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Presentation. One Life At A Time

  1. 1. Free Career Development Services
  2. 2. Who We Are… <ul><li>One life at a time is a private, non-profit organization that was established in 2007 by Christine and Jim Driscoll with the mission of giving back to the community. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>By offering FREE career development training, such as mentoring, coaching and job placement assistance, they are aiding individuals, from all walks of life, with the career building essentials needed to be successful in the workplace. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Their Ultimate Goal… <ul><li>“Making a Difference One Life At a Time” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Approach… <ul><li>One Life At a Time is partnered with community based businesses in an effort to better understand their hiring needs and requirements. From the information obtained, key factors and resources are implemented into our program to ensure individuals are receiving the appropriate employment training to meet the demands of the marketplace. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Our Focus… <ul><li>One Life At a Time is designed to provide FREE career services to individuals who are new or returning to the market place. We assist in coaching and mentoring individuals with career building essentials so they can obtain and retain gainful employment. We seek to build confidence to help individuals with the education and training they need to be successful in the workplace. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Free Services <ul><li>Skills Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Career Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Training </li></ul><ul><li>Office Etiquette Training </li></ul><ul><li>Interview Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Resume Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Image Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring and Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Job Placement Assistance </li></ul>
  8. 8. Skills Assessment <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will work with you to identify your personal/vocational skills enabling you to broaden your employment qualifications and employment search. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Career Planning <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will help identify your career goals, define your plan and determine how to accomplish these goals and when you need to make any necessary adjustments. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Computer Training <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will offer tutorials in the following areas based on your specific needs: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access), Microsoft Windows (Windows XP, Windows Me and Windows 2000), Web Design with Front Page, QuickBooks Pro, Typing Master Pro, Internet Research and Email (compose, send and attachments). </li></ul>
  11. 11. Office Etiquette Training <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will provide information on how to conduct yourself respectfully and courteously in the office or workplace. We will help polish your skills and improve your professional image. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Interview Skills <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will schedule mock interviews to help improve your business communication skills and act appropriately with confidence in any situation. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resume Preparation <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will give you the keys to successfully prepare and write a resume. They will help you display your experience, education and training in the best possible manner to insure that you will receive full and proper consideration and increase your chances of obtaining a job. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Image Consultation <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will guide you on how to present a unique personal and completely professional appearance. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with Dress for Success and Career Gear to help professionals maintain their appearance. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Financial Planning <ul><li>We host monthly seminars with various financial planners to provide proper personal finance planning including budgeting, saving money, planning for college, taxes, investing and retirement. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Job Search Planning <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will show you how and where you can begin searching for your ideal job. They will supply you with useful tools on how to post resumes with many of the major career networking websites and keep you notified of job fairs available in your area. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Mentoring and Coaching <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will provide guidance, advice on your career path and development opportunities. We are here to support your personal and professional development. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Job Placement Assistance <ul><li>A Career Development Specialist will begin job searches based on your qualifications, notify you of any opportunities, advocate on your behalf and transmit your resume on your behalf if the need should arise. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Workshops <ul><li>One Life At a Time offers regular workshop classes on a variety of topics that may be of interest to job seekers. They include such topics as Computer Fundamentals, Cover Letters, Resumes and References, Networking, Self Assessment and Job Searching, Interviewing Success, Staying Motivated during Job Search as well as Workplace, Phone and E-Mail Etiquette. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Testimonials <ul><li>“ I would like to thank you for your expertise and caring knowledge helping me do my resume, get my self esteem back and updating me with leads on new positions that I qualify for. Your office has given me a wonderful opportunity of knowledge and strength to get out there to sell myself. Thanks again for all the work you have done for me.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Beverly </li></ul><ul><li>“ The staff at One Life at a Time truly care about my success. Lauren worked tirelessly to provide job leads and always took the time to follow-up with me. I would recommend this agency to anyone seeking competent professional guidance with their job search.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Mary Ann </li></ul><ul><li>“ I just wanted to share with you that I just came back from a seminar on resume writing at the Career Center. We critique each others resumes. Both the instructor and the entire class thought the resume that you guys help craft with me was excellent!” </li></ul><ul><li>- Thanks Curtis </li></ul>
  21. 21. Resources <ul><li>Maria Droste Counseling Services – Provides services that are designed to help individuals, couples and families who might be experiencing difficulties within themselves, at home, in school or in relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Dress for Success – A non-profit providing professional attire for woman. Each client receives one suit for their initial interview and can return for a second suit or separates once a job has been secured. </li></ul><ul><li>Career Gear - A non-profit providing professional attire for men who have completed a job training program. Each client receives one fitted suit for their initial interview and once employed may join their Alumni program. </li></ul><ul><li>Bay State Community Services - A non-profit human services agency providing individuals and families with social, mental health, addiction and correctional services. </li></ul><ul><li>Employment Opportunities – If you are currently seeking employment, the attached link will provide you with a list of the most popular search engine sites for employment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Local Colleges/Tech Schools – If you are currently seeking higher education, the attached link will provide you with a list of area colleges and technical schools. </li></ul><ul><li>GED Programs – If you are interested in attaining a GED, the attached link will provide you with a list of schools and testing centers. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Contact Information <ul><li>One Life at a Time </li></ul><ul><li>100 Ledgewood Place </li></ul><ul><li>Suite 104 </li></ul><ul><li>Rockland, MA 02370 </li></ul><ul><li>PH: 781-681-7003 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: 781-681-9917 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>NEW SATELITE OFFICE NOW LOCATED AT: </li></ul><ul><li>Bay State Community Services </li></ul><ul><li>13 Temple Street, 2 nd Floor </li></ul><ul><li>Quincy, MA 02169 </li></ul><ul><li>PH: 617-471-8100 EXT. 152 </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>For more information regarding donations or volunteer opportunities, please contact Christine Driscoll at 781-681-7003 </li></ul>