Leveraging Social Media in your Job SearchJan 02, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Leveraging LinkedIn & Other Social Media in your Job Search – It’s been said that a business can’t be successful today without having a web presence, and more and more, job seekers need to have a digital presence to be successful too. In this seminar, the emphasis will be on social networking sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.) and how to use them effectively within your job search.
Getting in the Door - Job Search OverviewJan 02, 2018 • 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
This video and discussion-based seminar will provide a quick review of all of the essential steps in an effective job search. Using that information, you will be able to evaluate your own job search practices and better pinpoint where to focus your future efforts to get in the door!
Age as an Asset: Tips for Mature Job SeekersJan 04, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar identifies what factors mature workers should consider when undertaking a job search and how to highlight their experience and skills to best advantage.
LinkedIn Profile Just in TimeJan 04, 2018 • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
LinkedIn Profile Just in Time Review - LinkedIn is one of the largest professional networking sites with over 300 million users. It\'s described as a \"professional Facebook\" whose sole purpose is to help you advance in your work-life, grow in your profession, and find your next job. A good LinkedIn profile can attract the attention of recruiters and impress potential employers. It takes a resume to a whole new level. This Just-in-Time session is your opportunity to get advice and support on creating or enhancing your LinkedIn presence – from getting started, section revisions, to a great photo (remember to dress up!)
Resume 101Jan 08, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar offers basic information on starting to develop a resume “from scratch,” including what information to include, different resume formats and how to choose among them to highlight relevant skills, qualifications and accomplishments. An introduction to cover letter basics is also included.
Career Planning Part 1: Assessment/TestingJan 09, 2018 • 9:00 am-12:30 pm
This seminar, the first of three parts, outlines the steps in career planning and gets participants started on identifying what types of roles would best suit them, based on an assessment/testing of their personality, vocational interests, values and abilities.
Going Public: Job Options in the Not for Profit SectorJan 11, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar is meant to educate about the scope of career options in the not-for-profit sector and to empower you to explore how your skills, values and passion can contribute to a world of worthy causes.
Job Search Best PracticesJan 15, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar looks at the various strategies for job searching, how effective different strategies are, and key resources for accessing the “hidden” job market.
Career Planning Part 2-Career OptionsJan 16, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar, Part 2 in the continuation of our 3-part series, provides participants with feedback on testing, lists of potential career directions and criteria for creating a short list of roles worthy of further exploration.
Interview PreparationJan 18, 2018 • 9:30 am-12:30 pm
This seminar covers every aspect of interview preparation from researching the company, linking individual skills to the position, knowing what types of interview questions may come up and how to answer, and good follow-up strategies.