Career Exploration

The healthcare industry, one of the biggest employers in the Boston area, is expected to change and grow in the future as a result of population shifts and the Affordable Care Act. Attend this workshop to explore career options beyond the typical physician and nursing roles and the hospital setting. Training, average salaries, barriers to employment, competencies and skills required for a variety of roles will be addressed. Handouts will be distributed.

Event Date Thursday July 26th 2018 10:30:00 AM
Event End Date Thursday July 26th 2018 12:00:00 PM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 06-12-2018
Cut off date Wednesday July 25th 2018 10:30:00 AM
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Session One: (attending Session One is a prerequisite for attending Session Two) 
We will look at an overview of the career transition process, and begin work on some self-assessment exercises. They’ll help us analyze our transferable skills, clarify our workplace values, and identify the areas in our past work and non-work activity that have been particularly satisfying.


Session Two: (attending Session One is a prerequisite for attending Session Two) 
After reviewing the homework assigned in Session one, we’ll brainstorm ideas for possible career directions, and develop plans to explore and evaluate those options. You’ll leave with an action plan that includes concrete steps to help accelerate your career transition process.

CAPACITY: 8 FEE: $45.00 for both sessions DURATION: 1.5

To PAY and REGISTER: 

Event Date Friday July 27th 2018 09:30:00 AM
Event End Date Friday July 27th 2018 11:00:00 AM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 06-12-2018
Cut off date Thursday July 26th 2018 09:00:00 AM
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2.0 | CAREER EXPLORATION: SKILL SCAN ASSESSMENT I
For those changing careers, the biggest question is, “What occupations value my skill set?” During this session, you will have the opportunity to use a skills card sort assessment to determine your proficiency and interest in various skill sets, including your capacity to learn new skills. You will learn about the fields and industries in which your skills are most commonly used.
 

Event Date Tuesday July 31st 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Tuesday July 31st 2018 02:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 06-12-2018
Cut off date Monday July 30th 2018 09:30:00 AM
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2.0 | CAREER EXPLORATION: SKILL SCAN ASSESSMENT I
For those changing careers, the biggest question is, “What occupations value my skill set?” During this session, you will have the opportunity to use a skills card sort assessment to determine your proficiency and interest in various skill sets, including your capacity to learn new skills. You will learn about the fields and industries in which your skills are most commonly used.
 After completing this workshop you will be able to:
1)  Identify the skills you would most like to use in your next career
2)  Identify the occupations in which your skills are most commonly used
3)  Explore ways to use this information with other traditional inventories to develop a complete view of occupations that might be a good fit for you

Event Date Thursday August 2nd 2018 01:00:00 PM
Event End Date Thursday August 2nd 2018 02:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 06-26-2018
Cut off date Wednesday 08-01-2018

Sometimes additional training can be the barrier that stands between you and your next job. Attend this session to learn if you are eligible for training assistance to develop useful skills for the workplace or to make the skills you already have more marketable. Dislocated workers from Boston based companies and income eligible adults from the city of Boston are especially welcome. This session will provide an overview of the Workforce Investment Act, a federally funded skills training program that pays for job skills training to eligible individuals who meet specific criteria.

 

Event Date Tuesday August 7th 2018 02:00:00 PM
Event End Date Tuesday August 7th 2018 03:30:00 PM
Registration Start Date Tuesday 06-26-2018
Cut off date Monday August 6th 2018 02:00:00 PM
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