Career Transitions Workshops

Want to brush up on your job-hunting skills? We can help with a series of Career Transitions Workshops occuring this spring! The four-part series will take place at the Wyoming branch in March, the Kentwood branch in April and the East Grand Rapids branch in May.

Developing Your Personal Brand is aimed at helping you identify — and thus develop and market — your innate talents and describe your key functional, technical and behavioral competencies to set the foundation for effective verbal and written communications.
Thursday, March 1, 5:30 pm – Wyoming branch
Thursday, April 5, 5:30 pm – Kentwood branch
Wednesday, May 2, 5:30 pm – East Grand Rapids branch

Communicating Your Brand includes information about elevator pitches (getting your message across in the time it takes to ride an elevator a few floors), as well as résumés and online profiles, with emphasis on aligning your message with your professional value in the marketplace.
Thursday, March 8, 5:30 pm – Wyoming branch
Thursday, April 12, 5:30 pm – Kentwood branch
Wednesday, May 9, 5:30 pm – East Grand Rapids branch

Networking is aimed at helping participants explore strategies and techniques in building and nurturing effective relationships with contacts.
Thursday, March 15, 5:30 pm – Wyoming branch
Thursday, April 19, 5:30 pm – Kentwood branch
Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 pm – East Grand Rapids branch

Behavioral Interviewing & Effective Negotiating Strategies will teach you how to create a positive and lasting impression. Learn essential techniques of effective interviewing in today’s job market and strategies to effectively negotiate terms of employment. 
Thursday, March 22, 5:30 pm – Wyoming branch
Thursday, April 26, 5:30 pm – Kentwood branch
Wednesday, May 23, 5:30 pm – East Grand Rapids branch 

Registration is required, and participants can attend one or all events. Please call 616-784-2007 to sign up.

The Career Transitions Workshop series is presented in partnership with Career Steps West Michigan.

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Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!



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2 Responses to “Career Transitions Workshops”

  1. Christine Newton Says:

    To whom it may concern:

    I will not be able to attend KWD Behavioral Interviewing and Negotiating workshop on April 26the as planned. Please take me off the list.

    Thank you,

    Christine Newton

  2. Sheri Says:

    Hi Christine,

    I’ve canceled your registration for the April 26 workshop. Please call us at 616-784-2007 if you’d like to sign up for an alternate session instead.

    Thanks,
    Sheri
    KDL Webmaster