Job Search Skills

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Join the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development for twice weekly information sessions for City Academy, a new program designed to build training pipelines to place Boston residents in careers in city agencies. The training provides access to entry-level city positions that offer:
• Pay at or above Boston’s Living Wage (currently $14.41/hr)
• Health benefits
• Pensions
• Union membership
• Opportunities for advancement

Initially, City Academy will be recruiting candidates for a15-month Emergency Medical Technician training program. The training is free and stipends are provided for approximately 10 months of the program.

To be eligible, you must:
• Be a Boston resident
• Be 18 years or older
• Have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET
• Have a valid driver’s license
• Be drug-free

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Event Date Wednesday February 21st 2018 06:00:00 PM
Event End Date Wednesday February 21st 2018 07:00:00 PM
Registration Start Date Wednesday 01-31-2018

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 Thursday February 22nd 2018 11:00:00 AM
Event End Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 12:00:00 PM

The Healthcare & Human Services Job Fair scheduled for February 7 has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event is being rescheduled for Thursday, February 22, 12:30-2:30. Employers will be confirming their participation in the week ahead. Please check our website for an updated list.

Healthcare Job Fair JOB Seeker February 22

DATE: Thursday, February 22

TIME: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
LOCATION: JVS CareerSolution
75 Federal Street, 3rd Floor, Boston

Meet with Boston area healthcare employers representing a variety of healthcare settings and hiring for a variety of roles.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
Good Shepherd 
Health South NE Rehab 
Lasell Village
Tufts Medical Center 
LAMOUR Community Health Institute & LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic
SLR Senior Living Residences

Roles include: CNA, HHA, Homemaker, Field Supervisor, Caregiver, Aide, Relief Counselor, Family Partner, Residential Counselor and many more!


Event Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 12:30:00 PM
Event End Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 02:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 12-19-2017
Cut off date Thursday February 22nd 2018 09:00:00 AM

How to Land a Federal Job: The ins and outs of finding federal and other government job opportunities, with a focus on resume preparation and understanding the job requirements.

Event Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 02:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Monday 01-01-2018
Cut off date Thursday February 22nd 2018 01:00:00 PM

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 Thursday February 22nd 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Thursday February 22nd 2018 03:00:00 PM