Sid Jacobson JCC -Program List

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Career Transitions: Considering Changing Careers? Thursday, July 13 11:00am-12:30pm

Are you considering changing industries or careers? Do you feel overwhelmed about where to begin or what profession to pick? In this workshop, we will discuss the best approach to take when exploring new job opportunities.

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ASK THE CAREER COACH EXPERT. Thursday, July 20 11:00am-12:30pm

This is your opportunity to ask Linda Samet, M.Ed., career services specialist, any job search related questions you have! Linda is a certified professional career coach program, whose background in career services and human resources, make her well-equipped to help job seekers in today's competitive, challenging, and ever-changing employment market.

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SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWING. Tuesday, July 25 6:30-8:00pm

Don't let an unexpected interview question or a lack of preparation catch you off guard. This workshop will provide you with a step-by-step guide to navigating the interview process, from researching the company before you arrive to writing a stand-out thank you note once you leave.
To register, contact Gloria Lebeaux, LCSW, 516.634.4010,

APPLYING TO JOBS ONLINE: HOW TO BEAT THE SYSTEM, Thursday, August 3 11:00am-12:30pm

Did you know that your resume could be scanned and screened out by an Applicant Tracking System before it even gets to a recruiter or hiring manager? Learn how to outsmart the system using industry keywords to increase your odds of getting an interview.

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Networking + Business Card Swap, Thursday, August 10 11:00am-12:30pm

Maximize your job search efforts through networking! Meet with other Career>Connect members to share resources, ideas and leads regarding your job search. Bring your card and start networking today.

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We are here to help. Career Connect, a UJA-Federation of New York initiative, provides free services and programs for individuals who are unemployed or underemployed. Sid Jacobson JCC is the Nassau County Connect to Care hub, providing services across the county at area synagogues and at JCC's and Y's on Long Island and Queens.
a. Employment and career transition services, including free community workshops (e.g., resumes writing, interviewing skills, writing covers and thank you letter, and using social media)
b. Individual consultation with a career counselor
c. Financial consultation, debt counseling and budget assistance
d. Legal consultations
e. Special networking events and programs