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May 2018

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

May 1 @ 1:00 pm
RochesterWorks! Goodman Street Career Center, 255 North Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Discover the most important social media functions for your job search. Learn how to develop your network and how to be found by recruiters and employers.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration is open.

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Right Your Resume

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Write a resume that will get you noticed!  Learn when and why to use different types of resumes.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks! Registration is open.

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The Best of You at 50+: Resumes, Keywords and Job Boards

May 9 @ 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 is open.

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Resume Review

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Bring you 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 is open.

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Networking Done Right at 50+: Tips and Scripts

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Job searching is all about widening your circle of influence.  Learn how to improve your networking skills with this workshop.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.Registration begins May 1st .

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Interviewing at 50+: The Right Answers to the Wrong Questions

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Learn how to diminish age concerns and handle questions such as salary requirements in the interview process.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration begins May 3rd.

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June 2018

Remedy Your Resume

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Avon Commons, 597 Collins Street
Avon, NY 14414 United States
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Resume writing and improvement tips Interviewing tips Talk with Remedy recruiters about job openings Hear from local company representatives about their needs Light refreshments will be servedRemedy Your Resume Flyer

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Marketing Plan: Your Best Guide for Job Search

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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The creation of a marketing plan provides focus for your job search.  This workshop will take you on a guided tour of how to create a target list of companies using LinkedIn and other online tools.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins May 7th.

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I’ve Got the T-shirt

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Craft your SCAR (Situation, Challenge, Action, Result) stories to help relate your skills and experience in the interview process.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins May 14th.

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Build An Effective Online Presence

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Central Library Rochester, 115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY United States
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This free SCORE/Thryv seminar, Build an Effective Online Presence: Online Listings, Social Media, and Beyond, offers entrepreneurs best practices for using online marketing tools. We will cover: Your online footprint Customer relationship management Social media marketing And more!

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Are you thinking about changing careers?  Or perhaps you need to upgrade your skills to advance in your current career field.  Either way we can help.

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Forklift Training program

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce teamed up with Partner members Foodlink and Monroe Community College’s Corporate College to offer an introductory forklift and industrial vehicle training course. The program is an initiative driven by input from Rochester Chamber member companies in need of entry-level material handling employees. Learn more

Experience Counts Security Guard Training & Licensing

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), Department of State Division of Licensing Services and the Department of Criminal Justice Services have established a program to assist qualified veterans in transferring military skills to civilian certification as Unarmed and Armed Security Guards. Learn more

Work at CDS!

CDS Life Transitions has numerous open positions including Direct Support Professionals, Van Drivers, and many more! They are listed at: cdslifetransitions.org/careers

New York INSPIRE

New York INSPIRE is a 4-year initiative focused on advanced manufacturing, health care, and IT career pathways. A limited number of tuition-based scholarships are available for qualified applicants who are  17 years of age  or older, unemployed, underemployed,  or under skilled.

Information Sessions at MCC Applied Technologies Center

Are you interested in pursuing a career in automotive technology, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or precision tooling and machining? The first step is to attend an information session where you will learn about the programs available in your area of interest, and tour the MCC Applied Technologies Center. Learn more

Tradesman International is hiring plumbers and electricians

Contact Sadie at Sadie.Shaw@tradesmeninternational.com or call 585.436.2190. Check out: tradesmeninternational.com for more information and job descriptions.

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