All Workshops and Events

Welcome to JVS Chicago’s Calendar of Events.

 

Career Moves: Linkedin 1 & 2 (July)

A combined, hands-on workshop where you will learn to navigate the website, construct your profile, and manage privacy and settings. Those with little LinkedIn experience will learn how to build their profile and those with more familiarity will learn how to optimize their profile. The workshop additionally describes how to navigate LinkedIn for what it is most useful for: including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs.

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Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Date:
Thursday, July 27, 2017
9:30am

Location:
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Andrea LeVasseur

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Career Moves: Branding, Resumes, and Cover Letters (Aug)

In this combined workshop, you will understand the need and skills to create a cohesive message that will allow you to differentiate yourself from the competition, how to discover your unique value, and how to sell what an employer is buying. Learn resume and cover letter best practices so you can begin constructing an effective, branded, customizable, and focused resume that highlights your unique value and targeted cover letters that leave the reader wanting more and help land interviews.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Date:
Monday, August 7, 2017
1pm

Location:
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Andrea LeVasseur
847.745.5460
andrealevasseur@jvschicago.org

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Uncover Your Future

Six week series on consecutive Wednesday mornings.
9:30am-12:30pm

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

Join JVS Chicago Career Moves' successfully proven exploratory workshop

UNCOVER YOUR FUTURE

Facilitated by Roberta Glick, LCPC, NCC, JVS Chicago Career Counselor 

Through the use of the MBTI personality assessment and the Strong Interest Inventory assessment, this focused step-by-step process will help you choose a direction, so necessary to beginning a successful job search. You will progress from not knowing what you want to do, to finding the right title and industry to pursue.  It will require your full attendance and participation (yes, there is lots of homework) to complete this journey successfully in eight weeks.

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PROGRAM FEE: $230   For the same price as the current JVS cost of MBTI and Strong Career assessments you get a one session orientation, time to take the assessments, and five weeks/15 hours of help creating a targeted personal action plan, including the following:

  • Take the MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory career assessments and learn what the results mean to you personally and professionally
  • Understand your top list of skills, strengths, values, and interests
  • Learn how to research industries, careers and companies online and conduct productive informational interviews
  • Discuss possible barriers and challenges; generate solutions and learn from other participants’ results

Complete this program armed with tools to move confidently through the JVS Chicago Workshops, the next step to assist your continued work towards a clear career path.

REGISTER TODAY!

LOCATION

Skokie Office
5150 Golf Road
SkokieIL 60077
United States

CONTACT

Roberta Glick

Career Moves: Linkedin 1 & 2 (Aug)

A combined, hands-on workshop where you will learn to navigate the website, construct your profile, and manage privacy and settings. Those with little LinkedIn experience will learn how to build their profile and those with more familiarity will learn how to optimize their profile. The workshop additionally describes how to navigate LinkedIn for what it is most useful for: including networking, researching companies, and applying for jobs.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Date:
Monday, August 14, 2017
1pm

Location:
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Andrea LeVasseur

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

 

Career Moves: Networking & Interviewing (Aug)

In this combined and interactive workshop, you will learn the key skills to professional interactions – in-person and via phone, Skype, or email. You will learn and practice networking techniques that expand your job search capabilities including how to develop "elevator speeches" and how to design handbills. You will also 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.

REGISTER TODAY!

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Date:

Monday, August 21, 2017
1pm

Location:
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606

C
ontact:
Andrea LeVasseur

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.  Applications are due August 31st, 2017

Apply now!

Duman Center: Business Planning Workshop (Sept)

This workshop is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan or product pitch. A business plan is your blueprint for business success; a tool to test and validate your ideas and communicate your plan to potential partners and funders. Topics include identifying the audience, understanding the competition, researching and marketing your product , and using financial tools. Participants will leave the workshop energized and ready to write an engaging plan.

Bezazian Branch Chicago Public Library
1226 W. Ainslie Street
Chicago, IL 60640

CONTACT
Kenny Smilovitch

Duman Center: Business Planning Workshop (Jan 2018)

This workshop is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan or product pitch. A business plan is your blueprint for business success; a tool to test and validate your ideas and communicate your plan to potential partners and funders. Topics include identifying the audience, understanding the competition, researching and marketing your product , and using financial tools. Participants will leave the workshop energized and ready to write an engaging plan.

LOCATION
Bezazian Branch Chicago Public Library
1226 W. Ainslie Street
Chicago, IL 60640

CONTACT
Kenny Smilovitch
855.463.6587
info@jvschicago.org

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