Career Resource Days.

HMONG CAREER RESOURCE DAYS

THIS IS A TWO DAY SERIES OF EVENTS FOCUED YOUTH, ARTISTS/ACTIVISTS, AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS.

COME LEARN ABOUT HOW TO BETTER MARKET YOURSELF AS A JOB CANDIDATE TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF MOVING INTO YOUR DESIRED CAREER AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE INSIGHTFUL PROFESSIONAL CAREER RESOURCE ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY SEVERAL LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE TWIN CITIES.

 

ARTIST, ACTIVISTS, AND YOUNG PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES DAY
THIS EVENT COVERS HOW YOU CAN MARKET YOURSELF FOR POSITIONS IN YOUR DESIRED FIELD. YOU WILL LEARN TO UTILIZE THE STRENGTHS OF YOUR WORK, VOLUNTEER, AND/OR ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT HISTORY IN A WAY THAT IS VALUABLE FOR THE JOBS YOU ARE AIMING FOR. YOU WILL ALSO LEARN HOW TO PRESENT YOURSELF IN PERSON AND GET ADVICE ON FINDING WAYS TO MOVE TOWARDS YOUR INDUSTRY. THERE WILL BE LOCAL ARTS AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, ALONG WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES TABLING AT THE EVENT TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AND GIVE YOU INSIGHT ON THEIR COMPANY. THIS GIVES YOU A CHANCE TO INQUIRE ABOUT INFORMATION, ARTIST GRANTS AND RESOURCES, VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT, AND POSSIBLE FUTURE JOB OPPORTUNITIES.

WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 30TH   6:00PM – 8:30PM

WHERE: SUNRIZE PLAZA 995 UNIVERSITY AVE WEST, SECOND FLOOR, ST. PAUL, MN 55104

YOUTH RESOURCES DAY
THIS EVENT WILL BE FOCUSED ON HOW TO BUILD YOURSELF AS YOU MOVE INTO THE WORKING FIELD. LEARN ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO AHEAD OF TIME, HOW TO GAIN SKILLS TO MAKE YOU A MORE VALUABLE CANDIDATE IN THE FUTURE, HOW YOU CAN PRESENT WHAT YOU HAVE ALREADY ACHIEVED, AND GIVE YOU DIRECTION ON HOW TO MOVE FORWARD AS YOU ENTER THE WORKFORCE. YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED ON COMMUNITY AND LEADERHSIP WILL BE TABLING OFFERING INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT THEY DO, PROGRAMS, VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES, AND POSSIBLY JOB OPPORTUNITIES.

WHEN: FRIDAY, MAY 31ST   3:00PM – 5:30PM
WHERE: SUNRIZE PLAZA 995 UNIVERSITY AVE WEST, SECOND FLOOR, ST. PAUL, MN 55104

ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING CAREER RESOURCE SPECIALISTS INCLUDE:
-PROJECT FOR PRIDE AND LIVING
-HMONG AMERICAN PARTNERSHIP
-GOODWILL EASTER SEALS
-CLUES
-LIFETRACK
-EMPLOYMENT ACTION CENTER

 

CAREER RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS WILL BE PROVIDING:
-ON SITE RESUME REVIEWS AND MOCK INTERVIEWS
-FREE ONE ON ONE CONSULTATIONS
-CAREER RESOURCE WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

WORKSHOPS:
THE WORKSHOPS WILL BE RESUME, INTERVIEW, AND NETWORKING FOCUSED.

OTHER THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO:
BY ATTENDING, YOU WILL BE PROVIDED INFORMATION PACKETS. YOU WILL RECEIVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND USEFUL WEBSITE LINKS ABOUT DIVERSE CAREER RESOURCE TOPICS SUCH AS PICKING A CAREER PATHS, JOB SEARCHING, RESUMES, COVER LETTERS, INTERVIEWS, NETWORKING, SKILL BUILDING, ETC.

YOU WOULD HAVE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR THROUGH NETWORKING. YOU WILL RECEIVE CONTACT LISTS THE COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT ATTENDED AND OTHER IMPORTANT NETWORKS THAT WERE NOT PRESENT.

YOU WILL ALSO BE EXPOSED TO AND LINKED TO THE CAREER RESOURCE PERSONAL OF THE PARTICIPATING ORGANITIONS WHOM YOU WILL BE ABLE TO UTILIZE FOR MORE IN DEPTH HELP IN THE FUTURE.

FREE FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED!!!

 

DEADLINE:
PREREGISTER BY MAY 26, 2013

A PARTNERSHIP OF THE DISTRICT COUNCILS COLLABORATIVE OF SAINT PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS AND RAMSEY COUNTY WITH FUNDING FROM HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) THROUGH THE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL AND THE CORRIDORS OF OPPORTUNITY INITIATIVE

ALSO MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS: CENTER FOR HMONG ARTS AND TALENT (CHAT), HMONG CULTURE CENTER, HMONG AMERICAN PARTNERSHIP, CLUES, GOODWILL EASTER SEALS, PROJECT FOR PRIDE AND LIVING, LIFETRACK, EMPLOYMENT ACTION CENTER

MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MALIA LEE @ 651.321.4110