Posts filed under ‘Help for Your Job Search’

Job Networking Event ~ October 29

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~ Hi!

Here’s a great resource tip to help those looking for a job. As some of you know, my book Fresh Hope … Cleveland is filled with all sorts of great resources for your life. So I’m following that theme today and sharing another resource — a job networking event with you.

If you are looking for a job ~ networking is key to finding a satisfying position within a corporate culture that suits you! This is the last networking event offered for 2014. Details below.

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Job Networking Event

Wednesday, October 29th
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Complimentary appetizers/cash bar

5975 Canal Rd.
Valley View, OH 44125
(formerly Hoggy’s, next to the Cinemark Theater)

Ohio CareerConnect (OCC), voted one of the top five finalists in the 2012 Connectors Choice Awards for “Networking Organization of the Year”, is a job seeker’s networking group geared toward career professionals in transition. Our meetings, which are held the last Wednesday of each month, are free and open to any professional, from any industry. Come, meet new people and begin to develop relationships that just might provide you a path to a new career opportunity. Guests are welcome, so we encourage you to invite a friend or colleague who is in career transition or considering a job change to attend our monthly meetings.

Register to attend this event ~ at Szarka Financial’s website.

Make it a great day!

God Bless You!
Nanci

October 14, 2014 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Networking Your Way to a Job ~ March 18

~ More resources to help you in keeping with my book Fresh Hope … Cleveland.

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Nanci’s Author Talk + Book Signing ~ March 23 in Walton Hills, Ohio.

For more information, please see the Book Signings + Events tab on this blog.

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Networking Your Way to a Job

It is estimated that 80% of jobs are filled through some form of networking. To help navigate the terrain, Dan Toussant will discuss “Networking Your Way to a Job” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Monday, March 18 at 3 – 5 p.m.

Mr. Toussant serves as the managing director of The Interview Doctor (http://jobinterviewcoaching.org/) a job-interviewing-skills training business serving individuals planning a job change or looking for their next position. The Interview Doctor offers an interactive website providing on-line search tools, one-on-one interviewing-skills coaching, and regular informative blog posts.

You can register on Facebook at this link:

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5630073702/?ref=enivtefor001&utm_source=eb_email&utm_media=email&utm_compaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=readmore&invite=null

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This Event is Organized by Hudson Library & Historical Society

Hudson Library & Historical Society, located in Northeast Ohio, offers entertaining, cultural and educational programs and job seeker and small business events all free of charge to the citizens of Hudson and beyond. The library also provides patrons with the highest quality of  print and nonprint books, periodicals, DVDs, audiobooks, research databases and downloadable e-media items available.
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Make it  a great day!
God Bless You!
Nanci
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March 5, 2013 at 11:01 am Leave a comment

Customer Service Classes ~ Start February 4

~ Sharing more resources to help you in keeping with my book Fresh Hope … Cleveland.

Welcome!

NOTE: Keep Warm Today ~ it’s 7 degrees here in Cleveland this morning ~ looking for a high of 12 degrees ~ Woppee!

#1 There’s still time to enter to WIN a FREE copy of my book Fresh Hope… Cleveland.  See the tab of the same name on this blog. Contest ends January 31.

#2 Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) in Brecksville, Ohio, is offering online Customer Service Classes. These classes may help you upgrade your present skills and land the job you want and need. Here’s more:

Two-part course:

– Keys to Customer Service begins on February 4 and Extraordinary Customer Service class starts on March 4, 2013.

Check out all the details of these classes by calling Ken Hudiak at CVCC at 440-746-8210 or online at cvccworks.edu/Onlinecourses.aspx.

Make it a great day!

God Bless You!

Nanci

January 22, 2013 at 8:41 am Leave a comment

For Cleveland Job Seekers ~ Register Now!

~ Bringing you MORE RESOURCES in keeping with Nanci’s new book Fresh Hope … Cleveland.

Welcome! Here’s what you’ll find on this post today:

  • Social media classes in Chagrin Falls, Ohio,  start January 22 ~ perhaps you’ll find them helpful for your job or added skills to help you get the position you are looking for!
  • Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) Seminar ~ January 19 ~ register now! CVCC is located on Brecksville Road (Rt. 21) in Brecksville, Ohio.
  • Register to WIN a FREE copy of my book Fresh Hope … Cleveland. See the tab of the same name on this blog.

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#1. Social Media Classes

Overnight Geek University courses are held in Chagrin Falls, Ohio ~

Classes Start: January 22, 2013             

Details:

• No Laptop or Other Equipment Needed
• Register at www.overnightgeekuniversity.com • Questions? mailto:info%40overnightgeek.com

Courses (from $99 – $169)

1. Social Media Basics
2. Facebook
3. Twitter

4. LinkedIn
5. Metrics and Metrics Planning
6. Blogging
7. YouTube

#2.  Cuyahoga Valley Career Center  Job Seekers ~ Brecksville, Ohio

Special Guest Presentation on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Ohio website, OhioMeansJobs.com, is a job aggregator that allows job seekers to search all electronic job opportunities. Job seekers can post their resumes for FREE, where they will be visible to all Ohio-based employers.

Ohio Means Jobs representative will present on how to…

  • Search for jobs, internships and apprenticeships
  • Post a resume
  • Apply for jobs
  • Attend virtual career fairs
  • Perform online job ad analysis
  • Explore careers

REGISTER by calling Patricia Coyne at 440-746-8233, pcoyne@cvccworks.edu, or www.cvccworks.edu.

#3. WIN a FREE copy of my book

Win a copy of my book ~ Fresh Hope …. Cleveland: Resources to Help You Navigate through Unsettled Times. See the tab of the same name here on this blog. Send me a message about your need. Messages will NOT be posted. They will however, help me decide who really needs a book. Hurry, the book give-away ends January 31.

I hope this information is helpful!

Make it a great day ~ only 63 days until Spring! Yippee!

God Bless You!

Nanci

January 15, 2013 at 10:21 am 2 comments

Register ~ FREE Resume Clinic in Cleveland ~ March 2

~ More great resources in keeping with Nanci’s book Fresh Hope … Cleveland

FREE Resume Review Clinic on March 2, 2013

Is your resume getting results?

REGISTER now to have your resume reviewed by a professional.

What:    Chagrin Valley Job Seekers (CVJS) Resume Review Clinic

When:    Saturday, March 2nd

Time:     9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (you will be assigned a specific time slot)

Where:  Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Church (same place as the CVJS meetings.)

TO REGISTER:

Send an e-mail to Greg Reynolds at cvjsgreg@yahoo.com with Resume Review Clinic in the subject line.

Here are eight reasons to invest in yourself by registering for the resume review clinic:

1.      You are just starting your job search and need a resume.

2.      You are stuck in your job search.

3.      You are currently employed, but worried your department may be reorganized or the company may be sold this year.

4.      You are currently employed but underutilized and need to check out the job market.

5.      You have already had your resume reviewed by a CVJS Resume Reviewer.

6.      You had professional assistance from a career consultant at an outplacement firm.

7.      You are perfectly happy with the resume you have.

8.      You are happily employed and have no intention of making a job change.

So, you may be thinking, “Okay, reasons 1 through 4 make perfect sense, but I am not so sure about 5 through 8.  Why would I want to show up at the clinic if I have already had my resume reviewed by a CVJS Resume Reviewer or had professional assistance at an outplacement firm?  And I can’t imagine why I would go the clinic if I am perfectly happy with my current resume or my job.”

Well, consider this: The volunteers who assist at the CVJS Resume Review Clinic include HR professionals, recruiters from search firms, corporate recruiters and career consultants from outplacement firms.  Were you perfectly satisfied with your last job before your last job was eliminated?  Wouldn’t it make sense to expand your network while getting resume advice from a professional?

Remember at work and in life:  It’s not who you know…It’s who knows you.

No job seeker should miss this free opportunity to have their resume critiqued by an expert.

You must pre-register to reserve a meeting with a resume reviewer on March 2nd.

To register, send an email to Greg Reynolds at cvjsgreg@yahoo.com with Resume Review Clinic in the subject line. Give us your name and phone number in the body of the e-mail. Once you have registered, we will send you details of the day.

I hope this is information is helpful! Make is a great day!

God Bless You!

Nanci

January 11, 2013 at 2:09 pm Leave a comment

All I Want For Christmas is a Job!

~ More helpful resources in keeping with the theme of Nanci’s new book Fresh Hope … Cleveland.

Dear Santa,

I’ve been really good this year and I do have one really important and very necessary request. Please fill my stocking with a good job – one I’ll like, pays a good salary, at a place where I can contribute in a meaningful way, and some place where I’ll be able to use my skills and talents. I promise I’ll work hard and I won’t complain. Thank you!

Signed Unemployed

P.S. I also have a request in with God.

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Dear Friend,

Let’s face it, the holiday season beginning at Thanksgiving on through the winter months can be tough to navigate for those getting divorced, those with illness, families helping an ill loved one, those missing loved ones, and for those unemployed. So below I’ve listed a link to a great website that lists some great advice for those who are job hunting this holiday. If you are unemployed, yes, you should still be searching for a job during the holiday season. Please check out the website below. Some of them share valuable information on how to change careers especially if very little hiring is being done in your area of expertise. I hope it helps you in many ways.

Links to helpful employment information and on changing careers:

  1. http://michaelspiro.wordpress.com/
  2. http://blog.employmentguide.com/
  3. http://guides.wsj.com/careers/managing-your-career/how-to-change-careers/
  4. http://www.midlife-career-change.com/career-change-blog.html
  5. http://www.ebookdownloads.biz/Premium-Career-Guides.html?hop=smcdonagh
  6. http://guides.wsj.com/careers/your-career-in-a-tough-economy/how-to-identify-industries-that-are-hiring/

Make it a great day!

God Bless You!

Nanci

December 11, 2012 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment

Black Friday + Cyber Monday Deals on My Book!

~ More reasons to buy Nanci’s new book Fresh Hope … Cleveland. It’s on sale!

Shop Black Friday weekend + Cyber Monday DEALS

~ I’m offering deals on each book you buy at my Xmas “Blessing” Book Tour — buy a book and “BLESS” someone like a single mom, single woman, someone unemployed this Xmas.

Sale Prices through Tuesday, November 27

Book prices are reduced from $20 to $16 through Tuesday, November 27 –11:59 p.m. That’s a $4 savings! Whaaaaaa Hooooo!

So what are you waiting for?

Put down the turkey leg and pumpkin pie and shuffle over to your computer and order several copies of Fresh Hope …. Cleveland — NOW!

Nanci’s blog:  https://nancigravill.wordpress.com/

Details: XmasBlessing” Book Tour tab

God Bless You!

Nanci

November 24, 2012 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

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