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Career Club Guest Speaker

January 30, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Career Club

Monday, February 4, 2015
12:30 pm (sharp) – 1:30 pm


Please welcome back Lynn Gabriel to Monday’s Career Club.  Some of you may remember her presentation on self-care at Career Club back in August 2014.   This time around she will present her topic“Where Do We Go From Here?  Encouragement in a New Season!” 

Lynn currently works with Kaiser Permanente in Downey as a Board Certified Chaplain.  She completed a Master’s Degree in 2012 and has excelled in crisis and project management throughout her career.  She consider herself a teacher, a leader, and a motivator, inviting people to look beyond their current concerns and future challenges. 

Artisan Boutique

January 28, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Artisan

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. 

Computer Classes and Workshops

January 21, 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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February


Twitter                                                                                                  $30

Wednesday, February 4 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm 

This course is for the beginner. Twitter is a free online social network microblogging community, which allows it’s users to send out short posts to their followers. Learn the basics of a Tweat, search for people and how to use hashtags to job search.  NOTE: Must have online Twitter account set up before attending class.

Java For Janes                                                                                  Free

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

 

Facebook                                                                                            $30

Wednesday, February 11 5:00 pm to 7:00 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.

So you want to become a Substitute Teacher                           $25

Wednesday, February 11 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Jobs are available as a sub. If you are a closet teacher and job seeking, you may be qualified to become a substitute teacher. This workshop is designed specially for you if you have a four-year college degree. Among the topics covered:
• Requirements
• Job opportunities
• Classroom protocols
• Continuing Education
Join us for this dynamic workshop and learn everything you will need to be hired and work as a substitute teacher. 

Art of Branding & Networking in Your Job Search              $30

Wednesday, February 14 • 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

In this workshop you will learn how to:

- Get solid clarity on who you are and where you want to go

- 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

Demystifying the Grant Process                                                   $30

Wednesday, February 18 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Are you a creative writer?  Want to try your hand at raising money for no-profits through grant writing?  Whether you are currently writing grants, or just getting started, these workshops are for you!

Focus on the basics: techniques to match your agencies funding needs with funder priorities; creating statements to make the agency case; collecting the basic information to get started.

 

LinkedIn                                                                                             $30

Wednesday, February 25 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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.

Harnessing Your Potential                                                           $25

Wednesday, February 25 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Helayne Hill, author of the inspirational book “Middle Aside: Handbook on Harnessing Your Potential” is back to provide a motivational workshop to help you realize your value and importance in the workforce.

In this course, you will learn how to:

·  Discover your self-worth by defining and getting to know your strengths, expertise, and skill-set
·  How to clearly communicate your skills and capabilities using layman’s terms to improve your networking techniques
·  Channel confidence to prepare you for your job search
·  Methods for enhancing your interpersonal and social skills 

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 5:30 pm to 6:30 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 • Be comfortable in front of any audience
• Generate and sell ideas • Think on your feet
• Make your ideas shine with the right visual aids • Control your body
• Use your voice effectively

 

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.

 

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.

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!)
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!

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January 20, 2015 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

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

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

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