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Work Search Roundtables

These sessions are open to the public and provide ongoing networking, support, group problem solving, and coaching for individuals during periods of work search and career transition. When you attend you can expect hot coffee, bagels, muffins or ‘celebratory donuts’ when someone’s landed a new job–and a warm welcome.

These sessions are the longest, continuously meeting job clubs in West Michigan–over 10,000 have attended sessions since 1998.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Verbal Resume / Elevator Pitch
  • Personal Branding
  • True, Relational Networking
  • Reactive Job Search Tips
  • Proactive Search Strategies
  • Resume Building & Cover Letter Tactics
  • Interviewing Preparation
  • LinkedIn Usage Recommendations
  • Online Work Search Resources
  • Remaining Positive and Persistent

Conference Room/Fellowship Hall, Westminster Presbyterian Church

47 Jefferson St. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

(across from old GR Public Museum at Jefferson & State)

Meets every Monday, 9:30 to 11:30 a. m.  BEGINNING the week of January 7-11, 2019, the Roundtable will meet on alternate WEDNESDAYS with the Ada Roundtable.

Remaining 2018 Monday dates: Dec 17, 31.

2019 Wednesday dates: Jan 9, 23; Feb 6, 20; Mar 6, 20; Apr 6, 17; May 1, 15, 29; Jun 12, 26; Jul 10, 24; Aug 7, 21; Sep 4, 18; Oct 2, 16, 30; Nov 13, 26 (Tuesday of Thanksgiving Week); Dec. 11.

Contact Ken Soper, ksoper@earn-network.org, (616) 813-4998 cell.

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Parish Center, St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church

6477 Ada Dr SE
Ada, Michigan 49301

(East of Spaulding Road 1.5 miles)

Meets every other Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Remaining 2018 dates: Dec 19.

2019 Wednesday dates: Jan  2, 16, 30; Feb 13, 27; Mar 13, 27; Apr 12, 24; May 8, 22; Jun 5, 19; Jul 3, 17, 31; Aug 14, 28; Sep 11, 25; Oct 9, 23; Nov 6, 20; Dec 4, 18.

Contact Bill Weitzel, bill@weitzellmsw.com, (616) 446-1873 cell.

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