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June 2021

L.E.A.P. Table at Whipple City Festival

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

L.E.A.P. will have a table at the Whipple City Festival in Greenwich on Saturday!   Details: The Whipple City Festival is back in Greenwich on Saturday, June 19 — after a year’s hiatus due to Covid. Rather than a weekend of concerts, crafts, music and the annual opening parade, this year’s 29th Whipple City Festival has been rebranded as a one afternoon pedestrian street fair, running Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. on Main Street. The aim: To showcase local businesses…

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FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Overcoming Barriers

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Overcoming Barriers to Employment June 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join us for this informal glimpse into potential stumbling blocks to finding a job and some resources and strategies to help you meet your goals. Whether you're facing transportation needs, childcare needs, prior justice system involvement, inexperience, health concerns, or more - we're here to help connect you to resources! . Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJAkdeGgrDgpHNAGV4xsRpkRqSsExFUNfbpG . Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career Centers Check out all 7…

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FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Completing Job Applications

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Completing Job Applications June 23, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Statistics show that approximately 50% of mid-sized companies and almost all large corporations use an applicant tracking system (ATS) to screen candidates for job opportunities. Find out how you can prepare and hear suggestions for getting the most visibility out of your online application. Pre-registration required: https://zoom.us/.../tJctdO6qrzIoE9LGHtjPoT3gRGNGTFyud-Lk Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career Centers Check out all 7 free Career Center Workshops in June: GCR Virtual Workshops…

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July 2021

FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Transferable Skills

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Transferable Skills July 6, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Transferable skills are qualities you have already acquired which can be used in a different job. Make it easy for employers to see the connection between your qualities and the skillset needed to do the job and market yourself as the solution to an employer’s problem. Learn ways to research the employer’s needs then identify and show them that you have these skills. Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJAod-yuqjgtHNEY9LGSd8EOkXas40zWiqcy Presented by the…

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Free Career Center Virtual Workshop: Resume Development

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Resume Development July 7, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Your resume and cover letter are crucial components that can set you apart from other candidates when applying for a job. This workshop will present the basics of a powerful and effective cover letter including formatting, tailoring to the job, and getting through the online application process to land an interview. *Please bring a rough draft of your resume* Pre-registration required: https://zoom.us/.../tJUvc-GorjkoH9Qc11k75NP_Ornn0Zq7OnS4 Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career…

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Free Career Center Virtual Workshop: Interview Preparation

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Interview Preparation July 13, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM A job interview is the opportunity for an employer to see if you are a good fit for the position and the company – and it’s a chance for you to see if they fit your needs as well. This workshop will discuss how to articulate your strengths, what questions to expect, how to address difficult topics, and acing the entire interviewing process. Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJ0td-yupjMjHtChprvx2KOm6Fe67ygKLei6 Presented by the…

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FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Social Media

July 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Social Media July 22, 2021 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm Your social media presence can make or break your ability to find a job. Don’t let your digital footprint hold you back. Learn how to use social media to your advantage in searching for a job and marketing yourself for the job you’ve always wanted. Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJAscuyqrj0jGdLBtSKH55unL-mjonxH4Aad Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career Centers L.E.A.P. is a proud partner of the American Job Center network

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L.E.A.P. Job Fair

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Join L.E.A.P. for a JOB FAIR! Would you like to work in a family atmosphere, as part of a team that goes above and beyond for each other and the children we serve every day? We employ up to 130 staff! L.E.A.P. makes staff wellness a priority by offering an excellent benefits package including: health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time. Positions are available at our Cambridge, Fort Edward, Granville, Hudson Falls and Whitehall locations. We are recruiting for…

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FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Goal Setting

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Goal Setting July 26, 2021 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Goals are what take us forward in life. They are the first step to every journey we take. In this workshop we will explain how goal setting works, why goals are important, and take home more helpful resources to help you get started. Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJUtc-6qqz4tEteuyGHxxuILk7QirvOcg7IE Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career Centers L.E.A.P. is a proud partner of the American Job Center network

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FREE Career Center Virtual Workshop: Overcoming Barriers

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Overcoming Barriers to Employment July 27, 2021 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join us for this informal glimpse into potential stumbling blocks to finding a job and some resources and strategies to help you meet your goals. Whether you're facing transportation needs, childcare needs, prior justice system involvement, inexperience, health concerns, or more - we're here to help connect you to resources! Pre-registration required. https://zoom.us/.../tJAkdeGgrDgpHNAGV4xsRpkRqSsExFUNfbpG Presented by the Greater Capital Region Career Centers L.E.A.P. is a proud partner of…

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