Job prep event being held at Springfield Public Library

SPRINGFIELD - State Representative Sue Scherer is partnering with Lincoln Land Community College to host a free job prep event at the Springfield Public Library from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 14.

The event is free and open to the public, and is being held to address high unemployment rates and connect job seekers with local professionals.  Counselors and staff will be on hand to offer practical tips for navigating the job market.

Topics that will be covered include interview preparation, resume writing, and the importance of networking and how to utilize social networking tools to maximize your job search.

Those who want to attend are advised to contact Representative Scherer's office at (217) 877-9636 or by email at

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