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★ July 3rd Veterans Job Club: Networking Basics for Job Searching Veterans

Veterans Forward at National Able Network

Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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Keywords: No Cost, Free, Military, Veterans, Unemployed, Underemployed, Jobs, Employment, Job Fair, Professional Networking, Hiring Event, Certifications, Career Mapping and Counseling, Resumes, Cover Letters, Chicago, Workshop

Need Help with your application materials? Come to job club every week at our office for one-on-one assistance.

Weekly Job Club for Veterans, facilitated by Veteran Job Coach Bob Menard.  Topic for this week will be "Networking Basics" followed by Networking opportunity for participating Veteran job seekers to share their job search focus and sharing of information and contacts. 

Participants are asked to arrive by 9am, with the job club starting at 9:15am, with an end time of Noon.

Details (Subject to Change):

845-900:  Arrive at National Able Network. 

Ensure you arrive in enough time to check in with security before 9am.  All clients will be picked up at 9:00 am, not before.

9:00-9:15: Meet and Greet (coffee and water will be provided)  

Meet with facilitator, grab a coffee, and informally discuss career goals.

9:15-10:00: Presentation by Facilitator

Job Club lead facilitator will discuss concepts that expand on ideas from Job Readiness training, based on the theme for the scheduled Job Club.

The hour will begin with a review of current approaches to resume writing that expand on knowledge from other training sessions and give you the chance to work one-on-one with another professional.

Other topics may be covered on a needs/request basis.


10:10-10:50: Discussion

Job club participants will have an opportunity to network with other job seekers, practice their elevator speech, and share job leads with guidance from the session facilitator.  

Format is subject to changed based on needs and consensus of the group.

10:50-11:00: Conclusion

►The Facilitator will conclude the events and leave each participant with ideas for next steps.

►Following the Job Club, interested participants will have access to National Able Network’s Computer Resource Center.  

★ Required Document (For New Clients Only)

A. a valid driver’s license or photo ID

B. a DD214 (member 4) or NGB22

C. a copy of your current resume

D. a copy of 1 to 2 job descriptions of positions that you are currently seeking


Veterans Forward at National Able Network offers a to-the-point Job Club every Thursday from 9am - Noon.   This event is facilitated by Veterans Career Coach Bob Menard, who is a retired Navy officer and recently retired from his position as a training manager at Sears.  Topics will change from week to week.

Job Club at National Able Network was revamped in May of 2014 by the Veterans Forward team as a means of expanding on ideas from training and for bringing the veteran job seeking community together in a peer discussion format.  Job Club is led by Bob Menard, a Training and Development Professional with 20+ years in training management and senior leadership in the US Navy.  If you would like to suggest a topic, please contact us with your ideas.

Veterans Forward at National Able Network is a non-profit that is looking for veterans of all eras, education levels, experience, and skill sets to go through no cost training that will help you on your job search. All you need is a DD214!

Have questions about ★ July 3rd Veterans Job Club: Networking Basics for Job Searching Veterans? Contact Veterans Forward at National Able Network

When & Where

11th Floor of CTA Building
567 W. Lake Street
Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60661

Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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Veterans Forward at National Able Network

✪Veterans Forward offers military-to-civilian employment transition services for veterans of all eras, skills sets, backgrounds, and educational levels.

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