2013 – Quarterly Events

2013 – 12     40Plus Winter Job Seeker Workshop

2013 – 09     Fall Job Seeker Workshop

The Job Seeker’s General Store:
WI Job Centers/Department of Workforce Development – Beth Norris

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 – Sue Gresham

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 – George Blomgreen

Bridge jobs, contract gigs, part-time, contract, self-employment, volunteer or consultancy roles … how best to grow them into flourishing new careers.
George Blomgreen  Recruiting Solutions Director & Director of Business Systems, MRA – The Management Association

2013 – 06     Red Pen Resume Review

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.

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?
H
ow 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?

2013 – 03     Alternative Ways To Finding A Job When Job Boards Don’t Work

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.
Volunteer Center of Milwaukee

Become a Better Speaker – Sell Yourself – GET HIRED – Kathy Shine
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? – Susie Mathews
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  Career Coach