Upcoming Events

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Finding A Job In Today's Market
Date: 01/05/2015
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Employment Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street, 2nd fl.
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.ParnossahWorksFEGS.org
 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 01/07/2015
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: 01/07/2015
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.

Excel 1
Date: 01/08/2015
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:

Introduction to Excel. Class covers the initial concepts of the Excel 2013 program, focusing on vocabulary and terms, navigation around the workbook, identifying useful tools, and beginning to use the simple abilities of the application. Entering data, editing and format are included. This class is intended for those who have never used Excel before or have a very limited knowledge.

Just Ask
Date: 01/08/2015
Thursday:02:00 PM -- 04:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Here's your chance to ASK ANY JOB SEARCH RELATED QUESTION! This workshop will be an open forum for any topics/questions you may have. No question is a silly question. Let’s talk about resumes, interviews, outreach, networking, thank you notes, etc! Join us! Bring your questions!

How To Network A Room
Date: 01/12/2015
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

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 - Queens
Date: 01/13/2015
Tuesday:10:30 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field Y

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

Description:

You’ve heard all the buzz about LinkedIn, 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.

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 01/14/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 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.

Keys to Effective Networking
Date: 01/14/2015
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Five Towns JCC

Address:
207 Grove Avenue
Cedarhurst New York 11516

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.

A Guide to Informational Interviews and Networking
Date: 01/14/2015
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
Hosting Organization:
JBFCS

Address:
130 West 50th St.
New York NY 10020

Description:

Join a professional Career Employment Counselor from FEGS at a workshop to learn about Informational Interviews – it’s not about asking for a job …it’s how to ask for information that you can use to conduct a better search. This workshop will explore networking and how to prepare and conduct informational interviews. Informational interviews are different from conventional interviews because this is your opportunity to ask questions of key people who can lend job search assistance. Once prepared to conduct an informational meeting you will learn about industries and companies, job leads and develop contacts to help you network to your next opportunity.

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 01/14/2015
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.

Excel 2
Date: 01/15/2015
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:

Excel 2 begins where the first class leaves off, building upon the basic concepts of the 2013 version of the program. Class will continue to learn terms and functions of Excel. They will incorporate shortcuts, working with multiple worksheets, inserting new sheets and columns/rows to your spreadsheets. This class will introduce basic calculations and formulas. Formatting and style are introduced as students learn to make their spreadsheets presentable. Prior knowledge or completing Excel 1 is required.

 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 01/21/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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

Computer Mentoring B
Date: 01/21/2015
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.

Finding A Job In Today's Market
Date: 01/22/2015
Thursday: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:

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.ParnossahWorksFEGS.org
 

Excel 3
Date: 01/22/2015
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

During Excel 3, printing and page settings will be discussed for the 2013 version. Students will also learn how to use different views to isolate data. Real world application is presented as students will use pre-set files to practice on. Prior intermediate knowledge or having completed Excel 2 is required.

Develop a Strong Resume
Date: 01/26/2015
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:

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: 01/28/2015
Wednesday: 09:30 AM -- 11:00 AM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

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: 01/28/2015
Wednesday: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Career Services for Professionals

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

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: 01/28/2015
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:

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.
 

Excel 4
Date: 01/29/2015
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 Microsoft Excel 2013 workshop will discuss methods of sorting and filtering data, as well as creating and manipulating charts and graphs. An introduction to PivotTables will also be provided. Prior intermediate knowledge or having completed Excel 3 is required.