Upcoming Events

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Pitch Perfect - Practice Your 30 Second Pitch
Date: 02/03/2015
Tuesday:11:30 AM -- 05:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Shorefront Y

Address:
3300 Coney Island Ave.
Brooklyn NY

Description:

As New Yorkers we always ask “What do you do?”
Your pitch is the backbone of your job search and crucial when networking. With a great pitch, people are more likely to help and know how to help you.
This workshop will give you the opportunity to work out your pitch with others to ensure you are delivering the best pitch, with great confidence.
 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 02/04/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday. Space is limited to 5 individuals.

Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 02/04/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday. Space is limited to 5 individuals.

Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Word 1
Date: 02/05/2015
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
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.

Finding A Job In Today's Market
Date: 02/09/2015
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 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. To register, visit www.LeadingHire.org
 

Pitch Perfect
Date: 02/10/2015
Tuesday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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

Description:

As New Yorkers we always ask “What do you do?”


Your pitch is the backbone of your job search and crucial when networking. With a great pitch, people are more likely to help and know how to help you.


This workshop will give you the opportunity to work out your pitch with others to ensure you are delivering the best pitch, with great confidence.


This is an interactive workshop and space is limited so sign up will be first come, first reserved
 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 02/11/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday.

Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Ready, Set Get a Job
Date: 02/11/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills New York 11548

Description:

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.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 02/11/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday.

Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Ready, Set Get A Job
Date: 02/12/2015
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field YM and YMHA, Inc.

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

Description:

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.

Word 2
Date: 02/12/2015
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
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.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 02/18/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday. Space is limited to 5 individuals.

Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 02/18/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday.

Space is limited to 5 individuals. Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Word 3
Date: 02/19/2015
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
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 shading, bulleting and numbering, and advanced indents.

Prior intermediate knowledge or having completed Word 2 is required.

Online Networking
Date: 02/23/2015
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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

Description:

Did you know that you can do strategic effective networking from the privacy of your own home?

We all remember the days when “networking” meant attending a breakfast or dinner and exchanging business cards with promises to meet in the future.

Just like every other aspect of job searching, networking has moved to cyberspace, and a wide variety of websites have been developed that are dedicated to bringing people together via the Internet.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 02/25/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday.

Space is limited to 5 individuals.

Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Successful Interviewing
Date: 02/25/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Side Jacobson Jewish Community Center

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills New York 11548

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: 02/25/2015
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 Wednesday.

Space is limited to 5 individuals.

Clients may only attend one mentoring session a day.

Ready Set Get a Job
Date: 02/26/2015
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Jewish Community Center of Bensonhurst

Address:
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn New York 11214

Description:

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.

Word 4
Date: 02/26/2015
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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 2013 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.

Finding A Job In Today's Market
Date: 02/26/2015
Thursday:02:00 PM -- 04:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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

Description:

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.

Cover Letter and Thank You Notes
Date: 03/12/2015
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field YM and YWHA, Inc.

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

Description:

THE PURPOSE OF A COVER LETTER IS:

1) introduce yourself with your resume, and make sure to use proper business etiquette.

2) Convey your abilities vs the company's needs.

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.

 

How To Network A Room
Date: 03/18/2015
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Friedman JCC

Address:
15 Neil Court
Oceanside New York 11572

Description:

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”.

Successful Interviewing
Date: 03/26/2015
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Jewish Community Center 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.