Job seeker conference slated Jan. 24

Dakota-Scott WorkForce Center will host January Jump Start, an award-winning one-day conference for job seekers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road W., West St. Paul.

The event will feature keynote speaker Stevie Ray, of Stevie Ray’s Improv Company. Ray, back by popular demand, will present “How to Think on the Spot” with tips and advice anyone can use to calm their nerves during the interview process.

Workshops will be offered on a variety of topics, including interview preparation, using Linked-In, job searching for mature workers, stress management and more.

Space is limited and registration is required. Register online at Those needing special accommodations should call (651) 554-5844 or send an email to [email protected] at least 72 hours prior to the event.