Welcome to the Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen
Let Your Career Shine with the BCC @ Fredricksen!
Career Guidance Sessions are the ticket to updating your resume.
Meet one on one with a BCC Specialist who will share current tips
and technology trends to refresh your career highlights.
Register below & find out how the BCC can open paths to new opportunities!
The following (1 hour) programs are facilitated
by PA Dept. of Banking and Securities:
Register below for upcoming dates.
REGISTER NOW FOR THESE IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS!
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many times it’s those who can least afford to lose the money! PRIZES!!
Tuesday, July 26 - PROGRAM CANCELED
Avoiding Identity Theft and Scams
We’ll explore the various methods that are used to target and steal individual’s identities, how to stop theft from occurring and what to do if you suspect that your identity has been stolen. We will also review common scams and frauds, then discuss what you should do if presented with a financial offer that seems “too good to be true”.
Tuesdays, August 9, 6 pm - 7 pm
FREE Career Workshops
Career Guidance Sessions
BCC Specialists will be available for one-on-one assistance for resume consults, job applications, employment resources, and career support. Register now for an IN-PERSON or Zoom session! 30-minute appointments during these days/times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday--12 pm, 1 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm REGISTER
Career Exploration Workshop
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. Register now for an IN-PERSON or Zoom session!
Tuesdays, 10:30 am & 4:30 pm - REGISTER
Resume Writing Workshop
Learn the best style and techniques that highlight your skill set and experience to potential employers—along with an explanation of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how to format your best resume. A copy of your resume will jumpstart the process. Register now for an IN-PERSON or Zoom session!
Thursdays, 10:30 am & 4:30 pm REGISTER
Get That Job! Workshop
Portray your best self to potential employers through an updated resume, a concise cover letter, a targeted interview, social media, proper dress, and good communication. We offer great resources! Register now for an IN-PERSON or Zoom session!
Fridays, 10:30 am & 4:30 pm - REGISTER
Mock Interview Sessions
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. Interview candidate will be asked to provide the industry/profession prior to the interview date. Register now for a Zoom session; reminder invite will be sent via email.
VIRTUAL Appointments -- 2nd Wednesdays, 2 pm & 3 pm - REGISTER
Microsoft Office/Google Suite Workshops
FREE IN-PERSON small groups in the BCC Classroom
Fredricksen BCC Specialists will be conducting interactive workshops. Use our laptops and improve your skills! Beginner skills will be covered.
REGISTER ONLINE FOR THESE IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS!
Learn beginner level or update your older-version document skills by creating and editing in MS Office 2019.
IN-PERSON—Tuesday, August 23, 2 pm - 3 pm - REGISTER
Learn beginner level or update your older-version spreadsheet skills by creating and editing in Microsoft Excel 2019.
Monday, IN-PERSON—August 15, 6 pm - 7 pm - REGISTER
Cloud Storage Basics
Google Drive, Google Photos, OneDrive, Dropbox, and many other platforms boast the advantages of storing your documents and photos remotely to free up space on your devices, but what happens to your photos and important documents? Learn about this innovative storage platform, along with the advantages and drawbacks of storing your information in “the cloud”.
Tuesdays, July 26 & Aug 16 - 2 pm - 3 pm REGISTER
Google Suite Overview
Explore the Google Suite platform with a brief overview of productivity and document creation software. Bring your own laptop for this workshop and create (or use) your own Google account for learning about this versatile (and free) platform.
Tuesday, Aug 30 - 2 pm – 3 pm REGISTER
SOCIAL MEDIA SERIES
Promoting Yourself: Creating and Updating a LinkedIn Profile
LinkedIn is the premier professional networking platform for career and business. Join us to
learn how to set up a new profile or update your existing profile to experience the best professional results for your next career move or growing a business.
VIRTUAL—Tuesday, August 9, 2 pm - 3 pm - REGISTER
PERSONAL (and Professional) BEST SERIES
Managing Stress during Times of Change
Reducing stress is a major component to personal and professional success and happiness. Learn how basic breathing techniques, becoming mindful, reducing technology, and getting a good night sleep brings balance to each new day. Find out about positive stress, and how it can keep us moving forward!
Monday, IN-PERSON -- July 11, 6 pm - 7 pm - REGISTER
“EMPLOYMENT NOW” SERIES
PA State Employment Website Overview
The PA State has open positions to fill! Most applications do not require an exam. View & learn how to navigate the PA State Employment website to match your transferrable skills and receive valuable tips to get that job!
Tuesdays, IN-PERSON-- August 16 - REGISTER
This workshop is not affiliated with any PA State Agency.
Crafting the Cover Letter
Finalizing the application process with a targeted cover letter can leave us weary and frazzled to produce one more important step before pressing that "submit" button! Join us to learn the best tips to follow when crafting a short, concise, yet powerful statement that will introduce your highlights and put you in the "keep" pile for a future interview.
Monday, IN-PERSON-- August 22, 6 pm - 7 pm - REGISTER
Home-Based Business Roundtable w/ SCORE
Has it always been your desire to become an entrepreneur, or has the
pandemic caused you to consider starting an online or home-based small business? Facilitated by SCORE, via Zoom, join other small business owners in similar circumstances to network and share ideas on how to move forward in the capacity which suits your individual situation. Register online for the sessions and times below.
2nd Tuesdays of each month from 12 pm – 1:30 pm - REGISTER
4th Tuesdays of each month from 6 pm – 7:30 pm - REGISTER
As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives) 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.