Worth County High School and Sylvester-Worth County Chambers Education Committee held its annual Job Search/Mock Interview Session with the High School Seniors October 25, 2016. Work base Learning Program Coordinator Ms. Tina Pate moderated the event. 14 Business Owners/Managers, Community Leaders and Human Resource Directors and over 100 High School Seniors participated. The presenters were asked to cover items such as, but not limited to: soft skills; having a positive attitude in the workplace; completing applications and resumes; sending cover letters with the resume; following up after the interview with a thank you letter; appropriate dress; interviewing; etc…anything related to the job search process.
Our community partners and presenters:
BFHS Director Jody Yarbourgh
Worth County Fire Chief Timothy Hayes
City of Sylvester Fire Chief Jack Colby
City of Sylvester Human Resources Director Amanda Hendricks
Worth County Commission Administrator Allen Grindstaff
Grady EMS Marketing Specialist Dana Griffin
Southern Regional Technical College – Dana Lewis
Snipes Piggly Wiggly – Carla Tomlinson
Georgia Department of Labor – Carolyn Thomas and Michelle Chambers
McDonalds George Suarez, Carmine James, Mayra Revevera, and Warren Carter
CHP/Job Corps – Patrice Williams
What a great opportunity for our students! Thanks to all who participated!