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June 2024

Phone & Video Interviewing

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Phone Screening

A JFCS Career Services Event: Join us as we explore the ever-changing methods used by human resource departments and hiring managers in the quest for new hires. As the rise of phone and virtual interviews continue to grow, it is crucial to adapt and proactively increase your skill set. Enhance your success as we discuss the nuances of phone and video interviewing. Presented by Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after…

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Services 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. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance. YOU WILL BE EMAILED…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services 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. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young…

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Six Sigma White Belt Course

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Six Sigma White Belt

A JFCS Career Services Event: This course provides an introduction and overview of the popular Lean Six Sigma methodology utilized in numerous industries to improve quality, processes, and customer satisfaction. A certificate and 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) will be awarded to those who complete the workshop. Please Note: This is a four hour course, starting at 9:00 am and concluding at 1:00 pm. There will be two 15 minute breaks. Presented by Tasos Georgopoulos, Lean Six Sigma Master Black…

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Job Search Networking Group

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Services Event: If you are a frustrated job seeker, you are welcome to join us for our virtual Job Search Networking Group. It's a great opportunity to expand your network and brainstorm ideas for your job search including job leads, contacts, new target companies, and strategies for overcoming barriers you may be encountering. Join fellow job seekers in a supportive, relaxed session to give your job search a boost and help others. Take a break from your…

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The Art of Networking

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Services 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. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance. YOU WILL BE EMAILED A ZOOM LINK UPON REGISTRATION - PLEASE REMEMBER TO SAVE IT IN YOUR CALENDAR.

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Services 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. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance. YOU…

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Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

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

A JFCS Career Services 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. Presented by Raymond Sneed, WorkAble Volunteer. Please contact Shawnte Knox with any questions - sknox@jfcspgh.org. Registration closes at 5:00 PM…

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

June 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A JFCS Career Services 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 Jeanne Williams - jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
LinkedIn

A JFCS Career Services 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 Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations…

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Cover Letter Writing Trends

June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services Event: Well written Cover Letters serve as a compelling and strategic component in getting hired. Do you write cover letters that help you to stand out from your competition? Trends in cover letter writing continue to evolve. Join us to gain new insight into how cover letters, e-notes, and other letters, provide a competitive edge. Presented by Pam Harris - pharris@jfcspgh.org Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will…

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Remote Work Job Search

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services Event: Are you interested in exploring remote jobs? Join fellow job seekers in reviewing remote work, how to land a remote job, working from home etiquette, and how to maximize productivity. Presented by Margaret Lizzi - mlizzi@jfcspgh.org. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org, 24 hours in advance. YOU WILL BE EMAILED A ZOOM LINK UPON…

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services 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 Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted.…

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Resume Writing Trends

June 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services 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. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS DAY PRIOR to this workshop. Registrations after the deadline will not be accepted. To cancel a registration, please…

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AI & the Job Search

June 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A JFCS Career Services Event: AI tools are an increasingly common fixture of our daily lives, transforming the way we work, create, and communicate. Join us as we present an introduction to AI tools, discuss the opportunities and potential pitfalls of using them in your job search, and provide you with real-time examples of how they can help you find your next position. Presented by Chris Rippee - crippee@jfcspgh.org and Jeanne Williams – jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. Registration closes at 5:00 PM the BUSINESS…

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