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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

For individuals who have LinkedIn accounts and want to learn how to utilize this social networking site to build their network and aid in their job search.Topics covered include best practices for: how to complete your profile, add connections, and navigate your privacy settings. Presented by Justin Kelly – jkelly@jfcspgh.org…Read More

Phone and Pre-Employment Screening

Understand the hiring implications of a variety of pre-employment tests (samples provided) and background checks. Learn how phone screening interviews require a different set of skills and focus; a mock phone interview will be conducted. Presented by Kaitlyn Myers-Brooks – kmyers-brooks@jfcspgh.org Conference Room A/B There is a $20 fee for…Read More

Cover Letters, E-Notes & More

Discover two cover letter formats that attract quick attention to your qualifications. Also, learn the basics of e-notes and several other job search communication tools that can positively impact your candidacy. If you would like feedback on your current cover letters, bring a sample or two for peer feedback at…Read More

Career Branding & Your Resume

Resumes have changed drastically! Learn how to create a resume that reflects your brand and clearly highlights your value proposition. Also discover what format changes are necessary for your resume to be successfully scanned by Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Presented by Pam Harris – pharris@jfcspgh.org Conference Room A/B There is…Read More