Self Assessment & Exploring Career Options

Personal Packaging & Job Search Strategy

Professional Development

Self Assessment & Exploring Career Options

Clarify who you are so you can make an informed career decision. Research and explore your ideas of careers that match your personality type, skills, interests and values.

Exploring Career Options

Do you want to explore your career ideas to learn whether or not they may be fulfilling and meaningful but don’t know how to begin? Would you like to be able to generate new career options to explore? In this webinar you will:

  • discover how you can access online assessments to help you uncover what types of careers might best suit you
  • learn how and where to get the information you need to evaluate your options
  • learn how to research salaries to determine the going rate for the careers you are considering
  • see a demo of useful career sites that can be used to discover “a typical day” in the occupation, skills required, and additional resources available for more information

The information you receive in this webinar will enable you to understand how to ensure that your career plan is viable so you can feel confident in pursuing your goals.

Attend this webinar from the comfort of your home or office. All you need is a computer access to the internet and a telephone.

Pre-registration is required. Contact Terry for more details.

Date: Friday, September 6, 12:30 to 1:30

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com

Phone: 925-330-4959

A Career That Fits: Finding Work You Love

Work that fits your interests and skills can make all the difference to career satisfaction and success.  This workshop offers an opportunity to assess both your interests and skills to help inform and direct your career exploration and planning. You will:

1. Discover how your natural interests can uncover information about your best fit career path options assessed by the Strong Interest Inventory – giving you information about your “Career Personality” to the kinds of work you like to do, your work values, and the type of environments in which you thrive.

2. Assess your transferable skills, and create a preferred skill set; learn how to utilize this information to plan your next steps in building a career path that matches what you do with what you both do best and enjoy most.

3. Learn how to utilize your assessment results to self-market in your career development and job search, including how these can inform the development of a unique value proposition, and a more focused resume.

Participants will receive a personalized tutorial utilizing the results of their assessments, that will describe how to maximize use of the extensive O*Net database in their career planning, including exploring information on careers, accessing current labor market trends, salary information, and career exploration resources.

Skills assessment activities will be done during the workshop; the Strong Interest Assessments will be taken in advance of the workshop and includes an extensive personalized report. Upon registration, participants will be set up to complete the Strong Interest Inventory, online, prior to the workshop date.

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuition: $175, includes assessments and all resource materials

Group size is kept small – advance registration required.  Register by contacting Facilitator. 

Facilitator: Susan Jewkes Allen MSW, GCDF 

Phone: (415) 728-8502

Email: sjallen@lifepluswork.org

Effective Networking Strategies

Networking is still the best strategy to use for your job search whether it’s at events/meetups, using social media or having coffee or individual meetings with professionals in your field. This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way so that everybody has a positive experience.

During this workshop you will learn: 

  • How to present yourself with confidence in social or business situations
  • How to create an introduction that will quickly describe who you are, what you can do and where you want to go
  • Effective networking tactics including how to grow your network
  • How to maintain your network and develop long term productive business relationships

You can attend this webinar from the comfort of your own home or office.  All you need to attend is a computer access to the internet and a telephone.

Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Contact Terry to reserve your space in the auditorium

Feel free to email Terry if you have any questions.

Date: Monday, September 9, 3:00 to 4:00

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Phone: 925-330-4959

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com

Personal Packaging & Job Search Strategy

Ensure your resume, cover letter and other marketing materials differentiate you and showcase the qualities that are most important to your target job objectives. Use your time spent in job search most strategically and effectively to obtain your desired results.

Writing Resumes with Impact!

Most people know that maintaining a current resume is important, yet don’t take the time to do it until they need one. Knowing how to describe your accomplishments is key in telling your story and conveying all you have done on the job. You also will need to know how to come to the top of the “electronic pile” when submitting resumes to companies that use software as part of their hiring process. In this session you will:

  1. Learn how to develop a resume that will grab the reader’s attention.
  2. Reflect your experience and reputation for maximum impact and gain the competitive advantage.
  3. Build a compelling resume with metrics that showcase your accomplishments.
  4. See an actual demonstration of an Applicant Tracking System.
Attend this session to learn how to write a resume that has impact.  The skills you learn will apply to upcoming transitions as well as to the ongoing management of your career.
 This is a  webinar that you can attend from the comfort of your home or office. All you need is a computer, access to the internet and a telephone.

 

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 10:00 to 11:00

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com

Phone: 925-330-4959

Effective Networking Strategies

Networking is still the best strategy to use for your job search whether it’s at events/meetups, using social media or having coffee or individual meetings with professionals in your field. This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way so that everybody has a positive experience.

During this workshop you will learn: 

  • How to present yourself with confidence in social or business situations
  • How to create an introduction that will quickly describe who you are, what you can do and where you want to go
  • Effective networking tactics including how to grow your network
  • How to maintain your network and develop long term productive business relationships

You can attend this webinar from the comfort of your own home or office.  All you need to attend is a computer access to the internet and a telephone.

Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Contact Terry to reserve your space in the auditorium

Feel free to email Terry if you have any questions.

Date: Monday, September 9, 3:00 to 4:00

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Phone: 925-330-4959

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com

Distinguish Yourself in the Interview

The focus of this webinar will be on how to answer behavioral questions by using powerful accomplishment stories that will distinguish you from your competition. We’ll also review the most commonly asked interview questions and, just as importantly, the best questions to ask during the interview.

What interview questions make you nervous? Let us know and we’ll help you with preparing your answer.

Significantly increase your odds for conducting a successful interview by knowing how to best prepare!

Pre-registration and pre-payment using Paypal are required. Contact Terry for more information.

Date: Thursday, September 12, 12:30 to 1:30

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Phone: 925-330-4959

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com

Professional Development

Be able to advance your skills and expertise to become more successful in your career.

Effective Networking Strategies

Networking is still the best strategy to use for your job search whether it’s at events/meetups, using social media or having coffee or individual meetings with professionals in your field. This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way so that everybody has a positive experience.

During this workshop you will learn: 

  • How to present yourself with confidence in social or business situations
  • How to create an introduction that will quickly describe who you are, what you can do and where you want to go
  • Effective networking tactics including how to grow your network
  • How to maintain your network and develop long term productive business relationships

You can attend this webinar from the comfort of your own home or office.  All you need to attend is a computer access to the internet and a telephone.

Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Contact Terry to reserve your space in the auditorium

Feel free to email Terry if you have any questions.

Date: Monday, September 9, 3:00 to 4:00

Cost: $70.00

Facilitator: Terry Karp, MA

Phone: 925-330-4959

Email: tfkarp@gmail.com