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Job Search Workshops

With the evolving news around COVID-19, our JVS office will remain closed for the time being. The health, safety and well-being of our JVS community is our number one priority.
 
All current programs are now offered via remote access. Check out our new virtual job search workshops now available below!
 
For technical support or to cancel a workshop, please email info@jvs.org with your full name, the workshop title and date.

  • Rapid Resume Reboot
    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Rapid Resume Reboot
    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Rapid Resume Reboot
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ready to reboot your resume? This two hour zoom session will help you get started. Together we will examine formats for resumes in 2020​, learn how to target your resume and why it is vital​, and create a plan to tune-up your resume so that it stays in the hands of a hiring manager longer (more…)


  • Day 1
    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Day 2
    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Day 3
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Math Refresher Day One: Arithmetic and Test Prep Strategies Refresh your fraction, decimals, and core percent skills as you prepare for upcoming employment exams. The class will cover all operations with fractions and decimals, as well as conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents, with a focus on key strategies for successful test-taking. Math Refresher Day (more…)


  • Chat with a Career Coach - May 28th 10am
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Chat with a Career Coach - May 28th 11:30am
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Career Coaching through JVS can help clarify your career goals, plan a career transition or resolve issues that interfere with your career satisfaction and growth. Under normal circumstances, individualized career coaching is the only service at JVS with a cost, in these challenging times we want to offer you a chance to ask your pressing (more…)


  • How to Pivot Your Job Skills
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • How to Pivot Your Job Skills
    Thursday, June 4, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • How to Pivot Your Job Skills
    Thursday, June 11, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With so many businesses closing, many highly qualified people are finding themselves out of work and locked out their industry. This two-hour zoom session will teach you how to pivot to new work that uses your unique skill set. We’ll look at the transferable skills that are universal to all industries and also examine specific (more…)


  • Introduction to the ServiceNow Ecosystem
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you considering new career options in tech? You may have heard of ServiceNow in the news, or even have worked at a company that uses ServiceNow, but you might not know exactly how it helps businesses organize their customers and activities. Join certified ServiceNow Technical Trainer and Veterans Program Manager Tracy Miller for an (more…)


  • Day 4
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JVS’ Foundations in Medical Terminology – A Beginner’s Course offers an introduction on the foundations of medical terminology. This is a beginners course, ideal for people interested in a healthcare career and those who are just getting started with their training and want to explore industry language. The Medical Terminology course is a 4-part series (more…)


  • How to be an Online Learner
    Monday, June 1, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • How to be an Online Learner
    Monday, June 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This course will cover some of the common pitfalls and best practices to being an online learner! As the world turns increasingly to virtual classrooms, come learn from some experts how to best prepare yourself to be successful. The course will help you to set goals, build in accountability for yourself, and practice using Zoom (more…)


  • LinkedIn Basics
    Monday, June 1, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • LinkedIn Basics
    Monday, June 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get started with LinkedIn! This class will cover how to build and manage your LinkedIn profile, use LinkedIn in your job search and start leveraging LinkedIn for reaching out to and adding connections. Individual assistance will be available during the last 30 minutes of class. By the end of this workshop, you will: -have a (more…)


  • What Employers Want
    Tuesday, June 2, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • What Employers Want
    Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Who is the ideal candidate for the job that you want? Is it you? This two hour zoom session will teach you how to decode a job description to find out what employers truly want. We’ll look at a case study to learn some decoding skills and talk about the anatomy of a job description. Then (more…)


  • Resume Revamp
    Tuesday, June 2, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Resume Revamp
    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This two hour resume zoom session is targeted towards workers in the trades (construction, mechanic, plumber, etc.) and will help you get started. Together we will examine formats for resumes in 2020​, learn how to target your resume and why it is vital​, and create a plan to tune-up your resume so that it stays (more…)