Workshops & Events

MY NEXT MOVE - YOUR DREAM CAREER IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS!

  FRIDAY, June 9, 2017

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:  SPARK East  215 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti

Cost: $200 plus purchasing and completing StrengthsFinder ($15)

Are you trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow up? This is what people ask themselves from ages 6 to 60! This multiple step process will help you figure out the answer to this question through a combination of assessments, group discussion and individualized coaching over a period of weeks.

Click here for details and how to register


JOB SEARCH BOOTCAMP

  Friday, July 7, 2017

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:  SPARK East  215 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti

Cost: $50

Are you getting ready to find your next career adventure and want a roadmap on how to go through the process? Are you looking for a job and have questions about your resume, cover letters, networking, LinkedIn, job posting websites or anything else related to finding your new career home?  If either of these scenarios sound like you, please join us for a highly interactive and knowledge-packed seminar that will provide you with lots of actionable tips and tricks.

Job Search Bootcamp is a two-hour jump start into the Job Search process. These sessions include a workbook and discussion in a small group setting. The fee for this program is $50 and advance registration and payment is required so that we can be sure to have enough materials.

Topics covered include:

How to put together a strategy for your search.

How to write a great resume.

Tips on Cover Letters and Thank You notes.

How to Network.

How to proactively find and reach out to the companies that would hire you to do what you want to do.

This program is ideal for people that have a general sense of their career direction.  If you think that you need more individualized support in figuring out what you like to do, we can refer you to a career advisor or coach that specializes in deeper career soul searching.

 


RESUME-RAMA!

  May 24, 2017

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:  SPARK East  215 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti

Cost: $50

This is an intensive two-hour small group session where you can bring in your resume for a critique and suggestions. We will review the following key aspects to a resume: Profile, Work Experience, Education, Format/Flow/Structure, Key Words and that always troublesome, "Additional Information". Bring two copies of your current resume.   

"Melissa was absolutely great to work with and I feel more comfortable with my resume than I have in years.  I appreciate her comments and guidance in what to think of while developing it." - Pete D.


LET'S GO LINKEDIN

  Friday, June 2, 2017

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:  SPARK East  215 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti

Cost: $50

Everything that you want to know but were afraid to ask about the most important tool in an opportunity seeker's toolbox. This is an intensive two-hour small group session where you can work on your LinkedIn profile while getting expert advise and suggestions. We will even endorse your key skills! Bring a laptop if you have one available. 


MOCK INTERVIEW MAYHEM

   Friday, June 30, 2017

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:  SPARK East  215 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti

Cost: $50

Gain confidence and develop your interviewing skills. This is an intensive two-hour small group session where you can practice interviewing in a safe and supportive setting. Learn about common interview questions, how to structure appropriate responses, how to be aware of your body language and non-verbal communication tendencies.