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

JANUARY 2015

Month
Day
Event Name Time

JANUARY

1
C L O S E D / H O L I D A Y
 
JANUARY
2
   

JANUARY

3
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

4
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

5
  • Reset Go Orientation - Attend this orientation or introduction to workshops provided by Reset Go. If you were recently laid-off, feel challenged by today's stagnant job market, retired and felling aimless, or beginning to doubltyourself and what yu have to offer Reset Go can ehlp you find the direction focus and motivation you need.

     

  • 1-3PM

JANUARY

6
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 1
  • MEC Orientation:Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM

JANUARY

7
  • 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

JANUARY

8
  • 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 Excel: Part 2
  • MEC Orientation:Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12:30PM
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 1:30 - 2:30

JANUARY

9
  • 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 Excel: Part 3
  • 9AM-12:30PM
  • 9AM-12PM

JANUARY

10
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

11
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D
 

JANUARY

12
  • 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.
  • 9AM-3PM

JANUARY

13
  • 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 Word: Part 1
  • 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
  • 10:30-11:30AM
  • 1-3PM

JANUARY

14
  • 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

JANUARY

15
  • 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 Word: Part 2
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-3PM
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 1:30-2:30PM

JANUARY

16
  • 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 Word: Part 3
  • 9AM-3PM
  • 9AM-12PM

JANUARY

17
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

18
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

19
C L O S E D / H O L I D A Y  
JANUARY
20
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part 1
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 10:30-11:30AM

JANUARY

21
   

JANUARY

22
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part 2
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9AM-12PM
  • 1:30-2:30PM

JANUARY

23
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part 3
  • 9AM-12PM

JANUARY

24

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

 

JANUARY

25
C L O S E D / W E E K E N D  

JANUARY

26
  • 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 assetr, and tips for resumes and interviewing.
  • 1-3:30PM

JANUARY

27
  • 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.
  • Training Opportunities and 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

JANUARY

28
   
JANUARY
29
  • 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-12PM
  • 1:30-2:30
JANUARY
30
  • Microsoft Office 365: Part 3: 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.
  • 9AM-12PM
JANUARY
31
   

Accommodations are available upon advance requests to individuals with disabilities.