Thursday, October 6, 2011

Job Transition Workshop

Why Find A Job Transition Support Group?

If you're looking for a job finding a support group or job transition group may be key. If you're over 50, a support group is even more important.

Will a job transition support group guarantee to find you a job?  Maybe not.  But it will give you some good ideas about where to look and help your 'job hunting mental health.'  Best of all it might help you hone your interviewing skills. 

Where can you find a support group?

Job transition upport groups can be found anywhere from your local community college to local churches or bookstores.  If anyone has a support group for a job transition workshop listing, please let me know, and I'll post it here. 

Other places that can help you find work are listed below.  Many are part of your state unemployment services.  Take advantage of them, they're free and your job now is finding a new job.  Treat it like one. 

Listings of job transition support groups or workshops:

Anyone in South Jersey can head over to Haddonfield NJ to the Haddonfield United Methodist Church.  The church offers those who are unemployed an opportunity to network, learn and seek support from others who are also unemployed during it's Job Seekers Support Group at 8:15 a.m. every Thursday.  If you have any questions, call the church office. Other local churches in southern New Jersey are also holding workshops.

Another option with listings of job groups throughout the United States is Job-Hunt.Org.  Check your state and the surrounding states to find the best group for you.  Your unemployment office in your state may be another good resource. Careerlink PA is great for Pennsylvania residents.

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