Interviewing Skills Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lemont Public Library
Learning Center

Event Details

Interviewing Skills Workshop:
- What to do before, during and after an interview 
- The importance of appearance, punctuality, and non-verbal communication
- The 5 different kinds of interviews
- The 12 most commonly asked questions
- Having the variables within your control working for you

Bob Schlacks worked for over 20 years in the Human Resources Department for AT&T in the Naperville-Lisle area, and 11 years working at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove. Mr. Schlacks has conducted these workshops twice monthly for over 15 years at the Illinois Worknet in North Aurora, and has conducted workshops at over 55 local libraries.

After a tour of duty in the United States Air Force, Bob began his working career with AT&T as an entry level drafter in the engineering department. He attended college classes at night and earned both an Associate’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. After graduating, Bob was promoted into the Human Resources Organization where some of his responsibilities included internal movement of personnel and was the employee representative for 500+ management employees at six AT&T locations in the Naperville-Lisle area.

After leaving AT&T in 1992, Bob opened his own craft business with stores in both Batavia and Aurora. The business began as retail sales, but soon expanded into the wholesale marketing of his craft products. When Bob left the business in 1998 he had over 50 sales representatives selling his crafts to stores across the northern half of the country from Alaska to Maine.

In 1999 Bob accepted a position at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois, his primary responsibilities were to recruit adult students and develop relationships with community agencies and organizations. In addition, Bob made informational presentations to graduating seniors at 22 local high schools within the Waubonsee school district. Bob was also responsible for the hiring, supervising and training of the Student Ambassadors on campus.

In 2010 he retired from Waubonsee, however Bob’s dedication to education continued by volunteering as a teacher aid for an ESL class at the WCC Aurora Campus twice a week for 4 years. Bob continued to conduct Resume and Interviewing Workshops twice a month at the Illinois Worknet in Aurora through 2015, he has conducted more than 500 of these workshops over the past 15 years.  Bob and his wife Lois have lived in Batavia since 1988 and have one son, Travis. In his spare time Bob is an avid fisherman.

Event Type(s): Adult Programs, Teen Programs
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens
Pam Zukoski
(630) 257-6541 ext. 2

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