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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Women’s Services Division “Dress For Success” and Coca-Cola Co-Sponsor “Going Places Network"

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Farmingville, NY –  On Wednesday, March 6, the Town of Brookhaven Women’s Services Division will present the first session of the “Going Places Network funded by Coca-Cola.” This program is designed to help unemployed and under-employed women gain professional skills, accelerate their job search and build confidence through weekly training sessions, one-on-one career coaching and networking in a supportive environment.

Participants will learn strategies for today’s job market; identify transferable job skills; create cover letters that get results, create their best resume; learn about non-traditional job opportunities; learn about LinkedIn and social media; learn everything about the interview process; perform mock interviews and get feedback; work with a mentor and gain job search skills. Participants will also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with career coaches and build a personal network in a small, supportive environment with other women.

The “Going Places Network Funded by Coca-Cola” sessions will be held in the 2nd floor Media Room at Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill in Farmingville.

The Wednesday session dates are March 6, 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Class size is limited, so pre-registration is highly recommended. To learn more or to see if you qualify for this program, please e-mail or call 631-451-9127.

About Dress For Success

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Founded in New York City in 1997, Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help clients find jobs and remain employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and can return for a second suit or separates when she finds work.

The Dress for Success Boutique is located at Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill in Farmingville. It is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on selected Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All client visits are by appointment only. Donations of clothing and other items can be made on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information about Dress for Success Brookhaven, please call (631) 451-9127 or visit dress for success For more information on the Women’s Services Division and other programs that the Town of Brookhaven offers, please visit the Town of Brookhaven.

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595

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