Job Seekers Support Group in Rockville 2/2

January 26, 2015

February 2, 2015
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

St. Elizabeth’s Church in Rockville presents this month’s meeting of its

Job Seekers Support Group

The Job Seekers group provides spiritual, emotional, and practical support for persons who are looking for work, re-entering the workforce, underemployed, or considering a career change.

All are welcome.

Participants gather to share:

A prayerful way to discuss our challenges, frustrations, what’s worked — and what hasn’t
Tools and skills to more effectively conduct any phase of the job search
Free resources such as local trainings, job search sites, job fairs, and leads
Special topics (e.g., staying positive during the job search, strategies for using LinkedIn)

For more information, please contact Jeff Kenny Jeff.Kenny@jhuapl.edu, or Jeanne Anastasi janastasi25@gmail.com.

cost: free

location
St. Elizabeth’s Church
917 Montrose Rd.
Rockville MD 20852


Hiring Decisions are Often Made in the First 5 Minutes 1/31

January 26, 2015

January 31, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Beltway Job Search Partners presents

Hiring Decisions are Often Made in the First 5 Minutes

with Jean O’Brien

Hiring decisions are often made in the first 5 minutes of the interview. Sometimes they are made BEFORE you enter the room.

Jean will teach you how to position yourself so that you excel in those important first few minutes of the interview.

Please treat our events as if they are a formal job interview. For men this means dressing in suit and tie.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
Teq Corner
1616 Anderson Rd.
McLean, VA


Recruiter answers LinkedIn profile questions

January 26, 2015

LinkedIn advice, from local recruiter Lars Schmidt.


Job Seekers Support Group in DC 1/29

January 22, 2015

January 29, 2015
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church Job Seekers Ministry presents its weekly

Job Seekers Support Group meeting

with Joe Ryan

cost: free

location:
Georgetown Neighborhood Library
R St. & Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC


Setting Up LinkedIn So Recruiters Can Find You 1/29

January 22, 2015

January 29, 2015
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Beltway Job Search Partners presents

Setting Up LinkedIn So Recruiters Can Find You

with professional recruiter Robert Brandau

Learn how to set up your LinkedIn profile. This will be a basic LinkedIn class.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
The VIEW Job Center, Suite 210
12011 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035


Free webinar: How to Turn Job Interviews Into Offers 1/29

January 22, 2015

January 29, 2015
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ILostMyJob.com presents a FREE webinar

How to Turn Job Interviews Into 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


Free workshop: Secrets of Social Media 1/30

January 21, 2015

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 30, 9 AM – NOON

January 26, 2015
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Maryland Professional Outplacement Assistance Center presents

Secrets of Social Media

Learn how to:

-maximize LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

-protect your online privacy

-select powerful key words

-create an Internet friendly resume

-post your resume online – yes or no?

-apply on company web sites

cost: free

Register online now

Location:
Laurel Workforce Center
312 Marshall Ave.
6th floor
Laurel, MD 20707


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