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April 2023 Crash Course for Career Transition
April 10 to April 27
What is the Crash Course? Step-by-step, this class will help guide you how to find a job if you are unemployed, anticipating a career transition or unfulfilled in your present job. You will learn from a group of experts in helping job seekers! The Crash Course is produced by North Atlanta Crossroads, a 501(c)(4) non-profit group, established and supported by a team of volunteers. The Crash Course for Career Transition is Biblically based using the “7-Step Workbook.” Since 2010, we have held over 90 classes with more than 1300 attending!
When does the class meet? Please plan to attend all 7 online sessions, including the online orientation session. Seats are limited. The schedule for this month’s class is:
April 10 Monday 6:00 to 7:00 PM EST Orientation and Introduction
April 11 Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Attitude-What Lies Ahead
April 13 Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Aptitude-Discover/Develop Strengths
April 18 Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Altitude-Your Brand/Resumes
April 20 Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Searching-Networking & Finding Jobs
April 25 Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Sorting-Successful Interviewing
April 27 Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST Negotiating Offers/Using LinkedIn
Who leads the class? For most classes, we’ll have 3 team members online: the session host, the facilitator (subject matter expert) and a chat monitor to answer questions and provide additional resources. Our team is all-volunteer, each experienced in effective ways to search for new career opportunities!
What’s the cost? Tuition for the class is $10, paid at registration. You will also need the digital PDF version of the Crossroads Career Workbook ($7.99) directly from Crossroads Career Network (link provided at registration). You will need a computer with internet to participate – see website for more details. This class is open to anyone who is willing to invest their time to find more fulfilling work!
If you have questions, please email our registration team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small Group Online Job Search Strategies Class
April 17 to June 05
Monday evenings 6pm to 7:30pm (Central Time)
Our 8-week classes utilize the nationally published Crossroads Career workbook.
“You Are Created For Good Works”
The workbook addresses practical topics designed to help you prepare for an effective job search in today’s market such as:
- Assessing and articulating strengths
- Skills alignment
- Effective networking
- Resume writing
- Interviewing and negotiating offers
This also addresses God’s calling to you in time of transition and in your career.
The practical help is great, and the weekly light accountability, moral support and encouragement is even better. Come check it out!
See more details at: www.mncrossroads.com/small-group-classes
Accountability Small Group
April 25 to May 25
God designed us for community and the career transition process is a time when it is crucial not to try to go it alone. During your transition, have you ever said to yourself “I wish I had someone to talk to that understands what I’m going through”? If so, this is a great opportunity to get connected with others in a similar season of life.
The purpose is to provide a structure and Facilitator for a small group of individuals to build relationships through shared experiences for support and accountability during their job search. As stated in Proverbs 27:17, “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.”
All meetings will be via Zoom. The next Kickoff Meeting is Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 – 8:00 pm. EST. Subsequent weekly meetings will be Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm EST on May 4, May 11, May 18, and May 25.
The general meeting structure is:
- Member sharing (last week’s successes/challenges, next week’s goals)
- Group discussion on relevant topics such as interviewing, networking, etc…
- Prayer requests
Ongoing Christ Centered Career Group Saturdays at 9am EST
Are you or someone you know in need of a job, wanting a different job, wrestling with whether to make a career change or wondering what type of work to go into? Join us in our ongoing weekly career instruction and encouragement meetings called the Christ Centered Career Group (C3G) . Bring your needs and questions to the meeting. We have experienced workers as well as materials from Crossroads Career that can help wherever you are at with your career. We meet Saturday mornings via Zoom beginning at 9:00am EST and end no later than 10:30am EST. No advance notice is required and there is no cost to attend.