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Career Development Workshop | Starting October 13

Career Development Workshop

Unemployed? Underemployed? Is it time for a change in your career?

Needle’s Eye is offering a highly-structured seven-week course to provide skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or becoming more marketable. Improving your future is quicker than you think! Topics include:

  • Discovering your calling and purpose
  • Finding career direction
  • Identifying future goals
  • Enhancing your resume
  • Mock interviews
  • Networking tips
  • Prayer support

When: Mondays, October 13 – November 24, 2-3:30 PM
Where: Needle’s Eye Office | 104 Berrington Ct., Richmond, 23221
Cost: $40 (partial scholarships available; please contact Lisa Rattner at lrattner@needleseye.org for details)
Register: Click here to register!

About the Facilitator
Jim Johnston is a retired Human Resources Professional with 32 years of diversified HR experience with Reynolds Metals Company and Kaiser Aluminum. His HR background includes labor relations, safety management, recruiting, interviewing and selection of professional, managerial, sales and technical talent.

Career Transition Group | LinkedIn Workshop

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In this 90-minute hands-on workshop, Rob Youngblood and Jon Jarvis will help YOU learn the basics about LinkedIn! Leverage your professional network and ensure you have a great profile that is optimized so you can be found in the search results.

When: Tuesday, August 19 | 6-7:30 PM
Where: Needle’s Eye Ministries | 104 Berrington Court | Richmond 23221
Cost: FREE

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Career Development Workshop | Starting June 24

career development workshop

Unemployed? Underemployed? Is it time for a change in your career?

Needle’s Eye is offering a highly-structured six-week course to provide skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or becoming more marketable. Improving your future is quicker than you think! Topics include:

  • Discovering your calling and purpose
  • Finding career direction
  • Identifying future goals
  • Enhancing your resume
  • Mock interviews
  • Networking tips
  • Prayer support

When: Tuesdays, June 24 – July 29, 2-3:30 PM
Where: Needle’s Eye Office | 104 Berrington Ct., Richmond, 23221
Cost: $30
Register: Click here to register!

About the Facilitator
Jim Johnston is a retired Human Resources Professional with 32 years of diversified HR experience with Reynolds Metals Company and Kaiser Aluminum. His HR background includes labor relations, safety management, recruiting, interviewing and selection of professional, managerial, sales and technical talent.

Crossroads Career Explorers | Starting Jan. 27th!

Crossroads Career Explorers

Crossroads Career Explorers is a seven-week, faith-based workshop for job-seekers. Along with building community with other job-seekers, participants use a six-step process and “Explorer Guide” – specific tools to find calling and purpose, prepare resumes, practice for interviews, network and more!

When: Mondays 5:30-7 PM, January 27 – March 10
Where: Needle’s Eye Office (104 Berrington Ct.)
Cost: $30 (If cost is a factor, please email lsager@needleseye.org before registering.)
Register: Click here

Class size is limited, so register online as soon as possible. Questions? Call Larissa Sager at 804.358.1283 or email lsager@needleseye.org.

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About the Facilitator: Ron Kemp
Ron is a one time Marine Corps sergeant, father of two adult sons and married to Jeanne for 46 years. They have two grandchildren, Sarah and Owen. After 34 years in the telecom industry, he transitioned into the electronic security industry for an additional seven years. He earned degrees from both the University of Richmond and an MBA from Averett University while working full time.

Ron has facilitated small groups and Bible studies for many, many years and has a growing, deep relationship with Jesus. In addition to reading, he enjoys gardening, sailing and exercise. He and Jeanne have attended Redeemer Lutheran Church since moving to Richmond in 1978.

Ron is a committed facilitator of the Thursday Career Transition Group at Needle’s Eye. He has personally experienced being downsized and knows the ups and downs of career transition. He has a heart for our people who are going through this challenging period and looks forward to facilitating the Crossroads Career Explorer workshop!

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Hear from former participants:
“Crossroads is a course that can give you guidelines and insight to how to pursue the goal of attaining a job or a career.” Nina Cambridge Underdue, Young Professional

“In the Navy we did a three day career transition workshop, but I feel like I learned a lot more through the Crossroads curriculum. I like the personality/ability test recommendations – I think they help out on identifying your ideal career and provides ideas for interview answers.” Anthony Haverly

Crossroads Career Explorers | Starting Jan. 27th!

Crossroads Career Explorers

Crossroads Career Explorers is a seven-week, faith-based workshop for job-seekers. Along with building community with other job-seekers, participants use a six-step process and “Explorer Guide” – specific tools to find calling and purpose, prepare resumes, practice for interviews, network and more!

When: Mondays 5:30-7 PM, January 27 – March 10
Where: Needle’s Eye Office (104 Berrington Ct.)
Cost: $30 (If cost is a factor, please email lsager@needleseye.org before registering.)
Register: Click here

Class size is limited, so register online as soon as possible. Questions? Call Larissa Sager at 804.358.1283 or email lsager@needleseye.org.

_______________________________________________________

About the Facilitator: Ron Kemp
Ron is a one time Marine Corps sergeant, father of two adult sons and married to Jeanne for 46 years. They have two grandchildren, Sarah and Owen. After 34 years in the telecom industry, he transitioned into the electronic security industry for an additional seven years. He earned degrees from both the University of Richmond and an MBA from Averett University while working full time.

Ron has facilitated small groups and Bible studies for many, many years and has a growing, deep relationship with Jesus. In addition to reading, he enjoys gardening, sailing and exercise. He and Jeanne have attended Redeemer Lutheran Church since moving to Richmond in 1978.

Ron is a committed facilitator of the Thursday Career Transition Group at Needle’s Eye. He has personally experienced being downsized and knows the ups and downs of career transition. He has a heart for our people who are going through this challenging period and looks forward to facilitating the Crossroads Career Explorer workshop!

_______________________________________________________

Hear from former participants:
“Crossroads is a course that can give you guidelines and insight to how to pursue the goal of attaining a job or a career.” Nina Cambridge Underdue, Young Professional

“In the Navy we did a three day career transition workshop, but I feel like I learned a lot more through the Crossroads curriculum. I like the personality/ability test recommendations – I think they help out on identifying your ideal career and provides ideas for interview answers.” Anthony Haverly

Crossroads Career Explorers | Starting Jan. 27th!

Crossroads Career Explorers

Crossroads Career Explorers is a seven-week, faith-based workshop for job-seekers. Along with building community with other job-seekers, participants use a six-step process and “Explorer Guide” – specific tools to find calling and purpose, prepare resumes, practice for interviews, network and more!

When: Mondays 5:30-7 PM, January 27 – March 10
Where: Needle’s Eye Office (104 Berrington Ct.)
Cost: $30 (If cost is a factor, please email lsager@needleseye.org before registering.)
Register: Click here

Class size is limited, so register online as soon as possible. Questions? Call Larissa Sager at 804.358.1283 or email lsager@needleseye.org.

_______________________________________________________

About the Facilitator: Ron Kemp
Ron is a one time Marine Corps sergeant, father of two adult sons and married to Jeanne for 46 years. They have two grandchildren, Sarah and Owen. After 34 years in the telecom industry, he transitioned into the electronic security industry for an additional seven years. He earned degrees from both the University of Richmond and an MBA from Averett University while working full time.

Ron has facilitated small groups and Bible studies for many, many years and has a growing, deep relationship with Jesus. In addition to reading, he enjoys gardening, sailing and exercise. He and Jeanne have attended Redeemer Lutheran Church since moving to Richmond in 1978.

Ron is a committed facilitator of the Thursday Career Transition Group at Needle’s Eye. He has personally experienced being downsized and knows the ups and downs of career transition. He has a heart for our people who are going through this challenging period and looks forward to facilitating the Crossroads Career Explorer workshop!

_______________________________________________________

Hear from former participants:
“Crossroads is a course that can give you guidelines and insight to how to pursue the goal of attaining a job or a career.” Nina Cambridge Underdue, Young Professional

“In the Navy we did a three day career transition workshop, but I feel like I learned a lot more through the Crossroads curriculum. I like the personality/ability test recommendations – I think they help out on identifying your ideal career and provides ideas for interview answers.” Anthony Haverly

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