Upcoming Events

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Finding A Job in Today's Market
Date: 10/23/2014
Thursday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

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
 

Ready, Set, Get a Job
Date: 10/23/2014
Thursday:10:30 AM -- 12:30 PM
Hosting Organization:
Samuel Field Y (Queens)

Address:
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
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.
 

Excel 3
Date: 10/23/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Excel 3
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.
 

Ready Set Get a Job
Date: 10/27/2014
Monday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
JCH of Bensonhurst

Address:
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn New York 11214

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
 

Closing The Deal and Negotiations
Date: 10/28/2014
Tuesday:10:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
Fegs and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

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.
 

Computer Mentoring A
Date: 10/29/2014
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: 10/29/2014
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.

 

Excel 4
Date: 10/30/2014
Thursday:11:00 AM -- 01:00 PM
Hosting Organization:
FEGS Health and Human Services

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Excel 4
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.
 

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.

 

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

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Excel 1
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.
 

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.

 

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

Address:
80 Vandam Street
New York New York 10013

Description:

Excel 2
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.

 

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 Accomplisment 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.
 

Excel 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:

Excel 3
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.
 

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!