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Veterans Forward Job Ready Boot Camp

April 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Veterans Forward

The Veterans Forward Job Ready Boot Camp is absolutely the best way to get your job search on track. This two day, hands-on training is designed to teach you the latest job search skills, tips, and tricks to shorten your job search. Run by veterans, for veterans, Job Ready Boot Camp receives high marks from the hundreds of veterans who have been through it. 100% of attendees say they have more confidence in their job search because of this workshop.


Wednesday, April 5

10-12 Overview of how job search has changed and how you need to adapt to it; writing your core message and elevator pitch

12-1 Lunch (provided)

1-3 Writing an effective, targeted resume and cover letter

3-4 Identifying your target list of employers; networking to get a job

Thursday, April 6

10-12 Using LinkedIn to network, research, and apply for jobs

12-1 Lunch (provided)

1-4 How to interview like a star

*** If you have your own laptop, please bring it. These workshops are hands-on. You will have time during each workshop to work on your resume, LinkedIn etc. If you do not have a LinkedIn profile yet, please start one before April 6. Laptops will be available for those who do not have them – please bring your resume on a flash drive or have access to it via the Internet.***


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April 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am
May 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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American Red Cross
2200 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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