Career Success Series - Grand Rapids, MI

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  • What is the Career Success Series?

    Career Success Series is a customized set of trainings designed by our Grand Rapids team to provide instruction and guidance through the process of finding a job and building your career. The series includes workshops on the topics of interviewing, interpersonal skills, resume building, career planning and more. These trainings are free, and we welcome anyone in the community to attend. With a panel of professional recruiters, and trainings led by certified trainers, these workshops will set you up for success. We want to help all our community members have the resources they need to find the perfect workplace fit!


  • Interviewing Basics

  • Interviewing Basics

    This training will cover every thing you need to know from basics of the interview process, understanding the necessary questions to ask and how to best answer some typically asked questions. Additionally, you'll get a chance to connect with recruiters directly at the end of this workshop during our panel Q&A session.


  • Learning Outcomes

    • How to research
    • How to prepare questions
    • Dress code
    • After the interview


  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

    In this training you will learn how effective "interpersonal skills" can make you successful in the workplace and advance your career. This training will identify the interpersonal skills you need with a special focus on building self-awareness and communication.

  • Learning Outcomes

    • Self-awareness - learn your triggers, values and strategies to manage yourself under stress while maximizing your interpersonal interactions.

    • Social awareness - learn how to better understand and respond to the needs of others to prevent interpersonal conflict and improve communication


  • Resume Building

  • Resume Building

    Resumes play a key role in obtaining your next job. During this workshop you'll explore how to craft a resume that details your assets and emphasizes your accomplishments. This will help you get the chance to interview and land that dream job!

  • Learning Outcomes

    • The Importance of a Resume
    • How to Market Your Skills
    • Elements of a Resume
    • Resume Formatting
    • Gain Insight on what Professionals Look for in a resume


  • Career Planning

  • Career Planning

    During this workshop you will explore a framework for considering your career options using a unique approach to exploring work-related skills, interests, and values. You'll finally be able to answer the question, "What type of career do I really want?" Through this training, you will identify your top three career interests, your motivating skills, and your career values. Identifying these three things will set you up for success while career planning.