What we're about

Finding and gaining employment is not always easy. There are challenges you may be facing with finding the right jobs, getting an interview, securing the job, and so on.

If you or someone you know are currently looking for a job and would like some input or advice in overcoming the challenges, we are here to help you. 

Join our group to advance your search and your career. Optimize your job search and expand your professional network with the help of our expert panelists who are Career Coaches, Recruiters and Managers working in the Bay Area Companies. 

What you will get by joining us:

  • Get answers to your job search and career development questions.
  • Get new ideas for how to successfully conduct a modern job search.
  • Figure out how to change roles or industries.
  • Find support in re-entering or transitioning in the workforce.
  • Learn how to answer interview questions.
  • Gain confidence and set a plan of action that gets you where you want to go.
  • Figure out how to best present yourself to employers.
  • Walk away with specific, actionable advice, tips, and resources tailored to you.
  • Access our group meetings or 1-on-1 Advising sessions

Most of the sessions are FREE. Few sessions are general sessions about resume, networking, interview strategy etc. and some are specific sessions focusing on a particular topic/ industry like Banking, Sales, Marketing, Technology etc. There will be time for questions, so come prepared with whatever you want to know.

YOU MUST REGISTER ON OUR EVENTBRITE PAGES TO JOIN OUR MEETINGS!!!!

Each meeting has its own page, so please visit our general event page and select your preferred meeting from there. REGISTER FOR FREE and you will get the Zoom link to the meeting.

Our goal is to help you get the job you want, and in the past we have helped thousands of job seekers in their job search and career development. Also, it's great if you can invite your friends and colleagues who are job hunting to these events as it is much easier to improve together.

All individuals, regardless of their experience level or geographic location, are welcome and encouraged to join!

Visit us at - https://thejobforum.org/
You can check out our youtube page with many helpful tips for job hunters, here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHIOEDGIsuhIbsoOXZA3TfA/videos

Upcoming events (4+)

The Job Forum - Weekly Wednesday Meeting

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Every Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00pm, The Job Forum presents a rotating panel with 3 of our 120+ Bay Area Managers from a variety of Bay Area companies, in a virtual meeting to help you with your job search. We are a nonprofit organization sponsored by The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and we are here to help! This virtual meeting is free!

Job seeking can be hard and stressful. We know sometimes you just have questions and want real advice. Our staff of professional volunteers will spend the time to understand you and help you take the next steps in your job search.

The Job Forum will meet virtually! Please sign up through Eventbrite to Register and reserve your spot! You will receive the Zoom link closer to the start of the event. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK UNLESS YOU REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE. RSVPing here on MeetUp is NOT a registration.

REGISTER HERE:
https://thejobforumwednesdays.eventbrite.com

The Job Forum is a FREE community service aimed at helping people find jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area. We help you to be more successful in getting the job you want. The emphasis is on intelligently planning and conducting the job finding campaign. The Job Forum has local SF Bay Area managers who tell you the truth about a modern job search and brainstorm ways to help you succeed! We offer job search coaching, customized brainstorming and problem solving to jobseekers and career changers. We discuss each individual's job search questions one by one and offer helpful job search suggestions in an open forum. You get great ideas and can gain a lot from the ideas from others (if we do not have time to discuss your situation (due to numbers) you can go first the following week!

Learn more at our website (https://thejobforum.org/) or watch testimonials on our Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHIOEDGIsuhIbsoOXZA3TfA/videos?view_as=subscriber)

Typical Topics Include:

Resumes • Contacts • Interviews • Networking • Job Goals • Online Job Search • Career Changes • First Time Job Searches • Job Information Sources • Long Absences from the Labor Market • Long & Short-Term Career Objectives• Voluntary & Involuntary Terminations • Problems of the Disabled • Recent Graduates • Newcomers to the Community • Internet Job Search

The Job Forum - Weekly Wednesday Meeting

Needs a location

Every Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00pm, The Job Forum presents a rotating panel with 3 of our 120+ Bay Area Managers from a variety of Bay Area companies, in a virtual meeting to help you with your job search. We are a nonprofit organization sponsored by The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and we are here to help! This virtual meeting is free!

Job seeking can be hard and stressful. We know sometimes you just have questions and want real advice. Our staff of professional volunteers will spend the time to understand you and help you take the next steps in your job search.

The Job Forum will meet virtually! Please sign up through Eventbrite to Register and reserve your spot! You will receive the Zoom link closer to the start of the event. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK UNLESS YOU REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE. RSVPing here on MeetUp is NOT a registration.

REGISTER HERE:
https://thejobforumwednesdays.eventbrite.com

The Job Forum is a FREE community service aimed at helping people find jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area. We help you to be more successful in getting the job you want. The emphasis is on intelligently planning and conducting the job finding campaign. The Job Forum has local SF Bay Area managers who tell you the truth about a modern job search and brainstorm ways to help you succeed! We offer job search coaching, customized brainstorming and problem solving to jobseekers and career changers. We discuss each individual's job search questions one by one and offer helpful job search suggestions in an open forum. You get great ideas and can gain a lot from the ideas from others (if we do not have time to discuss your situation (due to numbers) you can go first the following week!

Learn more at our website (https://thejobforum.org/) or watch testimonials on our Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHIOEDGIsuhIbsoOXZA3TfA/videos?view_as=subscriber)

Typical Topics Include:

Resumes • Contacts • Interviews • Networking • Job Goals • Online Job Search • Career Changes • First Time Job Searches • Job Information Sources • Long Absences from the Labor Market • Long & Short-Term Career Objectives• Voluntary & Involuntary Terminations • Problems of the Disabled • Recent Graduates • Newcomers to the Community • Internet Job Search

Careers in Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging (DEIB)

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Job hunters - Come to explore a Career in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging with experts in the field.

Thursday, June 2 @ 6pm on Zoom.

Today’s companies know that a workforce that is representative of diverse talents and creative contributions from all kinds of people is fundamental for a prosperous and healthy workplace and for building the future of their companies.

The range of job titles and roles for working in the field of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging are growing and there are more opportunities than ever to have a positive impact.

Job hunters if you are interested in this work, you are invited to come to special career panel discussion event at The Job Forum to ask questions and make connections with our panel of experts in the DEIB field.

The discussion with experts will be wide ranging and will include how companies can adopt and advance principles of inclusion that are about hiring and organizational culture and more …. for example, we will discuss inclusion as it is reflected in products, research, board of advisor choices, and vendor choices.

Register on Eventbrite to reserve your spot!
https://careersindeib.eventbrite.com

The Job Forum is the SF Bay Area's longest running job search career service. The Job Forum has been providing career and job advice on Wed evenings for more than 70 years, with up-to-date advice and coaching directly from managers who work in companies here in the SF Bay Area.

Please consider a donation of $10-$25
https://thejobforum.org/donate/

By signing up, you agree to receive future emails from The Job Forum.

The Job Forum - Weekly Wednesday Meeting

Needs a location

Every Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00pm, The Job Forum presents a rotating panel with 3 of our 120+ Bay Area Managers from a variety of Bay Area companies, in a virtual meeting to help you with your job search. We are a nonprofit organization sponsored by The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and we are here to help! This virtual meeting is free!

Job seeking can be hard and stressful. We know sometimes you just have questions and want real advice. Our staff of professional volunteers will spend the time to understand you and help you take the next steps in your job search.

The Job Forum will meet virtually! Please sign up through Eventbrite to Register and reserve your spot! You will receive the Zoom link closer to the start of the event. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK UNLESS YOU REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE. RSVPing here on MeetUp is NOT a registration.

REGISTER HERE:
https://thejobforumwednesdays.eventbrite.com

The Job Forum is a FREE community service aimed at helping people find jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area. We help you to be more successful in getting the job you want. The emphasis is on intelligently planning and conducting the job finding campaign. The Job Forum has local SF Bay Area managers who tell you the truth about a modern job search and brainstorm ways to help you succeed! We offer job search coaching, customized brainstorming and problem solving to jobseekers and career changers. We discuss each individual's job search questions one by one and offer helpful job search suggestions in an open forum. You get great ideas and can gain a lot from the ideas from others (if we do not have time to discuss your situation (due to numbers) you can go first the following week!

Learn more at our website (https://thejobforum.org/) or watch testimonials on our Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHIOEDGIsuhIbsoOXZA3TfA/videos?view_as=subscriber)

Typical Topics Include:

Resumes • Contacts • Interviews • Networking • Job Goals • Online Job Search • Career Changes • First Time Job Searches • Job Information Sources • Long Absences from the Labor Market • Long & Short-Term Career Objectives• Voluntary & Involuntary Terminations • Problems of the Disabled • Recent Graduates • Newcomers to the Community • Internet Job Search

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Careers in Finance, Banking, & Accounting

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