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Center for Research and Innovation announces course offerings for August

BEMIDJI, Minn. (August 8, 2009) — The Bemidji State University Center for Reseach and Innovation has announced its lineup of course offerings for August, 2009.

“The Basics of a New Position: Job Analysis to Hiring”
This course is designed to help analyze the needs of a business when creating a new position or filling an existing position. Participants in the course will develop a job description, look for ways to improve a job application and create an ad to announce the position. The course will also provide opportunities to walk through the job interview process, create job-appropriate interview questions and help develop strategies to evaluate applicants. The course will also cover a variety of other topics related to recruitment and hiring.
Location: online: Aug. 17-30, 2009
Location: online: Oct. 19-Nov. 1, 2009
Instructor: Lyndi Odegard
Cost: $200

Individuals who wish to be added to the center’s mailing list or have questions regarding the course should contact the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation at (218) 755-4900; toll free, (888) 738-3224; or via e-mail,

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