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May 2022

Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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 –…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

May 25 @ 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…

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Carnegie Museums Information Session

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh for an information and Q & A session. Individuals who participate will gain direct access to details about multiple employment opportunities across different departments, interview and onboarding process, employee benefits, and so much more. Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh has exciting opportunities including Special Events Technician, Development Assistant, Assistant Manager, Senior Analyst, and Sales Associate. You are encouraged to visit…

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Resume Gap: Challenge or Opportunity?

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join the JFCS Career Development Center experts to learn innovative ways to think about your resume gap and how to promote it to your benefit. Presented by Jeanne Williams – jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. Open to the public. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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The Art of Networking

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org or call 412-586-3723, 24 hours in advance.

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June 2022

Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

June 1 @ 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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Six Sigma White Belt Course

June 2 @ 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 Tasos Georgopoulos, Lean Six Sigma Master Black…

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Motivational Mondays: Agency and Attitude: Creating Your Framework

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This six week educational and discussion group is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with motivation as it relates to their job search and job retention. Clients will learn to adopt a more active role in their job search and current career, leading to empowerment. A new topic will be presented each week, building on prior sessions, but providing stand-alone information so that any job seeker can join at any…

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Phone & Video Interviewing

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Phone Screening

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: COVID 19 has forever changed the way employers recruit and interview job candidates. In-person interviews have largely been replaced by phone and video recruitment processes. 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 Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org. You…

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

June 7 @ 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

June 8 @ 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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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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…

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Motivational Mondays: The Power of Forming Habits and Building Resilience

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This six week educational and discussion group is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with motivation as it relates to their job search and job retention. Clients will learn to adopt a more active role in their job search and current career, leading to empowerment. A new topic will be presented each week, building on prior sessions, but providing stand-alone information so that any job seeker can join at any…

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Renaissance Home Care, Inc. Information Session

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from Renaissance Home Care, Inc. for an information and Q & A session. Individuals who participate will gain direct access to details about multiple employment opportunities, interview and onboarding process, benefits and more!   Renaissance Home Care, Inc. has exciting opportunities including Certified Nursing Assistant, Direct Care Workers, Registered Nurses, Personal Care Aides and others!   Benefits: Sign on bonus Paid training  Weekly pay Full…

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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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 You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please…

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

June 15 @ 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 Jeanne Williams - jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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…

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Motivational Mondays: The Link Between Feelings, Motivation, and Discipline

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This six week educational and discussion group is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with motivation as it relates to their job search and job retention. Clients will learn to adopt a more active role in their job search and current career, leading to empowerment. A new topic will be presented each week, building on prior sessions, but providing stand-alone information so that any job seeker can join at any…

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Strategies for Virtual Employer Events

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: This session will focus on how to get the most out of attending a Virtual Employer Event. Join us to learn how to prepare strategies to make an impact and maximize your time and exposure to valuable company representatives during a virtual event. Presented by Shawnte Knox - sknox@jfcspgh.org. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org or call 412-586-3723, 24 hours in…

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

June 22 @ 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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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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 –…

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Job Search Networking Group

June 23 @ 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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Burnout at work: Tips to Recognize and Manage it

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Workplace burnout sets in when people consistently work more than they should. Employees continue to struggle to separate and balance their professional and personal responsibilities as the pandemic continues. Join MomsWork and the Career Development Center to learn how to recognize and manage workplace burnout. Presented by Jeanne Williams – jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. Open to the public. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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The Art of Networking

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org or call 412-586-3723, 24 hours in advance.

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 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…

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