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September 2018

Resumes, Keywords and Job Boards: Presenting the Best of You After 50

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Design a resume that gets you noticed!  Learn about Job Boards and Resume Selection Software and how not to make those resume mistakes.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey Registration begins August 21st

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October 2018

Negotiating Your Job Offer

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Determine what you can and cannot negotiate in a job offer and what elements are important to you.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins September 1st.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 3, 2018 at 8:30am

Monroe Community College – Downtown Campus, 321 State St
Rochester, NY United States
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$159.00

Gain expanded proficiency in one of the more commonly used business computer tools. You will learn advanced Excel skills, including how to create and edit charts, the use and value of data filters, automatic subtotals, pivot tables, conditional statements, conditional formulas, and how to create custom lists. Take your computer skills to the next level! Includes a comprehensive participant booklet! Register here: https://workforceforward.com/professional-development/computer-skills-courses/intermediate-microsoft-excel-sections/

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Resume Review

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Bring your resume and learn to critique your work.  Have your resume evaluated by others. Participants must bring 11 copies of their resume.  Registration is limited to 10 participants.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins September 10th.

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Mentoring and Coaching: Tools for Future Success

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 10, 2018 at 8:00am

Monroe Community College – Downtown Campus, 321 State St
Rochester, NY United States
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$159

To keep pace in today's business world, employees often turn to mentoring and coaching to enhance and/or develop their skill sets. In order to coach and mentor effectively, it's important to understand first the difference between the two, and then be calibrated to the various steps required to successfully assist in the growth and movement of your employees. This course will showcase various models, questioning techniques, and structures designed to ensure success for all participants. Register here: https://workforceforward.com/professional-development/supervisor-management-development-courses/mentoring-and-coaching-tools-for-future-success-sections/

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The Peer to Boss Transition

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 22, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 14, 2018 at 8:30am

Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, 321 State St,
Rochester, NY United States
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$149.00

Quite often leaders are promoted through the ranks and find themselves managing their former co-workers. Effectively bridging the gap between peer and manager can be quite a challenge. Attend this workshop to learn how to provide constructive feedback, delegate with authority, mentor and coach employees to a higher level of engagement, and focus on team productivity and metrics, all while creating your persona as a new leader. Register here: https://campusce.monroecc.edu/monroecc/course/course.aspx?C=309

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Why Social Media Matters after 50: LinkedIn, Twitter and Your Career

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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This workshop will address the basic steps for getting started and effectively using LinkedIn and Twitter for the job search. Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration begins September 26th.

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Lead to Succeed – Supervisor Basic Training

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 30, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 4, 2018 at 8:30am

Monroe Community College – Downtown Campus, 321 State St
Rochester, NY United States
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$365

New and short-term managers and supervisors or those preparing for the role will gain multiple tools for their toolbox. Supervisors and managers will learn core knowledge, skills and effective means to supervise others. You will be introduced to the factors affecting employees’ performance and learn best practices of the supervisor/manager who is most able to influence. You will also explore what ‘managing others effectively’ looks like, with a view to dispelling unhelpful myths that can undermine confidence and create unnecessary…

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Hired Faster

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Your LinkedIn Profile showcases your professionalism and markets your experience.  Follow 8 steps to write a profile that is honest, showcases your value and helps the employer find you!   Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration begins October 3rd.

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November 2018

Managing Difficult Conversations

November 9 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 9, 2018 at 8:30am

Monroe Community College – Downtown Campus, 321 State St
Rochester, NY United States
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$195

This two-part Managing Difficult Conversations training develops the essential skills and techniques necessary to engage in dialog when conversations need to occur, but are tough. This highly valuable and engaging course empowers professionals to handle difficult conversations with ease to achieve professional success. This course, led by an instructor versed in difficult conversation training, covers the techniques, skill building, and application practice in two three-hour workshops. https://workforceforward.com/professional-development/communication-in-business-courses/managing-difficult-conversations-sections/

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