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Free job search skills camp and networking

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UAB, Birmingham Society of Human Resource Management team up for Wednesday event

Workforce Survivor, a free daylong career event, takes place Wednesday on the UAB campus for those out of work, or fixin’ to be out of work.

Workforce SurvivorPart one is the Job Search Skills Camp, a series of workshops to help with resumes, interviews (including how to dress) and more. Although it is not a job fair, Birmingham human resource personnel will be on hand to answer questions and network.

The camp takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UAB Hill University Center Great Hall. [map]

Part two is old-fashioned networking, with hiring managers from area companies. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes or business cards to the event, which will have food, cash bar and door prizes.

The networking event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. in UAB Bartow Arena’s Green and Gold Room. [map]

The Birmingham Society of Human Resource Management and UAB Career Services are putting on both events.

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