With so many people out of work in the Acadiana, local organizations are working to try to get people back to work, and LEDA is offering some tips on virtual job interviews.

The Lafayette Economic Development Authority is hosting a Zoom call to help candidates seeking a job get a leg up on the competition by learning some best practices if they are going to interview via a virtual job interview.

LEDA is working with Acadiana Working Solutions One-Stop Centers on presenting this seminar for those that are interested according to a press releasing from Lafayette Economic Development Authority.

There have been multiple seminars and information sessions sponsored by economic groups, including LEDA, since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic to try to help people who are seeking work and businesses who are working so hard to stay afloat.

The name of the Friday, June 5 presentation is How to Successfully Navigate the Virtual Job Search. It's going to be hosted by Danielle Dayries who works for the DMD & Associates company. They specialize in resume' services along with consulting workers on their careers.

The Interim Director of Acadiana Workforce Solutions One-Stop Centers, Dr. Shanea Nelson says,

We are excited to partner with LEDA and DMD & Associates to provide helpful tips for jobseekers who are navigating a virtual job search. During this time, when there are so many virtual platforms for job searches, it is imperative that jobseekers are aware of best practices that will enhance their chances for success.

If you want to participate in this Friday's free event, you will need to register by going to EventBrite.

The webinar begins at 10 o'clock in the morning.