Fall Workshop Sept 14

40Plus Presents our FREE Fall Job Seeker Workshop

HARVESTING REWARDS

THE JOB SEEKER GENERAL STORE:

WI .Job Centers/Department of Workforce Development

PLAN, PLANT & HARVEST NETWORKING SEEDS ··TURNING A RUT INTO A NEW CAREER PATH

SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Registration Begins 8:30AM

St. Dominic’s Church, Marcy Center 18255 West Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53045

Turn south onto Mountain Drive, use the parking lot behind the church, doors under the overhang, lower level.

THE JOB SEEKER GENERAL STORE:

WI Job Centers/Department of Workforce Development What is available at our state Job Centers, and how best to access their bushel of resources. BETH NORRIS: Waukesha County Workforce Development Center, Pewaukee, WI

PLAN, PLANT, AND HARVEST NETWORKING SEEDS Planning, researching, planting the seeds, and follow-up needed for successful networking with connections, on-line and in person.

SUE GRESHAM: 40Plus Small Group Co-Facilitator, Social Media Trainer, Consultant, Coach, Speaker, Strategist, President-Innovative Client Solutions

TURNING A RUT INTO A NEW CAREER PATH

Bridge jobs, contract gigs, part-time, contract, self-employment, volunteer or consultancy roles … how best to grow them into flourishing new careers.

GEORGE BLOMGREN: Recruiting Solutions Director & Director of Business Systems, MRA – The Management Association

ONLINE RSVP: by September 13,2013, 5:00PM

Use our FREE Eventbrite registration at http://faIl2013workshop.eventbrite.com

QUESTIONS: Sue Gresham suegresham1@wLrr.com

or Robert Bachman robertbachman5@gmail.com

Presented by 40Plus of Southeastern Wisconsin www.40pluswi.org

RED PEN RESUME REVIEW

Saturday, June 8, 2013
9:00AM – 12:00PM
Registration Begins 8:30
40Plus FREE Job Search Workshop Event
•        How can I make my resume stand out from the rest?
•        What format do HR staff and recruiters prefer, fonts, text size, white space?
•        How many words should it be, what should I title the document?
•        How many years should I include, how many pages should it be?
•        How should I customize it for computer scanning to get a human to look at it?
•        Do I really need to do a cover letter?
We have assembled a team of HR and recruiting experts to allow you to get multiple points of view and feedback on your resume.  Bring at least five (5) printed copies of your resume and get various viewpoints, asking the questions one-on-one with our assembled resume reviewers.
RSVP by June 7, 2013 – through our FREE Eventbrite registration a http://www.summer2013workshop.eventbrite.com
Questions: Sue Gresham suegresham1@wi.rr.com
or Robert Bachman robertbachman5@gmail.com
St. Dominic’s Church Marcy Center (Lower Level)
18255 West Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045
Turn south onto Mountain Drive, park behind the church, enter doors under the overhang
 Presented by 40Plus of Southeastern Wisconsin   www.40pluswi.org

Alternative Ways To Finding A Job When Job Boards Don’t Work

Saturday, March 9, 2013
9:00AM – 12:00PM
Registration Begins 8:30
St. Dominic’s Church Marcy CENTER (LOWER LEVEL)
18255 West Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045
Turn south onto Mountain Drive; use parking lot behind the church; doors under the overhang
FREE Job Search Workshop Event
Volunteerism
Volunteer to make connections, improve skills, and keep your spirits up. Now that you’ve got the time, to give back. You’d be surprised how many people find jobs this way.
Presenter….TBA Volunteer Center of Milwaukee
Become a Better Speaker – Sell Yourself – GET HIRED
Becoming a better speaker could seal the deal; every interview is a speech to an audience of one. Strengthen your position to improve self-confidence, assertiveness and communication through Toastmasters.
Kathy Shine, Toastmasters International [DTM - Distinguished Toastmaster]
Informational Interviewing – What’s It All About?
Learn the basics of filling your pipeline with individual contacts through informational interviews. Find ways to build relationships with people that could lead you to your next job.
Susie Mathews Winning Directions – Career Coach
RSVP by March 7, 2013 – through our FREE Eventbrite registration at
http://spring2013workshop.eventbrite.com

Questions: Sue Gresham suegresham1@wi.rr.com
or Robert Bachman robertbachman5@gmail.com
Presented
by 40PLUS of Southeastern Wisconsin www.40pluswi.org

Joys Of Holiday Networking…Making The Most Of It

40PLUS of Southeastern Wisconsin Presents A FREE Job Search Workshop EventSaturday, Dec 8, 2012  9:00AM – 12:30PM Registration begins at 8:30AM  St. Dominic’s Church, Brookfield, WI
 Keep on Swimming
Have you figured out God’s plan for you? Hear the story of one successful job seeker who went from purchasing to chaplaincy through a series of unforeseen events.
Sue Rhodes, Chaplain at Village At Manor Park Senior Living Center Being Hopeful Through The Holidays
As if brusies to the psyche from job search weren't enough, add a little "Have A Happy Holiday" pressure and even the heartiest soul can find this time of year stressful.  This is not a season of hopelessness!
Rich Longabaugh, Provost-Nashotah House Theological Seminary, 40 Plus Group Leader
 How to Become a Networking Super Hero
Want to know how to get connected to the right people (and not the wrong ones), and learn to be great? Be inspired and learn how to create your inner networking super hero.
PhilGerbyshak, Chief Connections Officer of Milwaukee Social Media, Author
 St. Dominic’s Church, Marcy Center
18255 W Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53045
(Mountain Drive south to the back of the church, enter under overhang, lower level) RSVP by Dec 7, 2012 – through our FREE Eventbrite registration at http://holiday2012workshop.eventbrite.com
 Questions: Sue Gresham suegresham1@wi.rr.com
or Robert Bachman robertbachman5@gmail.com Food Donations for St. Dominic’s Food Pantry Appreciated A Holiday Event: Bring a Treat to Pass (if you wish) 
http://www.40pluswi.org/

Interviewing Is An Art:

40PLUS of Southeastern Wisconsin Presents:
FREE Job Search Interactive Workshop Event

Interviewing Is An Art:  It Is More Than Just The Answers
Registration begins at 8:30AM
Saturday, Sept 8, 2012         9:00AM – 12:30PM
St. Dominic’s Church, Brookfield, WI

Interviewing Across the Generations
What assumptions do you make about other generations? What assumptions are made about you? Learn how these differences impact hiring and how to overcome those objections.
Angela Harris – Ex-Corporate Recruiter; Executive Director Milwaukee Job Camp

Words to WIN in the Interview
It is more than just words that answer the interview questions. It is the delivery, enthusiasm, and adjectives that embellish those answers.  Learn techniques to enhance your answers.
Robert Bachman “The Likeable Engineer” – 40PLUS Board Member

Interviewing: Putting it into Practice
An interactive practice opportunity; a chance to put what you learned into use, with typical interview questions, get some coaching, and help others improve their skills as well.
40PLUS Board Members & Volunteers

St. Dominic’s Church, Marcy Center
18255 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI 53045
(Mountain Drive south to the back of the church, enter under overhang, lower level)

RSVP by Sept 5, 2012 – through our FREE Eventbrite registration; Click on the link to register http://fall2012workshop.eventbrite.com Questions: contact Sue Gresham suegresham1@wi.rr.com or Robert Bachman robertbachman5@gmail.com http://www.40pluswi.org/

 

 

How to create a Killer Resume * * June 16, 8:30 am -12:30 pm

How to create a Killer Resume

June 16 8:30-12:30

St. Dominic’s, Brookfield * 40Plus FREE quarterly job seeker workshop

40+ of Southeastern Wisconsin presents this FREE*, interactive quarterly workshop intended for job seekers. We will address some of your concerns about your Resume by answering the following:

Do you like the format, style and content of your Resume?
Does your Resume effectively sell you?
Does your Resume answer employers’ questions?
Does your Resume match what employers are looking for?
Do your interview skills confirm the qualifications listed on your Resume?

Resumes Before and After
Often a jobseeker’s resume needs tweaking, sometimes an overhaul. Learn how a makeover can produce a resume that gets noticed with real before-and-after examples from
Laura Parrino-Byxbe: Career Management Consultant -Right Management-“Goddess of Hope

Resume Keywords
What are they? How do we find them? Learn how to determine your keywords and how to search for them during this interactive exercise led by
Ellie Mixter-Keller: Job Developer/Career Counselor – Interfaith Older Adult Programs

The CAR [Challenge-Action-Result] Story as Bullet Points on a Resume
You’ve heard about the importance of good CAR stories. Do your stories highlight your skills and knowledge as effectively as your resume? Learn from one of the best
Amy Whittenberger, SPHR, MBA: Owner of HR Compass

* We’re collecting canned goods to donate to St. Dominic’s favorite food pantry as our way of giving back for allowing us to use their facility. Please consider a small donation*

Saturday, June 16, 2012
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
8:30-9:00 Registration check-in and pre-event networking
9:00 – 12:00 Program
12:00 – 12:30 Post event networking
Marcy Center at St. Dominic’s Church
18255 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield WI
(Take Mountain Drive south to the back of the church, enter the doors under the overhang. Lower level)

RSVP by June 12, 2012 through Eventbrite at: http:// 40plusworkshop061612.eventbrite.com
If you have questions – contact Sue Gresham: suegr09@wi.rr.com
You can also get details at: www.40pluswi.org/events

MIX, MINGLE AND CHIT CHAT YOUR WAY TO A JOB!

40PLUS of Southeastern Wisconsin Presents Another FREE Job Search Interactive Workshop Event

MIX, MINGLE AND CHIT CHAT YOUR WAY TO A JOB!

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

8:30AM – 12:30PM

Program begins at 9:00AM

St. Dominic’s Church, Brookfield, WI

Mining for Gold in Everyday Moments

Morgan McArthur DVM, Toastmaster World Champion of Public Speaking

Mixing and Mingling Your Way to a Job

Laura Parrino-Byxbe  Career Management Consultant -Right Management-“Goddess of Hope

Building Rapport: Making a Great First Impression

St. Dominic’s Church, Marcy Center 18255 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI 53045
(Mountain Drive south to the back of the church, enter under overhang, lower level)

RSVP by Dec 7, 2011 – Barrie White bwhite-40plus@access4less.net
414-536-0702 with name, email, phone, area of job search and zip code www.40pluswi.org/events

A Holiday Event: Bring a Treat to Pass (if you wish)

Fall 40Plus Quarterly Workshop September 10

PERFECT JOB LAND IN YOUR INBOX YET?

TOOLS TO MAKE
YOUR SEARCH
PROACTIVE NOT REACTIVE

 Saturday, Sept 10, 2011
9:00AM – 12:30PM
Registration Begins 8:30AM
St. Dominic’s Church, Brookfield, WI

 

Effective Resumes for 2012

Is an accomplishment based resume still the most effective job search tool? 
How do I use Google and LinkedIn as part of my “resume toolbox”? 
Learn these and other tips about effective resume writing.

Laura Parrino-Byxbe, Career Management Consultant -Right Management-“Goddess of Hope”

 Before stepping into your elevator speech

Your 30-second elevator speech, the 10 words that describe you.  All tools I need to learn, practice and master in my job search.  Discover the secrets of making these tools more personal

Richard Longabaugh, 40Plus Thursday Facilitator, Provost, Nashotah House

 So What Did I DO To Make My Job Search Successful?

Listen to a panel of people just like yourself that used these tools and others to land jobs
in the past 12 months.  Hear their stories and ask them questions on how they created a
job search plan that brought them success.

Various 40PLUS Successful Graduates

 

St. Dominic’s Church, Marcy Center
18255 W Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53045
(Mountain Drive south to the back of the church, enter under overhang, lower level)

RSVP by Sept 7, 2011 – Barrie White barriewhite@access4less.net
414-536-0702 with name, email, phone, area of job search and zip code
www.40pluswi.org

Ms. Susie Matthews “Keep It Passionate” Mayfair Mall Aug 3

40Pluswi presents: Ms. Susie Matthews “Keep It Passionate” This week at Mayfair Mall Lower Level Community Room 110 2500 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI. The presentation starts at 7pm and ends at 8:45 pm. 40Plus is a job search support organization that welcomes all job searchers. Learn what improves your chances of getting the offer. Contact Dennis Cherne 414-840-0792 for further information. 40Plus of Wisconsin www.40pluswi.org

Job Search Mayfair Mall July 6

40Pluswi presents:  Ms. Haly Besaw  “Likeability and Its Impact On your Job Search”.  This week at Mayfair Mall Lower Level Community Room 110 2500 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI.  The presentation starts at 7 pm and ends at 8:45 pm.  40Plus is a job search support organization that welcomes all job searchers.  Learn what improves your chances of getting the offer. Contact 414-840-0792 for further information.  40Plus of Wisconsin www.40pluswi.org