City, JobBait to offer workshops

The City of Auburn and Mark Hovind, president of JobBait, are providing free workshops to help job seekers maximize their job-finding odds by reaching directly into the hidden job market.

The workshops will teach job seekers how to use fierce job-hunting strategies in an incredibly competitive environment. The free workshops will be held at Auburn’s City Hall, 25 W. Main. St. in the Council Chambers from 3-4:30 p.m., beginning April 16 for the duration of the recession.

Participants should bring a few copies of their resume and cover letter to the workshop in order to help make improvements.

For more information, contact Hovind at 253-333-0633.


Mark Hovind, the owner of JobBait, is a career marketing coach for 6 and 7 figure executives. He worked his way up through the ranks (after graduating with a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Illinois) from a staff engineer to VP, Director, GM, COO and CEO. He’s helped small companies and large, including Transamerica, Delco Electronics and Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (82-84). He’s managed 350 employees, a $700 million budget, and helped take two companies public.

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