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career strategies

UJA-Federation of New York's Long Island Connect to Care provides free services and programs for individuals affected by the economic environment.  

  • Employment and career transition services, including workshops (creating a resume, interviewing skills, writing cover and thank you letters and using social media); networking opportunities; transitional support and individual consultation with a career counselor
  • Financial consultation, debt counseling and budget assistance
  • Legal consulting
  • Special networking events and programs
  • Short term counseling

For more information contact Peggy Jaeger, C2C program director at 484-1545 ext.177


Programs For January 2015



Keys to Effective Networking

Date: January 14, 2015

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Location: JCC of the Greater Five Towns, 207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst, NY



There are many different strategies to find a job. We will look at a variety of techniques that can help you become a more effective job seeker. The discussion will focus on the most effective methods of finding the 80-85% of jobs that are never advertised.



For Workshop on Keys to Effective Networking


Date: January 21, 2015

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Location: Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Drive, East Hills, NY  11548



You've heard all the buzz, but what is it? This workshop will cover the basics of how to use LinkedIn. We will offer a step-by-step guide to creating a profile, uploading contacts, and beginning to network online. This workshop will also cover invitations, inbox messages, profile searches, and editing and managing your profile.



For Workshop on Developing a Strong Resume




If you have landed a full-time, part-time, consulting or volunteer position, please share the good news with us! Email pjaeger@sjjcc.org 









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