Job Search Workshops

To register for a workshop, click View Details and then add the workshop to your cart. For technical support or to cancel a workshop, please email druggles@jvs.org with your full name, the workshop name and date.

  • JVS Welcome Session
    July 26, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sign up for the JVS Welcome Session in San Francisco to learn about the many ways JVS can help you achieve your job search goals. Join us for an interactive overview of our services while networking with other job seekers. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (more…)

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  • Kari Gray
    Kari is an experienced community organizer, workshop facilitator and event coordinator. As JVS's Outreach and Engagement Manager, she helps spread the word about how JVS's training programs help people find jobs. A graduate of Emory University, Kari has worked with Impact Hub San Francisco, California Emerging Technology Fund, SFKIds.org, Independent Arts and Media and the Earth Day Network.

  • July 26, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Having trouble getting a job as an older worker? Struggling to keep up appearances? Ready for a new direction? Elizabeth White has some advice for you. In her book, Fifty-Five, Unemployed and Faking Normal, Elizabeth shares her story on how she hit a wall at age 55. As a highly educated professional with years of experience, she (more…)

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  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    July 26, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Strategize in a safe environment with other 50+ job seekers. This informal group is facilitated by JVS staff and will include topics such as addressing age discrimination in the hiring process, highlighting your work experience effectively and transitioning to a new career.

Instructor

  • Holley Newmark
    After a successful career in sales and as a corporate sales trainer, Holley found her calling in nonprofits and brought her passion for helping others and exceptional presentation skills to JVS. She specializes in helping people learn how to present themselves to employers.

  • Technology Training Info Session
    July 26, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are looking for a permanent, full-time job, have sales, marketing, product management, data science, design, and data analytics experience and need to revitalize your technology skills set and translate your professional experience for today’s market, JVS’s Salesforce Administrator or Digital Marketing training and job search program may be for you. Come learn about (more…)


  • Create and Connect Your LinkedIn Network
    July 27, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:00 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. We will have computers available for use; however, you are (more…)

Instructor

  • David Robins
    David has experience as a corporate trainer and consultant and has been an instructor and facilitator for over 10 years. He specializes in networking, including LinkedIn skills, and has a focus on working with clients over 50.

  • JVS Welcome Session
    August 2, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sign up for the JVS Welcome Session in San Francisco to learn about the many ways JVS can help you achieve your job search goals. Join us for an interactive overview of our services while networking with other job seekers. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (more…)


  • Technology Training Info Session
    August 2, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are looking for a permanent, full-time job, have sales, marketing, product management, data science, design, and data analytics experience and need to revitalize your technology skills set and translate your professional experience for today’s market, JVS’s Salesforce Administrator or Digital Marketing training and job search program may be for you. Come learn about (more…)


  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    August 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Strategize in a safe environment with other senior level job seekers. This informal group is facilitated by JVS staff and will include a special focus on peer support and sharing best practices for landing senior level positions. By the end of this workshop, you will: connect with other professionals to share ideas and tips generate (more…)

Instructor

  • Mark Guterman
    Mark, a long-time Bay Area career consultant, has worked with thousands of clients in various stages of their career journeys. At JVS, he is an instructor, curriculum designer and career coach who helps clients determine their goals, develop viable plans and stay motivated.

  • Healthcare: Target and Tune Up Your Resume
    August 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We’ve teamed up with the Healthcare Academy to offer free job search workshops for healthcare program graduates, medical assistants, nurses, medical administrative assistants and people who are interested in making a transition into the healthcare field. This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll (more…)

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  • Practice and Polish Your Interview Skills
    August 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

A great interviewee demonstrates confidence, competence and commitment. They also create chemistry during the interview so that the hiring committee says, “That’s our candidate!”. This workshop offers you the opportunity to prepare for interviews. You’ll refine your opening statement, analyze interview questions and practice responses. By the end of this workshop, you will: apply a (more…)

Instructor

  • Holley Newmark
    After a successful career in sales and as a corporate sales trainer, Holley found her calling in nonprofits and brought her passion for helping others and exceptional presentation skills to JVS. She specializes in helping people learn how to present themselves to employers.