Job Search Workshops

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  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    May 2, 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…)

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.

  • Identifying Your Target Job
    May 2, 2017
    12:00 pm - 3:00 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…)

Instructor

  • Kat Kruse
    Kathryn is an educator, curriculum developer and writer. She has over 12 years of experience in adult education and focuses on creating collaborative, supportive, student-centered learning spaces that foster growth and confidence.

  • JVS Welcome Session
    May 3, 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…)

Instructor

  • 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.

  • Technology Training Info Session
    May 3, 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 may be for you. Come learn about what our Technology Pathway (more…)

Instructor

  • 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.

  • Successful Networking Techniques
    May 5, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

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…)

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.

  • Interview Preparation
    May 5, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 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…)

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.

  • Job Search Planning
    May 8, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    May 8, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 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

  • 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 Closed
    May 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

JVS will be closed from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM for our Annual Strictly Business Luncheon. For more information visit: https://www.jvs.org/strictly-business/ (more…)

Instructor


  • Job Search Planning
    May 10, 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…)

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.