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Career Transitions Boot Camp with Gregg Knowles

Career Transitions Boot Camp with Gregg Knowles

Saturday, July 28, 2012 – 9:30am – 3:00pm

Mark Your Calendar 

 THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED

If you need a refresher course on how to land a job or are just beginning to think about a career transition sign up for this workshop!

Albert Wisner Public Library

One McFarland Drive, Warwick, NY 10990

Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

Looking to find a new job or intership?  Changing careers?  Planning to return to the workforce?  This seminar is for you!  Led by Gregg A. Knowles, a human resources professional with 25 years+ of Fortune 500 experience, his background in recuriting and talent acquistion will help you hear the words…”You’re Hired!”

“Anyone who’s attended Boot Camp or Seminar will tell you, Gregg is an expert with deep knowledge of the job search and hiring process. When you attend one of his Boot Camps you’ll receive valuable tips and practical insightful information.

Hope to see you there!”

Tracey Lemon, Facilitator Warwick Career Transition Group

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Job-hunting hints for the holidays

Kick the job search into high gear as the year winds to a close.

There are some serious advantages to kicking a job search into high gear as the year winds to a close.

If you’re ready to throw in the towel for the rest of the year consider this: so is everyone else. Since hiring does and can happen during the last quarter of the year there’s no reason to give up and wait for 2012. In fact, the holidays might be just the right time to make some new connections or reconnect with your network of friends and colleagues. Reaching out to say hello, give well wishes, and say thanks goes a long way anytime of the year. So why stop now? Add some new names to your holiday card list. Attend social events. Stay connected.  AND for more strategic job search advice during the rest of the year, read this article from the New York Daily News. You never know: the connections you make the last two months of 2011 might mean a job opportunity in 2012!

7 Tips to Maintain Self-Esteem While Job Searching

With the persistence of this economic and employment climate it becomes critical that someone engaged in a job search manage themselves effectively on all levels: physical, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to help avoid what could otherwise be a very demoralizing experience.

Jason Mannino, a career coach, offers six tips to help you manage yourself effectively and maintain your self-esteem during your job search. If you’ve ever attended one of the Warwick Career Transition Group meetings, you most likely heard me say similar things. That being the case, I definitely recommend you read further…..

Social Media profile yielding negativity?

A new study released by online reputation manager Reppler revealed that 91 percent of recruiters screen applicants via social networks, with 76 percent reporting that they view a candidate’s Facebook profile.

With the pending implementation of the new timeline profiles, candidates are probably going to have their information viewed even more frequently by potential employers.

Most screening of social media profiles occurs after an application is received or after an initial conversation with a candidate occurs, meaning that even before you hit apply, you need to have your online profile buttoned up – even if you don’t intend to use it for professional purposes.

The top reasons that employers rejected candidates had to do with content found on their social media profiles, with the top 5 reasons being: (continue reading…..)

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