HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2009 – Eric Melniczek, director of Career and Internship Services at High Point University, will volunteer as a career coach during the Passport 2 Success event, to be held on Oct. 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The event, sponsored by The Volunteer Center of Greensboro and WFMY News 2, will help many community members who are looking for work.
Melniczek, who was asked to participate as a human resources expert, will help the job seekers by providing them with tips to improve their existing resumes and cover letters.
“Attendees will receive one-on-one coaching on everything from interviewing skills and financial consulting,” Melniczek says. “Whether someone is out of work, underemployed, looking for ideas on how to launch a career search, career coaches and tour guides will be available to help.”
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