All Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Networking - Skokie

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
9:30 - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

An interactive workshop for participants to learn and practice networking techniques that expand their job search capabilities including how to develop "elevator speeches", and how to design handbills.


Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2 - Skokie

Thursday, January 26, 2017
9:30 - 12:30 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

A hands-on workshop for participants with 50% or more profile completion that describes the more advanced uses including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs.

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing - Skokie

Monday, January 30, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

An interactive workshop for you to 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.

 

Presented by Career Moves

Duman Start-Up Accelerator

The Duman Start-Up Accelerator is JVS Chicago’s 6-week accelerator for start-up entrepreneurs. The Duman Start-Up Accelerator helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch their new business by providing the tools and resources to help participants articulate their vision and business model. Participants will learn to develop an opportunity, identify start-up costs, and launch a successful business.

The Cure for "I Don't Know What I Want to Do!"

Six Meetings, over an eight week period;

Six Meetings, over an eight week period; Wednesdays, 9:30AM – 12:30 PM

February 1 – March 22, 2017 (No meetings 2/22 and 3/8, 2017)

(The two open weeks are regarded as working weeks for class assignments)

Facilitated by Roberta Glick, LCPC, NCC, JVS Chicago Career Counselor
JVS Chicago, 5150 Golf Road, Skokie, IL 60077

When it comes to employment, if you are someone who:

  • *  is unclear about what career path to take
  • *  has just left a position and needs a change
  • *  is returning to the workforce and your former job no longer exists
  • *  wants to do something different, for different rewards

Branding - Skokie

Monday, February 6, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road

Skokie, IL  60077

 

An interactive workshop designed to teach participants how to differentiate themselves from the competition, how to discover their unique value, and how to sell what an employer is buying.


Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 1 - Skokie

Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

A hands-on workshop for participants to learn to navigate the website, construct their profile, and manage privacy and settings.

 

Presented by Career Moves

Resumes - Skokie

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

Hands-on workshop that provides resume best practices so you can begin constructing an effective, branded, customizable, and focused resume that highlights your unique value.

 

Presented by Career Moves

Networking - Skokie

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
9:30 - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

An interactive workshop for participants to learn and practice networking techniques that expand their job search capabilities including how to develop "elevator speeches", and how to design handbills.


Presented by Career Moves

Cover Letters - Skokie

Thursday, February 16, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

An interactive workshop for you to learn why cover letters matter with techniques for developing targeted communications that help land interviews.

 

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing - Skokie

Monday, February 20, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

An interactive workshop for you to 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.

 

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2 - Skokie

Thursday, February 23, 2017
9:30 - 12:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

A hands-on workshop for participants with 50% or more profile completion that describes the more advanced uses including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs.

Presented by Career Moves

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