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.

  • Start Your Career in Tech
    October 19, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Want a career in tech, but don’t know where to start? Join our special guest, Sameer Siruguri, Bay Area tech expert, to learn the steps you need to get started in the industry. You’ll gain a better understanding of: • job roles in tech and the skills needed for each position • the ins and (more…)


  • Expand & Explore Your Networking Skills
    October 23, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Networking is essential for any job seeker. Attend this fun, interactive workshop to learn new techniques for making connections. You’ll practice sharing your interests and goals and create a plan for an exciting journey using informational interviews.

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.

  • Practice and Polish Your Interview Skills
    October 27, 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.

  • Design and Direct Your Job Search Strategy
    October 27, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

A plan is a great place to start or refocus your job search. We’ll start with an overview of the elements of a job search and work together on the planning and organizing skills you need to maintain momentum and land your next position. By the end of this workshop, you will: create or refine (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.

  • Exploring Employment with San Francisco City and County
    November 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

We’ve teamed up with recruiters from The Department of Human Resources to offer a free workshop for people interested in working for city and county organizations such as, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Public Utilities Commission, Human Services Agency, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and more. A recruiter from the City and County of (more…)

Instructor


  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    November 9, 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.

  • Expand & Explore Your Networking Skills
    November 9, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Networking is essential for any job seeker. Attend this fun, interactive workshop to learn new techniques for making connections. You’ll practice sharing your interests and goals and create a plan for an exciting journey using informational interviews.

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.

  • Craft and Communicate Your Accomplishments
    November 15, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A successful job seeker has a prepared set of accomplishments and stories to share with their potential employer. Whether these accomplishments are communicated in a resume, cover letter or interview, they should be carefully crafted and selected. This interactive workshop will help you identify your greatest employment stories and give you time to practice sharing (more…)