Upcoming Events

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Computer Mentoring A
Date: 09/03/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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.
 

Finding a Job in Today's Market - For Job Seekers Who Are New to FEGS Employment Services
Date: 09/09/2014
Tuesday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Finding a Job in Today’s Market
Beginning a job search can be overwhelming, but not if you know where to look. In this workshop you will learn the best places to search for jobs, as well as discover how to access the hidden job market through networking. We will discuss various networking techniques and the best way to divide your time when job hunting. This workshop is suited for people are either looking to re-enter the workforce or are trying to transition their career.

 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 09/10/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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
Date: 09/10/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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: 09/17/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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.
 

Closing the Deal: Preparation for Offer and Negotiation - Nassau
Date: 09/17/2014
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Friedberg JCC

Address:
15 Neil Court
Oceanside New York 11572

Description:

Closing The Deal – Preparation for Offer & Negotiation
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.
 

Finding a Job in Today's Market - For Job Seekers Who Are New to FEGS Employment Services
Date: 09/17/2014
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Finding a Job in Today's Market - For Job Seekers Who Are New to FEGS Employment Services

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 B
Date: 09/17/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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.
 

Successful Interviewing-JCH Bensonhurst
Date: 09/18/2014
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
JCH of Bensonhurst

Address:
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn New York 11214

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. We will break off into small for mock interview practice.

Workshops are 90 minutes and will take place at

JCH of Bensonhurst

7802 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11214

To register call: 718-331-6800 x 188 or email zina@jchb.org

Or Call 212-524-1774 or visit us at www.leadinghire.org

 

Cover Letters and Thank You Notes
Date: 09/18/2014
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Fields YM YWHA

Address:
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck New York 11362

Description:

Cover Letters and Thank You Notes
The purpose of a cover letter is 1) introduce yourself and your resume, as is proper business etiquette, 2) convey your abilities vis-a-vis the company's needs, and 3) intrigue the reader regarding your potential value to their organization. A well written cover letter entices the reader to learn more about you by reading your resume. In this workshop, we will discuss the different types of cover letters, and the ways you can make your skills and experience stand out. We will also discuss style, content and timing of the Thank You Note, which follows an interview.
 

Outlook
Date: 09/18/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Outlook Workshop
This class will cover the basics of Microsoft Outlook 2013, Microsoft’s email and information management program. Creating and sending emails, using the calendar, creating and searching through contacts, and taking advantage of the Task list will be discussed in class. No prior knowledge of Outlook is required.
 

How To Network A Room
Date: 09/22/2014
Monday:02:00 PM -- 04:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

How to Network a Room
Networking Events, Career Fairs, and 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”.
 

LinkedIn
Date: 09/23/2014
Tuesday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson JCC

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills New York 11448

Description:

LinkedIn
You’ve heard all the buzz, but what is it? This workshop will cover the basics of how to use LinkedIn. We will offer a step-by-step guide to creating a profile, uploading contacts, and beginning to network online. This workshop will also cover invitations, inbox messages, profile searches, and editing and managing your profile.
 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 09/24/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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
Date: 09/24/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Computer Mentoring A and B
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.
 

Successful Interviewing
Date: 09/29/2014
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Successful Interviewing
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.
 

Ready, Set, Get a Job
Date: 10/23/2014
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field YM YWHA

Address:
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck New York 11362

Description:

Ready…Set… Get A Job!
Searching for a job is more than submitting your resume to job boards or company websites. Learn what it means to hunt a job and preparing yourself for a better job search. In this workshop, we will go over the importance of having an organized job search “campaign”. Armed with a schedule, we will provide you with ways to create a plan of action, find jobs in the hidden market, and how to follow up on potential opportunities.