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June 2021

PNC Information Session

June 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us as we welcome PNC for an information session and Q&A. Recruiters from Mortgage Operations, Customer Care Center, and Commercial Lending Operations will discuss their departments and open positions and answer any questions you may have. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Please contact George Ponticello - gponticelle@jfcspgh.org – with any questions. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the day of the event – please provide your preferred email address when you…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

June 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LinkedIn

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. 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 Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the day of the workshop – please…

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July 2021

Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

July 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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 a Zoom invitation the day of…

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Goal Setting in Your Job Search (Career Development Support Group)

July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Setting goals and evaluating your progress toward them can help you move in the right direction in your job search, but goals that are too ambitious or vague can leave you feeling frustrated rather than motivated. Join Kelli McElhinny and Pam Harris in our virtual Career Development Support Group to learn more about effective goal-setting strategies that will help you achieve success in your job search and get tips from your fellow job seekers about techniques that have helped them…

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Argo AI Information Session

July 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A JFCS Career Development Center event: Join us as we welcome recruiters from Argo AI as they discuss: • The Argo AI Culture • Argo AI Software and Systems • Hardware & Fleet Operations teams • General and Administrative teams Please visit Argo AI's Website prior to the session to apply for opportunities. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Click here to register - jfcspgh.org/infosessionargoai Contact Gretchen Young - gyoung@jfcspgh.org, or Pam Day…

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Current Trends in Resume Writing

July 13, 2021 @ 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 14, 2021 @ 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. *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Presented by Raymond Sneed, WorkAble Volunteer. Please contact Gretchen Young with any questions - gyoung@jfcspgh.org. You will…

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

July 14, 2021 @ 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. 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 register below. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at…

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The Art of Networking

July 15, 2021 @ 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

July 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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 -…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

July 20, 2021 @ 1:30 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…

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Linkedin: Searching for Jobs

July 21, 2021 @ 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. 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 register below. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen…

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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

July 21, 2021 @ 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

July 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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Developing Strategies for Your Job Search (Career Development Support Group)

July 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 and Kelli McElhinny 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…

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Top Library Resources for Job Seekers

July 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: With a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh card, you have access to hundreds of on-line resources that are beneficial to job seekers and career changers alike. Join Irene Yelovich, Senior Librarian, as she demonstrates how to access free LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) and Udemy courses, talks about digital badges/certifications, and shares other helpful e-resources available through CLP.  *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Presented by Irene Yelovich, Senior…

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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

July 27, 2021 @ 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: Networking Strategies

July 28, 2021 @ 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. 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 Development Center client. You will be emailed a Zoom invitation the…

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

July 29, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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August 2021

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

August 4, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 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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Six Sigma White Belt Course

August 5, 2021 @ 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…

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Managing Your Job Search Stress (Career Development Support Group)

August 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Reduce Job Search Stress and Set a Strong Foundation for Your Job Search during this time when “social distancing” is the “new norm.” Join Kelli McElhinny and Pam Harris in our Virtual Career Development Support Group. Receive helpful tips to reduce your stress and set yourself up for success in the job search. Enjoy a forum to talk about and process your current challenges and frustrations as well as to share your own wins…

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Current Trends in Resume Writing

August 10, 2021 @ 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

August 11, 2021 @ 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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The Art of Networking

August 12, 2021 @ 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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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

August 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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Top Library Resources for Job Seekers

August 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: With a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh card, you have access to hundreds of on-line resources that are beneficial to job seekers and career changers alike. Join Irene Yelovich, Senior Librarian, as she demonstrates how to access free LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) and Udemy courses, talks about digital badges/certifications, and shares other helpful e-resources available through CLP.  This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. Presented by Irene Yelovich, Senior Librarian, CLP.…

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Strategies for Virtual Employer Events

August 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 Robin Farabee-Siers - rfarabee-siers@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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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

August 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 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 Search Networking Group

August 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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University of Pittsburgh Information Session

August 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join us as we welcome Pitt for an information session and Q&A. Recruiters from their Talent Acquisition team will discuss their opportunities for both staff and temporary positions followed by a question and answer session. This event will contain information on best practices to apply to Pitt, the how to and the why! *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career Development Center client. Please contact Lisa Lenhart at llenhart@jfcspgh.org with any questions.…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

August 24, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

August 25, 2021 @ 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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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

August 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 *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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Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

August 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 and Kelli McElhinny 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…

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Phone & Video Interviewing

August 26, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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 Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org.…

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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

August 26, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 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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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

August 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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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September 2021

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

September 1, 2021 @ 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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Goal Setting in Your Job Search (Career Development Support Group)

September 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Setting goals and evaluating your progress toward them can help you move in the right direction in your job search, but goals that are too ambitious or vague can leave you feeling frustrated rather than motivated. Join Kelli McElhinny and Pam Harris in our virtual Career Development Support Group to learn more about effective goal-setting strategies that will help you achieve success in your job search and get tips from your fellow job seekers…

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Coming Home to Pittsburgh: Local Immigrant Leaders Share Their Stories

September 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This Welcoming Week, hear from local immigrant leaders about building their home and community in Pittsburgh!   Featured Speakers: Pralad Mishra, from the Bhutanese Community. Pralad arrived in the United States in 2009 as a refugee and works as manager at Candid Homecare. Hanifa Nakiryowa, from the Ugandan Community. Hanifa came to the United States in 2015 on a visitor visa, then got student status to attend graduate school at University of Pittsburgh. Hanifa works as a Global Health Associate…

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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

September 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

September 14, 2021 @ 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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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

September 30, 2021 @ 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

September 30, 2021 @ 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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October 2021

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

October 5, 2021 @ 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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Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

October 6, 2021 @ 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 Resume Writing

October 6, 2021 @ 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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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

October 7, 2021 @ 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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Developing Strategies for Your Job Search (Career Development Support Group)

October 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 and Kelli McElhinny 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…

Find out more »

The Art of Networking

October 13, 2021 @ 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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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

October 13, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 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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Job Search Networking Group

October 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

October 14, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Six Sigma White Belt Course

October 15, 2021 @ 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…

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Phone & Video Interviewing

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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 Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org.…

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Know Your Worth Before it Counts

October 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Whether you are searching for new employment, or preparing for your annual review, go into the discussions prepared with your bottom line and your top goals. Join CFW (Center for Women) and partners JFCS Career Development Center and Pittsburgh’s Financial Empowerment Center virtually for this important panel discussion to encourage you to crunch the numbers. A Q&A will follow the discussion. Click Here to register.

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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

October 19, 2021 @ 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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Top Library Resources for Job Seekers

October 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: With a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh card, you have access to hundreds of on-line resources that are beneficial to job seekers and career changers alike. Join Irene Yelovich, Senior Librarian, as she demonstrates how to access free LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) and Udemy courses, talks about digital badges/certifications, and shares other helpful e-resources available through CLP.  This workshop is best viewed on a laptop or desktop computer. Presented by Irene Yelovich, Senior Librarian, CLP.…

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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

October 26, 2021 @ 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

October 27, 2021 @ 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

October 27, 2021 @ 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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November 2021

Integrated Microsoft Office Suite

November 3, 2021 @ 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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Strategies for Virtual Employer Events

November 4, 2021 @ 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 Robin Farabee-Siers - rfarabee-siers@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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Fall Employer Information Session – Day 1

November 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from an array of industries for information sessions and Q&As about their organizations. Register for Day 1 and/or Day 2, and attend any or all of the sessions throughout the day. Sessions will begin promptly at the top of each hour. Clients who participate will be able to gain information about the application and interview process, as well as provide their resumes to the…

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Fall Employer Information Session – Day 2

November 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Join JFCS Career Development Center as we virtually host recruiters from an array of industries for information sessions and Q&As about their organizations. Register for Day 1 and/or Day 2, and attend any or all of the sessions throughout the day. Sessions will begin promptly at the top of each hour. Clients who participate will be able to gain information about the application and interview process, as well as provide their resumes to the…

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

November 11, 2021 @ 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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Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

November 11, 2021 @ 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

November 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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 Pam Day - pday@jfcspgh.org.…

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Current Trends in Resume Writing

November 16, 2021 @ 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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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

November 17, 2021 @ 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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Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

November 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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

November 18, 2021 @ 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…

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Top Financial, Legal, and Professional Considerations When You’re Adding to Your Family

November 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Understand more about the life-altering experience of adding to your family. Join CFW and our partners JFCS Career Development Center, Neighborhood Legal Services, and Pittsburgh’s Financial Empowerment Center for this important panel discussion examining top considerations for your financial, legal, and professional well-being. Also with Rachel Silver, past NCJW Leadership Development Program participant, for her perspective as a working mother. Click Here to register.

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

November 30, 2021 @ 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

November 30, 2021 @ 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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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

November 30, 2021 @ 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 2021

Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

December 1, 2021 @ 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…

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Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

December 2, 2021 @ 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 –…

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

December 8, 2021 @ 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…

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

December 8, 2021 @ 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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Phone & Video Interviewing

December 9, 2021 @ 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 »

Behavioral Interviewing Techniques in Action

December 14, 2021 @ 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

December 14, 2021 @ 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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Career Transitions and the Mature Worker

December 14, 2021 @ 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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The Art of Networking

December 15, 2021 @ 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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LinkedIn: Searching for Jobs

December 16, 2021 @ 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…

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LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

December 20, 2021 @ 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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Current Trends in Cover Letter Writing

December 21, 2021 @ 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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January 2022

Getting into the Gig Economy

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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. Click Here to register. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

January 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. *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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The Art of Networking

January 13 @ 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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Current Trends in Resume Writing

January 13 @ 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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Defining Your Brand in Career Transition (Career Development Support Group)

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 »

Pre-Employment Requirements and Testing

January 18 @ 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 Jeanne Williams –…

Find out more »

LinkedIn: Networking Strategies

January 19 @ 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 *To participate, you must be a currently enrolled JFCS Career…

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Safe and Effective Online Job Searching

January 19 @ 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 Click Here to register. To cancel a registration, please contact Gretchen Young at gyoung@jfcspgh.org.

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Phone & Video Interviewing

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 Pam Day -…

Find out more »

Top Financial, Legal, and Professional Considerations When You’re Adding to Your Family

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A JFCS Career Development Center Event: Understand more about the life-altering experience of adding to your family. Join CFW and our partners JFCS Career Development Center, Neighborhood Legal Services, and Pittsburgh’s Financial Empowerment Center for this important panel discussion examining top considerations for your financial, legal, and professional well-being. Also with Rachel Silver, past NCJW Leadership Development Program participant, for her perspective as a working mother. Click Here to register.

Find out more »

Strategies for Virtual Employer Events

January 25 @ 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 Robin Farabee-Siers - rfarabee-siers@jfcspgh.org. Click Here to register. 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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