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Posted on: August 12, 2021

SURVIVE & THRIVE: Securing Employment in 2021 During COVID-19

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It’s time to get back to the business of landing the next best opportunity!  Survive & Thrive is an engaging and intense 5-week program that has a proven track record in providing the tools to find employment.  We have a number of success stories where customers have been struggling for 3 months to 18 months to land their next best opportunity and then after attending Survive & Thrive, opportunities began to appear, and employment was secured. Are you the next one?

For more information on the below sessions, please contact Stephanie Betancourt, sbetanco@jeffco.us.


Thursday, September 2nd: Session 1, Letting Go & Moving On, 9 a.m. to 12noon (virtual)

  • Discover what’s holding you back and explore new possibilities.
  • Recognize the seven phases of grief over job loss and give yourself permission to grieve.
  • Explore career options through two impactful assessments.

Thursday, September 9th: Session 2, Job Search 2021: Tips & Techniques, 9 a.m. to 12noon (virtual)

  • Explore new techniques for finding your next best opportunity.  
  • Learn how to make powerful connections through LinkedIn.  
  • Discover how to use LinkedIn to conduct targeted job searches.

Thursday, September 16th: Session 3: Resumes and Cover Letters That Get You the Interview, 9 a.m. to 12noon (virtual)

  • Recognize the power of a targeted resume & cover letter.
  • Explore the benefits of functional/skill-based resumes and chronological resumes.
  • Understand the power of making a personal connection through your cover letter.

 

Thursday, September 23rd: Session 4: Interviews Aren’t What They Used to Be, 9 a.m. to 12noon (virtual)

  • Learn how to ace the interview whether it’s by phone, in person or via Zoom.
  • Recognize the importance of answering the four common questions the right way.
  • Understand how to successfully answer those tough behavioral questions.
  • Explore how to exude confidence in a video interview

 

Thursday, September 30Th: Session 5: Get Out of Your Own Way! 9 a.m. to 12noon (virtual)

  • Understand the power of resiliency and make things happen.
  • Identify the 6 frustrated job seeker types and consider which one you are.
  • Explore the elements of adaptive resiliency and create a strategy to move forward.

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