Speed up your job search with social media

May 10, 2015

Good advice, from LinkedIn.


The First 5 Minutes of the Interview Often Determines Your Fate 5/9

May 7, 2015

May 9, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Beltway Job Search Partners presents

The First 5 Minutes of the Interview Often Determines Your Fate

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.

Treat these seminars as if they are professional job interviews. For men this means wearing suit and tie.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
Teq Corner
1616 Anderson Rd.
McLean, VA

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LinkedIn Topics 5/11

May 4, 2015

May 11, 2015
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

JobAssist presents

LinkedIn Topics

with Ken Horowitz

To reserve a seat, email DMarwick@JobAssist.org.

location:
Kemp Mill Synagogue
11910 Kemp Mill Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20902


40Plus presents Change Your Patterns, Change Your Life 5/11

May 4, 2015

May 11, 2015
9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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

Change Your Patterns, Change your Life

with Jennifer Katt

This event is open to everyone.

Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.

We usually go have lunch together at the nearby Brookings Institute cafeteria.

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

location:
40Plus
1718 P St. NW
Suite T-2, Lower Level
Washington, D.C. 20036

near Dupont Circle Metro

Sign up for our proven 4-week Job Search Seminar. Next class starts on June 15.


Network After Work in DC 5/6

April 30, 2015

May 6, 2015
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Network After Work events are created for professionals interested in expanding their professional network.

Our monthly events attract 200 to 600 professionals from all industries and career levels.

Upon entering guests will be provided with a name tag color coded by industry, which allows for easy navigation. Events provide a relaxed atmosphere conducive to business and social networking.

Guests will receive a complimentary cocktails and light appetizers from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Cost:
$15 in advance
$20 at the door with RSVP
$25 at the door without RSVP

Register online now

Location:
Capitale
1301 K St. NW
Washington DC


Free webinar: LinkedIn Job Search Fundamentals 5/5

April 29, 2015

May 5, 2015
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

LinkedIn presents a FREE webinar

LinkedIn Job Search Fundamentals

with Lindsey Pollak

Finding your dream job just got easier.

Learn strategies and best practices to leverage LinkedIn at every stage of your job search.

Lindsey will show you how to:

-Build an online profile that attracts recruiters and hiring managers

-Find more opportunities by expanding your personal network

-Send your resume to the top of the applicant list

-Learn about features included with Job Search Premium

Register online now


Free webinar: How to Build Social Networks Fast 5/5

April 29, 2015

May 5, 2015
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ILostMyJob.com presents a FREE webinar

How to Build Social Networks Fast

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

The fastest, easiest way to find a job is with networking,
the only problem is that your networks don’t work, you have
always been too busy doing your job to build networks.

Martin will show you how to build large, relevant, resilient
professional networks and build them fast.

Register online now


40Plus presents Managing Your Mind 5/4

April 27, 2015

May 4, 2015
9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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

Managing Your Mind: Strategies for a Healthier, Happier, Productive Life

with Madelaine Weiss

This event is open to everyone.

Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.

We usually go have lunch together at the nearby Brookings Institute cafeteria.

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

location:
40Plus
1718 P St. NW
Suite T-2, Lower Level
Washington, D.C. 20036

near Dupont Circle Metro


Job Seekers Support Group in Rockville 5/4

April 27, 2015

May 4, 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


Selling Skills for Job Seekers 5/2

April 25, 2015

May 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – noon

Bethesda Career Cafe presents

Selling Skills for Job Seekers – finding a job is a sales process

with Justin Marcus

Treat these seminars as a professional job interview. For men this means wearing suit and tie. Also, bring copies of your resume.

cost: free

Register online now

location:
Launch Workplaces
9841 Washingtonian Blvd.
suite 200
Gaithersburg MD


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