Workshops and Events

Welcome to the JVS Calendar of Events!

 

Small Businesses Can Export!

Free Event

Date: July 24, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Sreet
Skokie, IL  60077
Think you are too small to export? Think again! If you have a valuable product or service, exporting could be an excellent way to expand your market!

Interviewing

Free Event

Date: July 24, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 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

How to Write a Business Plan-Your Roadmap to Success

Free Event

Date: July 25, 2014

Friday, July 25, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

City Hall
121 N. LaSalle Street, Room 805
Chicago, IL

Want to launch or grow your business? Attend this seminar to receive insight, advice, and guidance to prepare a business plan. You will save money and avoid countless mistakes by learning to plan from the ground up and write about your business.

LinkedIn 2

Free Event

Date: July 29, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 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

Interviewing

Free Event

Date: July 30, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 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

Closed - LinkedIn 2

Free Event

Date: July 31, 2014

Closed - Thursday, July 31, 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

Career Identity

Free Event

Date: August 5, 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014; 1 - 4 p.m.

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

Identify your career path whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional looking for a new career direction.

Presented by Career Moves

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

Free Event

Date: August 7, 2014

Thursdays, August 7, 14, 21 and September 4, 20; 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
JCFS/JVS – Northbrook Office
Center, 300 Revere Drive, Suite, 205
Northbrook, IL

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

Free Event

Date: August 11, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014; 1 - 4 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

Resumes

Free Event

Date: August 12, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 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

LinkedIn 1

Free Event

Date: August 13, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 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

Cover Letters

Free Event

Date: August 14, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 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

Create a Compelling Elevator Speech

Free Event

Date: August 14, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Harold Washington Library Center Video Theater,
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL  60605

When someone asks you “what do you do?” you should be ready with an elevator speech – a short, clear description of your product or service that intrigues the listener to learn more.

Networking

Free Event

Date: August 19, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 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

Starting Your Small Business in Illinois

Free Event

Date: August 19, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 3 - 5 p.m.
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd.,
"Room to be Determined"
Chicago, IL  60606

This workshop will acquaint you with the basic procedures for opening a business in Illinois

Interviewing

Free Event

Date: August 20, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 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

LinkedIn 2

Free Event

Date: August 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 12 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

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