Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market

Getting frustrated in your job search? Many job seekers rely exclusively on techniques less likely to generate positive results. If most of your job search efforts revolve around internet job boards, this is a topic you'll want to experience. Learn simple and effective techniques to identify and chase potential employment opportunities not found on internet job boards or in classified advertisements. Attend the Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market workshop at St. Francis of Assisi, Ann Arbor, Parish Activities Center on Monday, October 17th. at 7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. This event is free but registration through the St. Francis of Assisi website is required.

Today @ AADL - Jobs

Looking for a job? Join us for two job search classes at the Downtown Library today. At 3:30 pm, attend Applying for Jobs Online in the training lab on the third floor. At 7 pm, join Katie McCollum of University of Michigan Human Resources to learn how to apply for jobs using umjobs.org. The new location of the umjobs.org class is the 4th floor meeting room.

Classes are open 15 minutes before the start of class and classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is not required. Please click here for the class schedule or call 734-327-4555 if you have any questions.

See you in class!

How to Apply for Federal Jobs

Join us on Tuesday September 6 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Malletts Creek Branch to learn how to apply for federal jobs. Carl G. Wells, Veterans Employment Coordinator at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, will conduct this session, geared to anyone interested in applying for a job with the federal government. Many individuals are afraid to apply for a federal job because the application process seems so daunting. Join Carl as he demystifies the application process. Handouts for this event include a listing of web sites for federal employment.

Learn how to apply for a job at the University of Michigan

Looking for a job? Join Kathleen McCollum, a Business Systems Analyst from the University of Michigan Human Resources office, to learn how to search and apply for jobs at the University of Michigan. If you'd like, bring along your resume file on a USB storage device.

Thursday, August 11, 7 to 9 pm, Traverwood
Tuesday, September 20, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Malletts Creek

Basic computer skills are required. The class is available at no cost. Registration is not required. The class will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis and will open 15 minutes before the class start time. The computer class schedule is available here.

See you in class!

Hot Shots: Career Connections at Melange

Join Ann Arbor SPARK and several local companies on July 26 from 5 to 7 pm to network and mingle at Melange, in a fun and relaxed environment. Give hiring employers an opportunity to meet you and see your potential! Registration is open and there are still spots available. Be sure to bring several copies of your resume, and dress for success!

Driver Source Job Fair


DriverSource, Inc., a nationwide specialized transportation staffing company, is having a job fair on Wednesday, July 6 at The Career Transition Center at the Key Bank Building at 301 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti. They are hiring Hi-Lo drivers, truck drivers, and clerical workers. Make sure to bring copies of your resume, your ID and dress for success!

Spectrum Community Services Job Fair


Spectrum Community Services, an organization that operates residential group homes that provide services specifically for individuals that have developmental, mental and physical disabilities, is having a job fair on Thursday, June 30, 2011 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at The Career Transition Center at the Key Bank Building at 301 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti. They are hiring Direct Care Personal Aides. Must be 18 years or older, have a valid drivers license, and pass a background check. Make sure to bring copies of your resume, and dress for success!

Digital Leadership- Google, Facebook, Twitter & You


Learn to be a digital leader, promote best practices and win in the new social world. Come listen to Derek Mehraban, Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing (LA2M) Founder and CEO of Ingenex Digital Marketing as he talks about the changing landscape of Google, Facebook, Twitter and social media in general. Find out what it all means and how you can use social tools to improve your life and the lives of those around you on Wednesday, June 29 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm at Conor O'Neills. There is no registration or fee for this event.

Corrections and Security Career Fair


Washtenaw Michigan Works is hosting a Corrections & Security Career Fair on Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm. The Michigan Department of Corrections and Securitas are recruiting for a a wide range of positions in several areas of employment. All attendees of the career fair must be registered at the Washtenaw County Michigan Works Career Transition Center. If not registered, plan to arrive one hour prior to the event to register. Remember to bring your resume and dress for success! For additional information, call 734-544-3053.

Interviewing for Success


Are you having a hard time finding the right answers to difficult interview questions? On Tuesday, April 5, from 1pm to 2:30pm JFS Career Services is hosting Interviewing for Success, a workshop that will help you tackle those questions that can be tough to answer. There is no cost, but prior registration is required as space is limited. To register, contact Lori Preis at (734) 769-0209 or lori@jfsannarbor.com

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