Special Workshops and Events

Welcome to Special Workshops and Events!

JOB SEEKING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Are you or someone you know a job seeker with a disability? Specialists from JVS Chicago will share valuable information for this audience, with tips for effective resumes, interview skills, and networking opportunities to connect to the right job.

No library card required.

The library is located at 500 N. Dunton Ave. at the corner of Dunton and Euclid in Arlington Heights, IL.

Career Moves: Networking & Interviewing (July)

In this combined and interactive workshop, you will learn the key skills to professional interactions – in-person and via phone, Skype, or email. You will learn and practice networking techniques that expand your job search capabilities including how to develop "elevator speeches" and how to design handbills. You will also gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to enter an interview fully prepared, dressed appropriately and ready to engage in an effective conversation with the interviewer.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Date:
Thursday, July 13, 2017
9:30am
Location:
216 W. Jackson
Chicago, IL 60606

C
ontact:
Andrea LeVasseur

Career Moves: Branding, Resumes, and Cover Letters (July)

In this combined workshop, you will understand the need and skills to create a cohesive message that will allow you to differentiate yourself from the competition, how to discover your unique value, and how to sell what an employer is buying. Learn resume and cover letter best practices so you can begin constructing an effective, branded, customizable, and focused resume that highlights your unique value and targeted cover letters that leave the reader wanting more and help land interviews.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Date:
Thursday, July 20, 2017
9:30am

Location:
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Andrea LeVasseur
847.745.5460
andrealevasseur@jvschicago.org

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Career Moves: Linkedin 1 & 2 (July)

A combined, hands-on workshop where you will learn to navigate the website, construct your profile, and manage privacy and settings. Those with little LinkedIn experience will learn how to build their profile and those with more familiarity will learn how to optimize their profile. The workshop additionally describes how to navigate LinkedIn for what it is most useful for: including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Date:
Thursday, July 27, 2017
9:30am

Location:
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Andrea LeVasseur

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Business Planning Workshop - September 2017

This workshop is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan or product pitch. A business plan is your blueprint for business success; a tool to test and validate your ideas and communicate your plan to potential partners and funders. Topics include identifying the audience, understanding the competition, researching and marketing your product , and using financial tools. Participants will leave the workshop energized and ready to write an engaging plan.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Business Planning Workshop - January 2018

This workshop is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan or product pitch. A business plan is your blueprint for business success; a tool to test and validate your ideas and communicate your plan to potential partners and funders. Topics include identifying the audience, understanding the competition, researching and marketing your product , and using financial tools. Participants will leave the workshop energized and ready to write an engaging plan.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

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