December at Lisle Township Job Club

RESUME REVIEWS
Job Club Every Monday at 10 a.m. (no meetings Dec. 25 or Jan. 1)
Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge 60517 Second-Floor Meeting Room
Bring your resume, cover letter or job club handbill and we’ll review and suggest ways you can strengthen your job search materials to best position you for your next job and even a new career.

NETWORKING MEETINGS
Job Club Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. (no meeting December 27)
Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563
It’s a fact: More people land jobs through active networking—upwards of 85 percent—than by any other job search method. Expand your network with other job seekers (everybody knows somebody), find out who is hiring and about jobs that may never be advertised, share successful strategies and contact names, and practice your “elevator speech”—a brief two-minute verbal resume about positions desired and target employers—and let us help you.

WORKSHOP
The Mindful Job Search
Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:00am – 11:30am
Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563
Mindfulness is an age-old practice that is scientifically validated to increase personal well-being and resiliency. Its benefits include stress reduction, mental clarity and improved problem-solving, as well as increased energy and confidence, mood regulation and relaxation. Can you imagine what this could mean to your job search? This experiential workshop will introduce you to different mindful techniques that you can apply to your personal and professional life, and even within interviews. Led by Job Club facilitator and licensed clinical professional counselor Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LCPC. Free to CCC members, $20 non-members.

You are cordially invited to join us for . . .
THE UN-OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY
Wednesday, December 13 – Networking begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by festivities
Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563
Conor Cunneen, Jim Waszak and Richard Oberbruner will bring their holiday cheer to inspire and entertain us as we share lunch and good company. It’s sure to be a good time, as Conor—Chicago Humorous Speaker of the Year, popular author on job search and job transition, and CCC board member—serves as master of ceremonies following traditional Job Club networking. Please join us! RSVP: (630) 961-5665 or ccc@communitycareercenter.org

For more information, contact Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt at (630) 968-2087, ext. 14 or sarahb@LisleTownship.com

September at Lisle Township Job Club

RESUME REVIEWS

Job Club Every Monday at 10 a.m.

Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge 60517

Second-Floor Meeting Room

Bring your resume, cover letter or job club handbill and we’ll review and suggest ways you can strengthen your job search materials to best position you for your next job and even a new career.

 

NETWORKING MEETINGS

Job Club Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563

It’s a fact: More people land jobs through active networking—upwards of 85 percent—than by any other job search method. Expand your network with other job seekers (everybody knows somebody), find out who is hiring and about jobs that may never be advertised, share successful strategies and contact names, and practice your “elevator speech”—a brief two-minute verbal resume about positions desired and target employers—and let us help you.

Lisle Public Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle 60532—Meeting Room A/B

STAYING MOTIVATED IN YOUR JOB SEARCH—As Winston Churchill once said, “Never, Never, Never Give Up,” but that can be hard to do in the face of repeated rejection and lack of response from employers to your applications. In his presentation, Clinical Psychologist Sander Marcus, PhD, will address how to effectively deal with “motivational roadblocks” and discouragement that is common in job search. Marcus, who specializes in career and job search counseling, will provide numerous tools and inspiration to help you stay motivated and resilient, feeling hopeful and in control of your job search. Presentation will follow structured Job Club networking. Free.

 

For more information, contact Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt at (630) 968-2087, ext. 14, or email sarahb@lisletownship.com

IN THE NEWS: Lisle Township Job Club on TV

Lisle Township Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt talks with Kim White, director of the Community Career Center in Naperville, about the value of job club handbills and elevator speeches, and what makes them effective:

To view TV segment:

https://www.nctv17.com/career-center/handbill-and-interview-tips/

Job Club meets every Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563. Free and no need to register.

For more information:

Sarah Breithaupt

Director, Youth and Family Services

Lisle Township

(630) 968-2087, ext. 14

sarahb@lisletownship.com

August at Lisle Township Job Club

RESUME REVIEWS

Job Club Every Monday at 10 a.m.

Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge 60517

August 7 & 14: Study Room G / August 21 & 28: Second-Floor Meeting Room

Bring your resume, cover letter or job club handbill and we’ll review and suggest ways you can strengthen your job search materials to best position you for your next job and even a new career.

 

NETWORKING MEETINGS

Job Club Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563

It’s a fact: More people land jobs through active networking—upwards of 85 percent—than by any other job search method. Expand your network with other job seekers (everybody knows somebody), find out who is hiring and about jobs that may never be advertised, share successful strategies and contact names, and practice your “elevator speech”—a brief two-minute verbal resume about positions desired and target employers—and let us help you.

 

Two dates and locations for this one  . . .

JOB CLUB HANDBILLS AND ELEVATOR PITCHES WORKSHOP

August 15 from 1-2:30 p.m.

Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563

(Free to members of the Center, $15 for non-members. RSVP: www.communitycareercenter.org/calendar)

Or

August 16 at Noon

Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield 60544

(Register online at www.plainfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 815-327-2515)

Job Club handbills and elevator pitches are important tools for success in networking and landing your next job. But what makes them effective and memorable? We will review what works and how to best

engage others to actively and concretely support your search. This workshop is for those who are unsure where to start as well as well as experienced networkers who want to rework and refresh their pitches, and would like feedback. Presented by Lisle Township Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LPC.

Experiential and fun, this monthly workshop will help focus and ground you to face the challenges of job search. Providing easy techniques to enhance your professional and personal wellbeing, come for your moment of Zen and return to the search fully present, calm and refreshed. No prior experience necessary, however this is also an opportunity for previous attendees and mindful others to refresh their practice as every monthly session is different. Scheduled conveniently after Job Club, which meets at 10:30 at the CCC. Both facilitated by Licensed Professional Counselor Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LPC, NCC. Free to members, $15 to non-members. RSVP: www.communitycareercenter.org/calendarJOB CLUB SPEAKER AND NETWORKING

Friday, August 25, 10 a.m.

Lisle Public Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle 60532—Meeting Room A/B

As an international tennis professional John Bremner became an expert in dealing with and overcoming stress. John now uses his experience, strong motivational skills and sports acumen to help others find ways to manage their stress, which he has also recently published in the book “StressCount.” Structured networking will precede John’s presentation. FREE

 

TRANSFORMATION AND TRANSCENDENCE:

MANAGING EMOTIONS IN THE JOB SEARCH

Saturday, August 26, at 9 a.m.

St. Raphael Jobs Ministry

1215 Modaff Road, Naperville 60540

While challenging emotions are normal in job search, if left unchecked they can also make finding your next position more difficult and impact your personal wellbeing. Learn strategies to help you transform and transcend difficulties, and keep you moving forward toward your goals most effectively and efficiently. Presented by Lisle Township Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LPC. FREE

 

For more information, contact Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt at (630) 968-2087, ext. 14, or email sarahb@lisletownship.com

June at Lisle Township Job Club

LISLE TOWNSHIP JOB CLUB                                                                                                 

RESUME REVIEWS

Mondays, 10 a.m.

Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge 60517—Second Floor Meeting Room

Bring your resume, cover letter or job club handbill and we will review and suggest ways you can strengthen your job search materials to best position you for your next job and even a new career.

 

NETWORKING MEETINGS

Job Club Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Community Career Center, 1815 Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville 60563

It’s a fact: More people land jobs through active networking—upwards of 85 percent—than by any other job search method. Expand your network with other job seekers (everybody knows somebody), find out who is hiring and about jobs that may never be advertised, share successful strategies and contact names, and practice your “elevator speech”—a brief two-minute verbal resume about positions desired and target employers—and let us help you. Free. No need to RSVP.

 

MAKING THE MOST OF OPTION B—Workshop

June 29, 1-2:30 p.m.

Community Career Center

Learn strategies to help you grow through career transition and build resiliency, as well as manage the three Ps of “Everything is Awful,” when facing adversity and challenge. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, with the help of others, learned how to kick the you-know-what out of Option B after tragedy struck and you can too! Whether you are living some version of Option B or C, D, or E, you will find this presentation insightful and empowering. Inspired by Sandberg’s latest book “Option B.” Presented by Lisle Township Job Club Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LPC. Free to members of the CCC, $15 for non-members. RSVP: www.communitycareercenter.org/calendar.

 

THE MINDFUL JOB SEARCH

Job Club speaker and networking

June 30 at 10 a.m.

Lisle Public Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle 60532—Conference Room

Join us for a fun and experiential workshop at which you will learn and practice mindfulness techniques that you can incorporate in your job search—even within interviews—to enhance professional effectiveness and personal well-being. Led by your fearless Job Club Facilitator and licensed professional counselor Sarah Breithaupt, MSEd, LPC, the goal is to leave the workshop feeling grounded and refreshed, and ready to face the rigors of job search with renewed intention and resilience. Networking will precede the presentation. FREE.

For more information, contact Sarah Breithaupt, Director of Youth and Family Services and Counselor, at Lisle Township by calling (630) 968-2987, ext. 14, or emailing sarahb@lisletownship.com.