Resources

SPEAKER AND RESOURCE PRESENTATIONS

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Regular Speakers and their Organizations









USEFUL CAREER RESOURCES

>Computers from Cincinnati Computer Cooperative for JSFG
  Members
Desktop computers are available for $150 with monitor (add $30 for flat screen monitor) and laptops (if available)  $200 for JSFG Members.  Please click link for details. Must mention JSFG on order form to qualify:
More info on Cincinnati Computer Cooperative:
 
>Career Support and Assistance
Free Computer Classes at The Healing Center - The Healing Center offers a wide variety of educational / social services.  A great place to volunteer.  Computer classes include Basic Computers, Word & Docs, Excel & Sheets, and Google.  For more information, call 513-346-4080.
Xavier University Career Center:  Students and Alumni
Miami University Career Services:  Students and Alumni
Cincinnati Career Network/Jewish Vocational Services:  Free; non denominational: Assist in all areas of career search
Immaculate Heart of Mary: Job Search Ministry, training

>Financial and Healthcare Options
Home Ownership and Foreclosure Prevention: The Home Ownership Center of Cincinnati (non-profit org) www.hometoday.cc

>Career Training and Online University Courses (Free)
Cincinnati Public Library: Universal class: Free online courses on a range of technology and other topics.  Requires free library card to access
Coursera: Partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free
EdXEdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard U and MIT that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web
UdacityYou learn by solving challenging problems and pursuing udacious projects with world-renowned university instructors 
Khan Academy: A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
Accredited Online Colleges: This is a general information website with many resources useful to all people looking to further their education. The site discusses the offline and online educational paths one can follow to obtain a degree from an accredited institution.

>Career Advice: Blogs

Ask the Headhunter: no-nonsense,advice, Q&A, blog, free newsletter for users. Plenty of good content.

Hell in the Hallway: funny, well-written career blog.

Tim's Strategy: More great advice on careers, social media, and a subscribable newsletter.

Simply Hired Blog: Part of the jobs site. Usually some good advice here along with job postings. 

Mike Petras' Job Interview Wisdom: Lots of career advice, focused on interview strategy.

Job Hunters Bible: Official site for "What Color is Your Parachute"

>Career Advice: Career Description, Salary, etc.

O*Net:  Tool for career search, detailed descriptions of the world of work 

Glassdoor:  An inside look at jobs, companies, salaries, interviews, etc.

Careerealism: Tips for building a better career 

>Career Advice: Resumes  

Rockport Institute: How to write a masterpiece of a resume

About Jobsearch:  Resume tips

Top of The Stack:  Cincinnati resume writing service

>Career Outplacement and Coaching Services in Cincinnati

Global Preferred Solutions (GPS Franchise): Free Franchise & Business Search Services | Entrepreneurial Coaching - Inspiring people to explore options beyond the corporate track with guidance through the process of discovery.  What Are Your Transferable Skills? Click to complete your 5-Minute Business Profile and instantly receive your FREE report. 

Questions? Contact Nan Stricker | 513-575-2005 | nan@gpsfranchise.com

GPS Consulting Group: Helping individuals in transition improve their job search effectiveness.

>Staffing and Placement Agencies

Addeco:  Cincinnati e-mail Donna Wesselman

Kelly Services:  Florence, Cincinnati


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