Our Spring 2012 workshop series is all about making the best of your job search. We will help you update your resume and hone your interviewing skills, discover your transferable skills and communicate your brand. Also, learn how to use social media to help you find your next job. The fee for each workshop is $15 if paid at least 24 hours in advance, or $20 at the door. Pre-registration is required.
29 Winter Street, 5th floor Room 533, Boston MA 02108
Wednesday, April 11th, 12:00-2:00 PM - Mock Interview Clinic, Judy Bottkol & Martha Plotkin
Gain valuable tips before your next interview. Work with staff and fellow participants to practice your interviewing techniques and to develop a style of your own. Limited to eight participants.
Thursday, April 26th, 12:00-2:00 PM - Résumé Clinic, George Zeller & Judy Bottkol
Can your résumé pass a recruiter's 30-second scan and make it to the YES pile? If you're not sure, come to this clinic. Each participant will have their résumé critiqued by the group and by JVS staff. Limited to eight participants. Please bring tencopies of your résumé.
Thursday, May 3rd, 10:00-11:30 AM - LinkedIn Q&A, Leah Berk
Do you have questions about this all-important social media site? We'll discuss the ins and outs of LinkedIn, including how to build a network, use groups, explore company information, look for jobs ,and more. Open to all levels.
Thursday, May 10th, 12:00-1:30 PM - The Strategic Job Search, Judy Bottkol
Have you spent hundreds of hours online hunting and applying for jobs with few or no results? In this workshop, you'll get tips on using the Internet effectively. We'll discuss : protecting your privacy, researching industries, and using appropriate etiquette when applying on-line. . We'll also talk about creative approaches to targeting companies with job openings, and inventive strategies for getting the interview and the job offer. We'll also give you a list of good websites to use.
Tuesday, June 12th, 10:00-11:30 AM - Find Your Next Job on Twitter, Leah Berk
Recruiters, hiring managers and industry experts are sharing information and opportunities via Twitter. Learn how to leverage this micro-blogging platform to network and find jobs.
Wednesday, June 20th, 12:00-1:30 PM - SkillScan, Martha Plotkin
Discover your transferable skills aided by this card sort. IDENTIFY your range of skills, DETERMINE which one you want to play a major role in your work, ORGANIZE them into skill sets which connect to occupational areas and DETERMINE which of these areas to explore.