Workshop

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Strategies for a Successful Job Search

Presented by Outstanding Professionals Employment Network

A Monday through Friday five half-days workshop. Each day runs from 8:30am–12:30pm.

Learn to
► Write effective resumes and correspondence
► Land more interviews
► Market the “Best You” in today’s job market
► Negotiate a better compensation package
► Conduct a career evaluation
► Stand out from the competition
► Expand your lifelong professional network

ENROLL NOW FOR OUR NEXT WORKSHOP!

Requirements for participation

Workshop Agenda

Monday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Welcome to OPEN Presentation
EDD (Employment Development Department) Requirements / JCC (Job and Career Center) Services / CalJOBS Information
Class Introductions (1 min. maximum per person)
Break
TMAY – Tell Me About Yourself Presentation
Attitude Presentation – Part 1
Poison Pen/Power Pen Presentation (“Poison” Pen to “Power” Pen Transformation)
Break
Self-Discovery & Self-Assessment Presentation
Writing Stories Presentation

Tuesday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Q&A – Review Day 1
Read Poison/Power Pen Letters
Budgeting Presentation
TMAY – Review & Discussion
Break
Networking Presentation
Accomplishments from Stories Presentation
Break
Accomplishments Exercise (Class Exercise)
Résumés with Attitude

Wednesday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Q & A – Review of Day 2
Job Search Presentation
Networking Bingo (Class Breakout Game)
Break
TMAY (Class Practice)
Written Communications Presentation
Break
Résumé Refresher Presentation
Phone Techniques & Interviews Presentation

Thursday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Q & A – Review of Day 3
Dress for the Mission Presentation
TMAY (Class Practice)
Break
Interviewing Presentation
Break
Mock Phone Interview
Interview Exercise (Class Homework Exercise)

Friday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Q & A – Review of Day 4
Joining OPEN
Negotiation Presentation and Video
Break
Mock Panel Interview
Attitude Presentation – Part 2
Break
Attendee Feedback/Other Discussions
Motivational Video and Class Graduation

Engage and Interact

Questions and comments are encouraged throughout the workshop, and Experience Unlimited – Ventura County (OPEN) Presenters and Members will be available for individual assistance.

Upon graduation you will have the opportunity to join this Experience Unlimited chapter to help you find your next job. In exchange you will be requested to volunteer at least 16 hours per month at OPEN in an area where your skills and background can help other members best.

ENROLL NOW FOR OUR NEXT WORKSHOP!

Requirements for participation