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✪ Veterans Forward Job-Ready Boot Camp ✪

Veterans Forward at National Able Network

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5:00 PM (CST)

✪ Veterans Forward Job-Ready Boot Camp ✪

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Job Seeking Veterans, Reservist, ARNG, or Spouse 2d 21h 29m Free  

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A two-day workshop to target your job search, grow your professional network, and get you to work faster.

 Planning your job search  
  Examining the New Job Search Model
  Effective Networking
  Interviewing and Becoming a Known Candidate
   Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  Pre-Screening for Open Positions and Mock Interview Sessions



Day 1

10:00 - 11:30     Intro

  • Who we are
  • What we offer
  • The current job market
  • The Veterans Forward job search model
  • Additional resources
  • Why work with Veterans Forward
  • Your responsibility


11:30 - 13:00       Lunch + Enrollment 


13:00 – 15:00      Core message and goals

  • Establishing occupational goals
  • Branding through your core message
  • Target list fundamentals


15:00 – 17:00      Putting your job search plan into action

  • Assign individual career coach
  • Professional brand development 
  • Resume review



Day 2

10:00 - 11:30     Target company list


11:30 - 12:30      The art of networking


12:30 – 13:00      Lunch + Practice Networking


13:00 – 16:00      Developing a professional LinkedIn profile

  • Completing all searchable elements
  • Expanding your professional network
  • Have your headshot taken




Job Ready Boot Camp 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, Illinois, Workshop

 This workshop will be facilitated by the Veterans Forward career coach team from National Able Network.  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.  

 In addition to training, our Business Development team focuses on building relationships with trusted partners in every industry and at every level. Our career coaching and job search consulting staff closely works with our Business Development team to match candidates with job openings and is always screening candidates for immediate opportunities. National Able Network (parent organization of Veterans Forward) works with more than 700 companies to maintain an average of 300 active job leads at any given time, not to mention direct screen-to-hire opportunities at all levels. Job fairs are not the right place to build meaningful relationships with an employer. Through networking events with Veterans Forward at National Able Network you can be the known candidate before filling out another application. Sign up to meet with our 100% veteran team, ASAP. 

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


 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 ✪ Veterans Forward Job-Ready Boot Camp ✪? Contact Veterans Forward at National Able Network

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National Able Network
567 W. Lake Street
Suite 1150
Chicago, Illinois 60661

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5:00 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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