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College of DuPage

LinkedIn (Virtual)
Wednesday, Sept 7, 2022
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
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Join the conversation with the Career Services Center as they talk about LinkedIn for this week's Webinar Wednesday. Webinar hosts will take live questions from attendees and give out their top tips for building a profile, engaging with professionals, and using other key features of LinkedIn.

 

Project Hire-Ed Apprenticeship Program (Virtual)
Wednesday, Sept 14, 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Commonly referred to as an "Earn and Learn" model, apprenticeship programs provide hands-on training to an employee partner while gaining necessary competency. Learn skills in a particular occupation, help connect to a career pathway and combine on-the-job training with appropriate instruction.

 

Career Research (Virtual)
Wednesday, Sept 28, 2022
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
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Choosing a career can be challenging however, learning how and where to research can help. This webinar will cover several valuable websites, including Career Coach, where you can explore career summaries, local wages, employment projections and other helpful information to explore potential career paths.

 


Indian Prairie Library

Social Media and The Job Search (In person)
Tuesday, Sept 13, 2022
9:30 am to 11:00 am
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Social media is embedded in every aspect of our lives today – including the job search. Learn how to use social media to your advantage to find jobs, make connections, and present yourself to prospective employers in a way that gets you hired.

 

Balancing a Hybrid Workforce (In person)
Tuesday, Sept 13, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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Whether you're a manager, an employee, or the owner of a business with a hybrid workforce, you've probably faced challenges achieving balance among your team. In this session, Professor Jane Murtaugh from the Business, Management, & Marketing program at the College of DuPage, will share tips to help you tackle those challenges and embrace the benefits of this increasingly common work environment.

 

A Conversation with Marlee Matlin- From Oscar to the West Wing and Beyond (Online)
Wednesday, Sept 14, 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin joins Illinois Libraries Present to share the highs and lows of her Hollywood career and journeys as an activist. The youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, Matlin’s acting career recently achieved another milestone as her 2021 film CODA swept every category it was nominated in at the 2022 Academy Awards. A longtime advocate for deaf rights, Matlin continues to break down barriers for herself and others through her acting, awareness, and writing. As she has so aptly stated, “The only thing I can’t do is hear. The rest is there for the taking.” This program will be offered in ASL and translated through an interpreter.

 

Free Legal Consultations for Immigrants (In Person)
Wednesday, Sept 20, 2022
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representatives from World Relief DuPage/Aurora will offer free half-hour legal consultations for immigrants. Registration required. If you are unable to register online, contact Joe Popowitch at 630-884-8032. 

 

SCORE   

Learn About the Fundamentals of Selling (Online)
Tuesday, Sept 6, 2022
10:00 am
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At this Workshop you will learn about some basic sales techniques, and what sales skills that you need to develop in order to become a successful sales person. Whether you are selling a product or service, learning about these sales techniques will help you improve your sales performance. If you have never sold before this workshop will discuss some basics of the sales process.

 

West Suburban Community Pantry   

Protect Against Financial Scams (In Person)
Thursday, Sept 1, 2022
10:00 am
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US Bank is hosting a series of financial education classes at WSCP. 

 

Stress, Anxiety, Depression Mental Health Workshop (In Person)
Thursday, Sept 8, 2022
6:00 pm
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Make your mental health a priority. Join this educational class about stress, anxiety and depression presented by Dr. Sophia Carter of Rhapsody Behavioral Services.

 

 

Wheaton Public Library  

Job Club (In-Person)
Thursday, Sept 15, 2022
9:30 am to 10:30 am
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Looking for opportunities to network, get help completing job applications, writing your resume and cover letter, or preparing for an interview? Drop in to the Job Club! Job clubs provide support during what can be a stressful time. This club is in partnership with Goodwill Workforce Connection Center.

 

Career Workshop: Company Culture (Virtual)
Tuesday, Sept 27, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Employees are more likely to enjoy work when their needs and values are consistent with their employers. So why work for a company that is not aligned with your values? Anna Marie MacDonald, Manager Workforce Connection Center at Goodwill, will present how employers determine if you are a good fit, define "good fit", explore company values, interview questions asked to determine a good fit, and more.