If you attended the Greater Rochester Career Conference and Job Fair on January 5 but weren’t able to attend all the workshop sessions you wanted, it’s your lucky day! Our team has posted video of all 8 workshops at the RochesterWorks Virtual Career Center .

There was a great lineup of presenters and workshop offerings presented during the conference, and the list of topics is below. Visit the Video Library to view your workshop of choice and learn more from our knowledgeable presenters.

40+ and New Again! You’ve Got 90 Days to Shine! Presented by Rita Carey: You have only one chance to make a good first impression – and here’s how: • Leverage your experience without alienating your coworkers • Create your 90 day plan for success • Keep your parachute packed

Business Panel:  Top Things Employers Look For Sponsored by RochesterWorks: An interactive discussion among business leaders about what they look for in employees, including trends within their industries and how the intergenerational workforce is changing the culture of companies.

Confidence: Getting Your Head in the Game Presented by Beth Sears: Getting the position which best suits your needs takes talent and experience, but the most talented and experienced people often do not get the job. The reason why is they do not have the confidence in themselves or they are beaten up by experience of downsizing. This seminar will identify 3 areas which influence the perception we paint for prospective employers and teach skills to help dramatically improve the image you present.

Key Strategies and Tactics for the Job Seeker Presented by Mike Chabalik: Attend this workshop and learn to enhance your people skills to interview more effectively and gather referrals.

LinkedIn: The Hiring Manager’s Favorite Place to Find Employees Presented by Greg Taylor: LinkedIn is the the hiring manager’s favorite place to find new employees.  Learn the following. 1. Create your profile so that you get found. 2. Find contacts at your target companies. 3. Research jobs, industries and companies. 4. Use LinkedIn extended features to distinguish yourself.

Top Tips for Job Seekers Presented by Karyn Haskel: Learn the rules of the job search game! This workshop will give you the inside scoop on recruitment and hiring from the business perspective. Discover tips on conducting the most effective online job search, getting your resume noticed and the best ways to follow-up.

Training Resources at Monroe Community College Sponsored by Monroe Community College: Interested in going back to college?  Changing Careers?  Refreshing your skills?  This workshop is an opportunity to learn more about the resources at MCC available for adults returning to college.  Additionally, we will highlight technology related programs offered at MCC.  Learn more about the practical hands on training that can lead to a certificate or degree in fast growing fields where jobs are in demand.

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