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RUMC JOB NETWORKING INVITES YOU TO ATTEND ON
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 – “MINI” JOB FAIR!
10 Afternoon Workshops
Attire to Hire – 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Fast Start Orientation – 5:00 p.m.
Thanks to the Rotary Club of Roswell, Our Event Sponsor
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. with Dinner Speaker, Rusty Gordon
Limited Evening workshops beginning at 7:00 p.m.
“Mini” Job Fair – 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

FYI – Presidential Debate starts at 9:00 p.m. so you will have time to make it home for this important event.

First Time or Newer to RUMC Job Networking? Don’t miss the Orientation Fast Start Session” Our Job Networking events offer a great deal of information, which we know can overwhelm newcomers. We can help you understand what we have to offer and decide which events you’d like to try in our Orientation Fast Start Session at 5:00 p.m. Room B 233–237 – Dining Room.

Attire to Hire – Interview Ready Clothing4:00 to 8:00 p.m. If you have an interview and need one piece for an outfit or an entire outfit, be certain to stop by the “clothing store” located on the lower level of Building B. There is no cost involved. Come and see what we can do to help you look your best!

Dinner Program – Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Roswell, our event sponsor. Seating begins at 5:15 p.m. with serving to start at 5:30 p.m. Our dinner program is focused on developing your spiritual resume so you are not conducting your search alone! A donation of $3.00 for the dinner is appreciated; however, for those who are unable to contribute, the meal is on us. Our buffet may close around 6:15 p.m. so come early to hear our dinner speaker, Rusty Gordon.

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Detailed Agenda Below:

Notice: Bonus Afternoon Workshops prior to dinner and starting as early as 12:30 p.m. Pick one or two! No reservations needed. Also, reservations are not needed for dinner or other evening events.

Workshop #1 – 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.  – Crossroads Career “Mini” Workshop. Fast Paced, Dynamic and Comprehensive. Are you new in the job search process, or is your search stalled and you are not sure how to proceed? This session is for you! We will guide you through a 7 step process for seeking and finding a job, using the most effective and competitive methods. The content addresses both the spiritual and practical aspects of navigating a crossroads in your career. A donation of $5.00 is appreciated for the cost of materials. Led by Craig Simons and Anne Riggsby.  Room B 233–237 -Dining Room.

Workshop #2 – 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. – How to Change Negatives to Positives During Transition. Learn how to take care of yourself during the stress of job transition. We will arm you with proven tools for increasing and sustaining your resilience, motivation, and optimism. You will be provided with ways to minimize the “Big Three” – anger, anxiety and depression – that are often part of job search and career transition. In fact, you can replace negative thinking with faith, hope and trust. Led by Dr. Phil Sidwell. Room B 246-248.

Workshop #3 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Discover Your Competitive Edge. Move your search from stalled to competing for opportunities. Learn the secret formula for jobs. Led by Reed Harvey, Room B 126.

Workshop #4 – 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Boomer & Gen. X Job Search Strategies. – This workshop is a must for job seekers age 45+. Amazon Best Selling Author, Al Smith, demonstrates how to uncover objections, overcome “ageism” (age discrimination) and explain how to use your “Value Proposition” to prove you are more marketable than candidates from younger generations. Room B 123-125.

Workshop #5 – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – The Art of Buying the Right Business. A Business Ownership Boot Camp. Business ownership is not for everyone; choosing between an existing business or acquiring a franchise requires a proven process. There are over 4,000 different franchises, therefore, learning how to find the best match for your future is key. Led by Bill Williams, Room B 239.

Workshop #6 – 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. – How to Win in Your Job Search Every Time! – This is a fast paced, hands-on, in your face workshop that produces results and job offers. HR people hate to be sold a candidate, but they love to buy winners. In a mere 1 1/2 hours you will acquire and have practiced with the tools and triggers that reassure employers that YOU are who they want to buy! You will WIN no matter the competition. Led by Dan Jourdan – Room B242–244 – Trinity Café.

Workshop #7 – 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. –Ten Steps to Building a Career You Can be PASSIONATE ABOUT! – Here is your chance to put it all together. You will learn to paint a picture and prepare yourself for what your next meaningful career move should be and then build a common sense game plan to get you there. You will leave this session pumped with enthusiasm, a new attitude and knowing you are truly in it to win it. Led by Dave Reddick, Room B 242-244 Trinity Café.

Workshop #8 – 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. – Why Should I Hire You? – The person with the most laser-sharp, crystal clear, powerful, dynamic, value laden, hypnotic, irresistible answer to that question is the one who is most likely going to get the job. You will learn how to answer that question. It is a brutally honest, straight forward….and funny presentation. You will come away with a different point of view….guaranteed! Led by Hal Coleman, Room B 246 – 248.

Workshop #9 – 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. – Hot Jobs / Many FREE Boot Camps for Job Training – This workshop is hosted by Emory University representativeHamid Arjmand. Learn how to leverage these potential government funded training opportunities to move to a new job or industry. Room B 239.

Workshop #10 – 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. – Learn About the Marketing Document! This is a most important tool in the marketing phase of the search process. Led by Reed Harvey, Room B 126.

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6:45 – 8:30 p.m. – “Mini” Job Fair

7:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Limited Evening Workshop Activities due to Job Fair

One-On-One Resume Review. 
Join with us in this session to have your resume reviewed by Career Management Consultants, Hiring Managers and Human Resource Professionals. Room KZ 214 & 216.

Resume Writing Workshop. Al Smith will lead this workshop in the best practices for getting selected via your resume. Room KZ 217.

One-on-One LinkedIn Profile Review. Bring a pdf printed version of your LinkedIn profile (there is a pdf icon on your LinkedIn profile under Edit Your Profile). A robust profile increases your chances to be found for employment opportunities. Keith Warrick leads his team of LinkedIn Reviewers. Room KZ 220.

Chapel Time with our Prayer Ministry Leaders. We encourage everyone to keep God in your search. A job search is easier when He is included. Dedicated prayer partners are waiting in the Chapel during this time to pray with you. This could be the most important time you spend with us. B Building – Chapel – 3rd Floor.

LinkedIn Photos. Is your LinkedIn photo in need of an overhaul? Photographer Bruce Kromer will be on hand to make that LinkedIn headshot look professional. KZ Room B 212.

IT Answer Man. Cliff Riviere will provide one-on-one answers to your computer questions so you don’t have IT problems holding back your job search! Fellowship Hall Table #30.

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For information and directions please go to www.RUMCjobnetworking.com. Our meeting is located in Building B on the church campus. We have signs on the street to direct you. The best parking will be at Building A and at Building D. You’ll find it only a short walk to Building B. Review our website,  www.RUMCjobnetworking.com for maps of the campus under the link “Directions.”

Gain Access to http://www.crossroadscareer.org/. Do you need another reason to attend? We will be discussing the #1 website for job seekers that combine their job search techniques, strategies and faith together. Crossroads Career is a unique site that will walk you through the Seven Steps in your Job Search. This website is a one of a kind resource that we are pleased to share more with you when you attend Monday. Hope to see you September 26th!

Jay Litton,

Volunteer Leader
www.RUMCjobnetworking.com

Do you have questions about the ministry? Please contact Karen Griggs at kgriggs@rumc.com or call directly at 770-261-1739.

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Roswell United Methodist Church
814 Mimosa Boulevard
Roswell, GA 30075