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JobLink is the CCPD’s online recruiting & job posting system.



The calendar of events includes employer information sessions, interview dates and workshop information. In order to best prepare for these programs and show employers your interest, please RSVP for the events through JobLink.

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E-mail Etiquette

Learning to communicate effectively and concisely is key, especially if you are searching for a job.   Here are a few simple rules to follow when composing and sending business email: 

  1. Use concise subject lines. Summarize briefly, don’t describe.  Consider using subject lines that include “Action Required” or “FYI.”
  2. Unsubscribe to un-needed mailing lists. 
  3. Do not CC people unless they have a vested interest in the topic.
  4. Minimize your use of “reply-to-all,” more often than not your response will have a more limited audience.
  5. Be careful when sending messages to large distribution lists – think before you hit send.
  6. Stop courtesy emails  - for example, do not send “Thanks.”  Just clutters everyone’s email.

Check out the following articles to help you develop, or enhance, your communication skill, especially when sending email.

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