Fresh Start Classes at The Newark Public Library
Saturdays, 2-4 PM | 3rd Floor VTC / 1st floor Special Services Room, 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
January 25, 2020: OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO EMPLOYABILITY
This session is all about coping with stress around the job search. Using community resources and proven strategies so that you can most easily develop a personalized employment action plan will be discussed.
February 1, 2020: SOCIAL MEDIA AND EMPLOYMENT
Technology has dramatically changed how people network, learn about, and apply for jobs. At this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in, YouTube, and other essential on-line tools.
February 8, 2020: WORK INCENTIVES
Social Security Administration (SSA) work incentives will be demonstrated with explanations about how people can hold a job and keep other benefits and/or medical coverage. Also provided will be personal budgeting guidance.
February 15, 2020: SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWS
This time in the 1st floor Special Services Room
Review the dos and don’ts of interviewing and resume writing. Role-play employment interviews and gain invaluable constructive feedback so that you can highlight your strengths and make the best impression on employers.
February 22: A WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN FOR WORK This time in the 1st floor Special Services Room
Learn to structure a balance between your work and your personal life. This plan will prevent potential problems before they become overwhelming. Whether you are looking for a job or already employed, you will appreciate the tension tamers presented in this session.