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JFCS Career Development Center

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October 2022

Current Trends in Resume Writing

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Trends in resume writing continue to evolve. Does your resume clearly showcase your brand and highlight your value? Is it current with the latest trends and formatted for scoring and ranking by applicant tracking systems? Join us for ideas to help make your resume positively impactful. Presented by Pam Harris - pharris@jfcspgh.org. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the day…

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Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This two hour workshop explores working with the MS-Office Suite of tools - review the basics of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; how to open and use multiple applications at once; and share content between Word, PowerPoint, and Excel using text, charts, tables, and graphics. This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Presented by Raymond Sneed, WorkAble Volunteer.…

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Learn how to build your profile on LinkedIn. This presentation will discuss and demonstrate how to create a professional online presence using LinkedIn. This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. Presented by Justin Kelly - jkelly@jfcspgh.org. Open to the public. Register below – An email will be sent to you with event information. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance.

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join us in learning what behavioral interviewing is and why so many employers use this method. In addition, we will present clear and concise techniques to prepare for behavioral interviews along with an opportunity to practice in a fun and relaxed environment. We hope to see you and look forward to an interactive and enjoyable presentation. Presented by Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This workshop is designed to teach the most effective and safe ways to perform job search activities online. Topics will include internet safety, how to navigate online applications, internet-ready resumes, useful job search websites, and how to stay organized with your job search. Presented by Lisa Lenhart - llenhart@jfcspgh.org. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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Developing Strategies for Your Job Search (Career Development Support Group)

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Defining and implementing strategies can help you build momentum and shift your job search into gear. Stop the frustrating aimless and ongoing search by converting it into a purposeful and invigorating plan of action, celebrating the wins along the way. Join Pam Harris in our virtual Career Development Support Group to learn more about strategies that can help shift your search from aimless to action and generate results. *To participate, you must be a…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Learn how to search for jobs on LinkedIn. This presentation will demonstrate how to search for jobs, apply for positions, and save searches/postings using LinkedIn. This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. Presented by Lisa Lenhart - llenhart@jfcspgh.org. Open to the public. Register below - An email will be sent to you with event information. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance.

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Getting into the Gig Economy

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join us to learn about the logistics of side hustles and gig economy jobs. Topics include taxes, insurance, and other topics related to working as an independent contractor or freelancer. Presented by Jeanne Williams – jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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The Art of Networking

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Learn the essential practice of networking; how to find and approach contacts and techniques for presenting yourself effectively. Presented by George Ponticello – gponticello@jfcspgh.org. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the day of the workshop – please provide your preferred email address when you register below. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org or call 412-586-3723, 24…

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Learn to Navigate the landscape of today's ever changing workforce. Regardless if you are returning to work, changing careers, or pursuing a passion there are many ways you can position yourself to be just what the employer needs. Highlight your strengths and attributes to maximize your efforts towards a successful career. Presented by Lisa Lenhart – llenhart@jfcspgh.org *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You will be emailed…

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Job Fair Strategies

October 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Planning to go to the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall Fall Career Fair on October 26, or any other career fairs? Let the pros at JFCS Career Development Center show you how to make the most of it. Self-marketing skills can be learned and perfected to maximize your potential impact. This session will focus on how to get the most out of any career fair. Learn strategies on how best to prepare,…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Learn how to find new networking contacts on LinkedIn. This presentation will discuss and demonstrate how to find new connections at target companies and then take the next steps to develop a professional relationship. This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. Note: Please have your LinkedIn profile page completed before registering for this workshop. Presented by Justin Kelly - jkelly@jfcspgh.org Open to the public. Register below – An email will…

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Job Search Networking Group

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join fellow job seekers to expand your network, share job leads, contacts, and job market intelligence. You will have an opportunity to share your resume and/or marketing plan with the group if you would like. Facilitated by George Ponticello – gponticello@jfcspgh.org and Justin Kelly - jkelly@jfcspgh.org. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the day of the workshop – please provide…

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