Libraries and Job Seekers – How We Can Help!
Nine Massachusetts Sponsoring Public Libraries (J. V. Fletcher Library – Westford, Andover, Billerica Public Library Chelmsford Public, Library Peabody Institute Library – Danvers, Stevens Memorial Library – North Andover, Shrewsbury Public Library, Tewksbury Library, Wilmington Memorial Library) are collaborating to offer the 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group program to support people 50+ looking for a new job, a totally new career direction, re-entering the workforce after an employment gap, or looking for a Second Act career.
Meet and network with fellow job seekers at our biweekly skill-building and networking group meetings. Enhance your networking skills! New Topic at each Meeting! Attendance at each session is not necessary – but highly recommended! Guest Speakers/Hiring Employers/Recruiters
Join Debbi Hope, MBA, PCIC, MC, an experienced Executive Career Coach, Certified Master Coach, and Facilitator
WHERE: All meetings will be via Zoom Video Conferencing.
WHEN: 1st and 3rd Wed, July 6 – December 2022 – 9:30-11:30 (“Zoom room opens” at 9:00- informal networking/sharing resources).
July 6 Self-Assessment/Transferrable Skills
July 20 Your ‘Career Story” Pitch.
Aug. 3 Marketing Plan & Marketing Brief .
Aug. 17 Applications/Cover Letters/Negotiating
Sept. 7 Developing a Resume – Part I
Sept. 21 Resumes – Part 2 – Experience/STARS
Oct. 5 Creating a LinkedIn Profile
Oct. 19 LinkedIn – Personal Branding
Nov. 2 Interview Preparation/Strategy
Nov. 16 Interview Practice
Dec. 7 Hiring Employer Event
Dec. 21 Networking 2.0“You Must Give/ Get
Throughout our 12- session Interactive Workshop Series, you’ll learn how to create and execute your job search campaign. Refresh your job search tools – resume, career story, virtual interviewing, LinkedIn profiles, Marketing Plan and more. Join us to gain confidence and success. This preparation will Equip, Enable and Empower you in all aspects of the job search process. The primary mission of our program is to provide job seekers in the 50+ demographic with the confidence, refreshed, and necessary tools and skills to launch and implement a successful job or encore career search campaign.
Contact: Robert Hayes, Tewksbury Library RHayes@tewksburypl.org