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Serving Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, & Saginaw Counties

Calendar

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Feb
2
Thu
Social Media Workshop
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Social Media:   If you are active on social media and you are job searching this workshop is for you.  You need to understand how social media can and may impact you and your job search.  Learn the importance of creating your own image before one is created for you.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Feb
3
Fri
Workplace Communication Workshop
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Workplace Communication:  Communication skills are key in all areas of your career.    The focus of this workshop is on developing better listening skills and developing positive verbal & nonverbal communications in the workplace as well as in your job search.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Resume Writing Workshop
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Résumé Workshop:  The Résumé Workshop offers information on writing an effective résumé.   If you aren’t getting any interviews then it may be your résumé that needs updating.  Come learn how to make the adjustments to get you to the interview.   (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Feb
6
Mon
Mature Worker Workshop
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Mature Worker:  Looking for a job when you have more than 15 years of work experience is a challenge.  Do they see you as overqualified or too old?  Come learn tips to help overcome concerns regarding years of experience and about competing in today’s job market.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Job Search / Networking Workshop
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Job Search Networking:  This workshop will assist you in your job search from preparation and organization to goal setting and networking for job search success.  Networking can be an effective tool to help with your job search. Join us to learn how to increase your comfort level with networking, discover the benefits of using social media to expand your current network, and explore creative ways to incorporate networking into your job search.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Feb
7
Tue
Virtual Interviewing Workshop
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Virtual Interviewing:  Prepare for the post-pandemic world and be ready to learn how to interview virtually on all types of interviewing platforms and ensure that you interview is impactful.  Make the most of your virtual presence by not only learning the basics of using the equipment, but also finding a way to let your personality shine to stand out and get the job offer.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

 

Feb
8
Wed
Interviewing Workshop
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Interviewing: Sign up for this workshop to learn more about behavioral interviewing, how to prepare for the interview, what employers are really asking, and get tips on how to relax and ace the interview. Also, learn how an organized portfolio will help you during an interview.

Feb
9
Thu
Budgeting Workshop
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Budgeting:  Maintaining a budget on a lower income while you job search is challenging.  This workshop gives you helpful tips on how to set up your household budget with a limited income and how to be responsible with your budgeting practices.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Job Fair Prep Workshop
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Job Fair Prep:  Understanding what a Job Fair is and how to use a job fair to your advantage means being prepared is essential.  Yes, a job fair is about employers looking for job seekers and filling open positions.  A job fair is also about you and selling yourself to these employers in the best way possible.  Building your brand, networking, and communicating your strengths while attending a virtual job fair or an in-person job fair can help you with your next steps to attain employment.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)

Feb
10
Fri
Moving Forward Workshop
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Moving Forward:   This workshop discusses tips and techniques for obtaining employment when your background may include misdemeanors or felonies.  It includes helpful discussions on addressing tough questions concerning your past, and tips for a successful job search.  We also provide an introduction to Michigan’s Clean Slate expungement program.  Please note that the Clean Slate information is for informational purposes only.  There is no legal follow up after attending this workshop.  (Please register 24 hours in advance of the start of the workshop.)