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Career Development Workshops

Transferable Skills for Career Transition
Thursday, July 19, 5:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M. Central Time (US and Canada)
Elmwood Campus, Room R

Just because you don’t have experience in a new field doesn’t mean your skills aren’t valuable to an employer. In fact, some of the most sought-after skills are those “soft skills” that are often overlooked in the career preparation process. Join Senior Student and Employer Advisor Cynthia Washington as she discusses how to repurpose your skills to show why you are well suited for your next job.

The Value of Networking
Monday, July 23, 5:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M. Central Time (US and Canada)
Elmwood Campus, Room R

A successful job search is often predicated on networking. Statistics suggest that 80% of job seekers find opportunities through a connection. Join Cynthia Washington as she discusses how to use one of the most powerful tools you have when navigating the career decision-making process and the job search.

Staying Positive in Your Job Search
Wednesday, August 1, 5:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M. Central Time (US and Canada)
Elmwood Campus, Room R

Regardless of whether you’re working and want to leave the company you’re with or you’ve been unemployed for weeks or months, looking for a job can really be frustrating. Engage with Senior Student and Employer Advisor Cynthia Washington in this workshop where she will offer suggestions to help you hang in there when searching for a job.

Career Connections

Join NOLABA, 504ward and GNO, Inc., to learn about opportunities for professional development and career advancement in New Orleans at Career Connections on the last Friday of each month in 2018 at the New Orleans Business Alliance. Free and open to the public.