✪ Oakton Community College, Nov. 19-20, Veterans Forward: Job Readiness Training & Hiring Fair

Veterans Forward at National Able Network

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM (CST)

Des Plaines, IL

✪ Oakton Community College, Nov. 19-20, Veterans...

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Job Readiness Training Details and Agenda

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, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Workshop

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!

If you are looking for work, attending a training session with Veterans Forward is a strategic and essential step, especially if your current job search approach is not working. Our staff is veteran-heavy with a load of perspective about transferring military skills, entering the workforce out of college, or just making a change.

NOTE: Anyone interested attending the Job Fair must have attended the Job Readiness Training or been approved by a member of the Veterans Forward team.



Details:

Training in Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Military and Civilian Skills Assessment and Application

Coaching for Interviewing and Targeted Writing

Social Media Coaching and Launching Assistance

Job Referrals and Placement for Qualified Candidates

 

Agenda (subject to change):

 

Day 1

10:00-10:30: Program Orientation

10:30-11:00: Planning Your Job Search, Effective Networking

12:00-13:00: Break for Lunch

13:00-16:00: Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Day 2

10:00-12:00: Interviewing

12:00-14:00: Q&A, Next Steps

14:00-16:00: Job Fair

 

★ Required Documents

 

A. a valid driver’s license or photo ID

B. a DD214 (member 4) or NGB22

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

D. Several copies of your current, updated resume

1. 1 for the instructor(s) to mark up if time permits

2. 3 or more pass on to employers on day 2


Have questions about ✪ Oakton Community College, Nov. 19-20, Veterans Forward: Job Readiness Training & Hiring Fair? Contact Veterans Forward at National Able Network

When & Where


Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM (CST)


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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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