Job Search Workshops

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  • JVS Welcome Session
    May 24, 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…)


  • 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,, Independent Arts and Media and the Earth Day Network.

  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    May 25, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

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…)


  • 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.

  • May 25, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 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…)


  • Michelle Wood
    Michelle has 20 years of experience as a technology trainer. She is a certified CASAS eTests Online Coordinator and Microsoft Office Specialist. As an avid online learner, she has earned several certificates from and San Diego, including courses on effective learning assessments.

  • Resumes and More
    May 26, 2017
    2:00 pm - 5:00 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…)


  • Acing the Interview
    June 1, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 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…)


  • Job Search Planning
    June 1, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 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…)


  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    June 1, 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.


  • 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.

  • Identifying Your Target Job
    June 2, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Overview If you are not sure what job you should focus on, or if you want to take a deeper look at the requirements and possibilities of a given job, this workshop is for you. By the end of this multiple-session workshop, you will: experiment with interactive tools and exercises to clarify your target job (more…)