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.

  • Interviewing in the Zoom Age
    Monday, September 28, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this era of physical distancing most companies and organizations are using Zoom to conduct interviews. In this workshop you’ll have a chance to consider the many aspects of preparing for an interview on zoom. We’ll talk about best practices for the interview and take a look at the top ten most frequently asked questions, (more…)

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Want to understand your rights in the job search during Covid? Join us for a two hour session where we will show you the basics of getting important information to stay safe and comfortable in your job search during this difficult time. (more…)

  • How to Pivot Your Job Skills
    Tuesday, September 29, 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 of 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 (more…)

  • LinkedIn Advanced
    Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The capabilities of LinkedIn are almost endless – join us to explore all the bells and whistles. This workshop is designed for job seekers who have a complete and active LinkedIn profile but want to take a deeper dive. This workshop will cover how to: strategically search for a job; expand your network; optimize your (more…)

  • Chat with a Career Coach - October 1st 1pm
    Thursday, October 1, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Chat with a Career Coach - October 1st 2:30pm
    Thursday, October 1, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:30 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…)

  • What Employers Want
    Tuesday, October 6, 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…)

  • Rapid Resume Reboot
    Wednesday, October 7, 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…)

  • LinkedIn Basics
    Thursday, October 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…)