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.

  • Expand and Explore Your Networking Skills
    September 25, 2017
    10:30 am - 1:00 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. By the end of this workshop, you will: identify concerns or obstacles that are impeding your networking create (more…)

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  • 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.

  • Online Learning, Lifelong Learning
    September 27, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Does your target job require a new set of skills? Are you on a quest to build your credibility by earning a certificate or degree? We live in a time of abundant online education opportunities that offer great benefits but can also be overwhelming. Get the most out of this workshop by knowing your target (more…)

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  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 27, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • JVS Welcome Session
    October 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • JVS Welcome Session
    October 11, 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. (more…)


  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    September 27, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:30 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.

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  • 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
    October 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 10:40 am

Can’t make it to the Welcome Session at our office in the Financial District? The online JVS Welcome Session can help you learn about the many ways JVS can help you achieve your job search goals. Join us for an interactive overview of our services from the comfort of your own computer or telephone. There will (more…)


  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    October 10, 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…)

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  • 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.

  • Create and Connect Your LinkedIn Network
    October 11, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:30 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…)

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  • 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.

  • Target and Tune Up Your Resume
    October 12, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll develop a strong and consistent applicant profile by aligning your job search materials using successful models. By the end of this workshop, you will: analyze job postings from the hiring manager’s perspective improve your job search (more…)

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  • Career Mapping
    October 12, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about a process for navigating your career path, and then move through that process by writing, sharing and discussing your strengths and experiences. Whether you’re employed and feeling stuck, or looking for a new opportunity, this workshop will help you get some clarity and focus. (more…)


  • Lyft Employer Spotlight
    October 16, 2017
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

If you’re looking for a flexible part-time job that will help cover monthly bills, come learn more about how you can become a Lyft driver. We’ve teamed up with Lyft to offer JVS program participants an opportunity to become drivers. Note that you don’t need a car to become a driver – Lyft has flexible car (more…)

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