Employment Ministry Roundtable – 6/13 – Get Your Most Perplexing Job Search Questions Answered!

logoJoin them June 13 (6:30 pm) at their Employment Ministry Roundtable to brainstorm with experienced hiring managers, job coaches and fellow job seekers.  Learn Resume Tracking System Do’s and Don’ts.  Get your most perplexing job search questions answered and discover new avenues to getting employed.

After the Roundtable, you can:

  • Meet one-on-one with job coaches and hiring managers to review your resumes, improve your interviewing skills, etc.
  • Attend our Networking 101 workshop and learn networking skills
  • Continue networking with others
  • Get spiritual, emotional or social service help

Location: St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59 in Plainfield

For more information, emailEmploymentMinistry@smip.org or visit http://www.smip.org/ministries/employment

The Employment Ministry looks to help build confidence and accelerate your job search success.  They help job seekers succeed.  There is no cost to attend, pre-registration is not required, and everyone is welcome.  Bring copies of your handbill or resume to distribute.  Dress is casual.

Job Club – Wednesday, May 17, Noon

501690121Topic: Overcoming the 7 Obstacles with speaker Jim Fitzgerald, Career Transition Center of Chicago

Become successful in your job search by overcoming 7 obstacles.  Learn how you can change your approach and be more effective.  You can also apply these principles in your daily life.

The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers.  Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere.

Bring your lunch, dessert is on us.  Registration requested.  Connect with the Library at 815.327.2515 or online.

Article – “The 2 things you need to remember when you’re burned on the job search”

women working on computersGetting turned down or rejected during a job search is never fun.  It can be disappointing after your hard work to find yourself in the same spot.  Keeping positive is important.  Often times this is simply part of the process.  One job might not be the right fit for you.  But that doesn’t mean the next one won’t be.  Disappointments now might help you later during your job search.  Learn from past experiences, what worked, what did not work and apply that to future endeavors.  Read full article here.

Job Club – Wednesday, May 17, Noon

501690121Topic: Overcoming the 7 Obstacles with speaker Jim Fitzgerald, Career Transition Center of Chicago

Become successful in your job search by overcoming 7 obstacles.  Learn how you can change your approach and be more effective.  You can also apply these principles in your daily life.

The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers.  Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere.

Bring your lunch, dessert is on us.  Registration requested.  Connect with the Library at 815.327.2515 or online.

Article – “The History of New Year’s Resolutions”

motivation-aheadThe New Year provides people with the opportunity to start new resolutions, to set new goals, or refocus on old ones.  For many job seekers, it is a time to revitalize their job search, to kick it into high gear after a busy holiday season.  But why do we have New Year’s Resolutions?  As you prepare your resolutions and get ready for January 1, take a minute to learn a bit more about the history of New Year’s Resolutions and hopefully gain some inspiration for your own resolutions.

Starting in January the library will be offering tech classes using Excel, Word and Publisher which will also hopefully keep your job search related New Year’s Resolutions on track!

Read full article here: http://www.history.com/news/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions