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May 2022

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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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 Lisa Lenhart - llenhart@jfcspgh.org and Rebecca Pollack. 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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July 2022

Job Search Productivity Group (JSPG) Information Session

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join Job Search Productivity Group (JSPG) facilitator Justin Kelly to learn more about this accountability and job search discussion group. You will hear about the benefits of participating, and have any questions answered. The JSPG meets every other Tuesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am. Please contact Justin Kelly - jkelly@jfcspgh.org, with any questions. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation…

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Six Sigma White Belt Course

July 7 @ 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…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

July 7 @ 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. 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

July 12 @ 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

July 13 @ 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

July 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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 Jeanne Williams - jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. *To…

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Verizon Information Session

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from Verizon 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! Verizon has exciting opportunities including Retail Sales Representative, Sales Manager, and more! You are encouraged to visit Verizon's website and apply at: https://www.verizon.com/about/careers This event is open to the public. Please contact Employer Relations…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

July 14 @ 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…

Find out more »

Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

July 19 @ 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 »

LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

July 19 @ 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 You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To…

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Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

July 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Job Loss can result in identity loss and so much more — and couple this with these unprecedented times and fear of the unknown can really intensify the situation! Join Pam Harris in this Virtual Career Development Support Group discussion, focusing on helping clients to stabilize their brands, reflecting on and separating who they are from what they do and who they want to be going forward. *To participate, you must be a currently…

Find out more »

Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 »

Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

July 26 @ 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. You…

Find out more »

Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

July 26 @ 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 You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young…

Find out more »

The Art of Networking

July 27 @ 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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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

July 28 @ 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 »

August 2022

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

August 2 @ 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. 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

August 3 @ 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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Six Sigma White Belt Course

August 4 @ 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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Remote Work Job Search

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Remote work is here to stay! Widen your options with a remote work search. Join us, along with MomsWork, to learn how to find a remote job, and the best tips and strategies to get the job of your dreams. Presented by Maggie Lizzi - mlizzi@jfcspgh.org and Shawnte Knox - sknox@jfcspgh.org. Open to the public. Register below.

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Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

August 10 @ 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.…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

August 10 @ 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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. *To…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

August 17 @ 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 You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To…

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Burnout at Work: Tips to Recognize and Manage It

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Do you recognize the signs of burnout in yourself or others? Join us to explore healthy work environments and doable strategies that you can incorporate into your everyday life. 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, 24 hours in advance.  

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

August 25 @ 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…

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Resume Gap: Challenge or Opportunity?

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Does this situation sound familiar to you? “I’ve been out of the workforce caring for a family member; OR, caring for a young child; OR medical or health issues; OR, pursuing professional training” and the list goes on and on. Should I show this on my resume and how do I explain this at an interview? This workshop will answer these questions, provide examples, and set aside time for your questions and thoughts. Presented…

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 »

Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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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September 2022

Six Sigma White Belt Course

September 1 @ 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…

Find out more »

Current Trends in Resume Writing

September 7 @ 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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Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Information Session

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank for an information and Q & A session. Gain access to details about employment opportunities, interview and onboarding process and more! Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has a wide range of exciting opportunities including Digital Media Coordinator, Supply Chain Specialist, Volunteer Coordinator, Programs Assistant, Community Specialist and more! You are encouraged to visit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank…

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

September 8 @ 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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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 –…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

September 13 @ 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. 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.

Find out more »

Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

September 14 @ 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.…

Find out more »

Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

September 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Job Loss can result in identity loss and so much more — and couple this with these unprecedented times and fear of the unknown can really intensify the situation! Join Pam Harris in this Virtual Career Development Support Group discussion, focusing on helping clients to stabilize their brands, reflecting on and separating who they are from what they do and who they want to be going forward. *To participate, you must be a currently…

Find out more »

Phone & Video Interviewing

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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 Jeanne Williams - jwilliams@jfcspgh.org *To…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

September 21 @ 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 You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To…

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Burnout at Work: Tips to Recognize and Manage It

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Do you recognize the signs of burnout in yourself or others? Join us to explore healthy work environments and doable strategies that you can incorporate into your everyday life. 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, 24 hours in advance.

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Resume Gap: Challenge or Opportunity?

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Does this situation sound familiar to you? “I’ve been out of the workforce caring for a family member; OR, caring for a young child; OR medical or health issues; OR, pursuing professional training” and the list goes on and on. Should I show this on my resume and how do I explain this at an interview? This workshop will answer these questions, provide examples, and set aside time for your questions and thoughts. Presented…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

September 28 @ 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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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

September 29 @ 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…

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October 2022

Six Sigma White Belt Course

October 6 @ 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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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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November 2022

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

November 2 @ 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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Stay Inspired and Resilient During Your Job Search

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join us as we welcome Karen Litzinger, owner of Litzinger Career Consulting, and author of the award-winning book, Help Wanted: An A to Z Guide to Cope with the Ups and Downs of the Job Search. In this interactive presentation, Karen will help you navigate emotions and share experiential mental, emotional, and physical techniques to regain or keep a positive attitude. Come away with 20+ tips, support, and inspiration. Presented by: Karen Litzinger, Karen@KarensCareerCoaching.com. This program is open…

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Six Sigma White Belt Course

November 3 @ 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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Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

November 9 @ 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

November 9 @ 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…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 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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Getting into the Gig Economy

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

November 15 @ 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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Kickstart your Motivation from Goals to Discipline

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Job search and life can be daunting and create obstacles to your motivation. Learn and understand various techniques that can get your motivation ignited. Discover what might be slowing you down and ways to begin moving forward and towards your goals. 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…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

November 17 @ 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…

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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. You will be emailed a Zoom link upon registration. To cancel a…

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Phone & Video Interviewing

November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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. *To…

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Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Job Loss can result in identity loss and so much more — and couple this with these unprecedented times and fear of the unknown can really intensify the situation! Join Pam Harris in this Virtual Career Development Support Group discussion, focusing on helping clients to stabilize their brands, reflecting on and separating who they are from what they do and who they want to be going forward. *To participate, you must be a currently…

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Job Fair Strategies

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Planning to go to in-person 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, make an impact, and practice business savvy networking and socializing. Presented by Pam Harris - pharris@jfcspgh.org…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 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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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…

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December 2022

Six Sigma White Belt Course

December 1 @ 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

December 6 @ 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

December 7 @ 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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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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 Jeanne Williams - jwilliams@jfcspgh.org. *To…

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ESS (Education Solution Services) Information Session

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from ESS (Education Solution Services) for an exciting information and Q & A session. Gain access to employment opportunities details, interview and onboarding process and more! ESS has a wide range of exciting opportunities including Substitute Teachers, Classroom Assistants, Food Service, Administration, Counselors and more! You are encouraged to visit ESS website to apply and learn more: https://ess.com/ This event is open to the…

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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…

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