Loading Events

← Back to Events

Virtual Conferencing

November 2021

LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career…

Find out more »

Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

November 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You…

Find out more »

Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

November 30 @ 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…

Find out more »

December 2021

Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 *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…

Find out more »

Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Have you ever started an online job application thinking you are coming to the end of the process, and then suddenly find yourself answering 80+ questions that don't seem to fit into the application process? Welcome to pre-employment testing. Join us as we discuss why human resource departments continue to increase testing and take a look at practice tests that will help you prepare for your next online application. Presented by Lisa Lenhart –…

Find out more »

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

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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. *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…

Find out more »

Phone & Video Interviewing

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Phone Screening

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: COVID 19 is changing the way employers recruit and interview job candidates. While companies are still hiring, in-person interviews have been replaced with phone and video interviews. These virtual interactions require a different set of skills and focus. This workshop will start off with a quick overview of basic interviewing skills and then focus on how you can best prepare for and successfully navigate both phone and video interviews. Presented by Jeanne Williams -…

Find out more »

Six Sigma White Belt Course

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Six Sigma White Belt

A JFCS Career Development Center 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 J.B. Wilcox, Lean Six Sigma Black…

Find out more »

Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

December 14 @ 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. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center…

Find out more »

Current Trends in Resume Writing

December 14 @ 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…

Find out more »

Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

December 14 @ 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…

Find out more »

The Art of Networking

December 15 @ 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…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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. *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…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

December 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career…

Find out more »

Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

December 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You…

Find out more »
+ Export Events