All Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Branding - Skokie

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
1 - 4 pm
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
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

Resumes - Skokie

Thursday, September 8, 2016
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

Cover Letters - Skokie

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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

LinkedIn 1 - Skokie

Thursday, September 15, 2016
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

Networking - Skokie

Monday, September 19, 2016
1 - 4 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

PowerPoint Workshop

Sept. 20 & 21, 2016
1-4 pm
JVS Chicago
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

A refresher workshop is being offered for those who need to brush up on their PowerPoint skills.

Fee:
Clients       $10
Others       $20

To register or for more information, please contact  SandraSaltzman@jvschicago.org

Interviewing - Skokie

Thursday, September 22, 2016
1 - 4 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

Professional Portfolio

Presented by Frank Moriarty

Monday September 26
10:30 am - 12 pm Lecture
1 - 3:30 pm Workshop
JVS Chicago
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL  60077

If you are a Mid-level management, Sales or Senior level professional, this is the optimum stratagem to illustrate how you think, and how well you can construct a logical and informative document that showcases your expertise. 

LinkedIn 2 - Skokie

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:30 am - 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

Entrepreneurship for Artists and Creative Professionals

Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm
La Casa Resource Center
1815 S. Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Artists often come upon their practice through a passion for making. But what happens when our practice becomes a business?

How to Write a Business Plan

Friday, October 21, 2016
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Bezazian Branch, Chicago Public Library
1226 W Ainslie St.
Chicago, IL

This free workshop is for new and existing entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business. Receive insight, advice, and guidance on how to develop an effective business plan. Presented by The Duman Entrepreneurship Center.

To register click here.

Entrepreneurship for Artists and Creative Professionals

Friday, November 18, 2016
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Bezazian Branch, Chicago Public Library
1226 W Ainslie Street
Chicago, IL  60640

Artists often come upon their practice through a passion for making. But what happens when our practice becomes a business? By nature, artists are often self-employed but often lack the tools to approach their practice as a business.

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