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Crossroads "Crash" Course for Career Transitions

North Atlanta Crossroads

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Crossroads "Crash" Course for Career Transitions

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Crossroads "Crash" Course

for Career Transition

Update 11AM, May 12:  Class starts tonight.  Pre-registration and attendance tonight is required!


In just 2 weeks, what you learn here can change your life!



Step by step, this class will help guide you how to find a job if you are unemployed or anticipating a career transition. Our Crossroads "Crash" Course for Career Transition is based upon the "2011 Workbook" and the "6-Steps Small Group Series" developed by Crossroads Career Network (for more information, see www.crossroadscareer.org). This course is sponsored by an interdenominational group of Northside Atlanta churches, all members of Crossroads Career Network.




DATE DAY TIME TOPIC: DESCRIPTION                                                         

5/12 THUR 6 PM – 9 PM  ATTITUDE: Intro - Reaching Forward to What Lies Ahead

5/17 TUES6 PM – 9 PM  APTITUDE: Discover and Develop Your Strengths

5/19 THUR 6 PM – 9 PM  ALTITUDE: Developing Your Brand / Writing Resumes for Results

5/21 SAT 9 AM - Noon  SEARCHING: Networking: Finding Jobs, Careers and Your Calling

5/23 MON 6 PM – 9 PM  WORKSHOP: Resume Review and WOW-ing Interviewers

5/25 WED 6 PM – 9 PM  SORTING: Two-Way Interviews / Mock Interviews

5/26 THUR 6 PM – 9 PM  SELECTING: Negotiating Offers / Walk in the Work Made For You


Please be sure that you can attend all 7 sessions! Attendance at Session 1 is required!



You may have heard about our program from a colleague, from your church or from one of your networking contacts. Or you may have read about it in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution - either in the print edition or online: http://www.ajc.com/lifestyle/crash-course-in-career-506362.html.


Our Crash Course was also covered in the Northside Neighbor and you can read their article online: http://northside-neighbor.com/stories/CAREERCROSSROADS,163485



We have assembled a team of expert facilitators -- leaders in career ministry programs at area churches, all experienced both in business and in helping others learn effective ways to search for new career opportunities! Many have also been unemployed before and understand the challenges you are facing.For more information about our instructors, see below to find them on LinkedIn.


The $40 course fee covers our direct costs of offering this program (online career assessments, printed materials, credit card processing) and scholarships for those unable to pay for the course.Our volunteers are not compensated, and facilities are provided by our sponsoring church. No one profits but you


If you are not able to pay the $40 fee do not register yet. Send an email describing your situation to northatlantacrossroads@gmail.com.You may be eligible to attend on a full or partial “scholarship.”If you can pay the $40, please do so in order to permit someone less fortunate to attend.




Charles - May 2010 class (landed new position 3 months after Crash course): "The Crash course was a game changer for me. First class instructors, current curriculum and outstanding practice – and all were wrapped in a faith-based approach. My offerings have clarity, meaning and purpose."

Jan - October 2010 class (employed in less than 2 months after Crash course): “I had been employed for over 12 years, so I was more unprepared for a job search in the atmosphere of 2010 than I could have ever imagined.The "Crash Course" was very comprehensive and the class facilitators were friendly, supportive and skilled.I would recommend the course to anyone in a job search who is unfamiliar with the "rules of the game" in this difficult market.”

Anne - Participated in the October 2010 class: The Crossroads Crash Course was the kick-in-the-pants that I needed to invigorate my job search. The compressed time schedule meant that I HAD to do the self-work that was necessary to get the most out of the class. After every class I felt better about myself, my qualifications, skills and abilities. While I haven't found a position yet, I am confident that one is out there and that I now have the job-seeking talents to find it and get it.The Crash Course was the best thing that I could have done for my job search."




·Attendance at ALL 7 sessions is required!

·The material is cumulative and the order in which it is presented is important!

·Session 1 is mandatory.Your registration will be cancelled if you miss session 1!

·Several hours of outside preparation for each session will be required for the course.

·You will need a computer with internet access to complete the outside assignments.

·Please register only if you agree to complete the outside work and attend all sessions.

·There are no "make-ups."





This class is open to everyone. This program is provided by Crossroads Career Network member churches and volunteers committed to God's service to others. You do not have to be a member of these churches (or of any church) to attend, although you are welcome to the career ministry programs and all activities at any of these churches. If full, add your name to the waitlist. We'll let you know if we can accommodate you and if not, you will receive information on future classes.



Scroll to the top of this page, find the orange button: Order Now >and click on that button then follow the instructions to register online.Email NorthAtlantaCrossroads@gmail.com if you have any questions regarding the course or the registration process.




June and July classes are being planned.

Check back here www.xroads.eventbrite.com for info on these classes!

Questions? email: northatlantacrossroads@gmail.com


Crossroads "Crash" Course Event Team Bios

Find biographies on our experienced and talented volunteer team on LinkedIn:


Rich von Biberstein – http://www.linkedin.com/in/richvonbiberstein

Gary Davis – http://www.linkedin.com/in/cgarydavis

Anne Flesh – http://www.linkedin.com/in/abf128

Chris Gilliam – http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-gilliam/a/298/293

Randall Lucius – http://www.linkedin.com/pub/randall-lucius-ph-d/b/461/219

Mike Salet – http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikesalet

Craig Simons – http://www.linkedin.com/pub/craig-simons/11/7/246

David Sheffield – http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidsheffield

MaryAnne Sirotko-Turner – http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryannesirotkoturner

C.J. (“Buck”) Trayser – http://www.linkedin.com/in/trayser


Questions? Email northatlantacrossroads@gmail.com


Have questions about Crossroads "Crash" Course for Career Transitions ? Contact North Atlanta Crossroads
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Intown Community Church
2059 LaVista Road NE
Rooms 205-207
Atlanta, GA 30329

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

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North Atlanta Crossroads

"North Atlanta Crossroads" is a group of volunteers from a network of interdenominational churches in North and Northwest Atlanta. Each church is a member of the Crossroads Career Network, and their volunteer career ministry teams are working together to offer a series of "crash courses" to help kick-start a job search for those who are unemployed or considering a career transition.

For more info on Crossroads, see www.crossroadscareer.org.

Member churches include: Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Dunwoody Baptist, Dunwoody United Methodist, First Presbyterian Church Marietta, Intown Community, Johnson Ferry Baptist, Mount Paran Church of God, and Roswell United Methodist. (For more information on the career ministry programs at each of these churches, see their web pages.)

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