Sunday, January 2, 2022

New January Workshops for 50+Job Seekers in MA Statewide Networking Groups

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Happy New Year!


We have an exciting line-up of 50+ Job Seekers events and workshops for January 2022!


Tues, Jan 4th, 10 am - 12 pm: G2G (Give to Get)

G2G is an open forum for Q&A, breakouts to work on homework assignments, and plenty of time to network and connect with fellow 50+ job seekers. Every attendee will have their name put on the Wheel of Names. You could win a free coaching session! (SEE ZOOM DETAIL BELOW)

Tues, Jan 11th, 10 am - 12 pm: Resumes Part 1: Summary & Formatting

Interactive Workshop

Your professional summary is often the first view a company has of how you introduce and describe yourself and the skills you offer. Formatting can affect your resume's chance of being interpreted correctly by Applicant Tracking Software (ATS). Your resume is your primary marketing document. It must present the best you! (SEE ZOOM DETAIL BELOW)


New Savvy Seeker Series!

The Savvy Seeker Series is a new series of information sessions to help 50+ job seekers become more savvy about programs, resources and additional topics, while you are seeking employment.

Thurs, Jan 13th, 11 am – 12 pm:

What is SCSEP?

Savvy Seeker Series with Dave Bassett!

Dave Bassett is the Director of the SCSEP at Operation ABLE

If you are a job seeker 55 years old and up...and looking for employment, this program may be for you. Dave will introduce you to the Senior Community Service Employment Program, known as SCSEP. Please Register in advance for this meeting:

Thurs, Jan 20th, 2 pm - 4 pm: What are Recruiters Looking For?

Special Event - Recruiters Panel

At this session you will learn:

• How recruiters work to find candidates.

• What they expect and need from job seekers.

• How they interact and work with employers.

• How to tell a great recruiter from a decent recruiter.


Knowing how to work with recruiters significantly enhances your odds of landing a job sooner. Please Register in advance for this meeting:


Tues, Jan 25th, 10 am - 12 pm: Resumes Part 2: Experience 

Interactive Workshop

In this session you will learn how to write distinctive, tight, lean, clean resume experience sections with meaning and power! (SEE ZOOM DETAIL BELOW)

Thurs, Jan 27th, 11 am - 12 pm: 

Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment, Part I

Savvy Seeker Series with David Guydan!

David Guydan is Director of Discovery Centers for Civic Engagement, which supports volunteerism through Councils on Aging throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Combining purposeful volunteering as part of a job search can increase the chances of landing a paid position. Explore the possibilities in this one-hour virtual seminar, grounded in research on the benefits of volunteerism. Learn about the "new retirement" and an expanded set of options available today for encore careers, whether paid or unpaid. Seminar attendees will leave with new information on how volunteering leads to paid jobs and a roadmap of how to use meaningful volunteer activities as a pathway to employment.

Please Register in advance for this meeting:

This seminar is the first part of a two-part series on volunteerism. Part 2, on February 24th from 10:30 am - 12 pm, will feature a panel discussion by experts in the fields of civic engagement, volunteerism, and employment.

Questions: Email us at




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