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Job Seeker Workshops

Suncoast Jobs has partnered with the Tampa Bay Career Transition Group and the Job Search Acceleration Group of Tampa to aid transitioning professionals and executives in gaining re-employment. These groups are dedicated to serving the transitioning professional (unemployed, displaced or terminated) by providing a support network and structured workshops designed to focus one's efforts towards re-employment. These venues have helped many local Florida Professionals & Executives and these groups continue to refresh their material with the changing times, strategies and tools that help differentiate you from the masses.

How These Groups Benefit You

These groups are free and weekly meetings provide support in marketing yourself, networking opportunities, career guidance, relationship building, resume optimization, financial guidance, job leads, and accountability groups.

Weekly meetings cover a multi-step process to gaining re-employment and are supplemented by roundtable introductions and accountability reporting. The cornerstone of these programs include:

( 1 ) Developing a Personal Mission /Vision Statement ( your 30 second commercial )
( 2 ) Reviewing Assessments and Values ( Identifying your skill set and learning to adapt when required )
( 3 ) Performing a Financial Review ( being cost effective during your job search )
( 4 ) Developing a Marketing Plan ( Marketing yourself successfully with a focused approach )
( 5 ) Resume Optimization ( getting past the electronic screeners )
( 6 ) Developing Interviewing Skills ( preparing yourself with a proven method for difficult questions )
( 7 ) Working with Recruiters ( pros and cons )
( 8 ) Exploring Entrepreneurship ( Is Business Ownership a viable option )
( 9 ) Maintaining a Job Search Calendar ( optimize / plan your time and events you attend for success )
( 10 ) Networking Towards Success
( 11 ) Advanced Job Seeking techniques using LinkedIn
( 12 ) Working a Job Fair effectively

Location of Career Transition Group Meetings:

Clearwater

Tampa Bay Career Transition Group

See calendar below for meeting dates and times.

University of Phoenix
1901 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL, 33762 Map
(727) 946-6762

Tampa

Job Search Acceleration Group of Tampa (JSAG)

See calendar below for meeting dates and times.

Keiser University
5002 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33634 Map
(813) 924-8404
www.trainingtamer.com

Job Seeker Workshop Reviews:

Job Seeker Workshop Photos

Further extending our reach in the Tampa, Sarasota and Naples area, we regularly sponsor career fairs to provide an opportunity for employers and job seekers to connect face-to-face. Our most recent career fair was held at the Sarasota Westfield Southgate where 50+ employers and nearly 1,500 job seekers attended.