Jump Start Your Job Search Workshop
9 am – 4:15 pm, Saturday, April 22
Church of the Saviour, 651 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne PA
An interactive day of information and ideas to provide help and hope in your job transition
10 Vital Strategies to Maximize Your Career Success – Ford Myers – We are on a lifelong career journey and there are important strategies for us to continuously pursue, whether we are in job transition or currently employed. Ford will give us 10 strategies that are critical for our success.
How to Create an Extraordinary Resume that Works! – Matt Levy – In today’s world you need an extraordinary resume that incorporates the most cutting edge techniques to capture the employer’s attention and get you the interview. Matt will address these issues and show us how to create a dynamic resume.
Networking over lunch with fellow participants and speakers
Handing Difficult Interview Challenges – Ken Sher – – So you finally get to the hiring manager of the company you’ve targeted for the last few months and the interviewer throws the proverbial curve ball at you. “Aren’t you overqualified for this job?” “What’s your current salary?” Ken will prepare us for these situations as well as help us to handle other difficult questions.
Twists & Turns of a Career Journey – Amy Dinning – Amy will share the many twists and turns of her career journey and we will share and discuss how to deal with advancement, layoffs, contract work, bad bosses, non-profit vs for profit, volunteering, further education, mergers, variety of industries, and more.
Knockout Networking: How to Make More & Better Connections – Michael Goldberg – For some, making a personal connection comes naturally. For most, it takes work. A lot of work! Michael will help us to discover the power of making more and better connections and how it can positively impact your job search!
Registration starts at 8:30 am and the workshop begins at 9 am. The formal part of the workshop will end at 4:15 pm. Please bring your business (networking) cards. Snacks and sandwiches will be provided. If you have special needs, please bring your lunch.
Please register online at www.cosnet.org/care/jobtransition and pay with a credit card. We are unable to take walk-ins. Please note that online registration will close on Wednesday, April 19 at the end of the day.
For more information or questions, contact Amy Dinning at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is sponsored by Church of the Saviour, Hire One (a Chester County Economic Development Council initiative), St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy, My Career Transitions, American Society for Talent Development Philadelphia chapter, Penn State Great Valley Career Services, Wegmans and Acme.