Upcoming Events

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Computer Mentoring A
Date: 11/05/2014
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: 11/05/2014
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.

 

Word 1
Date: 11/06/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

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

Description:

Word 1 - Introduction and Basic Concepts
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: 11/12/2014
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam St
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
Date: 11/12/2014
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
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 B
Date: 11/12/2014
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.

 

Ready, Set, Get A Job
Date: 11/12/2014
Wednesday: 11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Sid Jacobson JCC

Address:
300 Forest Drive
East Hills NY 11548

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.
 

Word 2
Date: 11/13/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

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

Description:

Word 2 - Concepts and Editing
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.
 

Successful Interviewing
Date: 11/18/2014
Tuesday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

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.
 

Develop A Strong Resume
Date: 11/18/2014
Tuesday:10:30 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field Y

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

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
Date: 11/19/2014
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.

 

Develop A Strong Resume and Accomplishment Statements
Date: 11/19/2014
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
Hosting Organization:
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Address:
135 West 50th Street
New York New York 10020

Description:

Develop A Strong Resume and Accomplishment Statements
Join a professional Career Employment Counselor from FEGS at a workshop to assist you with ways to make your skills and experience stand out on paper. We will go over the new resumes rules for job search in this environment. Your resume is one of the most important tools you will need to land that next interview, come learn strategies to make your resume demonstrate that you are the ideal candidate for the job.

 

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 11/19/2014
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.

 

Pitch Perfect
Date: 11/20/2014
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
JCH of Bensonhurst

Address:
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn New York 11214

Description:

Pitch Perfect – Practice Your 30 Second Pitch (Interactive Workshop)
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.
 

Word 3
Date: 11/20/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Word 3 – Advanced Concepts and Editing
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.
 

Successful Interviewing
Date: 12/16/2014
Tuesday:10:30 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field YM YWHA

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

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.
Effective Resume Writing
Date: 12/18/2014
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
JCH of Bensonhurst

Address:
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn New York 11214

Description:

Effective Resume Writing
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!