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Career Club Guest Speaker

February 26, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Career Club

Monday, March 2, 2015
12:30 pm (sharp) – 1:30 pm


Join us for Career Club this Monday for guest speaker David Kwok, Special Project Manager with the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies. David works in the Medical Virtual Reality lab and can give you an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to work for USC. He will also share how he landed his position through networking after undergoing an extensive and lengthy job search process of his own.

David worked for over 20 years at The Princeton Review and left as a Vice President of that company. He has also worked at The Walt Disney Company managing an archiving project for the Film and Television Music Department.  David has had the opportunity to hire job candidates throughout his career and will be available to answer questions about the hiring process and what managers look for when selecting new employees.  Come prepared with questions! 

EMPLOYER FORUM

February 18, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Events at Women At Work, Uncategorized

WOMEN AT WORK AND NAWIC

PRESENTS OUR MOST POPULAR EVENT

THE EMPLOYER FORUM

AT

La Pintoresca Branch Library

1355 North Raymond Avenue

Pasadena, Ca 91103

Saturday, February 28
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Come to La Pintoresca Branch Library to meet with representatives from local companies.

Employers will be on-site to describe job opportunities and current openings.

Attendees should bring resumes and dress for interviews.

Meet the following employers who are scheduled to attend:

  • Athens Services
  • Build LACCD
  • California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Dignity Memorial
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • Electrical Training Institute of Southern California
  • Flintridge Center
  • Green Splendor Landscaping
  • H&R Block
  • Harriett A. Aldava, CPP Safety & Security Consultant
  • Jane Reese-Wilkins – Covered California
  • Labor Ready
  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • New York Life Insurance Company & Women in Financial Services Group
  • Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School
  • Port of Long Beach
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Target
  • Woodbury School of Architecture

And more….

$5.00 donation is always appreciated!

Alternative Jobs

Art & Champagne

February 17, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Art&Champaign

Computer Classes and Workshops

February 16, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Computer Classes, Uncategorized

Schedule for 2015 is here!

Review and sign up for computer classes and workshops by clicking the button below.

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March

Write a Book and Get it Published                                  $15

Wednesday, March 4 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Do you want to become an author?  Have a great story you want to share with the world?

Join author and creator of the Employee to Entrepreneur Mastermind, Tammy Washington as she teaches you the fundamentals of self-publishing.  You will learn:

• World’s fastest book writing system
• How to self-publish or get a publisher
• How to create income with your book before you even finish it!

 

Applying QuickBooks (4-Part Series)                             $125

 1) Wednesday, March 04 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
        2) Wednesday, March 11 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
        3) Wednesday, March 18 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
        4) Wednesday, March 25 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This series starts from the very basic with learning common business terms needed to get around in get around in QuickBooks; working with charts of accounts, adding vendors customers and custom fields; working with bank registers and reconciling bank accounts; creating, managing and tracing invoices and payments; how to pay bills; managing inventory, how to set up payroll and determine tax liabilities; how to query and analyze reports.

 

Java For Janes                                                                        Free

Friday, March 6, 13, 20, 27 9:00 am to 10:00 am

 

Getting Over the Stress of Public Speaking                  $25

Monday, March 9 • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

If you’re not comfortable presenting yourself in any situation, this 2-hours will give you tools to use right away to turn that around. Learn what you can do to control yourself in every speaking situation. • Say what you mean • Stay on track • Avoid going blank • Look credible • Be effective. . . in front of any audience.

What the course will do:

• Develop confidence as a speaker

• Generate and sell ideas

• Make your ideas shine with the right visual aids

• Use your voice effectively

• Be comfortable in front of any audience

• Think on your feet

• Control your body

LinkedIn                                                                                   $30

Saturday, March 14 • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

This social networking course is designed for a business profile. It is a place to demonstrate your working capabilities.  This beginning course will cover how to do the following: Build a professional profile including a profile photo, work experience, education, job skills and more.  Search for and apply to jobs on LinkedIn, as well as, search for companies and people to follow.  NOTE: Must have online LinkedIn account set up before attending class.

How to Start a Non Profit                                                       $20

Saturday, March 14 • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

How to start your own Non-profit: Passion for a mission is not enough—what should be looked at before you start this business. (and yes, it is a business!)

 

 Facebook                                                                                  $30

Saturday, March 14 • 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Facebook is a free online social network website where you can build a profile to interact with users. In this beginning course you will learn how to: Build a profile complete with photos and basic information. Add friends, create a status and update and interact with friends. Setup and manage your profile’s privacy settings.  NOTE: Must have online Facebook account set up before attending class.

 

From Employee to Entrepreneur                                    $15

Saturday, March 14 • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Are you unhappy in your current job?  Have you ever wondered how to create a profit through your passion?  Join author, Tammy Washington, for the Employee to Entrepreneur Workshop.  In this 60 minute workshop you will learn the 3 steps needed to become your own boss!  Come prepared to take notes!

Start Your Business Plan                                                       $15

Tuesday, March 24 • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

A business plan is a document that all businesses should have…from the solo-preneur to the multi-million dollar corporation.  Do you have a one? If so, is it current?

Anyone serious about their business should attend this informative and interactive workshop. It will:

• Define the business plan and describe the benefits of having one.
• Provide outlines to assist you in identifying the components needed for your business.
• Identify resources to support you in writing your plan.
• And finally… yield starting points for your business plan development.*
Format:   Presentation and Participation (bring a writing utensil)
Length:  3 hours
*Active participation is necessary.

In the News

February 09, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

The Question Is? with Anthony Portantino “Finding Work”

Anthony Portantino interviews Camille Levee ~ Executive Director of Women at Work and Dr. James Lancaster ~ Dean of Curriculum, Career/Technical and Continuing Education at Citrus Community College

 

NEW! CHAT ROOM

January 27, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Join the Chat Room for an informal networking opportunity and support.

Every Monday after Career Club beginning Monday, February 2 at 2:00 – 3:00 pm. 

New Counseling Services

January 02, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Counseling services will now be available on the 2nd Saturday of each month starting in January!

*Saturday counseling services kick-off on January 10th, 2015*

If you need assistance with your job search or are planning a career change, consider booking a private Career, Job Search, or Resume Counseling session. 

Our Counseling hours are expanding and we will be offering counseling services by appointment in the morning on the 2nd Saturday of the month to supplement our regular Monday through Thursday hours.  In addition, we will also offer two 15 minute, drop-In options on a first come, first serve basis for those without an appointment or for those who prefer a shorter session.   

Please call ahead to reserve your appointment or to inquire about times, fees, and drop-in availability (626) 796-6870.

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  • Sunday, March 15, 2015
    11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Lunch Buffet • Free Valet Parking • Hat Contest • Paddock Tours • Raffle Prizes

    LAST DAY TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE IS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

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