Free workshop: Using LinkedIn to Get Recruiters’ Attention 4/25

April 17, 2014

April 25, 2014
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Beltway Job Search Partners presents a free workshop

Using LinkedIn to Get Recruiters’ Attention

Almost every recruiter uses LinkedIn to find candidates. If you set up your profile and use LinkedIn correctly, you can increase the chances a recruiter contacts you.

This is a basic LinkedIn training session. We will go over each aspect of the profile:

-How to obtain recommendations

-How to join groups

-And everything else you need to get a recruiter’s attention

We will also look at various people’s LinkedIn profiles to give you models to follow.

Feel free to bring your laptop and work on your LinkedIn page during this session.

Please Note:

The attire for this meeting is business casual. However, remember that you are always being interviewed.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
Microsoft Store in Tysons Corner Mall
1961 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22102


Free LinkedIn Workshop for Intermediate Users 2/24

April 17, 2014

February 24, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

JSSA’s Employment & Career Services presents a FREE

LinkedIn Workshop for Intermediate Users

with Marty Tillman

For those who have created a profile and are looking to ramp up use of their network.

-Increase your knowledge of how to use LinkedIn as part of your job search strategy.

-How to use LinkedIn to learn about market trends and hiring trends.

-How to leverage your skills and online connections to find new job opportunities.

Prerequisite:
Must be a member of at least 2 LinkedIn groups and have at least 25 – 50 connections.

cost: free

Register online now

Location:
JSSA
200 Wood Hill Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850


Free webinar: How to Turn Interviews Into Offers 4/24

April 17, 2014

April 24, 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


Rev Up Your Resume 4/22

April 16, 2014

April 22, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Career Network Ministry at McLean Bible Church presents

Rev Up Your Resume

with Rebecca Page

Your resume is the most essential marketing document for your job search. Yes, as a job seeker, you’re not a marketer and sales person. YOU are your product.

Recruiters score professionally written resumes 60% higher and agree they are 40% more organized and readable. Let’s Rev Up Your Resume, so you get those interviews.

We’ll review:

-Your Value Proposition: What makes you stand out from the pack? How to keep the hiring manager’s attention with dynamic, focused achievement statements.

-Relevant Experience: Not every job or skill applies to the new career you’re seeking.

-Design and Format: Specific structures are better than others.

-Situational Strategies: Do you have a gap between jobs? Are you switching professions? Are you just starting your career? These all require unique strategies.

This session will be interactive, so please bring your resume. Some time will be spent for 1-on-1 resume review.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
McLean Bible Church
8925 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA

come to the registration desk outside Community Room A on the
Lower Level and our volunteers will direct you to the assigned
room.


Free webinar: Speaking with Presence 4/23

April 16, 2014

April 23, 2014
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

The American Management Association presents a FREE webinar

Speaking with Presence: Delivering Your Message with Authority and Confidence

with John Baldoni

Discover How Leaders Communicate with Authenticity

With their warmth, confidence, and ability to connect, many leaders appear like they were born to the role.

This webcast gives you a concise starting point to improve your communication skills. You’ll get dozens of practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority.

This program will help you achieve the kind of genuine presence that leads to lasting trust and quantifiable influence.

Register online now


Free webinar: How to Get More Job Interviews 4/23

April 16, 2014

April 23, 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


Career Coach Caroline on CBS Radio 4/22

April 16, 2014

April 22, 2014
5 p.m.

CBS and NewSkyRadio.com present

Career Coach Caroline

with Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Are you stuck in a career rut? Want to change your career path, but afraid in a weak economy? Does your career play to your strengths? Career Coach Caroline can help create YOUR career destiny. Caroline Dowd-Higgins is the author of the best-selling book, This Is Not the Career I Ordered®.

She writes for the Huffington Post, More Magazine, AOL Jobs, and CNN Money as well as The Chronicle newspaper. A sought after national speaker on career development, she also serves as Director of Career Enrichment at the Indiana University Alumni Association. Her private coaching practice includes individual and corporate clients.

Let Career Coach Caroline help reinvent your professional path so you can design your career destiny and thrive!


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