Are you “stuck” in your job search? Need advice on your resume, interviewing, and/or expanding your network and connecting to hiring opportunities? We are here to help. Celebrating its 5th year, our 30-day intensive program, Taking Charge of Your Future will begin Tuesday, at 6PM on September 9th at the East Grand Rapids Library. Enrollment information by emailing mimi@ctcwm.org. For details on the Program, scroll up to the programs tab. Join us to get your jobsearch or career direction launched before the leaves start to change color!

LinkedIn Boot Camp
Don’t miss this free workshop on LinkedIn!  Optimize your use of the professional networking website LinkedIn and develop your networking experience. Registration is required at http://www.kdl.org/events and look for Programs for Jobseekers.

Thursday, September 25,  East Grand Rapids, 750 Lakeside Drive SE

Thursday, October 23, Kentwood Branch, 4950 Breton Road SE

Thursday, November 20   Walker Branch 4293 Remembrance Road, NW

Questions? Call us at 616-644-6402.

Developing Your Personal Brand
Learn how to identify, develop and market your innate talents to best “sell what you do well,” whether it’s through verbal or written communications.

Registration is required. http://www.kdl.org/events  Look for Programs for job Seekers.

Wednesday, October 8, o6:00 PM – Kentwood Branch, 4950 Breton Road SE

 

Communicating Your Brand 
Learn how to best share your personal brand by focusing on elevator pitches, resumes and online profiles, with emphasis on aligning your message with your professional value in the marketplace.

Registration is required at http://www.kdl.org/events. Look for Programs Jobseekers>

Wednesday, October 15    06: 00PM – Kentwood Branch, 4950 Breton Road SE

This is an excellent opportunity to get feedback and tips on where and what the hiring teams are looking for in the talent they need to complete their teams.  We will discuss the different styles and formats for Interviewing: phone screens, panel, behavioral and one-to-one interviews.

Create a positive and lasting impression. Learn essential techniques of how to ace interviews in today’s job market and how to negotiate terms of employment.

Registration is required at http://www.kdl.org/events and look for Programs for Jobseekers.

Wednesday, October 29 06:00PM at Kentwood Branch 4950 Breton Road SE

 

 Open to everyone, regardless of where you live.

 

How’s your career plan going? This workshop gives tips on to developing your job search strategy.

This workshop is presented by professional hiring teams. This is an excellent opportunity to get feedback and tips on where and what the hiring teams are looking for in the talent they need to complete their teams.  We will discuss strategies that will  include networking events, responding to job postings, and developing relationships with employment agencies.

Registration is required at http://www.kdl.org/events and look for Programs for Jobseekers.

Wednesday, October 22 06:00PM at Kentwood Branch, 4950 Breton Road SE

 
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