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.
BUS ROUTE INFORMATION - MILWAUKEE
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.
Cardinal Stritch University
Care Right Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
David Kocol, Inc.
Eliz Greene, Keynote Speaker
Gail Rust, Diamond Image Consulting
Innovative Client Solutions
Insights 4 Success
Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc.
Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI
Milwaukee Transitional Jobs Collaborative
MRA – The Management Association
National Speakers Association
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
DWD - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
No alcohol, drugs, firearms, or weapons of any kind permitted on premises.
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.
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.
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.
When & Where
SpeakEasy Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping indivduals develop and practice their communication and leadership skills in a safe, supportive club atmosphere. Toastmasters: "Where Leaders are Made."
Learn more at www.toastmasters.org