Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Computer Classes for Job Seekers - Basic Excel

October, 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Computer Lab
Chicago, IL  60606

Would you like to update your computer skills?

Complete the form (Click here for form) and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California, Chicago, IL  60645.  To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

 

 

Computer Classes for Job Seekers - Basic PowerPoint

October, 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014; 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Computer Lab
Chicago, IL  60606

Would you like to update your computer skills? 

Computer Classes for Job Seekers - Basic Excel

October 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rogers Park
Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Would you like to update your comptuer skils?

To register, complete the bottom of form (Click here for form), save it and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California, Chicago, IL  60645.  To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

 

 

Computer Classes for Job Seekers - PowerPoint

October 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014; 12 - 2 p.m.
Rogers Park
Comptuer Lab
6526 N. California
Chicago, IL  60645

Would you like to update your comptuer skils?

To register, complete the bottom of form (Click here for form), save it and email to jvsctc@jvschicago.org or mail to 6526 N. California, Chicago, IL  60645.  To register by phone, call Marlene at 847-412-4300.

 

 

Interviewing

Wednesday, October 22, 2014; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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

Canceled - Social Media: Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

Canceled October 28, 2014 rescheduled for January.  will post the new date as soon as it is confirmed
5:30 - 8 p.m.

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

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

LinkedIn 2

Wednesday, October 29, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

Thursdays, October 30, 2014 - November 20, 2014; 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
JCFS/JVS – Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
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, LCPC, NCC at (847) 412-4304.

Branding

Thursday, November 6, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Thursday, November 6, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Branding

Monday, November 10, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
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

Monday, November 10, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Presented by Career Moves

Resumes

Tuesday, November 11, 2014; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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

Starting Your Small Business in Illinois

Tuesday, November 11, 2 – 4 p.m.
Chicago Public Library
Bezazian Branch
1226 W. Ainslie
Chicago, IL  60640

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. Sponsored by Citi.  Register here.

Resumes

Tuesday, November 11, 2014; 1  - 4 p.m.

JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
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, November 12, 2014; 9 am. - 12 p.m.

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

Cover Letters

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Interviewing

Monday, November 17, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Turn an Interview into an Offer!

November 17, 2014; 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

JVS Chicago
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, Il  60077

Beating the Interview Mind Game

The interview is the single most important event in the entire job search process. 

Networking

Tuesday, November 18, 2014; 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

Networking

Wednesday, November 19, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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, November 20, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Monday, November 24, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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

LinkedIn 2

Monday, November 24, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

How to Write a Business Plan

Tuesday, December 9, 9:30 – 11 am
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St.
Skokie, 60077

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

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