“How to Develop Successful Job Search Strategies” with Lynne Williams

Who
All job seekers

What

Having a plan with multiple job search methods will help you find positions faster if you are currently in career transition. Preparation is

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TOPIC: “How to Develop Successful Job Search Strategies”

5:15 pm: Introductions

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Training Workshop

Having a plan with multiple job search methods will help you find positions faster if you are currently in career transition. Preparation is key. Lynne Williams will share a list of strategies, tactics, and career resources to help you reach your goal, but will focus on a few essential strategies in depth – keywords, ATS, LinkedIn database, Word Clouds, and portfolio presentation. If you are currently employed, it’s always better to be proactive than reactive, so engage in career management so you are always prepared.

By attending this session, you will:

  • Have some job search strategies, tactics, and career resources including some from the hidden job market
  • Know how to research your best keywords for both your resume and LinkedIn
  • Know how to take your base resume and customize to match keywords in a job description before applying through the ATS
  • Be able to prepare a portfolio presentation to differentiate yourself from others at a job interview

GUEST TRAINER: Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. Candidate, Executive Director of the Great Careers Group & BENG

Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. Candidate, is the Executive Director of the Great Careers Group & BENG a volunteer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides career education and networking connections for 1) job seekers in career transition, including veterans and 2) employed and self-employed for career management. She is also the President of ChemPharma.net, a professional association.

In addition, Lynne writes resumes and LinkedIn profiles and presents unique research-based workshops on LinkedIn, resumes, the Applicant Tracking System, the Art of Networking In-Person & Online, and other career-related, social media, and technology topics. She is currently working on writing her doctoral dissertation on LinkedIn for Job Seekers and is a contributing author to Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love along with the late Dick Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute?.

She writes a weekly career column in Vista.Today Montco.Today Delco.Today Bucksco.Today and other publications with LinkedIn tips and more. Read the SCORE Success Story! The 501(c)3 nonprofit was listed as #1 on the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Business Networking Associations in Dec 2020.

Third Thursday Evening Training (via Zoom) – Free!

5:15 pm: Introductions5:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Training Workshop

JOIN ZOOM MEETING (Video Conference):

https://zoom.us/j/454980992

Meeting ID: 454 980 992

NOTE: Video conference is STRONGLY PREFERRED, but if you can’t join via video:

Dial by your location: (253) 215-8782 or (301) 715-8592 or find your local #: https://zoom.us/u/abdtxJ5Muo

Where
Virtual event

When
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Time: 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Timezone: UTC-4 (check your local time here)
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How
Registration required? Yes

Cost: Free

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