Employment Seminars

 
22
Feb
Smart Social Media

2:30 - 3:30 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.

 
27
Feb
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.

 
28
Feb
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 interview questions, tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
2
Mar
Mindset Matters

10 - 11:30 a.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
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.

 
3
Mar
Networking and More

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

It is estimated that 80% of jobs are never posted on job boards, so establishing relationships with professional contacts is essential for a successful job search. In this workshop, you will learn tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your network to find hidden opportunities. You'll also learn about the  JVS ActNow.jobs website, which contains job opening and other resources for job seekers. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

 
6
Mar
USAJOBS Seminar

1 - 4 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website and apply for government jobs from presenter Matt Paquette. For more information, contact Sherrie James at sjames@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
7
Mar
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.

 
9
Mar
Winning Resumes

12:30 - 2 p.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.

 
13
Mar
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.

 
14
Mar
Mindset Matters

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
6600 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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.

 
16
Mar
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.

 
20
Mar
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.

 
21
Mar
Strategic Job Search

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
22
Mar
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.

 
23
Mar
Engergize you Search

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

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

 
27
Mar
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.

 
30
Mar
LinkedIn Advanced

10 - 11:30 a.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.

 
10
May
Job Connection

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Connect with companies that have job openings, receive expert job search tips and learn about community resources.  More info »