Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

FREE Basic Word Class for Job Seekers

Wednesday's, December 17 and 24
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location:
Anshe Motel Congregation

6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

FREE Basic PowerPoint Class for Job Seekers

Monday and Tuesday, December 22 and 23
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Class Location:
Anshe Motel Congregation

6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

To register, complete the form (click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California.

To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

Branding

Tuesday, January 6
1 - 4 pm

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL  60077

Differentiate yourself from the competition.  Discover your unique value and learn how to sell what an employer is buying

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 1

Wednesday, January 7
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Branding

Thursday, January 8
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Differentiate yourself from the competition.  Discover your unique value and learn how to sell what an employer is buying

Presented by Career Moves

Cover Letters

Thursday, January 8
9 am - 12 pm

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

Produce a cover letter that is engaging and positions you as a problem solver.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 1

Monday, January 12
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Tuesday, January 13
1 - 4 p.m.

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

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

Resumes

Tuesday, January 13
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Craft a relevant and impactful resume that sells your strengths and cuts through the clutter.

Presented by Career Moves

Starting Your Small Business in Illinois

Tuesday, January 13, 10 am – 12 pm
Harold Washington Library Center Video Theater
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
This workshop will acquaint you with the basic procedures for opening a business in Illinois and answer many questions about the legalities, regulations, and requirements of operating a small business.

To Your Credit!

Tuesday, January 13, 2 – 4 pm
Chicago Public Library
Bezazian Branch
1226 W. Ainslie
Chicago, IL

Let's learn more about credit reports, credit scoring basics, and why topic this should be important to you.

Cover Letters

Wednesday, January 14
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Produce a cover letter that is engaging and positions you as a problem solver.

Presented by Career Moves

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

January 15, 22, 29, and February 5
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCFS/JVS – Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building

5150 Golf Rd., 2nd Floor
Skokie, IL  60077

This four-week group, held on Thursday mornings, will provide strategies for becoming motivated, staying focused, managing stress and creating a job search action plan. Registration required. Call Roberta Glick, JVS Chicago, Career Counselor at 847.745.5462.

Resumes

Thursday, January 15
9 am - 12 pm

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

Craft a relevant and impactful resume that sells your strengths and cuts through the clutter.

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing

Monday, January 19
1 - 4 pm

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

Learn how to turn an interview into a winning conversation that can turn into an offer.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2

Monday, January 19
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

Social Media: Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

January 20
5:30 - 8 pm

Harold Washington Library
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State St.
Chicago, IL  60605

Learn how top hiring managers, recruiters and acquisition teams use social media to vet candidates for employment.

Available Spaces: 135

Networking

Tuesday, January 20
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

See how each person you meet can become a connection who can help you land your next job.

Presented by Career Moves

Interviewing

Thursday, January 22
1 - 4 pm

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to turn an interview into a winning conversation that can turn into an offer.

Presented by Career Moves

LinkedIn 2

Thursday, January 22
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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

Navigate the site and construct your profile in two separate workshops.  This networking tool is a must for anyone in the job market.

Presented by Career Moves

How to Write a Business Plan

Tuesday, January 27, 2 – 4 p.m.
Chicago Public Library
Bezazian Branch
1226 W. Ainslie
Chicago, IL

Want to launch or grow your business? Attend this seminar to receive insight, advice, and guidance on how to prepare a business plan.

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