“Networking for People Afraid to Network” eBook
Afraid to Network?
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- Phone coaching in prep for your interview (one hour)
- Strategy in how to win the job
- Practice answering expected questions
- Coaching on how to convey your greatest strengths (and even your weaknesses)
- Identification of at least three “STAR Stories” that demonstrate these strengths
- Developing answers to tough questions about your career timeline
- Coaching on how to respond to requests for salary information, and offers
- Salary/benefit negotiation advice
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Job Search One-on-One Coaching
- Weekly phone coaching meetings 3 times each month (45 minutes each)
- Support for networking and the inner game of job search
- Brainstorming job possibilities
- Resume critique and enhancements
- Help generating job leads
- Coaching on how to respond to leads, interviews, and offers
- Coaching on salary/benefit negotiations
Email today to set up your Job Search One-on-One Coaching appointment!
Career Passion™ Test
Re-ignite Your Career
Finally, a quick and easy way to discover the fire in your career. Take this 35-minute assessment and identify your Career Passion™, or life purpose. Knowing your Career Passion™ will help you:
● Strategize your next career move
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New Resume New Career
Transform your future!
A new century means new employment opportunities-and job seekers need new guides.
In New Resumé New Career, readers learn how to transform their chronological resumés into functional ones that best position their skills and experiences for the jobs of the future.
This indispensable volume features 50 profiles of job seekers-looking to either find a similar career in a different industry or a new career within the same industry-that highlight the candidate’s existing resumé and follow it with a transformed resumé that presents the candidate’s experience, skills, and accomplishments in a whole new light.
How to become a star at work and in your life
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to move ahead effortlessly at work? How some people know, at a deep level, what they are meant to do? STAR Performance will help you identify your strengths and set yourself apart as a STAR employee. Discover your STAR Power, or Career Passion™, the path or purpose to your work life. Learn how you can build your career around your natural talents. This is a book you can read in an hour and apply the principles for the rest of your life.
31 Days to a Better Boss
Ways you can stop whining, start planning and take charge of your career today!
You need this book if you are dreading work every morning because you don’t get along with your boss. Better Boss will help you understand office politics and teach you how to play along. If you are feeling un- or underappreciated in your job, this book can help you ask for the recognition you deserve. Give yourself a gift and buy this book if you are feeling the drama and trauma of day-to-day office events. In 31 days, you can create a new outlook on your job, your company and your career. No kidding. Stop whining about work and buy the book for yourself. Or, buy it for someone you love. It’s simple, fast and effective.
Every city has job clubs — either sponsored by the community, the state workforce commission or local churches. To start, contact your State Workforce Commission. The websites are listed below. If they don’t have a free Job Club, then think about creating one yourself! It’s a great way to network and learn about careers. Typically, the weekly meetings feature a speaker, employers with job openings, and career advice. Many organizations have sub-groups for particular workers, such as high tech.
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Job Clubs in the Austin, TX area
TexasWorkforce Commission – Austin Area
Job Club North – 1:30 Fridays
6505 Airport Blvd., Suite 101-A
Jimmy Schwertner (512) 454-9675
For a current calendar of workshops: http://www.workforcesolutionsrca.com/files/uploaded/RRCal.pdf
Launch Pad Job Club, www.launchpadjobclub.org
Fridays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Capital City Events Center, 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd, suite 403, Austin, TX 78752
HiredTexas Job Club, www.hiredtexas.org
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Grace Presbyterian Church, 1705 Gattis School Road, Round Rock, TX 78664
Workforce Agencies by State
Each state operates an agency that is in business to help job seekers find work. If you have an interest in retraining for a new career, these agencies will provide details and applications for state and federal jobs training grants. Your local workforce agency is a great place to start your job search.
Alabama Office of Workforce Development: http://www.owd.alabama.gov/
Alaska Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development: http://labor.state.ak.us/
Arizona Dept. of Commerce: http://www.azcommerce.com/Home
Arkansas Dept. of Workforce Services: http://www.arkansas.gov/esd/
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency: http://www.labor.ca.gov/
Delaware Economic Development Office: http://www.dedo.delaware.gov/
Hawaii Dept. of Labor & Industrial Relations: http://hawaii.gov/labor/wdd
Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development: http://www.in.gov/dwd/
Iowa Workforce Development: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/
Kansas Dept. of Commerce: http://www.kansascommerce.com/
Kentucky Workforce Investment: http://workforce.ky.gov/
Louisiana Workforce Commission: http://www.laworks.net/
Maine Workforce Development: http://www.maine.gov/labor/workforce_dev/index.html
Maryland Dept. of Labor, Licensing & Regulation: http://www.dllr.state.md.us/county/harford/
Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development: http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=elwdhomepage&L=1&L0=Home&sid=Elwd
Michigan Career, Education & Workforce Programs: http://www.michigan.gov/mdcd
Minnesota Workforce Center System: http://www.mnworkforcecenter.org/
Mississippi Dept. of Employment Security: http://www.mdes.ms.gov/wps/portal#null
Missouri Division of Workforce Development: http://ded.mo.gov/WFD/
Montana Workforce Center Directory: http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/officelist.asp
Nebraska Workforce Development: http://www.dol.state.ne.us/nwd/center.cfm?PRICAT=1&SUBCAT=1Z
New Hampshire Dept. of Employment Security: http://www.nh.gov/nhes/
New Jersey Workforce Public Information Network: http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/wnjpin/wnjpin_index.html
New Mexico Dept. of Workforce Solutions: http://www.dws.state.nm.us/
New York State Dept. of Labor: http://www.labor.state.ny.us/
North Carolina Workforce Services:http://www.nccommerce.com/en/WorkforceServices/
North Dakota State Government: http://www.nd.gov/
Ohio Office of Workforce Development: http://jfs.ohio.gov/owd/
Oklahoma Workforce: http://www.workforceok.org/
Oregon Dept. of Community Colleges & Workforce Development: ttp://www.oregon.gov/CCWD/
Pennsylvania Workforce Development: http://www.paworkforce.state.pa.us/paworkforce/site/default.asp
Rhode Island Dept. of Labor & Training Workforce Development: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/wfds/
South Carolina Workforce Development: ttp://www.sccommerce.com/scworkforce/WorkForceDevelopment.aspx
South Dakota Dept. of Labor: http://dol.sd.gov/
Tennessee Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development: http://www.tennessee.gov/labor-wfd/cc/
Texas Workforce Commission: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/
Utah Dept. of Workforce Services: http://jobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/dwsdefault.asp
Vermont Dept. of Labor: http://www.labor.vermont.gov/
Virginia Employment Commission: http://www.vec.virginia.gov/vecportal/
Washington Development Councils: http://www.wa.gov/esd/wdc.htm