NEW YEAR, FRESH START FOR WORK – Newark Public Library

NEW YEAR, FRESH START FOR WORK

NEW YEAR, FRESH START FOR WORK

When:
January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2020-01-25T14:00:00-05:00
2020-01-25T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Main Branch
5 Washington Street Newark NJ
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lesile Kahn

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.

 

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