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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Statement of Support: 

As an organization that empowers experienced professionals, managers, and executives for successful career transitions, 40Plus of Greater Washington serves professionals of all races and ethnicities. We stand firm in our support of all people who have been affected by the horrendous racist and violent acts in our country.

We condemn the police brutality that led to the tragic and needless death of George Floyd, along with others before him such as Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile and Eric Garner. We also condemn the violence, bigotry and systemic racism that has occurred during the past 400 years, particularly against black men and women in our nation. Furthermore, we stand firmly against discrimination of any kind including age discrimination, which frustrates many of our members during their search for new employment.

We offer our condolences to the family of George Floyd, his friends and loved ones. As a way to honor his memory, we stand ready to work with other agencies and community-based organizations, along with the community at large, to end injustice in all its forms against the oppressed and all persons of color.

Career Transition Skills Class - Starts September 10, 2020

  • Thu, September 10, 2020
  • 6:00 PM
  • Thu, October 15, 2020
  • 9:00 PM
  • 40Plus G Street Office

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Training Class 2020.5

New Class Starts September 10, 2020

The core of the 40Plus commitment to improve your job search is an intensive, four-week training course. Learn how to manage your search and maximize the results.

Our course leverages the most effective tools and tips from commercial executive search and placement services with the unique power of peer group dynamics to help you develop a solid foundation and an effective plan for your job search.

Meeting in small groups with facilitators, learn every task of job and career change hands-on:

  • Learn the secret of building resumes from power-packed “Success Bites”
  • Write and critique cover letters tailored to real jobs
  • Discover your interviewing style through taped mock interviews, and refine your technique in a supportive atmosphere
  • Develop a brief self-profile that will make others want to help you
  • Increase your networking skills and confidence
  • Learn how to plan, organize and succeed in your job search
  • Learn how to use social media like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for your job search and to build your brand.

 

The course schedule is as follows:

  • A required Pre-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview sessions will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This helps the participants and facilitators understand areas to focus on throughout the course.
  • The classes meet over four weeks on:
    • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) and
      Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
    • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:30 - 9:30 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.
  • A required Post-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview sessions will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This provides practice opportunities for newly acquired skills, and measures overall improvement in career transition skills.

    Please note: The Pre- and Post- Class Assessments not only provide valuable practice with mock interview and networking sessions, but they as well help participants and facilitators understand which areas they should focus on to improve.  Attendance to these is a requirement.

Class ends: October 15, 2020

 

Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

The Classes are held at:   

40Plus of Greater Washington

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1325 G St NW 

Washington, DC 20006

near Metro Center

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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

40Plus of Greater Washington
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-387-1582

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