✪ Prairie State College Student Veterans Center, Sept. 26, Veterans Forward: Job Readiness Training
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)
Chicago Heights , IL
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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, Illinois, Workshop
★ This workshop will be facilitated by the Veterans Forward career coach team from National Able Network in association with Prairie State College's Student Veteran Center staff. The Veterans Forward team is focused on providing current, informed, practical and effective advice in job search strategy, the hiring process, LinkedIn, interviewing, and designing effective application materials. Each Veterans Career Coach brings a unique and valuable in skillset to the team. All veterans, the career coaching staff includes backgrounds in digital media design, rhetorical communication, argumentation & persuasion, project management, staffing, acquisitions & mergers, business relations, grant writing, business partnerships, training & development, executive level operations, and supply chain management.
►Exclusive job leads
►Resume and cover letter assistance
►Job interview preparation
►Social media and networking techniques
9:30 – 10:30 am Welcome and overview
10:30 – 11:30 am Job search planning
11:30 – 12:00 pm Lunch (provided)
12:00 – 2:00 pm Resume writing/LinkedIn
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 4:30 pm Interviewing and Next Steps
★ 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
★Veterans Forward at National Able Network is a non-profit committed to helping veterans of all eras, education levels, experience, and skill sets to achieve success through our comprehensive civilian career transition services.
★ 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.
When & Where
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.