Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Special Obamacare Open Enrollment

The Marketplace will reopen for a special enrollment period March 15 - April 30.  This enrollment period is for those taht are currently uninsured and are  having to pay the penalty when filing their 2014 income taxes.

Appointments are NOT necessary.  Click the links below for more information.

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Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

Thursdays, April 16, 23, 30 and May 7
2:30 – 4:30 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road, 2nd Floor
Skokie, IL  60077

Looking for a job takes an enormous amount of emotional energy.

QuickBooks 2: Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Friday, April 17
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
Computer Lab
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to prepare invoices, statements of customer payments. The class will offer demonstrations of vendor profile setup, entering bills, tracking bills, and paying bills.

Microsoft PowerPoint Workshop 1

Monday and Thursday, April 20 and 23
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to use PowerPoint to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.

Micorosft Excel Workshop 2

Monday and Tuesday, April 20 and 21
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Learn to create advanced workbooks and worksheets, including advanced formulas, tables, PivotTables, Pivot Charts and data filtering.

Building Credit, Building a Business

Tuesday, April 21
8:30 - 10 am
 Illinois SBDC at UIC
815 W. Van Buren St., Sutie 400
Chicago, IL

Looking for a loan to start or expand your business?  Learn how your credit score may impact the funding process and more about your credit score?

To register, please click here.

Microsoft PowerPoint Workshop 2

Wednesday and Thursday, April 22 and 23
9 am - 1 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60646

PowerPoint is a computer program taht you use to create a collection of slides athat can contain text, charts, pictures, sounds, movies, and multimedia.

QuickBooks 3: Payroll

Friday, april 24
9 am - 1 pm
JVS Chicago
Computer Lab
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60606

Learn how to setup employee profiles, time sheets, salary, project base billing and payroll taxes.  QuckBooks payroll class will also help you with filing forms for state and federal payroll taxes.

To Your Credit!

Friday, April 24
1 - 3 pm
Chicago Public Library Bezazian Branch
1226 W. Ainslie Street
Chicago, IL  60640

Workshop for credit reports, credit scoring and why it should matter to you.

Regsiter by April 23.  To register, contact Mark Kaplan at 312.744.0019 or email mkaplan@chipublib.org.

 

Microsoft Excel Workshop 1

Monday and Tuesday, May 4 and 5; 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Learn how to use Excel to create spreadsheets and workbooks that you can use to store, manipulate, and share your data.

Branding

Tuesday, May 5
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

Cover Letters

Wednesday, May 6
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

Thursday, May 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, May 7
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

LinkedIn 1

Monday, May 11
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

Micorosft Excel Workshop 2

Monday and Tuesday, May 19 and 20
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Learn to create advanced workbooks and worksheets, including advanced formulas, tables, PivotTables, Pivot Charts and data filtering.

Resumes

Tuesday, May 12
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

Cover Letters

Wednesday, May 13
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

Resumes

Thursday, May 14
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, May 18
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, May 18
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

Microsoft Word Workshop 1

Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 19 and 20
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Anshe Motele Congregation
Rogers Park Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL

Learn how to use Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables.

Networking

Tuesday, May 19
1 - 4 pm
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700

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

Presented by Career Moves

Networking

Tuesday, May 19
1 - 4 pm
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

LinkedIn 2

Thursday, May 21
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

Interviewing

Thursday, May 21, 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

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