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Aug 31

Job Seekers Networking Group

Posted in Uncategorized at 3:52 pm

If you are underemployed or unemployed…..this is for you!!

Looking for the next step in your career? Participate in the sharing of ideas, group presentations, open discussions, and group activities in a positive environment. We want to equip you with tools to meet your new challenges. Free.

Schedule of upcoming meetings:

Meetings are at 6:00pm at the Sheboygan United Way Building (lower level).

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Topic: ELEVATOR SPEECHES
a) What is an “elevator speech” and how can it help you
b) Developing your own elevator speech
c) Tips on presenting your elevator speech

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Topic: BEATING THE FINANCIAL SQUEEZE
a) Learn how to take control of your finances
b) Learn how to spend your money wisely
c) Create a plan that will work for you

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Topic: HELP FOR HARD TIMES
a) Resources available in Sheboygan County
b) Food Resources, Employment Services, Rent/Mortgage/Utility Resources, Financial Counseling, etc.
c) How to take the first step and who to call

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Topic: JOB HUNTING STRATEGIES & SKILLS
a) Resources available to you
b) How to make your job search more efficient and effective
c) Important job search skills

Contact Info:
Sheboygan & Plymouth Area United Way
2020 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
DeeAnn Avina
Phone: 920-458-3425
Email: deeanna@sauw.org

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
1930 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Matt Kautzer
Phone: 920-458-3784
Email: mattkautzer.cccs@yahoo.com

Aug 03

JOB SEEKERS NETWORKING GROUP

Posted in Uncategorized at 2:46 pm

If you are underemployed or unemployed…..this is for you!!

Looking for the next step in your career? Participate in the sharing of ideas, group presentations, open discussions, and group activities in a positive environment. We want to equip you with tools to meet your new challenges.

SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING MEETINGS:
Meetings are scheduled for 7:00 PM in Sheboygan at the Sheboygan & Plymouth Area United Way Building (lower level).

1. When: Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Topic: IT’S ALL ABOUT ME
i. Give your ideas and input!!
ii. Share your expectations of the group and what you want to get out of it
iii. Share the topics you want to hear about
iv. Decide on times, dates, and locations for future meetings

2. When: Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Topic: JOB APPLICATION PROCESS
i. Re-familiarize you with the job application process (online and paper applications)
ii. Learn the “do’s and don’ts” of applying for jobs in today’s market
iii. Receive tips and hints for completing job applications

3. When: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Topic: COVER LETTERS AND RESUMES
i. Making a good 1st impression with your cover letter and resume
ii. Understand what your resume says about you
iii. Have your resume reviewed by professionals

4. When: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Topic: JOB INTERVIEWS
i. Making the 1st impression in the interview
ii. What is expected in job interviews
iii. Prepare you for a job interview
iv. Practice interviews with professionals

Contact info: Sheboygan & Plymouth Area United Way, 2020 Erie Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 (DeeAnn Avina, 920-458-3425, deeanna@sauw.org). Consumer Credit Counseling Service, 1930 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081 (Matt Kautzer, 920-458-3784, mattkautzer.cccs@yahoo.com OR Tammy Harris, 920-452-3784, tammy.cccs@yahoo.com)