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Career TOOLS Conference

SpeakEasy Toastmasters

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Career TOOLS Conference

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Type Remaining End Quantity
JOBSEEKER (Unemployed/Underemployed) ADMISSION TICKET
Jobseeker Admission Ticket is ideal for the unemployed or underemployed job seeker. Age requirement: must be at least 19 years of age to attend.
125 Tickets Ended Free  
Guest Admission Ticket is ideal for individuals who represent an agency or organization who assist individuals with their job search. Guests plan to attend educational sessions for the purpose of gaining knowledge that they will take back and share with the clients they assist in job search / readiness preparation (e.g. Catholic Charities, St. Vincent de Paul, Department of Corrections, Warming Center Volunteers, etc.). Each person representing an agency must have their own admission ticket.
5 Tickets Ended Free  

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What is the Career TOOLS Conference?

It’s an all day, all-volunteer event open to the public featuring free educational sessions, coaching, interactive workshops and networking opportunities for unemployed and underemployed job seekers to empower and/or revitalize their job search.

Attendees will learn from industry leaders as they share their expertise on a variety of topics including:

  • Job readiness and attitudes that impact the job search
  • Resume building
  • Networking strategies
  • Use of social media and LinkedIn
  • Interview tips and strategies
  • Job opportunities and apprenticeships in the trades
  • Use of ONET
  • How to read job postings and the value of keywords
  • Job search strategies
  • Body language that builds rapport
  • Managing stress during job search
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Financial management (budgets, social security, drawing on savings)
  • Plus . . . small group coaching sessions
  • One-on-one image consults, resume reviews, and interview practice
  • And more!!!

Who should attend?

A wide range of educational sessions and interactive workshops are ideal for young adults (age 19+), mature workers, underemployed, long-time unemployed, individuals who have recently lost their jobs, and for persons who face barriers to employment.

Additionally, agencies who assist unemployed job seekers in their job search are welcome to send representatives to learn the most current trends in job search strategies and techniques. Please select a GUEST admission ticket if this category best represents you.

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee and Catholic Charities serve the ten counties of Southeast Wisconsin including: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha.


Summary of educational sessions (Conference at a Glance):

http://www.archmil.org/offices/social-justice/Events.htm (Select Career Tools Conference)

Interested in volunteering for the Career Tools Conference?



What does the acronym “TOOLS” represent?

Transform your job search

One-on-one resume review

One-on-one interview practice

Learn from experts

Strengthen your network


Date, Location, Time

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Cousins Center, 3501 South Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53235

Check-in: 7:00 - 7:55 am

Conference: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Plan for a Successful Day!

  • Bring three to five hard copies of your resume - no copies can be printed on site
  • Wear interview attire, comfortable shoes, and a smile
  • Come with a positive attitude, ready for a day of learning and networking
  • Lunch & Refreshments available for purchase (or bring your own)
  • Take plenty of notes (bring pen and notebook)
  • Child care is NOT available on site


PARTICIPANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELECT SESSIONS THAT BEST SUIT THEIR NEEDS! Customize a day of education and training based on your interests.



1. Bus Route 51 departs from 123rd & National Ave. at 6:18, 6:46, and 7:09 am to arrive at the Cousins Center at 6:58, 7:26 and 7:49 am respectively. Route 51 will depart from the Cousins Center at the end of the day at 4:23 pm (immediately after session 7), 5:11 and 5:38 pm (for those staying for closing session and networking).

2. A new bus schedule will be available on June 9 which will list the 7:26 and 7:49 am times as drop off at Marion Center, though these routes have been extended for this event, one day only.

3. While heading east and west, Route 51 intersects with the following bus routes on Oklahoma Ave.:

Route 87 at 108th Street (Hwy 100) – only if summer school is in session

Route 28 at 108th Street (Hwy 100)

Route 67 at 92nd Street

Route 76 at 84th Street

Route 76 at 76th Street

Route 64 at 60th Street

Route 14 at 43rd Street

Route 35 at 35th Street

Route 27 at 27th Street

Route 19 at 20th Street

Route 19 at 13th Street

Route 80 at 6th Street

Route 52 at Clement Street

Route 15 at South Kinnickinnic Ave.


Thanks to Participating Agencies, Companies, and Organizations

40 Plus of Southeastern Wisconsin

A New Endeavor, LLC

Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Bell Ambulance, Inc.


Building Advantage

Cardinal Stritch University

Care Right Inc.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

David Kocol, Inc.

Direct Supply

Eliz Greene, Keynote Speaker

Gail Rust, Diamond Image Consulting

Independence First

Innovative Client Solutions

Insights 4 Success

Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc.

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI

M2 VetSpeak


Milwaukee Transitional Jobs Collaborative

MRA – The Management Association

National Speakers Association

Nicholas Dillon

PJM Enterprizes

Profession Direction

Project Return

Right Management

Scott Lesnick, Keynote Speaker

Steve Marks, Videography

Strategic Solutions in Performance Management LLC

The Southeast Wisconsin Carpentry Training Center

Tina Boyle-Whyte & Associates

Toastmasters, District 35 Speakers Bureau

United Way

DWD - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation



  1. No alcohol, drugs, firearms, or weapons of any kind permitted on premises.
  2. During this event individuals may be photographed and/or audio / visually recorded by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, designated event volunteers, the media, and/or event co-sponsors. By attendance or participation, individuals agree, authorize, and grant permission to use their likeness without any form of monetary or non-monetary payment.
  3. By attendance or participation, individuals agree, authorize, and grant permission to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, designated event volunteers, the media, and/or event co-sponsors to photograph, copy/record, and/or distribute/promote such material.
  4. No person or organization other than the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, designated event volunteers, and/or event co-sponsors may record or photograph any portion of the event without prior permission of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
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When & Where

Cousins Center
3501 South Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53235

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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