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JS 101 is a non profit organization offering free job search workshops in Houston. All workshops are facilitated by professional career coaches. As a subsidized initiative, there are no charges or fees to the recipients for the training provided. Our free career trainings are 100% free!

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LinkedIn (Profiles, Connections, & For the Job Seeker)

The Select Center / JS101

Each week, we rotate the LinkedIn subject between LinkedIn Profiles, LinkedIn Connections, and LinkedIn for the Job Seeker. Please visit our website, http://js101.org/js101-calendar.php for details on this week's LinkedIn subject. LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include: Profile Truth vs Myth, All-Star Ranking, Profile Strategy Metrics, Introduction to Optimization, Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message. Strategies of connecting include: Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database, Strategically Growing Your Network, How to Succeed in Online Networking, Introduction to Searching Strategies. Strategies for the Job Seeker: What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found, Target Companies, Applying for Jobs, Preparing for Interviews, Expanding your Learning. * Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time. Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible. Instructor: Lorie Camacho

LinkedIn (Profiles, Connections, & For the Job Seeker)

The Select Center / JS101

Each week, we rotate the LinkedIn subject between LinkedIn Profiles, LinkedIn Connections, and LinkedIn for the Job Seeker. Please visit our website, http://js101.org/js101-calendar.php for details on this week's LinkedIn subject. LinkedIn is one of the most critical elements of importance in your job search strategy as well as after you've landed the job! Strategies of the profile include: Profile Truth vs Myth, All-Star Ranking, Profile Strategy Metrics, Introduction to Optimization, Writing Your Summary & Overall Profile Message. Strategies of connecting include: Understanding the Value of the LinkedIn Database, Strategically Growing Your Network, How to Succeed in Online Networking, Introduction to Searching Strategies. Strategies for the Job Seeker: What You Look Like to a Recruiter & Strategies for Being Found, Target Companies, Applying for Jobs, Preparing for Interviews, Expanding your Learning. * Free Wi-Fi - Please bring a laptop if you would like to work in real time. Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible. Instructor: Lorie Camacho

Special Topic: Online Branding

The Select Center / JS101

If you have a pulse today, like it or not, you have an online brand! Find out how to assess your brand and begin showing your Best You online. Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible. Instructor: Gina Bravo

The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success, Part 1

The Select Center / JS101

JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself The Job Search Action Plan - 7 Steps to Success This class covers the following: INTRODUCTION to JS101: The Art of Marketing Yourself Seeing Yourself as Me, Inc. The Value of a Plan The JSAP: 7 Steps to Success STEP 1: Understand the Modern Job Search How Job Search Has Changed Modern Job Search Basics How Hiring Really Happens Common Myths & Mistakes Job Search Facts & Figures You Should Know Why People Have Trouble Finding a Job STEP 2: Build the Foundation Accomplish Starting Tasks Develop Job Search Tools Practice Job Seeker Skills Get Educated in Job Search Research the Market STEP 3: Get the Word Out Identify Sub-Networks Inform & Announce Use the 7 Ways to Job Search STEP 4: Activate Supporting Activities Explore Temporary, Contract, or Consulting Work Enhance Technical & Career Skills Attend Job Fairs Consider Volunteering Schedule Informational Interviews Join Groups Note: Registration is not necessary. Parking is limited so please park in the back on the West side if possible. Instructor: Royce Thomason

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The Select Center / JS101

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