Feb
19
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

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Feb
20
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Creating Your Resume Brand

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of Resume Writing

  • Understanding the Purpose of and Writing Your Summary

  • Keywords

  • How to Format a Resume

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

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Feb
20
1:30 PM13:30

Group Coaching

Jump Start your Job Search with Group Coaching 

Professional career coaches break you up into small groups and coach you in the areas you need most help with.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Juliana Ashley / Michael Landrum

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Feb
21
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database

  • Strategically Growing Your Network

  • How to Succeed in Online Networking

  • Introduction to Searching Strategies

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

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Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Receive an Offer & Prepare for the Future

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

STEP 7: Receive an Offer

  • Analyze and Negotiate

  • Accept and Start

  • Inform and Announce

LOOKING AHEAD: Prepare for the Future

  • Expand Network

  • Improve Branding

  • Always Be Looking


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Gina Bravo

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Feb
26
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Feb
27
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Getting the Offer

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • OvervOverview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer 

  • Common interview formats

  • Behavioral and commonly asked interview questions

  • Interview follow-up / thank you letters

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Feb
27
1:30 PM13:30

Group Coaching

Jump Start your Job Search with Group Coaching 

Professional career coaches break you up into small groups and coach you in the areas you need most help with.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Juliana Ashley / Michael Landrum

View Event →
Feb
28
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn For The Job Seeker

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found

  • Target Companies

  • Applying for Jobs

  • Preparing for Interviews

  • Expanding your Learning

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

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Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Maintaining Motivation

Do you struggle daily with getting up and tackling your to do list? Do you constantly put off your difficult tasks?

Motivation affects us all in so many ways. Lack of Motivation could be the root of several of your problems and you don't even realize it. In this class, we tackle how motivation affects us all. How to create enthusiasm on a daily basis and deal with your low self-esteem. We will go through a series of exercises to help you narrow down where your motivation is low and helpful ways to be your own daily cheerleader.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
5
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
6
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Selling Yourself for the Job

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of Resume Writing

  • Scope of Responsibility Statements

  • Purpose of the Accomplishments and Writing / Critiquing Your Accomplishments

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Mar
7
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Profiles

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Profile Truth vs Myth

  • All-Star Ranking

  • Profile Strategy Metrics

  • Introduction to Optimization

  • Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

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Mar
8
10:00 AM10:00

The Core Message

At JS101, we call the "Elevator Pitch" the "Core Message" because really, who is going to use it in an elevator anyway? The Core Message serves as the foundation for all things job search. Learn how to build a memorable Core Message of value, one that will give you a solid foundation to build on moving forward.

  • Employment Objective

  • Preferred Functions

  • Value Proposition


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
12
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
13
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Are You Ready?

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Overview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer

  • Preparing for an interview

  • Researching the company

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Mar
14
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database

  • Strategically Growing Your Network

  • How to Succeed in Online Networking

  • Introduction to Searching Strategies

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

Transferrable Skills

How to sell transferable skills to new employers and land a job in a new industry.

Layoffs and fewer jobs in many industries mean it’s possible that you may have to leave your industry or specialty area. We recommend using your “transferable skills” to help bridge the gap, but what does this phrase really mean?


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Mar
19
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
20
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Are You A Fit?

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of resume writing

  • Transferable skills

  • Applicant tracking systems (ATS)

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Mar
21
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn For The Job Seeker

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found

  • Target Companies

  • Applying for Jobs

  • Preparing for Interviews

  • Expanding your Learning

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Mar
22
10:00 AM10:00

Online Branding

If you have a pulse today, like it or not, you have an online brand! Find out how to assess your brand and begin showing your Best You online.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Gina Bravo

View Event →
Mar
26
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Mar
27
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Honing Your Skills

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Overview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer

  • Interview practice

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Mar
28
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Profiles

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Profile Truth vs Myth

  • All-Star Ranking

  • Profile Strategy Metrics

  • Introduction to Optimization

  • Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Mar
29
10:00 AM10:00

Job Search Rollercoaster

As you go through a job search, do you feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster - soaring to the heights, then plummeting to the lows? Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences when going through any kind of change or transition. Whether you are in a job search as a result of a lay-off or because you made the decision yourself, it will still produce some degree of stress in your life. Join us for this class to learn what you can do to maintain a positive outlook, handling the highs and lows and making the ride a little smoother.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Peggy Williamson

View Event →

Feb
15
10:00 AM10:00

Online Branding

If you have a pulse today, like it or not, you have an online brand! Find out how to assess your brand and begin showing your Best You online.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Gina Bravo

View Event →
Feb
14
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Profiles

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Profile Truth vs Myth

  • All-Star Ranking

  • Profile Strategy Metrics

  • Introduction to Optimization

  • Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Honing Your Skills

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Overview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer

  • Interview practice

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Feb
12
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Feb
8
10:00 AM10:00

The Core Message

At JS101, we call the "Elevator Pitch" the "Core Message" because really, who is going to use it in an elevator anyway? The Core Message serves as the foundation for all things job search. Learn how to build a memorable Core Message of value, one that will give you a solid foundation to build on moving forward.

  • Employment Objective

  • Preferred Functions

  • Value Proposition


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Sandy Adams

View Event →
Feb
7
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn For The Job Seeker

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found

  • Target Companies

  • Applying for Jobs

  • Preparing for Interviews

  • Expanding your Learning

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Feb
6
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Are You A Fit?

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of resume writing

  • Transferable skills

  • Applicant tracking systems (ATS)

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Feb
5
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

When it comes to job search, having a plan and a focus is key. It is also important that this plan be strategic. Being busy is not the same as being productive and too often, job seekers unknowingly waste time, effort and energy on a plan not likely to lead to success. Join us for our signature course to better understand modern job search and develop a plan that works!



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

Maintaining Motivation

Do you struggle daily with getting up and tackling your to do list? Do you constantly put off your difficult tasks?

Motivation affects us all in so many ways. Lack of Motivation could be the root of several of your problems and you don't even realize it. In this class, we tackle how motivation affects us all. How to create enthusiasm on a daily basis and deal with your low self-esteem. We will go through a series of exercises to help you narrow down where your motivation is low and helpful ways to be your own daily cheerleader.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Sandy Adams

View Event →
Jan
31
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database

  • Strategically Growing Your Network

  • How to Succeed in Online Networking

  • Introduction to Searching Strategies

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Jan
30
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Are You Ready?

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Overview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer

  • Preparing for an interview

  • Researching the company

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Jan
29
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

STEP 5: Expand Your Network

  • Build A "Rolling Forty" Target Company List

  • Determine Starter Contacts at Target Companies

  • Identify High Value Contacts at Target Companies

  • How and Why to Build A Recruiter Network

  • Review Other Networks for Expansion Possibilities


STEP 6: Become A Known Candidate to Decision Makers

  • The Power of "Polite Persistence"

  • Develop A Marketing Strategy

  • Track Your Activity


STEP 7: Receive an Offer

  • Analyze and Negotiate

  • Accept and Start

  • Inform and Announce

LOOKING AHEAD: Prepare for the Future

  • Expand Network

  • Improve Branding

  • Always Be Looking



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Jan
29
9:00 AM09:00

Networking Tuesdays

Join us Tuesday mornings before class for coffee, donuts, and networking with other job seekers! Stick around for our signature course/workshop, The Job Search Action Plan, at 10 am.

Note: This is an unstructured networking event. Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

View Event →
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Transferrable Skills

How to sell transferable skills to new employers and land a job in a new industry.

Layoffs and fewer jobs in many industries mean it’s possible that you may have to leave your industry or specialty area. We recommend using your “transferable skills” to help bridge the gap, but what does this phrase really mean?


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Jan
24
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Profiles

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Profile Truth vs Myth

  • All-Star Ranking

  • Profile Strategy Metrics

  • Introduction to Optimization

  • Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Jan
23
1:30 PM13:30

Group Coaching

Jump Start your Job Search with Group Coaching 

Professional career coaches break you up into small groups and coach you in the areas you need most help with.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Juliana Ashley / Michael Landrum

View Event →
Jan
23
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Selling Yourself for the Job

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of Resume Writing

  • Scope of Responsibility Statements

  • Purpose of the Accomplishments and Writing / Critiquing Your Accomplishments

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Jan
22
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

INTRODUCTION to JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

  • Seeing Yourself as Me, Inc.

  • The Value of a Plan

  • The JSAP: 7 Steps to Success


STEP 1: Understand the Modern Job Search

  • How Job Search Has Changed

  • Modern Job Search Basics

  • How Hiring Really Happens

  • Common Myths & Mistakes

  • Job Search Facts & Figures You Should Know

  • Why People Have Trouble Finding a Job


STEP 2: Build the Foundation

  • Accomplish Starting Tasks

  • Develop Job Search Tools

  • Practice Job Seeker Skills

  • Get Educated in Job Search

  • Research the Market


STEP 3: Get the Word Out

  • Identify Sub-Networks

  • Inform & Announce

  • Use the 7 Ways to Job Search

STEP 4: Activate Supporting Activities

  • Explore Temporary, Contract, or Consulting Work

  • Enhance Technical & Career Skills

  • Attend Job Fairs

  • Consider Volunteering

  • Schedule Informational Interviews

  • Join Groups



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Jan
22
9:00 AM09:00

Networking Tuesdays

Join us Tuesday mornings before class for coffee, donuts, and networking with other job seekers! Stick around for our signature course/workshop, The Job Search Action Plan, at 10 am.

Note: This is an unstructured networking event. Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

View Event →
Jan
17
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn For The Job Seeker

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found

  • Target Companies

  • Applying for Jobs

  • Preparing for Interviews

  • Expanding your Learning

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

View Event →
Jan
16
10:00 AM10:00

Interviewing + Lab: Getting the Offer

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • OvervOverview and goals of the interview – both yours and the interviewer 

  • Common interview formats

  • Behavioral and commonly asked interview questions

  • Interview follow-up / thank you letters

*Mock Interviewing Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

View Event →
Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 2

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

STEP 5: Expand Your Network

  • Build A "Rolling Forty" Target Company List

  • Determine Starter Contacts at Target Companies

  • Identify High Value Contacts at Target Companies

  • How and Why to Build A Recruiter Network

  • Review Other Networks for Expansion Possibilities


STEP 6: Become A Known Candidate to Decision Makers

  • The Power of "Polite Persistence"

  • Develop A Marketing Strategy

  • Track Your Activity


STEP 7: Receive an Offer

  • Analyze and Negotiate

  • Accept and Start

  • Inform and Announce

LOOKING AHEAD: Prepare for the Future

  • Expand Network

  • Improve Branding

  • Always Be Looking



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

View Event →
Jan
15
9:00 AM09:00

Networking Tuesdays

Join us Tuesday mornings before class for coffee, donuts, and networking with other job seekers! Stick around for our signature course/workshop, The Job Search Action Plan, at 10 am.

Note: This is an unstructured networking event. Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

View Event →
Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

Job Search Rollercoaster

As you go through a job search, do you feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster - soaring to the heights, then plummeting to the lows? Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences when going through any kind of change or transition. Whether you are in a job search as a result of a lay-off or because you made the decision yourself, it will still produce some degree of stress in your life. Join us for this class to learn what you can do to maintain a positive outlook, handling the highs and lows and making the ride a little smoother.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Peggy Williamson

View Event →
Jan
10
10:15 AM10:15

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include:

  • Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database

  • Strategically Growing Your Network

  • How to Succeed in Online Networking

  • Introduction to Searching Strategies

* Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Lorie Camacho

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Jan
9
1:30 PM13:30

Group Coaching

Jump Start your Job Search with Group Coaching 

Professional career coaches break you up into small groups and coach you in the areas you need most help with.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Juliana Ashley / Michael Landrum

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Jan
9
10:00 AM10:00

Resume + Lab: Creating Your Resume Brand

Now is the time to fine-tune, or build if you haven't already done so, quality tools to assist you in the job search process.

  • Fundamentals of Resume Writing

  • Understanding the Purpose of and Writing Your Summary

  • Keywords

  • How to Format a Resume

*Resume Review Lab from 12-1 pm.


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Peggy Williamson / Agnes Dillard

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Jan
8
10:00 AM10:00

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success

INTRODUCTION to JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself

  • Seeing Yourself as Me, Inc.

  • The Value of a Plan

  • The JSAP: 7 Steps to Success


STEP 1: Understand the Modern Job Search

  • How Job Search Has Changed

  • Modern Job Search Basics

  • How Hiring Really Happens

  • Common Myths & Mistakes

  • Job Search Facts & Figures You Should Know

  • Why People Have Trouble Finding a Job


STEP 2: Build the Foundation

  • Accomplish Starting Tasks

  • Develop Job Search Tools

  • Practice Job Seeker Skills

  • Get Educated in Job Search

  • Research the Market


STEP 3: Get the Word Out

  • Identify Sub-Networks

  • Inform & Announce

  • Use the 7 Ways to Job Search

STEP 4: Activate Supporting Activities

  • Explore Temporary, Contract, or Consulting Work

  • Enhance Technical & Career Skills

  • Attend Job Fairs

  • Consider Volunteering

  • Schedule Informational Interviews

  • Join Groups



Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

Instructor: Royce Thomason & Sandy Adams

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Jan
8
9:00 AM09:00

Networking Tuesdays

Join us Tuesday mornings before class for coffee, donuts, and networking with other job seekers! Stick around for our signature course/workshop, The Job Search Action Plan, at 10 am.

Note: This is an unstructured networking event. Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.

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Jan
4
10:00 AM10:00

The Core Message

At JS101, we call the "Elevator Pitch" the "Core Message" because really, who is going to use it in an elevator anyway? The Core Message serves as the foundation for all things job search. Learn how to build a memorable Core Message of value, one that will give you a solid foundation to build on moving forward.

  • Employment Objective

  • Preferred Functions

  • Value Proposition


Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible.


Instructor: Sandy Adams

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