Employment Seminars

  • 21

    The Road Ahead: Stand Out in Your Job Search

    10 a.m.

    Whether you’re landing your first job or making a career change after several years, the process can seem daunting. In this workshop, you will learn techniques to successfully get noticed by employers and make progress in your job search.

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

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    The Road Ahead: LinkedIn Advanced

    10 a.m.

    Have you started your LinkedIn profile, but not sure whether you should be using this to network and for you job search? During this workshop you will learn how to search for jobs, follow companies and make connections that will assist in your job search.

    This webinar is designed for individuals who already have a LinkedIn profile and a working-knowledge of LinkedIn.

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

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    Springboard to Success

    Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays through November 30

    Springboard to Success is an 8 week in-person course for women that combines job search assistance with Microsoft 2016 Word and Excel basic computer training.

    You’ll learn how to identify viable job targets, create a strong resume, network on social media, and more.

    Information Meeting: Thursday, Sept. 30 9am – 11am

    Women to Work: Tuesdays, Oct. 5 – Nov. 30 9am – Noon

    Microsoft Office 2016 Computer Essentials: Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 11 – Nov. 17 9am – 11:30am

    For more information and to register,
    contact Judy Richmond at 248.233.4232 or jrichmond@jvshumanservices.org

    View the flyer here.

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    The Road Ahead: The New Ways of New Work

    10 a.m.

    We will spend time comparing and contrasting key components of career success in the Industrial Age vs. the New Economy. We will attempt to simplify the complex world of work and employment.

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

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    Mock Interviews

    1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Do you have a job interview coming up? Are you in the middle of your job search? Join the JVS Business & Career Services staff to practice your skills in a mock interview (or two).

    Mock interviews are an excellent way to prepare for a job interview and are available in person and virtually. You will receive immediate feedback on your responses to interview questions so that you can feel confident throughout the process.

    Register below:


  • 11

    Microsoft Word and Excel for Beginners

    2 – 4:30 p.m.
    Mondays & Wednesdays through November 17
    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 at the Hermelin ORT Resource Center in Southfield. Masks covering the nose and mouth are required while in the building. Additional assignments are included for enhanced learning outside of class time.
    Each six-week program costs $499. Full and partial scholarships available for qualified applicants. Scholarship applications must be submitted prior to class for consideration.
    Classes start October 11 through November 17! 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.