Our Workshops

 
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Career Exploration

Venture forth in career exploration with Harrington-O’Shea Career Decision Making System, a tool to help you discover career matches by merging interests, work values, and skills.

Catchy Cover Letters

Learn how to put together cover letters and thank you letters that will help get you noticed.  If you have a job posting bring it along!

Being Your Own Boss

Explore what to consider when working for yourself and the next steps to get started.

Bridging the Gap

Learn about “bridge jobs” that can sustain you while still seeking your goal job.

Disability & Disclosure

Recognize when and why disclosure of a disability is necessary, and identify strategies to use during the hiring process. Find out what the ADA says about employment and learn how and when to request a job accommodation.

The 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Info Session

Get on the fast track! to rapid employment.  Introducing a groundbreaking program designed to help you obtain rapid employment and change your life forever! In a recent study, 80% of 5 Steps students found a job in less than ½ the National average – just 15 weeks!

Job Search Management

Be prepared for your next interview.  Learn what to expect and how to best showcase your qualifications for a competitive edge.

Job Strategy Group

Get connected!  The Job Strategy Group is an opportunity to explore successful job search strategies, ideas, best practices, share employment leads and to expand your network.  Sign up in advance to secure a seat.

Jump Start Your Start-Up

Topics include; Personal Financial Statement, Credit Report and your credit score, Business Plan, Management Consultants, Human Resources, Lease vs. Ownership, Types of debt, Financial sources.

Marketing Plan - The Best Guide to Job Search

The creation of a marketing plan provides focus for your job search.  The use of your marketing plan helps move you forward in your search.  This workshop will take you on a guided tour of how to create a target list of companies using LinkedIn and other on-line tools.  You will also learn how to USE your marketing plan in networking conversations.

Mock Interviews

Practice interviewing with real people.  This is a 100% interactive workshop to provide you with the opportunity to use your interviewing skills and practice your SCAR stories.

Negotiating Your Job Offer

Topics include:  Product/service evaluation, start up basics, resources for licensing and regulations, forms of organization, record keeping system options, taxes, insurance, business plan basics, sources of funding and what you will need to bring to the table.

Resume Development Lab

This workshop will help you format/arrange your resume, reword phrases and get something down on paper.  It is held in the computer lab.  You must have some knowledge of computers and/or keyboarding, a revised and working copy of your resume, electronically on a flash drive (no CD’s) to save your work.

Resume Review

Practice interviewing with real people.  This is a 100% interactive workshop to provide you with the opportunity to use your interviewing skills and practice your SCAR stories.

“Right” Your Resume

Learn when and why to use a Chronological or Functional resume.  This workshop will put emphasis on the Summary of Qualifications, accomplishments, proper format and identifying transferable skills.

Thinking College

An information session required for any individuals interested in pursuing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funding for training.  Learn about eligibility requirements, types of training, and steps you need to take in order to be considered for funding.

Training Grant Information

An information session required for any individuals interested in pursuing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funding for training.  Learn about eligibility requirements, types of training, and steps you need to take in order to be considered for funding.

Using Business Incentives to Market Yourself

 RochesterWorks! offers two programs to companies in Monroe County to help them train and hire workers.  Learn about each program and how you can use this knowledge to market yourself to companies during the job search and interview process.  (Staff Referral ONLY)

You Can Get a College Education!

This is the description:  Join the career guidance professionals at RochesterWorks! for a one-hour informational session on enrolling in a college program.  We will discuss how to choose your program and secure financial aid.

Interviewing - Beyond the Basics

Be prepared for your next interview. Learn what to expect and how to best showcase your qualifications for a competitive edge.

Making a Living Without a Job

We will explore multiple streams of income using non-traditional and entrepreneurial opportunities to generate revenue.

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