Conference 2015, Day 2 Breakout session: Job Seeker Branding and Job Search Strategies to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Regain Confidence and Return to Work

Session 1: Job Seeker Branding and Job Search Strategies to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Regain Confidence and Return to Work

Hear about real-life coaching strategies to help participants navigate the employment process, including Employment Placement Boot Camps for Rapid Re-employment Strategies. 

Objectives:

  • Learn about individual messaging and branding for building confidence and overcoming LTU stigma
  • Review job application materials: resumes, cover letters, interviewing, online presence
  • Discuss job search strategies: use of job boards, posting resumes online, LinkedIn, in-person engagement
  • Learn about networking related to specific jobs: connecting with recruiters and hiring managers, and using your personal networks

Facilitator: Ayreen Calimquim, Program Analyst Performance Excellence Partners

Speaker: Jennifer Swidler, Technical Assistance Coach, High Impact Partners