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SIC Employability Skills class-course description
EMP 111 - This one credit hour course provides career development skills, job attainment skills, job survival skills, leadership skills and basic communication and math skills. The EMP 111 course is offered in the fall and spring semesters.
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Local employment offices
- Mid-Five Employment & Training
303 S Commercial St,
Harrisburg, IL 62946
3000 W Deyoung St Ste 800B
Marion, IL 62959
- Extra Help, Inc.
3911 W Ernestine Dr.
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-9675 – Phone
(618) 993-8886 – Fax
IDES Illinois Department of Employment Security
Employment search websites
- Dice (technical professionals)
- Illinois JobLink
- Mediabistro (media professionals)
- USA JOBS
- WSIL Job Squad
Referrals from program instructors are available. Please ask your instructor for more information.
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- Illinois Regional College Fair
High school and college students learn about transferring to larger instutions. Typically 35 universities, colleges, and military personnel are on hand to meet with students.
- Job Fair
Employers with job openings attend the Job Fair to interview propective employees. Persons looking for employment should come dressed for interviews and bring resumes with them.
- Recruiter Request
- SIC Employment
- Trio Services
- Job boards are located in the Technology Center and in the Student Center.
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