NOTICE - JSLL will stop weekly meetings after May 3, 2013. More details HERE


Learning and growing in the midst of job transition

JSLL MEETINGS (dates and topics may change, so please check back regularly!)

DATE TOPIC Presenter

NOTE: NO PRESENTATIONS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED AFTER MAY 3, 2013 — THANKS FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS ARE STILL AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE FOR YOUR REFERENCE - SEE BELOW


Here is the LinkedIn presentation given at Family Life Center


Presentation decks and materials (if presenter provides it) We have over 50 presentations here!


Ten Best Sites to Find a Job according to Kim Komando


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JobSeeker Workshops at the Hamilton County Library


FEATURES

These from the Hamilton County Public Library - [http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/]

Resources for job seekers are available for county residents and many others in the tri-state (don't need to be Hamilton Co. resident to use facilities!)

  • Check out "Programs & News"
    • Computer classes 2
    • Other topics of interest
  • "Career Transitions" is a self-guided online tool that walks the user through the entire job search process, from assessing strengths an interests to preparing a resume and applying online.
  • "JobNow" provides users with on-demand access to live, expert coaches for all stages of the job search process. This interactive “chat” product assists with career assessment, interviewing, and resume building. Click the website above to check out the online tools or click here
  • "Learning Express Library" has tutorials on interviewing, networking plus resume and cover letter writing. Best Online Slots
  • "Research & Homework" has many good databases including Gale Career Transitions and ReferenceUSA (Hidden Job Market search)



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Local Job Postings -- done collaboratively with JSFG! - click here

2013 PREVIOUS MEETINGS

DATE TOPIC Presenter
5/3 4th Anniversary Party - Completion Celebration
4/26 Career Resources at the Library Carrie Dressman
4/19 Microsoft Products & Social Tools Tim Collins
4/12 Influencing Decision Makers with Plain Language Eileen Harkins
4/5 Word Processing Tips & Tricks Part 2 Pam Hoctor
3/29 Word Processing Tips & Tricks Part 1 Pam Hoctor
3/22 Resumes & Cover Letters Gregg Oshita
3/15 Ways to Get Information from the Internet Larry Porter
3/8 Understanding Your Contributions (Myers Briggs) Judy Rahm
3/1 How to Evaluate the Best Networking Events for Me! Mary Beth Dunn
2/15 Best Websites for Job Search Group
2/22 Using Social Media in Job Search Larry Porter
1/25 LinkedIn - Part II Steve Long
1/18 Credit Reports & Your Job Search Mary Hurlburt
1/11 Resilience in the Job Search Pam Hocter
1/4 LinkedIn - New Year's Resolutions Larry Porter

2012 PREVIOUS MEETINGS

DATE TOPIC Presenter
12 /28 NO MEETING - Christmas Holiday
12/21 Christmas Party
12/14 Office-like documents "on the Cloud" Steve Long
12/7 I'm My Own IT John Burnside
11/30 Money Saving Ideas Moderated by S. Burnside
11/16 Skype John Burnside
11/09 Personal Branding Larry Porter
11/02 Creating the Story of You (PowerPoint) Steve Long
10/25 Excel - additional topics B. H. Kroger
10/19 Excel B. H. Kroger
10/12 Library Resources Carrie Dressman
10/5 Microsoft Word workshop Brett Birdsall
9/28 Information Delivered to Your Desktop Larry Porter & Kathy Rose
9/21 Written the Write Way Eileen Harkins
9/14 Secrets For Writing An Effective Resume Gregg Oshita
9/7 LinkedIn Workshop3: Apps That POP! Steve Long
8/31 LinkedIn Workshop2: What's Holding You Back? Steve Long
8/24 LinkedIn Workshop1: What's Holding You Back? Steve Long
8/17 Job Search - Thinking Outside the Box Laura Hobson
8/10 Mind Mapping Ray Hunter
8/3 Word Clouds: I Can Picture That Kathy Rose
7/27 I'm My Own IT John Burnside
7/20 It’s All About (Social) Relationships Larry Porter
7/13 Setting Up Your Personal Resume Website John Moores
7/6 Files in the Clouds? LinkedIn App(s) Steve Long
6/29 Resilience in Job Search Pam Hocter
6/22 Importance of Building Your Network Gregg Oshita
6/15 Maximizing Your Strengths in Your Search Diane Kinsella
6/8 LinkedIn Larry Porter
6/1 Using PowerPoint^^ Case Study
5/25 Personal Branding Larry Porter
5/18 Google Beyond the Search Kathy Rose
5/11 PowerPoint Presentation Pointers Steve Long
5/4 Case Study - Researching Our Next Employer; 3rd "birthday" celebration Panel Discussion
4/27 JSLL "LifeHacks" Panel Discussion
4/20 Online Resources through the public library Carrie Dressman
4/13 Excel - some tips plus your questions Kathy Rose
4/6 How Improve Your Writing Skills_Part 2 Eileen Harkins
3/30 An Insider's Guide To Interviewing Laura Pemberton
3/23 How To Improve Your Writing Skills_Part 1 Eileen Harkins
3/16 Microsoft Word John Burnside
3/9 Microsoft Office - 2010 Kathy Rose
3/2 Keywords (and how recruiters use them) Laura Pemberton
2/24 Skype Me Up, Scottie Steve Long
2/17 LinkedIn Jonathan Jacobs
2/10 Job Search from a Recruiter's Point of View Jennifer McClure
2/3 Odds & Ends (Word Clouds, Helpful Hints, …) Kathy Rose
1/27 Online Training Resources Kathy Rose
1/20 Personal Websites Can be (reasonably) Easy Steve Long
1/13 Social Media Tips Larry Porter
1/6 Potential New Year's Resolutions in Job Search Steve Long

JSLL MISSION:

  • To provide technically-oriented learning opportunities for anyone currently in job transition. Learning may be valuable
    • as a new skill in an upcoming job search
    • as a new skill in other life circumstances and/or
    • as a chance to refresh/enhance current skill sets.
  • To offer hands-on assistance (computers available) if valuable to the individual
  • Complementary with other job transition efforts in the community** where practical

JSLL: THE OFFERING:

  • Weekly program on topics of particular interest for those in job transition (listing of topics lower in webpage)
  • Lab time immediately after program with "teaching assistants" available as follow-up to the weekly topic

MEETING DATE/TIMES: NOTE: THIS GROUP NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE!

Every Friday unless posted otherwise. Weekly updates here at http://jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com

ACTIVITY TIME
—|| Registration & Networking || 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ||
Program 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Lab Time (computer assigned at registration) & Networking 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

COST? *NO, BUT FREEWILL OFFERING ACCEPTED*

There is no cost to attend JSLL. However, please consider putting a dollar in the basket each time you attend. These donations will help defray costs for copying, electricity, etc…. and may be used for JSLL purchases of valuable common-use items (hardware/software, books or ???) for participants in some cases.

Note: All people associated with JSLL are volunteers - they receive no portion of these donations.


Free will offering has accumulated enough that this check for $500 was given to the Anderson Senior Center, which graciously hosts us each week and we have also paid for other enhancements to the computer lab we use.

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Click here for more information on Donating clothes to the "clothes closet" at the WorkForce One office in Clermont County


TOPICS - SOME WILL BE REPEATED IN THE FUTURE

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Most presentation materials prior to 2011 are out on our Google Group - click here to request membership and see them


HOW YOU CAN HELP

  • Volunteer to be a greeter (Sign in participants, answer logistics questions, ….)
  • Volunteer to be a teaching assistant on topics you know well
  • Volunteer as a potential member of our teaching faculty (leading a Topic session)

*** NOTE: these opportunities may be limited depending on the number of volunteers needed during a specific time period

If you are interested in volunteering, please download the attached spreadsheet, edit it with your information, save it and then attach it in an email to the following address: moc.liamg|llsj.scitsigol#moc.liamg|llsj.scitsigol. Thanks!

Availability


POTENTIAL FUTURE ADDITIONAL TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Visual Basic
  • Becoming More Effectively Efficient (BMEE)
  • Time Management tools
  • Stress Reduction
  • www
  • Graphical Portrayal of data
  • Others??? If you have suggestions or an interest in one of these, Contact Steve - moc.liamg|LLSJ.ROTCERID#moc.liamg|LLSJ.ROTCERID and/or Sherry - moc.liamg|LLSJ.SCITSIGOL#moc.liamg|LLSJ.SCITSIGOL

**Other job transition efforts in the community include

  • [IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR GROUP INCLUDED HERE, PLEASE EMAIL THE WEBSITE LOCATION TO MOC.LIAMG|LLSJ.ROTCERID#MOC.LIAMG|LLSJ.ROTCERID]

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES/WEBSITES OF POTENTIAL INTEREST

Tech-Reach at Elder High School

  • Contact Jason McMahon at ten.raelc|essuatug#ten.raelc|essuatug to be added to job searchers network for prospective jobs
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WE WANT TO THANK THE ANDERSON SENIOR CENTER FOR THEIR WILLINGNESS TO HOST THESE LEARNING LABS MEETINGS! Anderson Senior Center website

IF YOU WANT TO TAKE ADDITIONAL COMPUTER TRAINING, THE COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER @ ANDERSON SENIOR CENTER OFFERS RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE TRAINING ON TOPICS SUCH AS INTERNET/EMAIL, EBAY, WORD PROCESSING, SPREADSHEETS, … Computer Class website


NOTEWORTHY JOB POSTINGS

WE MADE THE NEWS BASED ON PAM'S PR EFFORTS!

Words of Wisdom from "job transition graduates"

BAD WEATHER: We follow the closings of the Forest Hills School District. Please watch TV for the school closings during the threat of bad weather Click here for Forest Hills Schools closing policy and locations of where to hear/see announcement [letter template]

QUESTIONS ON ANY OF THIS?

Contact Steve - moc.liamg|LLSJ.ROTCERID#moc.liamg|LLSJ.ROTCERID and/or Sherry - moc.liamg|LLSJ.SCITSIGOL#moc.liamg|LLSJ.SCITSIGOL

2011 Topics Summary

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