Employment Seminars

 
27
Nov
Career Tune-Up

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Join other job seekers in a supportive environment to network, share job-leads and learn more about the nuances of the job search in today’s economy. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
29
Nov
Smart Social Media

2 - 3 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Establishing a professional presence on social media allows you to communicate your personal brand in an up-to-date way. In this workshop we will discuss smart strategies to use social media to help you in your job search. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
1
Dec
LinkedIn Basics

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Social media is an essential part of networking and could lead to your next job. If you do not have a LinkedIn account, you will be able to create one in this workshop. We will explore basic functions such as adding a photo and writing background and summary information. This class is designed for Beginners. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
4
Dec
Winning Resumes

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

In this workshop, you will learn how to write a resume that will match your skills to the position you are applying for and how to write a cover letter that will highlight how your experience makes you the right person for the job. Please bring a current copy of your resume and cover letter, as well as a job description for a position you wish to apply for. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
5
Dec
Mindset Matters

10 - 11:45 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn how your mindset can affect your job search and ability to connect with employers. Participants will explore how their thoughts dictate their actions and chances for success. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
6
Dec
Strategic Job Search

2 - 3:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Searching for a job is an ever-changing process that becomes a job in itself. In this workshop, we will walk through ways to be successful during today’s job search process. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
11
Dec
Winning Resumes

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

In this workshop, you will learn how to write a resume that will match your skills to the position you are applying for and how to write a cover letter that will highlight how your experience makes you the right person for the job. Please bring a current copy of your resume and cover letter, as well as a job description for a position you wish to apply for. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
12
Dec
Networking Secrets

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Establishing professional contacts is essential for today’s job search. In this workshop, you will learn tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your connections to find hidden opportunities. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
13
Dec
Ace the Interview

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

No matter how many times you’ve done it, interviewing is one of the most stressful parts of the job search. During this workshop, we will review how to answer tough interview questions, tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
14
Dec
Boost your Search

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

This interactive and informative session will focus on taking your resume, interviewing, networking and social media job search tools to the next level. You'll also enahance your personal brand and value proposition and learn how to develop your own personalize Professional Development Plan. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
20
Dec
LinkedIn Advanced

3 - 4:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

During this workshop, you will learn how to search for jobs, follow companies and make connections that will assist in your job search. This class is designed for individuals who already have a LinkedIn profile set up. Take our LinkedIn Basics class to learn how to create a profile. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
8
Jan
Better Jobs

1 - 4 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Learn Microsoft Office, receive job preparedness training and attend job search seminars to land a new job or strengthen your computer skills for future promotion. Scholarships available.  View flyer »

 
9
Jan
Spring to Success

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

This course combines our Women to Work program with computer training to help women who have been away from the workforce obtain employment. Learn the latest job search techniques and attend computer courses in Microsoft Office to strengthen your computer skills. For more information and qualifications, contact Judy Richmond at (248) 233‐4232 or jrichmond@jvsdet.org.