Federal Resume Writing Workshop – 8hrs
This 4-hour session will provide an overview of steps taken in preparing a 3-5 page federal resume for government employment. Participants will gain skills through lecture, participant guide, and hands-on exercises.
Senior Executive Service (SES) Resume Writing Workshop – 8hrs
Starting with basics on SES, this workshop explains what it takes to qualify as a SES Candidate, describes the different types of SES application formats currently in use, and provides writing tips to help SES Candidates prepare their SES application package. SES Candidates will then work with instructors and peers to draft their 5 page SES Resume for inclusion in their SES Application Package.
Senior Executive Service (SES) Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) Writing Workshop – 8hrs
This workshop will help SES Candidates write outstanding and more competitive ECQs. SES candidates will learn how to map their accomplishments into the ECQs. Participants will identify and practice writing about their Executive Core Competencies and Leadership Competencies, using the recommended Office of Personnel Management (OPM) model: Context, Challenge, Action and Results. Participants will leave this workshop feeling more confident about writing their ECQs.
Note: A 5 day curriculum model is also offered for employers and government agencies that can assist SES Candidates with developing their complete 10 page ECQ package, covering all 5 ECQs requirements.
Keys to Federal Employment and USAJobs.gov – 4hrs
Learn about the hiring process for Federal Employment, to include strategies and tools to identify opportunities.
Corporate Resume Writing Workshop – 8hrs
Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead the participant through a self-assessment series so they will have extensive knowledge about the product they are marketing, THEMSELVES! Participants will learn about different resume formats, their application, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Participants will then work with instructors and peers to draft their 2 page corporate / private sector resume.
Navigating Today’s Job Market and Modern Job Search Techniques- 4hrs
Power your job search with this workshop! Topics include changes in the employment market, the hidden job market, and skills employers are looking for. This workshop will clearly outline the do’s and don’ts of a resume so that participants can build an effective, modern resume that will catch the eye of an employer and generate favorable results that will lead to securing interviews.
Networking Skills – 4hrs
Learn how and why networking is vital to your career, and how you can network your way into a job by knowing your audience and perfecting your own networking skills.
How to Prepare for a Career Fair or Hiring Event – 4hrs
Learn the importance of attending a career fair or hiring event. Identify communication strategies for use before, during, and after the event. Learn how to successfully network with employers and stand out positively from the crowd. Session will include mock one-on-ones with instructors and peers.
Interviewing Skills – 4hrs
Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview.Session will include mock one-on-ones with instructors and peers.
Salary Negotiation – 4hrs
This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.Session will include mock one-on-ones with instructors and peers.