Your College and Career Specialist (Valerie Beachley) along with HBAS Job Developer (Arlene Flores) offered many useful LIVE Webinars "Essential Skills for the New Economy " Series. Please view and click below
Huntington Beach Adult School's Student Support Services Transition Team is proud to bring you our first-ever, live webinar series, "Essential Skills for the New Economy." We kicked off our series on 4/24 with, "What to do if your Employment is Affected by Covid-19" (click the link to watch the recording of the live video) presented by Valerie Beachley, College and Career Specialist. The accompanying PowerPoint Presentation is located here and accessed by clicking the picture below.
Our 2nd webinar, 5/1, featured Jose Galeana, the Recruiting Analyst from DaVita (see flyer below) who provided valuable tips for gaining employment from the employer's vantage point. His webinar was so well received he has been invited back to present on "Building a Resume that Gets Noticed." Learn how to format a resume to highlight skills, address employment gaps & limited work history, target your audience and gain the attention of your desired employer. You can also checkout our videos on your Youtube Channel.
5/8 Arlene Flores, our very own Job Developer and resident Interview Expert, provided tips on nailing your next virtual job interview. During the #StayAtHome orders, chances are your interview will be a virtual one. Learn tricks to help you feel more confident, prepared, and nail that interview. View the webinar here and the PPT below:
5/15 - Have you ever wanted to start your own business? Watch how Elizabeth Pechs from CIELO (Community for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Opportunities), a non-profit organization focused on ENTREPRENEURSHIP, can assist you with starting and/or growing a business through workshops and/or one-on-one coaching! CIELO provides this service FREE of charge providing an invaluable service to the community. Entrepreneurship could be the solution you need to thrive in this New Economy! View the webinar here and find out how you can get started as an Entrepreneur. (Click pic below for the PowerPoint presented)
5/22 - Back by popular demand our partner, Jose Galeana, a recruiting analyst from DaVita, will be helping you Build a Resume that Gets Noticed! Jose will cover Layout Do’s and Don’ts (to assist with employment gaps or lack of experience), targeting your audience, and how to highlight your experience and skills to get desired employer’s attention. Don’t miss this one! (See flyer below for details). Watch the webinar here.
5/29 - In the final webinar of our series," Essential Skills for the New Economy," we will be joined by Liliana Tang and Annie Nguyen from OCAPICA (Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance), representing the Youth Employment and Policy programs respectively. The webinar titled, "Navigating Employment and Social Services," will assist you in accessing resources available to you through these challenging times such as linking to resources for healthcare, COVID 19 testing, employment and rent assistance. This final webinar also coincides with the celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. (See flyer below for more details)
We called our webinar series, "Fun Fridays," because they take place live on Fridays at 12pm, but we actually wanted to support students during this difficult time. Unemployment is at an all-time high of 20% which inspired us to bring this important information to you. The focus of these webinars is to prepare you for employment by covering resumes, virtual interviewing, branding yourself with LinkedIn, and other relevant topics presented by our College and Career Specialist, Job Developer, and our Partner Agencies, such as OCAPICA, CIELO and DaVita.
If you miss the live webinar, don't worry...the recording will be posted here where it can be viewed at a later date. Feel free to share with family and friends. We look forward to continuing to provide support to you, our valuable students, with college and career planning and assistance with meeting your employment goals.