Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen

For the safety of our patrons, staff and volunteers, all programs will be Virtual thru July. Thank you.
 

Welcome to the BCC

(Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen)!

The Business & Career Center (BCC) has gone VIRTUAL--let us help you get back to work! We are now offering virtual resume, employment and career guidance sessions via Zoom, several new virtual workshops to help with Stress Management and
Social Media, including our now-virtual career workshops focused on all aspects of employment, whether returning to current employ or searching for a new job or career.

PRINT bccStay tuned for more upcoming programming and other important announcements—your future starts here!

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resumeOnline Resume Consultations and Career/Employment Guidance Sessions via Zoom!
BCC staff will be available for one-on-one online assistance with those who need guidance compiling their resume, completing online job applications and general help with employment and career resources. Please have your digital document (s) ready for sharing on Zoom!  We will be offering 30-minute virtual appointments via Zoom during the days and times below. 
Mondays from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE  
Mondays from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE  
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE
 

socialKeep it to Yourself: Controlling your Social Media
Wednesday, July 15  - 1 pm via Zoom

Social Media has become the new town hall with news articles, opinions, and, best of all, updates and photos from family and friends. In this workshop, we will talk about privacy settings, appropriate postings, and determine “what's what” on various platforms. We will place a focus on Facebook, the "granddaddy" of these outlets, with ways to find the right privacy settings for you, and keep your name, updates and information shared with only the people you choose. REGISTER ONLINE for the Zoom link.
 

linkedPromoting Yourself: Creating a LinkedIn Profile
Wednesday, August 19 - 1 pm via Zoom

LinkedIn is the professional platform that hiring managers scope out most often. Join us for this workshop to learn how to set up a new profile, or reboot your existing profile, to experience the best professional results. Be prepared for the workshop by having access to a digital profile photo—this will add the final touch to effectively communicate your business image. REGISTER ONLINE for the Zoom link.
 


careerVirtual Career Exploration Workshop — Register now for a Zoom session!  

Employment guidance is available through our vast array of career resources! Identify your skills and interests to move forward to find the right career, upgrade through education and training, or change careers—we can help, no matter your current employment situation.  
Tuesdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am - REGISTER ONLINE
Tuesdays from  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE
 
resumeVirtual Resume Writing Workshop — Register now for a Zoom session!
Learn the best style and techniques for portraying your skill set and experience to potential employers--what to do, what to use, an explanation of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how to structure your best resume. Please have a digital copy of your resume available for this session.
Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am - REGISTER ONLINE  
Thursdays from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE
 
jobVirtual Get That Job! Workshop — Register now for a Zoom session!
Portray your best self to potential employers through your resume, cover letter, interviews, social media, proper dress and communication. Have access to your digital resume and cover letter! 
Fridays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am - REGISTER ONLINE  
Fridays from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - REGISTER ONLINE
 

interviewMock Interview Sessions — Register now for a Zoom session by appointment only!

An HR professional will be available for individual 30-minute virtual appointments to share tips  and walk through a mock interview with individuals who would like to improve their interviewing skills.  Pre-registration is necessary, and interview candidate must provide the industry/profession for which preparation is requested.  
2nd Wednesdays 
2:00 pm - Register  2:30 pm - Register  3:00 pm - Register  3:30 pm - Register


dobpaFinancial workshops facilitated by the PA Dept. of Banking and Securities 

 

bankingBanking Basics
Monday, July 20 - 11 am AND 6 pm via Zoom
Take the mystery out of banking! What happens when I open a bank account, and why is it beneficial to me? Discover the differences between types of accounts, credit unions vs. banks, debit vs. credit cards and how good account management can benefit your future. Program facilitated by the PA Dept. of Banking and Securities. Register online for Skype for Business link.

REGISTER ONLINE - Monday, July 20 - 11 am
REGISTER ONLINE - Monday, July 20 - 6 pm
 
budgetBudgeting Basics
Monday, August 17 - 11 am AND 6 pm via Zoom

New to budgeting, or trying to get back on track? Discover the difference between “needs” and “wants”, with information on how to handle each purchase type and create smart personal goals. Get useful tips for creating a spending plan that works for your income, putting you on the path to achieve your financial goals. Presented by the PA Dept of Banking and Securities. Register online for Skype for Business link.

REGISTER ONLINE - Monday, August 17 - 11 am
REGISTER ONLINE - Monday, August 17 - 6 pm
 

homebizHome-Based Business Roundtable w/ SCORE via Zoom!
2nd Tuesdays of each month from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm 
4th Tuesdays of each month from  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Calling all home-based entrepreneurs! Selling on eBay, Etsy or Minted? Airbnb, pet care or blogger? Network with the like-minded and get information and inspiration. Come join us virtually -- it's free, casual and interactive. Ask questions, share ideas, then leave motivated!
As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964. For more information about the organization, please visit their website at www.score.org

REGISTER ONLINE - Tuesday, July 14 - 12 pm
REGISTER ONLINETuesday, July 28 - 6 pm

computerMicrosoft Office/Google Suite Workshops—RETURNING SOON!

Please check back for next available dates: 

Document Basics—Microsoft Word and Google Docs

Spreadsheet Basics—Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets

Presentation Basics—Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides

Cloud Storage Basics—Google Drive, Google Photos, OneDrive, Dropbox and many other platforms.  

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June 10, 2020