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

JULY 2014

Month
Day
Event Name Time

JULY

1
  • Linkedin: Part 2: An online application to promote your career objectives. Articulate your skills and experience as a reflection of what an employer wants so they can visualize you in the job. Intro to Twitter, as it relates to employment.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9:30am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30
JULY
2
  • Linkedin: Part 3: An online application to promote your career objectives. Articulate your skills and experience as a reflection of what an employer wants so they can visualize you in the job. Intro to Twitter, as it relates to employment.
  • 9:30am-12pm

JULY

3
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 10:30-11:30am

JULY

4
  • H O L I D A Y / C L O S E D
 

JULY

5
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

6
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

7
  • 1-3pm

JULY

8
  • The Successful 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.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

JULY

9
   

JULY

10
  • 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.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.

  • Microsoft Office 365: Part 2: Overview of the cloud based productivity suite that features collaboration, file sharing and remote access from virtually anywhere on any device.Work with Outlook, contacts, calendaring, and document sharing using an enterprise version of the program. Experience with Microsoft Office is recommended.
  • 9am-12:30pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

  • 9:30am-12pm

JULY

11
  • 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 3: Overview of the cloud based productivity suite that features collaboration, file sharing and remote access from virtually anywhere on any device.Work with Outlook, contacts, calendaring, and document sharing using an enterprise version of the program. Experience with Microsoft Office is recommended.
  • 9am-12:30pm


  • 9:30am-12pm

JULY

12
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D

JULY

13
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

14
  • 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-12pm

JULY

15
  • 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: Basic to advanced.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the arrayof 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

  • 9:30am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

  • 1-3pm

JULY

16
  • 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

JULY

17
  • 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.

  • Microsfot Word: Part 2: Basics to advanced.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9am-3pm

  • 9:30am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

JULY

18
  • 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.

  • Microsfot Word: Part 3: Basics to advanced.
  • 9am-3pm


  • 9:30am-12pm

JULY

19
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 
JULY
20
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

21
   

JULY

22
  • Microsof Excel: Part 1: Basic to advanced.
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array serves 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.
  • 9:30am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

  • 1:30-3pm

JULY

23
   

JULY

24
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 2: Basics to advanced.

  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array of services MEC has to offer.
  • 9:30am-12pm

  • 10:30-11:30am

JULY

25
  • Microsoft Excel: Part 3: Basics to advanced.
  • 9:30am-12pm

JULY

26
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

27
  • W E E K E N D / C L O S E D
 

JULY

28
  • 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
JULY
29
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array serves MEC has to offer
  • 10:30-11:30am
JULY
30
   
JULY
31
  • MEC Orientation: Learn about the array serves MEC has to offer
  • 10:30-11:30am

Accommodations are available upon advance requests to individuals with disabilities.