This information session provides an overview of services that JVS offers to help immigrants and refugees find entry-level employment and improve English skills. We specialize in assisting work-authorized immigrants receiving TAFDC, refugees, political asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, and Certified Victims of Human Trafficking.

Event Date Friday August 17th 2018 09:30:00 AM
Event End Date Friday August 17th 2018 11:00:00 AM
In less than an hour, the Welcome Session will give you an overview of all the services that can help you launch a career, find a job, build your skills and advance to a better job. Please bring your resume, if you have one.

During this workshop you will:
• Become a member of JVS CareerSolution
• Sign-up for a one-on-one meeting the same day with a Career Navigator to develop your personal career action plan 
• Learn to navigate the Career Center calendar and register for workshops and services
• Discover the on-site resources available to help you research career options, search for jobs and work on your resume and job search correspondence

Welcome Sessions are walk-in events; no pre-registration required.

Event Date Friday August 17th 2018 11:00:00 AM
Event End Date Friday August 17th 2018 12:00:00 PM

LinkedIn - Mastering the Basics

LinkedIn is currently the largest professional networking platform used by professionals, hiring managers, recruiters, job seekers and business owners.

In this workshop, we will focus on:

  1. Creating a basic profile
  2. Navigating the LinkedIn interface
  3. Managing important privacy settings
  4. Connecting and building a network on LinkedIn
  5. Customizing your LinkedIn URL

CAPACITY: 12             FEE: NO COST                 DURATION: 1.5 HOURS

Event Date Friday August 17th 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Friday August 17th 2018 02:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Thursday 06-28-2018
Cut off date Thursday August 16th 2018 10:00:00 AM

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Meet one-on-one with a career coach on a first-come, first served basis to discuss any employment issues that you may have. Perhaps you're looking for some clarity on your career direction or need some help to re-energize your job search. Or maybe you have a question about an interview coming up or would like some advice on how to take your resume to the next level. You define how to use your time with a CareerSolution team member. Sessions are 20-30 minutes.

Drop In Hours: Sign up a half hour early for a first-come first-served slot.

Event Date Friday August 17th 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Sunday September 16th 2018 12:00:00 PM

LinkedIn – Creating a Targeted Profile

Stand out from the crowd by creating a targeted LinkedIn profile. In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to customize various sections of your profile to increase your visibility to your connections, hiring managers and recruiters.

In this workshop, we will focus on:

  1. Tailoring your headline with keywords to increase traffic to your profile
  2. Composing and formatting your summary for maximum visibility
  3. Utilizing the job search function (job search alerts, applying on LI, etc.)

CAPACITY: 20  FEE: NO COST DURATION: 2 HOURS

Event Date Monday August 20th 2018 09:30:00 AM
Event End Date Monday August 20th 2018 11:30:00 AM
Registration Start Date Thursday 06-28-2018
Cut off date Sunday August 19th 2018 10:00:00 AM