Need help with your job search? We have several solutions. We are scheduling our early Fall  session for Taking Charge of Your Future and our Career Workshops in partnership with Kent District Libraries including LinkedIn Bootcamps. For details on our programs, please move your cursor over the Programs and Upcoming Events  tabs for details. We are also having an Informational Meeting on August 20 at 06:00PM at the East Grand Rapids Library, 750 Lakeside Drive SE. Come learn more about CTCwm.

If you would like to talk to a coach one-to-one, call us at (616) 644-6402. We will talk to you and then offer our coaching services based on your individual needs. For further details, please scroll to the Programs tab and follow the instructions.

If you would like to participate in either program, please call or email mimi@ctcwm.org.

For further information, job postings, and further resources, please join our  LinkedIn Group: Career Steps!

Mimi Fuger, Executive Director

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 22 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 29 06:00PM at Kentwood Branch, 4950 Breton Road SE

 
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