Sep

13 2018

TAMPABAY-JOB-LINKS: TRANSFERRING YOUR SKILLS AND RE-CAREERING

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

TampaBay-Job-Links 1211 N West Shore Blvd
Suite 300
Tampa, FL

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the decision to transfer skills to a new work function or industry: the current job market, salary, lack of job satisfaction, and/or lifestyle changes. The decision to transfer your skills and re-career is an important one; however there is a great deal you can do prior to making this decision through research, assessments, planning, and preparation.

Presented by a TBJL Career Strategist

Workshop Goals:

  • Determine if re-careering is the right move for you
  • Identify your transferrable skills
  • Explore potential skill uses and career changes
  • Identify the best networking contacts to help you re-career

What We Will Cover:

  • Assess and analyze your work values and skills
  • Determine your competency and interest level for many types of skills
  • Identify potential new target careers or industries
  • Understand the 5-step career-change plan
  • Identify specific network contacts for your career-change options

Materials Needed:
Please bring a copy of your résumé.

Workshop Length:
3 hours.  Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Full Program Participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Business casual.
Out of consideration for other participants, we ask that all candidates refrain from wearing fragrances, perfume, and cologne.

Where:
TampaBay-Job-Links
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Registration Required:
Seating is limited to 18 participants. Please email rsvp@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.