Job Search Workshops

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  • Online Learning, Lifelong Learning
    August 22, 2017
    1:30 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…)

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  • JVS Welcome Session
    August 23, 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. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (more…)

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  • 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.

  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    August 23, 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.

  • Craft and Communicate Your Accomplishments
    August 29, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:00 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…)

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  • Kate Lorch
    Kate loves to help people solve the puzzles of their work life and their job search. She has worked in vocational training for five years and has over 10 years of experience teaching high school and mentoring teachers. She received a master’s degree in Teaching from Brown University and is also a National Board Certified Teacher.

  • JVS Welcome Session
    August 30, 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. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (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.

  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 6, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 20, 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. This JVS Welcome Session will be followed by an opportunity to fill out JVS’s Pathway Program (more…)


  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 8, 2017
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you struggling with building patient-provider rapport?  Not quite sure where the breakdown happened between doctor’s orders and patient follow-through?  Unsure of how to leave an appropriately urgent message?  Healthcare workplaces can be chaotic and confusing environments to navigate when wires get crossed and interpersonal interactions can make or break the health of a patient.  (more…)

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  • JVS Welcome Session
    September 12, 2017
    10:00 am - 10:40 am

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 while networking with other job seekers. There will be time for questions after a brief overview of JVS programs and services. Please join my meeting (more…)


  • Professionals and Executive Strategy Group
    September 12, 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
    September 13, 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.