Bergen One-Stop Career Center Workshop Calendar: February 2018

Friday, February 2 -
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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Bergen One-Stop Career Center Workshop Calendar: February 2018

February 2018
Information/Re-employment Orientation (RO)
Monday and Thursday 8:45 AM and 12:45 PM
***Closed Monday February 19th***
Jersey Job Club / Every Thursday – 1:00 PM

Current Labor Market Trends (1:00-3:00pm)
Thursday, February 22, 2018/ Room 201

Effective Job Search (1:00-3:00pm)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018/ Room 101C

Financial Planning for Retirement (11:00-12:00pm)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 / Room 202C

How to create an Effective Cover Letter (1:00-2:30pm)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 / Room 101C

Interviewing Techniques (10:00-11:30am)
Tuesday, February 13, 2018/ Room 204

Interview/Role Play (10:00-11:30am)
Monday, February 26, 2018/ Room 204

LinkedIn 101 (1:00-2:30pm)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 / Room 101A

Management Skills for the Active Jobseekers (1:00-3:00pm)
Monday, February 26, 2018 / Room 101C

Master the Art Networking (1:00-2:30pm)
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 / Room 101A

Motivating / De- Stressing while Job Searching (1:00-3:00pm)
Thursday, February 22, 2018/ Room 101C

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (10:00-12:00pm) / ( SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTION ON THE BACK )
Friday, February 2, 2018 / Room 204

Overcoming Challenges face by the Experienced Worker (1:00-3:00pm)
Wednesday, February 28, 2018/ Room 101C

Resume Writing (10:00-11:30am)
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 / Room 204
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 / Room 204

You must register for all workshops in person or by calling 201.329.9600 x5669 or x5752

Information Session/Re-Employment Orientation (RO): Required session to become familiar with the services
Effective Job Search: New technology has changed the rules of job hunting. The techniques you used to find your
last job may be of little value now. This module describes the use of the Internet. You will learn where to get free
access to the Internet.
Overcoming Challenges Faced by the Experienced Worker: Addresses issues faced by the mature worker and
illustrates how to update resume and interviewing skills to overcome obstacles real or imagined and empower job
seekers to be the best candidate for the job.
Current Employment Trends: Career and industry information. Which careers are considered to be most “In
Demand” in today’s labor market? What are the highest paying occupations? Which industries are growing and
creating more jobs? Which industries are now in decline? (Please note: this workshop is Computer based)
Management Skills for the active Job Seeker:
Tips on managing one’s job search outlook: how to maintain a positive outlook, build self-esteem, and manage
your time effectively. Topics include prioritizing, scheduling, handling interruptions as well as self-exploration.
Information on popular self-assessment tests is given.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a powerful tool that can help you to identify your unique gifts. It can
help you to understand your own motivations, natural strengths and potential areas for growth. Knowing your
MBTI type helps you to be more self-aware, especially where you focus your energy, gather information and make
decisions regarding how your preferences affect your approach to work, life and career.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: You must complete and return a 93-question assessment to participate in this workshop.
The assessments may be picked up at the Customer Service Counter on the 1st Floor when you register for the
class. Please complete and return the assessments to Laura Troy, 2nd Floor, Room 200, NO LATER THAN TWO DAYS
Resume Writing: Resume Writing focuses on best practices in creating a resume that will market your skills and
accomplishments to an employer.
Transferrable Skills
In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn:
? What “transferable skills” are and why they’re important for you and for employers
? How you can identify your transferable skills
? Ways you can “sell” your transferable skills on a resume, cover letter or in an interview
? To visualize applying your transferable skills in a new job or career

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