Upcoming Events

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Develop A Strong Resume - Manhattan
Date: 07/22/2014
Tuesday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York NY 10013

Description:

Your resume is one of the most important tools you will need to land that next interview. Employers need to see that you are not only an outstanding individual, but also the best person for their job. In this workshop we will go over a variety of resume types as well as how your resume may vary depending on your level of experience, if you are a career changer or if you are applying for jobs in a variety of disciplines. We will discuss practical ways to make your skills and experience stand out on paper, and look at strategies to make your resume demonstrate that you are the ideal candidate for the job!

Computer Mentoring A - Manhattan
Date: 07/23/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York NY 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Wednesday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Developing a Strong Resume - Nassau
Date: 07/23/2014
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson JCC

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills NY

Description:

Learn to write a resume that highlights your accomplishments and markets you as a results-oriented professional. Look at the different types of resumes and prepare to discuss the achievements you have put on your resume with potential employers.

Finding a Job in Today's Market - For Job Seekers Who Are New to FEGS Employment Services
Date: 07/24/2014
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York NY 10013

Description:

Are you out of work?
Are you answering job postings and getting no response?
Are you feeling you are the only one who is having problems finding work?
Do you miss the support of colleagues?

If you have said yes to any of these questions, we have a solution for you! Come to our free workshop to get a taste of our Experience 2 Work Boot Camp and Connect To Care - programs specifically designed for job seekers.

We work with people by helping them find out how to market and position their experience in this competitive job market. We’ll motivate you to get out of the house, network with people, create a 30 second pitch, and tailor your resume. Interviews? We practice, practice and practice again with you until you are confident you can answer any question. We bring together people with similar experiences and education to work together as a group in a structured and secure environment.
 

Computer Mentoring A - Manhattan
Date: 07/30/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York NY 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Wednesday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B - Manhattan
Date: 07/30/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York NY 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office Skills?  Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.  The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Wednesday.  Space is limited to 5 individuals.  Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day. 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 08/06/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd floor
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 08/06/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Word 1
Date: 08/07/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
New York New York 10013

Description:

This seminar is an introduction to the basics of MS Word 2013 and simple text editing. This hands-on workshop assumes little to no experience with text editing. We will dive right into the basic topics including typing, moving around the page, using the cursor. We will also cover basic formatting including font type and size.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 08/13/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Successful Interviewing - Nassau
Date: 08/13/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson JCC

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills NY

Description:

Don’t let an unexpected interview question or a lack of preparation catch you off guard. This workshop will provide you with a step-by-step guide to navigating the interview process, from researching the company before you arrive to writing a stand-out thank you note once you leave.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 08/13/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Closing the Deal: Preparation for Offer and Negotiation - Queens
Date: 08/14/2014
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field Y

Address:
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck NY 11362

Description:

This workshop will cover all aspects of receiving, evaluating, and accepting an offer. It will provide you with options you should consider for evaluating an offer and negotiating the best deal.
 

Word 2
Date: 08/14/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

The second workshop in the Word 2013 Tutorial series builds on the previous topics covered in Word Basics and assumes some familiarity with the Word interface. The topics covered are more advanced editing and formatting: saving & opening documents, indenting, copying & pasting, spacing, and using Word’s spell check feature. Prior knowledge or having completed Word 1 is required.

Develop A Strong Resume
Date: 08/18/2014
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd floor
New York New York 10013

Description:

Your resume is one of the most important tools you will need to land that next interview. Employers need to see that you are not only an outstanding individual, but also the best person for their job. In this workshop we will go over a variety of resume types as well as how your resume may vary depending on your level of experience, if you are a career changer or if you are applying for jobs in a variety of disciplines. We will discuss practical ways to make your skills and experience stand out on paper, and look at strategies to make your resume demonstrate that you are the ideal candidate for the job!

Keys to Effective Networking - Nassau
Date: 08/19/2014
Tuesday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson JCC

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills NY

Description:

There are many different strategies to find a job. We will look at a variety of techniques that can help you become a more effective job seeker. The discussion will focus on the most effective methods of finding the 80-85% of jobs that are never advertised.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 08/20/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 08/20/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Word 3
Date: 08/21/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

The third workshop in the Word 2013 Tutorial series builds on the topics covered in the previous workshops and assumes familiarity with the Word interface. This workshop is resume-oriented. We will examine various sample resumes in order to acquire the tools needed to create our own presentations. Topics covered include: borders and

How To Network A Room
Date: 08/25/2014
Monday:02:00 PM -- 04:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Networking Events, Career Fairs, Social Engagements – These are all great opportunities to meet new people, exchange ideas, collaborate, generate new business and help others. This workshop will provide you with practical tips to maximize your next networking event and master the art of “working the room”.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 08/27/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 08/27/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The session will be facilitated by a former Computer System Professor and will be offered every Monday. Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Word 4
Date: 08/28/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
New York New York 10013

Description:

This workshop builds on the topics covered in previous sessions, and assumes familiarity with the Word 2007 interface. This session involves working with headers and footers in a document, including references and page numbers; as well as working with images and tables. Using Mail Merge to create form letters, envelopes, and labels is also covered. Prior intermediate knowledge or completion of the Word 3 workshop is required.