Employment Seminars

  • 19
    Jan

    The Road Ahead: Detroit At Work – Ready To Hire

    10 a.m.

    Learn about the Detroit at Work Ready To Hire initiative. We will discuss what the program is, the types of positions available and how to apply.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 20
    Jan

    Virtual Mock Interviews

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Mock interviews are an excellent way to prepare for a job interview. Join us to practice your skills and participate in a Zoom mock interview (or two) with the JVS Business & Career Services staff. You will receive immediate feedback on your responses to interview questions so that you can improve your interviewing skills.

    Make sure you have a digital version of your resume ready to share.

    Click here to register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pcOyuqj8iG9dYmOYsvPpO-dlsohmfE55K

  • 21
    Jan

    Rachel & The Recruiters

    3 p.m.

    Rachel & The Recruiters is a monthly webinar series of panel discussions between recruiters and human resource professionals. Facilitated by JVS Human Services’ Business Relations Specialist, Rachel Devries, this panel will provide job seekers with insight into the job search, application and interview processes from insiders.

    No registration is necessary. These webinars will be live-streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

    Join us LIVE so you can ask questions and get the job search answers you’ve always wanted to know in real-time!

  • 26
    Jan

    Creating a 60-Second Pitch that Gets Results – Barbara Boldt, Executive Communication Skills Coach at Barbara Boldt Global Communications

    10 a.m.

    A Pitch is a time-bounded form of communication that requires skillful crafting in order to be effective. It is also an essential communication tool for anyone who must sell themselves. In this 30 min. presentation, you will receive tips that will enable you to create a 60-Second Pitch that captures attention and gets results.

  • 27
    Jan

    Recent College Graduate Success Group

    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Graduating from college is a momentous occasion. If you’re wondering how to take the next step in finding that first post-grad job, you are not alone. Join the JVS Recent College Graduate Success group to learn and practice the skills you will need in the job search. Participants will meet in a virtual group setting for four weeks. Topics will include writing resumes and cover letters, networking, interviewing, and job search strategies. It is expected that participants will attend all four sessions.

    This group is open to recent college graduates between the ages of 21 and 25 who live in Detroit or Metro Detroit and graduated any time after January 2020.

    Registration Link: http://tiny.cc/recent-grad-group

    Wednesday, January 27, 11am-12pm

    Wednesday, February 3, 11am-12pm

    Wednesday, February 10, 11am-12pm

    Wednesday, February 17, 11am-12pm

  • 01
    Feb

    Microsoft Word and Excel for Beginners

    9 – 11 a.m.
    Mondays & Wednesdays through March 10
    Improve your computer skills and increase your confidence at work! Program includes two group classes per week for six weeks. Each class is two hours. Classes are held online via Zoom with an instructor from the Hermelin ORT Resource Center. Additional assignments are included for enhanced learning outside of class time.
    Each six-week program costs $400. Full and partial scholarships available for qualified applicants. Scholarship applications must be submitted prior to class for consideration.
    Classes will be offered throughout 2021! For program details, enrollment forms, and scholarship applications, please contact hermelinort@jvshumanservices.org or call 248-233-4243. Class size is limited, so call today!
    For more information, view the flyer.
  • 02
    Feb

    The Road Ahead: Goal Setting Greats

    10 a.m.

    In this seminar we will examine what stress is, recognize symptoms of stress and learn ways to alleviate stress especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 09
    Feb

    The Road Ahead: Networthing – New and Improved Relationship Building for Your Career

    10 a.m.

    Learn about the correct way to network. We will look at the centuries old practice and provide steps to dramatically improve your relationship building abilities.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 16
    Feb

    The Road Ahead: Budgeting and the Dream Job

    10 a.m.

    The desire to meet financial goals and aligning a job with one’s passions and values are among the biggest drivers for people who are considering switching to a new job. This webinar will discuss the desire to meet financial goals while pursuing your dream job.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 18
    Feb

    Rachel & The Recruiters

    3 p.m.

    Rachel & The Recruiters is a monthly webinar series of panel discussions between recruiters and human resource professionals. Facilitated by JVS Human Services’ Business Relations Specialist, Rachel Devries, this panel will provide job seekers with insight into the job search, application and interview processes from insiders.

    No registration is necessary. These webinars will be live-streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

    Join us LIVE so you can ask questions and get the job search answers you’ve always wanted to know in real-time!

  • 23
    Feb

    The Road Ahead: Building and Rebuilding Credit

    10 a.m.

    This webinar will provide participants with tips, tools and resources on how to rebuild their credit score.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 02
    Mar

    The Road Ahead: Resumes – How To Tell Your Story

    10 a.m.

    You are more than your resume. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of writing a clear and concise resume that recruiters will actually read!

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 02
    Mar

    The Road Ahead: Resumes – How To Tell Your Story

    10 a.m.

    You are more than your resume. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of writing a clear and concise resume that recruiters will actually read!

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 09
    Mar

    The Road Ahead: Tips For Standing Out In A Virtual Office

    10 a.m.

    Working remotely has given most of us just a fraction of opportunities to interact with coworkers and supervisors that we once had. When your work and contributions are much less visible, how can you still stand out and stay on track to advance your career? Join this webinar to learn how.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 16
    Mar

    The Road Ahead: Interviewing Etiquette

    10 a.m.

    Discover the do’s and don’ts of interview etiquette – from the very first phone call to the very last thank you email. Learn about: different interview formats and what to expect in them, how to prepare for challenging questions.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.

  • 18
    Mar

    Rachel & The Recruiters

    3 p.m.

    Rachel & The Recruiters is a monthly webinar series of panel discussions between recruiters and human resource professionals. Facilitated by JVS Human Services’ Business Relations Specialist, Rachel Devries, this panel will provide job seekers with insight into the job search, application and interview processes from insiders.

    No registration is necessary. These webinars will be live-streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jvshumanservices

    Join us LIVE so you can ask questions and get the job search answers you’ve always wanted to know in real-time!

  • 30
    Mar

    The Road Ahead: Financial Education for Career Success

    10 a.m.

    This webinar is intended for an audience of those newer to the homebuyers’ market and with 5 – 15 years in the workforce.

    No registration is necessary. Webinars will be streamed on the JVS Human Services Facebook page.