August 2019 Webinars on ABR JobConnect

August 5th, 2019

Our goal is to help you get a job. We offer weekly free webinars on job hunting advice. A live question and answer period is held at the end of each webinar. This provides a great opportunity to get immediate feedback to help solve job search problems you may be facing.

Our August line-up includes:

Don’t Let Your Past Limit Your Future


Date: 08/08/2019 11:00 AM Central Time

Description: Most job seekers do not have a perfect job history. The good news is that it’s not the most qualified or perfect person who gets hired. Individuals who are finding jobs in this very competitive job market are the ones who know how to package themselves and how to ace their interviews. During this session, we will address the following:

  • How to handle problem areas on your resume
  • The impact of your past accomplishments
  • How to effectively overcome all objections or concerns

When you follow the advice during this session, your past WON’T affect your ability to land a great job!

People Talk – What Are They Saying About You?


Date: 08/13/2019 01:00 PM Central Time

Description: In the past, people only talked about you when they were contacted for a reference check. Technology has certainly changed how people communicate about you. People leave an impression when they recommend you on LinkedIn or talk about you on any social media site. It’s important that you realize how this impacts your job search. During this session, we will address the following:

  • Why, when and how you should prep your references
  • The impact of your LinkedIn Profile
  • Social media do’s and don’ts

Re-THINK: The “Ultimate Secret Formula” to Effective Interviewing


Date: 08/19/2019 11:00 AM Central Time

Description:
Come learn to Re-THINK your entire interview preparation and get hired! People often say, “I hope I survive my interview”. However, interviewing is not about survival, doubt or fear. It is absolutely about confidently communicating to the company how you can help them achieve their goals. It’s also your opportunity to show them, that by hiring you, they are making the best choice. During this presentation, you’ll learn:

• How to create a “highly effective” interview game plan
• How to easily manage your emotions so you can be Clear, Calm, and Confident
• How to specifically share the BEST of you throughout the interview
• What KEY questions can help to GET THE OFFER

Join us to learn the ULTIMATE SECRET FORMULA. Show them your absolute best in your next interview. Let’s get you back to work!

What Job Targets Are Best For You?


Date: 08/27/2019 01:00 PM Central Time

Description: If you’ve wondered how to most effectively open doors and with employers you respect, this webinar was written for you. Often the best companies receive more unsolicited resumes or CVs, but you will learn how to put yourself in front of decision makers in these preferred companies. During this session, we will address the following topics:

  • The best way to get into a company
  • Research you must conduct
  • The benefits of having more than one target
  • Hot careers you should consider

July 2019 Webinars on ABR JobConnect

July 1st, 2019

Our goal is to help you achieve career success. We offer weekly free career webinars on job hunting advice. A live question and answer period is held at the end of each webinar. This provides a great forum to instantaneously receive guidance to solve job search problems you may be facing.

Our July line-up includes:

Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities


Date: Monday, July 1st
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)

Description: Finding a job is not an easy process and you will encounter obstacles throughout your job search. Because finding a job is a sales process, you will experience objections. You could also be experiencing obstacles you are inadvertently creating. During this session, we will address the following:

  • How to convert obstacles into opportunities
  • Why you should welcome objections
  • How to eliminate obstacles you are creating in your job search

Uncover Unadvertised Job Opportunities


Date: Monday, July 8th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)

Description: 
Many employers have confidential positions that are not advertised. These are positions that are held by someone who is either on probation or on the verge of being fired. These can also be new positions that are created by a new contract, new technology or project. During this session, we will address the following:

  • How to uncover unadvertised job opportunities
  • Conducting a proactive vs. reactive job search
  • Why this must become a part of your job search efforts

Do’s and Don’ts of an Employment Application


Date: Thursday, July 18th
Time: 3:00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, 2:00 pm CST)

Description:
 If you submitted a resume and have now been sent an application, you have already made it past the first hurdle in this company’s interview process. Companies only reach out to candidates they feel could be a possible fit for their position. The answers you provide on an application form often determine if you are interviewed or screened out. During this session, we will address the following:

  • Answers that enhance your chance of being interviewed
  • Answers that can cause you to be screened out
  • The best way to handle salary on an employment application

Getting Unstuck: How to Re-THINK Your Job Search


Date: Thursday, July 25th
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST, 11:00 am MST, 12:00 pm CST)

Description: Job searching doesn’t have to be hard and defeating. Come find out how to be an UNSTOPPABLE SOURCE of POWER in achieving your goals. Learn how you can use SIMPLE SYSTEMS that allow you to be effective in your job search.

Start to use a PROVEN PROCESS that can turn frustrations and obstacles into opportunities – on the spot! What a great ADVANTAGE for you to have “huge breakthrough” in your job search! Here is a peek of what we’ll cover in the webinar:

  • GET FOCUSED: A clear focus allows to be super-effective as you to aim directly for your goal and course-correct as necessary.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES: The right thinking and right actions lead you to the right results! Measure it and you get better and better.
  • REACHING for EXCELLENCE: You are the only authority in your life. Do your personal best every day!
  • GETTING UNSTUCK: Instantly let go of negative feelings like fear, resistance, and procrastination

There is so much happening in our lives today, that it doesn’t take much to knock us off-track. This webinar is uplifting and empowering!

June 2019 Webinars on ABR JobConnect

May 28th, 2019

Our goal is to help you achieve career success. We offer weekly free career webinars on job hunting advice. A live question and answer period is held at the end of each webinar. This provides a great forum to instantaneously receive guidance to solve job search problems you may be facing.

Our June line-up includes:

What Hiring Authorities Really Think


Date: Thursday, June 6th
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST, 11:00 am MST, 12:00 pm CST)

Description: 
Your Job Search can be extremely frustrating when you’re not scheduling interviews or getting job offers. Have you ever wondered what hiring authorities are really thinking? We interact with hiring authorities daily and want to share what we’ve learned to help your job search. During this session, we will address the following:

  • Greatest pet peeves of hiring authorities
  • What they are really attempting to accomplish
  • Who gets hired and who is screened out and WHY

Prepare For The Most Difficult Interview Questions


Date: Tuesday, June 11th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)

Description:
 Have you ever been asked a question during an interview that caused you to draw a blank? Interview questions can differ greatly from one employer to another and you must be prepared to put your best foot forward. During this session, we will address the following:

  • How to handle situational interview questions
  • What to do if a question is inappropriate
  • How to address a discriminatory question
  • What to do if you don’t know the answer

Re-THINK: Ignite Your Job Search with Confidence


Date: Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)

Description: It is time to re-invent your self-image, expand your self-concept, and learn how to ignite your confidence.

No matter what you are doing in life, it’s important to know how to effectively manage yourself. Whether it is physically, mentally, or emotionally, you are responsible for your actions and reactions.

In difficult times, you may feel like job searching is a defeating or discouraging experience, yet this is exactly when you most need to encourage yourself to step into your power.

If you’re determined to find the next place where you can thrive, make it a priority to join us. It will be uplifting and empowering.

In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Shift your perspective and show your confidence
  • Discover how easy you can change your self-image
  • Learn simple steps to powerfully manage emotions
  • Strengthen your winning attitude – Be a Yes to You!
  • Access the courage, clarity and power already in you

Instead of feeling like you are in a rut where you always feel defeated, you will see that you’re already a WINNER! Come experience the shift for yourself.

Is My Experience Helping Or Hurting My Search?


Date: Tuesday, June 25th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)

Description: Have you ever wondered if extensive experience or a lack of experience can hurt your efforts to find a new job? The answer is “yes, sometimes” but there are things you can do to improve your chances of being interviewed and hired. Questions we will answer include:

  • Does extensive experience make you over-qualified?
  • Should you apply for jobs asking for experience, when you have none?
  • If you’re changing careers, is your experience even relevant?
  • How can you most effectively list experience on your resume?

May 2019 Webinars on ABR JobConnect

May 6th, 2019

Our goal is to help you achieve career success. We offer weekly free career webinars on job hunting advice. A live question and answer period is held at the end of each webinar. This provides a great forum to instantaneously receive guidance to solve job search problems you may be facing.

Our May, 2019 lineup includes:

Re-THINK: Shifting for Success In Your Job Search


Date: Tuesday, May 7th
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 pm PST, 11:00 am MST, am 12:00 pm CST)

Description:
 Being in job search mode can bring up a lot of feelings that can get in the way of your success making you feel defeat and discouraged. This webinar is designed to show you how you can shift your thoughts and feelings of being upset, angry, frustrated, hopeless, burned out, or all of the above.

In this results-focused presentation, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to decide and commit to your goal of getting hired.
  • Shift from focusing on “what’s wrong” to focusing on “what works”.
  • Discover how to rise above the circumstances and take powerful action.
  • Be empowered to move through your job search activity with ease.
  • Learn how to powerfully use your time and energy starting today.

What Should Be On Your Daily Plan


Date: Thursday, May 16th
Time: 3 :00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, am 2:00 pm CST)

Description:
 Individuals who are accepting job offers are often the best planners. If you are not planning out your schedule as a job seeker, you are inadvertently planning for failure and your job search will take much longer than anticipated. During this session, we will address the following:

  • Why and when you should plan
  • What should be included in your daily plan
  • Where to place your focus to get the greatest results

Don’t Burn Any Bridges


Date: Monday, May 20th
Time: 12 :00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, am 11:00 am CST)

Description:
 You want to leave every job on a good note to help you obtain positive references and hopefully valuable referrals and recommendations throughout your career. There are things you can do even if you were terminated. During this session, we will discuss the following:

  • Six Degrees of Separation
  • Eight Basic Rules
  • What to do if you’re Terminated

Network Your Way to A New Job


Date: Wednesday, May 29th
Time: 3:00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, am 2:00 pm CST)

Description: 
Networking is the number one way to find a new job. In fact according to LinkedIn, more than 82% of current job seekers find their next opportunity through their networking efforts. IT doesn’t matter whether you’re a recent grad or C-Suite Executive, networking is critical to your success. You will learn the following:

  • Networking Goals you should set
  • How and When to Network
  • How to evaluate your personal and professional network

 

April 2019 Career Webinars on ABR JobConnect

March 25th, 2019

Our goal is to help you achieve career success. We conduct weekly free career webinars on hot topics for job seekers. A live question and answer period is held at the end of each webinar. This provides a great forum to instantaneously receive guidance to solve job search problems you may be facing.

Our April, 2019 lineup includes:

 

 

Using Social Media to Give Back to Your Network


Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 03:00 PM Eastern (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, am 2:00 pm CST)

Description:
When you’re in a job search, you soon learn that networking is the #1 most effective way to find your next job. Bolstering your relationships will all members of your network must be among your first priorities.

Effective networking is all about “giving” and help make others look good, and in return you look good to them and they are more likely to recommend you to others.
During this webinar you will learn ten ways to demonstrate your personal-brand attribute of generosity while you share your knowledge of social media to help others.

Planning is Essential


Date: Wednesday, April 3rd
Time: 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, am 1:00 pm CST)

Description: Most individuals spend more time preparing for a vacation, than planning their job search. Yet, the job offer you accept has a great impact on the type of vacation you can plan. Simply put: If you don’t know where you’re going, you’re never going to get there! During this session, we will discuss the following:

  • Why some job searches take much longer than anticipated
  • Why planning is essential during the prepare stage of your job search
  • How planning can put momentum behind your job search

What To Do If Money Is Tight


Date: Monday, April 15th
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST, 11:00 am MST, am 12:00 pm CST)

Description: Finding your next career opportunity will take time. Whether you’re conducting your job search full-time or working around your current job, the average job search is taking 3 to 5 months. This can often lead to financial pressures. During this session, we will address the following:

  • How to review your liquid assets
  • Current cash flow
  • Priority expenses
  • Pros and Cons of underemployment
  • Temporary or contract employment

Free Webinar: How To Research Pay Before You Apply

January 10th, 2019

Free Career Webinar With Live Q&A

Learn from top employment experts to help you navigate your career! These sessions address topics most important to your search and allow time for you to ask questions.

Research Salary Before You Apply


Date: Tuesday, January 15th 
Time: 
10:00 am CST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 11:00 am EST)

Description: Salary may not be the only thing you consider when looking for a new job, but it is always a consideration. You don’t want to waste your time or the company’s time, if the salary is not what you need to earn. During this session we will address how to do the following:
• Research salary levels
• Determine the compensation package you will accept
• Understand the impact of location on the spending power of a salary offered

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December Webinar Feature: Interview Preparation Tips

December 3rd, 2018

https://www.abrjobs.com/2018/12/03/interview-preparation-tips/Interview Preparation Tips

Seeking interview preparation tips? Looking to avoid future interview mistakes? You’ve come to the right place! We cover these topics this month during our free webinars. A live Q&A session will be held at the end to address your questions.

Re-THINK! Job Search Mistakes Even Smart People Make


Date: Tuesday, December 4th
Time:  11:00 am CST

Description: Re-THINK and Get Results! We are going to break it down, so you can see the Job Search Mistakes being made and more importantly how to turn these mistakes around, so you can get results.

Come ready to learn! This webinar is designed for smart people who are ready to get back to work. I have helped place thousands of people get hired for jobs they love, and I want to help you, so you too can land your dream job.

Here is a sneak peak of the mistakes we are going to Re-THINK:

  • Disempowered Thinking
  • Online Resume Submittal
  • Ineffective Networking
  • Low Self-Confidence
  • Not Being Clear
  • Lack of Preparation for Interviews
  • Not Fully Communicating Your Value
  • Lack of Commitment to Job Search Activity
  • Fear of Follow Up
  • Not Having Support

This will give you the confidence you need to get your job search into “high gear”. Say GOODBYE to these mistakes and let’s get you back to work!

Interview Preparation Tips: Outwit Your Competition 


Date: Tuesday, December 18th
Time: 11:00 am CST

Description:
 The most qualified person does not necessarily get hired, it’s the person who aces the interview. How can you PREPARE better than your competition, so you end up with a job offer? During this session, you will learn the following:

  • Nine specific steps to prepare for an interview
  • Additional tips to improve the results of your job search process

How to Handle an Uninformed Interviewer


Date: Thursday, December 27th
Time: 1:00 pm CST

Description: Have you ever been frustrated when you realize the person interviewing you doesn’t understand your credentials or the position, they are presenting to you? What can you do to turn this situation around, so you are considered for the job? During this session, we will address the following:

  • How you can be scheduled for a subsequent interview
  • How to turn this type of interview into your favor
  • Why it’s important to understand the priorities of this individual

Job Search Tips & Job Search Support Webinars

November 1st, 2018

Looking for job search tips that work? Or wonder about how do you go about finding your passion? Ever think job post applications are a time-waster? Want assistance to  overcome barriers in your job search? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll cover all of these topics this month during our free webinars. A live Q&A session will be held at the end to address your questions.

Finding Your Passion


Date: Tuesday, November 6th
Time: 11:00 am CST

Description:  Since work is so much a part of our lives, we want it to be meaningful and fulfilling. Come find out why and how to get the answers you need to find your passion. During this session you will:

• Learn how to instantly build your self-confidence
• Learn the essentials needed shift your emotions empowering you toward your future
• Learn how to accelerate your success and how to stay on your path
• Learn how to eliminate unwanted habits and behaviors that are holding you back

Join us to discover your unique contribution and gain access to all the resources within you to fulfill your purpose with power. It will be energizing, inspiring, and fun!

 

Job Search Tips 2018


Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time:10:00 am CST
Description: Finding a job is not rocket science, but it can be overwhelming if you are not obtaining results from your efforts. During this session, you will learn the following:

• What works in today’s job market
• How to get the attention of Hiring Authorities
• The importance of your Social Media Presence
• The dynamic duo of LinkedIn and Keywords

 

Are Applying to Job Postings Worth Your Time?


Date: Monday, November 19th
Time: 2:00 pm CST
Description: It’s important to spend your valuable time on activities that will provide you with the greatest chance of success in your job search. During this session, you will learn how to:

• Identify viable job postings
• Screen for red flags in job postings
• Determine Best Use of your Time
• Get your resume in the hands of Hiring Authorities

 

Overcoming Job Search Barriers


Date: Monday, November 26th
Time: 2:00 pm CST
Description: It is estimated that eight out of ten employees currently working would change their job if given a better opportunity. That is great news for someone like you who is conducting a job search. During this session, we will discuss some of the greatest barriers you are facing in your job search including the following:

• Social Media
• The Mental Game
• Over-qualified or Under-qualified
• Too Many Choices

Your Employment Connection to the Future
Our monthly free webinars are just one tool we offer people looking for work. Partner with us on your job search. We’ll help you get noticed by area employers that are hiring and provide personal support along the way! Contact any ABR location to get started.

September 2018 Career Webinars on ABR Job Connect

September 4th, 2018

How do I negotiate the best salary? How do I find an unadvertised job? What are the pros and cons of contract positions? We’ll answer these frequently asked questions from job seekers this month during our free webinars.

How to Find Jobs that are Not Advertised


Date: Thursday, September 6th
Time: 3:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST)

 

Description: 
If you are answering job board ads or website postings, your resume or CV in one of the hundreds of responses companies receive. But, how do you find jobs that are not advertised so there is not so much competition? This session will cover that topic as well as the following topics:

  • How to get your resume in the hands of hiring authorities
  • Networking activities you must do daily
  • Best ways to uncover jobs that are not advertised

Ignite Your Job Search with Confidence – Re-THINK You!


Date: Wednesday, September 12th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)

Description: It is time to re-invent your self-image, expand your self-concept, and ignite self-confidence. No matter what you are doing in life, it’s important to know how to effectively manage yourself on all levels; physically, mentally, and emotionally.

If you feel like job searching is a defeating or discouraging experience, make it a priority to join us. In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to:

• Shift your perspective to cultivate self-confidence
• Discover how easy you can change your self-image
• Learn strategies to help you powerfully manage emotions
• Build and strengthen your attitude – Be a Yes to You!
• How to access the courage, clarity and power already in you

Instead of defeat, you will see that you are already a WINNER! Come experience the shift for yourself.

What are the Pros and Cons of Working Contract Positions?


Date: Monday, September 17th
Time: 12:00 pm EST (9:00 amPST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00am CST)

Description: 

Have you ever thought about working as a Contractor, but thought that would hurt your career? Did you know that Contractors can make more money than individuals who work a traditional 40 hour a week job? Do you really know the pros and cons of working as a Contractor? During this session, we will address the following:

  • PROS of working as a contractor
  • CONS of working as a contractor
  • Why working Contract has become a popular choice for employment

Negotiate the Highest Compensation Package


Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)

Description: 

You’ve been through several interviews, and just completed the final interview where the employer said they would be putting your offer together. Then it hits you that you never discussed money or benefits throughout the hiring process. You need a job, but can’t afford to accept something that is lower than your expenses, so do you wait and pray or bring up the topic of compensation before the offer is extended? That question and the following questions will be answered during this session:

  • How do you negotiate the best salary?
  • What areas can you negotiate in a compensation package?
  • What areas are not eligible for negotiations?
  • How do you get the best compensation package without jeopardizing the job offer?

August 2018 Free Job Seeker Webinars on ABR JobConnect

August 6th, 2018

August 2018 Webinars ABR JobConnect

The REAL Reasons You Don’t Hear Back


Date: Tuesday, August 7th
Time: 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)

Description:
 It can be frustrating to feel your resume or CV ends up in some deep dark hole with no response. It’s estimated that over 75% of job seekers who apply to job boards, website postings ad other resources NEVER hear back from the employer. It’s even more frustrating not to receive feedback after you’ve had a telephone or face-to-face interview. During this session, we will review the following:

  • How to make your resume/CV stand out
  • How to receive a return call when you leave a voicemail
  • How to receive a response to your email
  • What it takes to get feedback after an interview
  • Six ways to manage poor experiences during your job search

 

 

 

 

Ignite Your Job Search with Confidence – Re-THINK You!


Date: Wednesday, August 15th
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST, 11:00 am MST, 12:00 pm CST)

Description: It is time to re-invent your self-image, expand your self-concept, and ignite self-confidence. No matter what you are doing in life, it’s important to know how to effectively manage yourself on all levels; physically, mentally, and emotionally. If you feel like job searching is a defeating or discouraging experience, make it a priority to join us. In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Shift your perspective to cultivate self-confidence
  • Discover how easy you can change your self-image
  • Learn strategies to help you powerfully manage emotions
  • Build and strengthen your attitude – Be a Yes to You!
  • How to access the courage, clarity and power already in you

Instead of defeat, you will see that you are already a WINNER! Come experience the shift for yourself.

 

 

 

 

A Day In The Life of a Job Seeker


Date: Thursday, August 23rd
Time: 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)

Description:
 During this webinar we will review what you should accomplish each and every day of our job search, if you want to enjoy improved results. During this session, we will address the following:

  • Daily activities and priorities
  • Networking
  • Follow-Ups
  • Tracking and reviews

 

 

 

 

It Is Time for a New Job Target


Date: Tuesday, August 28th
Time: 3:00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, 2:00 pm CST)

Description: If you’ve been in your job search more than six months with little or no results, it may be time to consider a new job target to put momentum back in your job search. During this session, we will discuss the following:

  • How to determine if it’s you or your target
  • Steps to identify a new target
  • How to market yourself
  • Pros and cons of multiple job targets