The Art of Branding: How to Strategically Market Yourself in Your Job Search – $25Wednesday, October 22 at 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Get solid clarity on who you are and where you want to goAll Posts
- Define your target market and get into the mindset of the employers that you want to work for
- Look for “hidden job market” opportunities where you can apply your skills and talent
- Create a unique and powerful brand for yourself and use clever marketing tactics that can get you noticed
- Address your fears and hesitations about networking with others
How to Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere About Anything at Anytime: Social Dynamics for Job Seekers – $30Wednesday, November 05 at 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
In this workshop you will learn how to:
- Approach, start, and lead interesting conversations with people
- Read and understand the art of effective body language and how to use it to improve your life
- Identify and clearly communicate your perceived value to others while networking and job searching
- Increase your level of comfort in social interactions and situations
- Motivate yourself and build your self-confidence while disarming self sabotage and fear
S.M.A.R.T. GOALS (2 Part Series)Wednesday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – $15 Wednesday, November 12 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – $15
Are you experiencing a great deal of stress from being unemployed? Has your confidence decreased from being out of work for so long? Do you have negative thoughts and think you’re not “good enough?”
- Learn how to work through the stress you’re presently experiencing
Discussion on the negative voice within
Techniques for converting negative thoughts to positive ones to help get yourself back on track
Techniques for improving confidence that can be applied in job interviews
Discussion on how to apply happiness, laughter, and play to manage stress, become more creative in your professional life, and to look at situations from a better perspective.
COMPUTER CLASS SCHEDULE IS HERE!
To download schedule, click here: ComputerSchedule(Sept-Dec2014)
New! Computer Classes on Wednesday Evenings
5:oo p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Word 1 – $30Wednesday, November 05 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Creating a Flyer – this class is appropriate for those who: A) are new to word processing or B) may have used an earlier version of Word or WordPerfect but want to become familiarized with the new environment of Word 2007.
Word 2 – $30Wednesday, November 12 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Formatting Professional and Academic Documents – This class gives us an opportunity to deal with longer documents, which would require formatting such as headers and footers, page numbering, and editing tools such as cut and paste.
Word 3 – $30Wednesday, November 19 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Professional Letter and Mail Merge – This class focuses on additional formatting and tools commonly used in the business environment.
Outlook – $30Wednesday, December 03 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Guided tour of the most commonly used components of Outlook, such as sending/receiving emails, calendar, contacts and tasks.
Publisher – $30Wednesday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Publisher is an entry level desktop publishing software. With its many standard and customizable templates for business cards, flyers, newsletters and brochures.
SATURDAY COMPUTER CLASSES
New! Saturday classes are back
with morning and afternoon sessions
REVISED DATES: Social Media 4 Part SeriesFacebook: Saturday, November 08 at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – $30 REVISED DATE -Twitter: Saturday, November 08 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – $30
This new set of courses will guide you through the basics of using various websites to interact with other users to network and to perpetuate your professional online image. Intro to Social Media will provide an overview of various social mediums with an opportunity to set up accounts on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Each of the other series will focus more in detail on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter; how to create your professional profile and use them to find jobs, locate possible employers and network. Register for all 4 classes or pick a single class.
Prerequisites: If opting to register for a single class (Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter), must have online account set up before attending class. NOTE: Intro to Social Media will teach you how to set up online accounts.
REVISED DATES: MS Office Suite Integration (2 Part Series) – $60Part 1) Saturday, December 13 at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Part 2) Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This course is an ideal supplement to the computer classes designed by Women At Work. Following the computer workshop series, this course pulls it all together in a two (2) part series by integrating Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Prerequisites: Must have completed Women At Work Microsoft Office Suite classes or proficient with all of Microsoft Office Suite programs.
Employer Forum - September 2014
Employer Forum - September 2014
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[img src=http://womenatwork.org/wp-content/flagallery/employer-forum-september-2014/thumbs/thumbs_20140910_152216.jpg]6190Jane Temple