Bouncing back from a bad career exit

April 24, 2014

Lost your job?

Don’t bring your baggage to your job search, from the Work Buzz.


Free workshop: LinkedIn Next Steps 4/29

April 24, 2014

April 29, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Career Network Ministry at McLean Bible Church presents a FREE workshop

LinkedIn Next Steps

with John Foster and Mark Goldstein

Everyone tells you that LinkedIn is a great tool to find companies and people you’d like to work with, learn, share, etc. You hear that it is fantastic Internet site where recruiters and hiring managers can learn about you.

If you’ve already attended the introductory LinkedIn training during the Resource Hour (6:30-7:30pm) in Community Room B (our main room), this session is your next step.

Learn how you can:

improve your profile
expand your network, and;
find your next job!

If you need more targeted assistance and would like someone to personally review your profile, Bob Kerchner and other CNM volunteers are also available during this time to delve into your questions.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
McLean Bible Church
Community Room A, Lower Level
8925 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA


Free webinar: How to Turn Interviews Into Offers 5/1

April 24, 2014

May 1, 2014
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ILostMyJob.com presents a FREE webinar

How to Turn Interviews Into Job Offers

with Martin Yate, author of Knock ‘em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

You need interviews to get job offers. And then you need to outperform all of your competition at the interviews to win the job offer. This ability to turn job interviews into job offers is the most important professional skill you can develop.

Register online now


Career Networking Event 4/30

April 23, 2014

April 30, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

NOVA MOAA Chapter Business and Networking Group presents its monthly

Career Networking Event

All meetings are free and everyone is invited to attend and bring a friend.

Each meeting features a Spotlight Speaker who provides job search, business development or personal networking skills information. There are always employers, job positions and networking contacts available at each meeting.

For more details, contact Frank Wickersham at fgwickersham@vsecorp.com.

location:
Clark House
6332 Barcroft Mews Dr.
Falls Church, Va.


Free webinar: How to Show & Tell You are the Best Candidate for the Job 4/30

April 23, 2014

April 30, 2014
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ILostMyJob.com presents a FREE webinar

How to Show & Tell You are the Best Candidate for the Job

with Kathy Bernard

If an employer doesn’t know you and hasn’t seen your work, they don’t know why you are uniquely qualified for their job opening. You have to Show and Tell them why you are the best candidate.

In this free webinar, you will learn how to:

Show hiring companies your superior abilities through samples, presentations and other creative means (including many breakthrough ideas submitted by job seekers and recent hires)

Tell them your qualifications through smart online application, resume and cover letter strategies, and by preparing influential people to tell your story on your behalf.

No matter what field, you can stand out by learning to Show and Tell why you’re the best.

cost: free

Register online now


Free webinar: How to Get More Job Interviews 4/30

April 23, 2014

April 30, 2014
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ILostMyJob.com presents a FREE webinar

How to Get More Job Interviews

with Martin Yate, author of Knock em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

Need more job interviews? Of course, but the old tactics don’t work anymore. You need job search tactics that will get you more interviews.

Register online now


40Plus presents How to Navigate a Career Transition 4/28

April 22, 2014

April 28, 2014
9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

40Plus of Greater Washington presents our free weekly Monday morning meeting:

How to Navigate a Career Transition

with Lauree Ostrofsky

Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.

We usually go have lunch together at the Brookings Institution cafeteria, which is nearby.

cost: free

Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for networking and the program starts promptly at 10 a.m.

location:
40Plus
1718 P St., N.W.
Lower Level
Washington, D.C. 20036

near DuPont Circle Metro

Sign up for our next 4-week Job Search Seminar, which starts on April 28.


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