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1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
(215) 557-2592

February 2020

Do’s & Don’ts of Resumes

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the process of building a marketable and effective resume, and how it translates to the job interview.

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Email for Professionals

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is a hands-on session that reviews best practices when communicating with colleagues and employers via email.

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Nontraditional Careers for Women

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop explores the benefits, resources and training opportunities available to pursue a career in construction, maintenance/repair, STEM and more.

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Community Partner: Turning Points for Children – Parenting Class

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Parent Education and Support Group – free books and parenting materials

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How to Land a Job with a Criminal Background

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is geared towards Philadelphia’s returning citizen population, and how to navigate the job market with a criminal background, resources available to you, and your rights as a reentrant.

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Mock Interviews for Reentrants

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Review interviewing techniques specifically for returning citizens including practicing how to respond effectively to questions, review responses, and ways to prepare for your next interview.

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How to Complete an Online Application

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides instruction how to complete an online job application from starting the application to submitting it to the employer.

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Google: A Jobseeker’s Dream

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews way to use Google's cloud-based apps as compared to Microsoft Office, providing accurate updates and storage for all documents.

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Welcome to PA CareerLink

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is an overview of PA CAREERLINK® services including a review of the PA CareerLink® website and online tools to assist with job search endeavors.

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Navigating the PA CareerLink Job Search Site

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides information on how to navigate the job matching system, including using the keywords search engine, how to locate the Job Number, and how to apply for positions listed.

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Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This level II workshop is designed for those who have basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and desire to take advantage of the intermediate-level functionalities of the program. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Beginners      

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Community Partner: UESF – Tenant’s Rights

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 14, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

UESF offers workshops designed to assist with establishing and attaining career goals.

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Modern Interviewing

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop discusses the differences between a traditional interview vs. a behavioral interview and tips on preparing for the interview, and using the STAR method in answering interview questions.

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Time Management

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

In this workshop, jobseekers will learn what “Time Management” is and why it’s important to apply it in their daily lives, how to properly measure their time by creating and utilizing an individualized schedule, how to eliminate procrastination and avoiding common time stealers, and a method that will assist in prioritization.

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Choosing the Right Employer

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop details the importance of choosing the proper industry and occupation and includes exploration of labor market information to help participants choose the right employer.

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Interview Prescreen Day

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Here is your chance to meet with Business Services Representatives to be prescreened for open positions.

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Be a S.T.A.R.

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop describes the S.T.A.R. method for answering behavioral interview questions, preparing S.T.A.R stories, and providing responses that give concrete examples of skills needed for the job.

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Transferable Skills

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews what transferable skills are, how to reflect them on a resume, and how to identify your own for a more effective job search.

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Finding Your Fit

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides helpful tips about how to tackle and narrow your career search. It provides negotiation tools and ways to highlight transferable skills.

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CareerScope Assessment

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Peer Mock Interviews

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews best interview practices, provides an opportunity to participate in a mock interview, and receive constructive feedback to prepare for your next interview. Prerequisite: Modern Interviewing

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Network to Find a Job

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the importance of networking in the job search process and how to obtain various networking strategies, including the preparation of a 30 second elevator speech.

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Quality Customer Service

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews tips on delivering excellent customer service, including having a positive attitude, identifying customer needs, and resolving conflict.

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Call Center as a Career

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop offers information regarding what a career in a Call Center could look like, identifies important expectations from ReThink Staffing, and offers steps to prepare for interviews and recruitment events for Customer Service Representatives.

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Community Partner: UESF – How to Save on Utility Bills

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on February 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

UESF offers workshops designed to assist with establishing and attaining career goals.

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Keyboarding

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop improves typing skills and reviews the basics of keyboarding.

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Writing Effective Cover Letters

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on February 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides tips, guidelines, and assistance with creating a cover letter.

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