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Making a Statement with your STATE Application

  • 15 Sep 2015
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • ConsultingSolutions.net, 1016 La Posada, Room 297 (Office Building behind the Doubletree Hotel)


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Making a Statement with Your STATE Application

with Melissa Totah 
Have you been applying for position after position with state agencies and getting nowhere?  Are you wondering why you keep getting passed over for interviews?  Is there some sort of trick that nobody has shared yet?  Well, in simple terms, YES!  Or at least, maybe…

Join Melissa Victor Totah as she explains the deceptively simple process of filling out state applications. Yes, there is a method to the madness, and—believe it or not—learning to embrace bureaucracy can even be fun!

In this fast-paced program you will learn:

§  How NOT to “draw a blank” or get yourself screened out

§  Incorporating keywords and key phrases without plagiarizing

§  Describing your skills using “bureaucra-speak”

§  Why the “Special Training/Skills/Qualifications” section is your new best friend


About Melissa Totah


Melissa Victor Totah is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) specializing in career development.  She became familiar with the process of filling out state applications while working as a Career Facilitator with Workforce Solutions of Williamson County. Melissa holds a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling and has over 10 years experience in career coaching, training and mentoring. She is a Career Counselor with Wolfgang Career Coaching. Melissa is fascinated with career assessments and possesses a deep awareness of the driving forces behind career decision making.

Note: This SIG is open to the public and free of charge. Please bring friends and family who may be job seeking. 

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