicated to changing lives through high-demand educational programs and public service. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 24 Midwest and Florida campuses in a supportive, student-centered and career-focused environment. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. As a Benefit Corporation, Rasmussen College is committed to helping change lives through education and making a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit

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