Workshops

August 2017 Job Club FREE Workshop Descriptions

Weds, Aug 2nd – Art of the Interview with Al Spector 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • Discover better ways to present yourself in a light which attracts the interviewer
  • Gain insight into commonly used interview questions to prepare ahead of time

Thurs, Aug 3rd – Linked In Training w/ Leilani Quiray 1:00-3:00pm

  • Hands on learning designed to increase your understanding of this important online tool
  • Discover good ways to promote yourself, including additions to your resume or interview prep

Thurs, Aug 10th – Job Retention Strategies with Gary Simler 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • What to focus on for success during your first days on the new job
  • How to impress the employer both before and after the hiring process

Tues, Aug 15th – Resumes that Work! with Pacific Mercantile Bank staff 9:30 – 11:30am

  • Discover ways that the professionals prefer a resume be designed and presented
  • Gain inside information about the types of candidates a reputable bank would look for

Weds, Aug 16th – Using Language to Get the Job w/ Cathy Katz 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • Learn how the words you speak can make or break your interview performance
  • Find new language to help empower you towards getting employment you want

Thurs, Aug 17th – Social Media & Online Etiquette w/ Deb Kantor 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • Understand how these modern platforms work, and how they help or hurt your job chances
  • How to portray the most professional “you” in the online world to potential employers

Weds, Aug 23rd – Job Prep Advice w/ McDermott & Bull staff 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • Learn from the professionals about interview etiquette, resume building, and networking skills
  • Find out the best way to present yourself in order to compete in the business world

Fri, Aug 25th – Job Search Strategies w/ Jennifer Sisoev 9:30 – 11:30am

  • Gain knowledge about how the search process has changed, both online and in person
  • Understand the things you can do and say to stand out in this rapidly changing environment

Tues, Aug 29th – Beginner Microsoft Word Training with Sue Mundi 9:30 – 11:30am

  • Learn more uses of Microsoft Word for business, office or home projects
  • Laptops provided for training, or bring your own for personal use

Weds, Aug 30th – Get that Job! with Myrna Capsuto 1:00 – 3:00pm

  • Understand your inner beliefs, which shape performance at interviews & in job searches
  • Learn communication styles which work best; know the right questions for potential employers

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Mon, Aug 21st – Adaptability: Being flexible and adapting to a new work environment 9:30 – 11:30am
  • Tues, Aug 22nd – Workability: Understanding employer expectations in today’s workplace 9:30 – 11:30am
  • Thurs, Aug 24th – Suitability: Finding the workplace that fits your interests and styles 1:00 – 3:00pm

**ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD AT OUR MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:
1851 Kettering St, Irvine CA 92614 714.210.2460

To RSVP for any workshop, please email
jackm@workingwardrobes.org