Events Schedule

Overview

All events take place at MEC, 120 N. Redwood Dr., San Rafael, unless otherwise noted.
All activities are populated on a drop in basis - first come, first serve.
Must be on time!
Activities are provided by MEC as well as other partner agencies.

Click here to print in monthly calendar format, includes workshop descriptions

NOVEMBER 2014

Month
Day
Event Name Time

NOVEMBER

1

W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 
NOVEMBER
2
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

3
  • Finding the Confidence to Move Forward in Your Job Search: Are you recently laid-off and challenged by today's stagnant job market? Are you retired and
    feeling aimless and at a loss? Are you beginning to doubt yourself and what you have to offer? This
    introductory workshop, offered by Reset Go, can help you find the direction, focus and motivation to look for
    the job that you want to do and the confidence to move effectively towards your goal.
  • 1-3PM

NOVEMBER

4
  • The Internet & Hidden Jobs: The Internet is a great research tool, but most employers rarely post jobs there. You can still use the Internet to find these employers. If you have been browsing job listings on line without good results, bring your specific job goals to this workshop and learn new ways to search for jobs.
  • Microsoft Office 365: Part 1: Presents an overview of the cloud based productivity suite that features collaboration, file sharing and remote access from virtually anywhere on any device. Participants will work with Outlook, contacts, calendaring, and document sharing using an enterprise version of the program.
    Experience with Microsoft Office is recommended.
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer
  • Networking 101: Learn how to develop a network of influential working people.  Build mutual and beneficial relationships that lead you to decision makers. Take the sting out of calling and connecting and begin to nurture contacts into job leads.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30AM-12:30PM
  • 1-3PM

NOVEMBER

5
  • The Successfuly Mindset for Today's Job Market: An exploration of the reasons why we work and how our fears can prevent us from getting and keeping jobs.
  • 9AM-12PM

NOVEMBER

6
  • Career Assessment: Day 1: Designed to help you identify occupational interests, make choices, and set job goals based on assessment of your interests, personality and skills. This is a two-day workshop; you must attend both days.
  • Microsoft Office 365: Part 2: Presents an overview of the cloud based productivity suite that features collaboration, file sharing and remote access from virtually anywhere on any device. Participants will work with Outlook, contacts, calendaring, and document sharing using an enterprise version of the program.
    Experience with Microsoft Office is recommended.
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12:30PM
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM

NOVEMBER

7
  • Career Assessment: Day 2: Designed to help you identify occupational interests, make choices, and set job goals based on assessment of your interests, personality and skills. This is a two-day workshop; you must attend both days.
  • Microsoft Office 365: Part 2: Presents an overview of the cloud based productivity suite that features collaboration, file sharing and remote access from virtually anywhere on any device. Participants will work with Outlook, contacts, calendaring, and document sharing using an enterprise version of the program.
    Experience with Microsoft Office is recommended.
  • 9AM-12:30PM
  • 9AM-12PM

NOVEMBER

8
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

9
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

10
  • Master Applications & References: Learn why employers use applications and what they want to know; prepare for and avoid knock-out factors; make points and get interviews. References are a critical, necessary step in the hiring process--learn to contact and coach your references.
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 1
  • Training Opportunities and Information Session: Learn about Workforce Investment Act training funds, what the requirements are and how to apply for training.
  • 9am-12pm
  • 9am-12pm
  • 1:30-3pm

NOVEMBER

11
H O L I D A Y / C L O S E D
 

NOVEMBER

12
  • Resumes: Learn how to write your resume to fit the needs of your future employer. Position your skills and accomplishments to make your resume stand out from the rest.  Learn the key points on what makes a good cover letter
  • 9AM-12PM

NOVEMBER

13
  • Interviewing Techniques: Day 1: Learn how to sell yourself and ace the job interview. Improve your answers to tricky and difficult questions. Demonstration and rehearsal is part of this class. Successful interviewing is essential. You will get actual videotaped practice interviewing and receive positive feedback as part of this course. This is a two-day workshop; you must attend both days.
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 2
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-3PM
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM

NOVEMBER

14
  • Interviewing Techniques: Day 2 Learn how to sell yourself and ace the job interview. Improve your answers to tricky and difficult questions. Demonstration and rehearsal is part of this class. Successful interviewing is essential. You will get actual videotaped practice interviewing and receive positive feedback as part of this course. This is a two-day workshop; you must attend both days.
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 3
  • 9AM-3PM
  • 9AM-12PM

NOVEMBER

15
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D

NOVEMBER

16
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

17
   

NOVEMBER

18
  • Microsoft Wordt: Part 1
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • Marin Professionals: Learn about the career development and networking resources available to professionals seeking new employment opportunities locally. In order to attend orientation and reserve a place in the group’s next no-fee 5-day Job Search Workshop, customers will need a college degree and/or an average of 10 years of professional work experience.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM
  • 1-2:30PM

NOVEMBER

19
   
NOVEMBER
20
  • Microsoft Word: Part 2
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM

NOVEMBER

21
  • Microsoft Word: Part 3
  • 9AM-12PM

NOVEMBER

22
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

23
W E E K E N D / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

24
  • Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search: Many older job seekers are concerned about encountering age discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. Come to this workshop to learn more about legal protections for older workers, how to make your experience an asset, and tips for resumes and interviewing.
  • 1-3:30pm

NOVEMBER

25
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part 1
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • Training Opportunities Information Session: Learn about Workforce Investment Act training funds, what the requirements are and how to apply for training.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM
  • 1:30-3PM

NOVEMBER

26
   

NOVEMBER

27
H O L I D A Y / C L O S E D  

NOVEMBER

28
H O L I D A Y / C L O S E D  
NOVEMBER
29
   
NOVEMBER
30
   
NOVEMBER
31
   

Accommodations are available upon advance requests to individuals with disabilities.