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Job Search 2019: For Recent Grads to Career Changers

Presented by JEVS Career Strategies and JFCS of Greater Philadelphia

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Date(s) - May 8, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS

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Join JEVS Career Strategies and Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia at this FREE half-day career symposium covering all aspects of a job search, no matter if you’re actively or casually looking for a new position! This event will take a holistic approach to help jobseekers manage stress, access benefits, prepare resumes, sharpen interview techniques, and more!

Confirmed sessions:

Panel of HR Experts
Get tips and insights from local HR experts, and learn how others found success reevaluating their career approach.

Making the Leap: Changing Careers in 2019

Experience Counts: Finding a Job Over 50

What’s Your Worth? Learning to Negotiate

Resume, Cover Letter, What’s the Big Deal?
Recharge your job search with a discussion of the latest trends that recruiters and employers look for in a resume.

Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions
Learn the answers to key questions that hiring managers are asking, and how to differentiate yourself from the competition.

Branding Yourself with LinkedIn
Find out how to use social media’s top networking site to market yourself to employers and recruiters. PLUS…get a LinkedIn-ready photo professionally taken!

Money Moves When Times are Tight
Reasess your budget during unemployment, create a new budget and find the right motivation that works for you to stick to it!

Is the Stress Getting to You?
A job search can be stressful! This workshop will help identify common stressors and symptoms in your life, and provide strategies for coping with them.

PLUS – Consult With an Expert on Public Benefit Eligibility!
Learn what assistance you may be eligible for during a time of employment transition, and receive tips and information on the application process


RSVP Required. Questions: Please call 215-854-1874 or email CS@jevs.org


*Note: All attendees will be asked to show ID, use Montgomery Avenue entrance only 

Parking Information:

Free parking in JFCS lot

“Relaxed” parking where signs say 2 hour parking – you will not be ticketed (based on JFCS request to township).

Relaxed parking does not apply to meter parking

Additional suggested free “relaxed” parking on surrounding streets.

  • Unlimited free parking on Bala Ave, Lodges, and Tregaron Road (all within 1-3 blocks of the building)
  • 2 hour “relaxed” parking on Bentley and Parsons (on the side of the building)
  • 2 hour “relaxed” parking on Cherry Bend, and Brookway Ave (on the other side of Montgomery but within a couple of blocks of JFCS building)
  • Metered parking on surrounding streets

Funding for JEVS Career Strategies generously provided by The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

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