Job Search Workshop: Job Seeking/Job Landing Strategies That Really Work

  • 27 Apr 2019
  • 8:45 AM - 12:30 PM
  • OfficeLink Chelmsford | 321 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824

About the Workshop

Karen Giventer, who speaks frequently on the subject of successful job searching, will present a workshop focusing on the skills and techniques that can help you achieve job offers for either contract or permanent positions. Even if you are currently employed or a seasoned job-seeker, you are sure to learn additional job-searching techniques that will be very helpful in your next job search.

The workshop focuses on tangible techniques and includes the following topics:

Job Seeking — Finding Job Openings that are Right for You

  • Getting and staying motivated, confident, and focused
  • Cold calling and calling contacts (including sample calls to help build confidence)
  • Working with staffing agencies, job boards, and company websites
  • Your online presence
  • Networking (including sample conversational interactions that produce results)
  • Q&A

Job Landing — Securing the Offer

  • Resumes that work
  • Effective interview techniques
  • Managing phone screens and Skype interviews
  • Thank you notes that say more than “thank you”
  • Follow-up that produces results
  • Salary and rate negotiation
  • Q&A

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About the Presenter

Casual photo of Karen GiventerKaren Giventer is a career technical writing contractor who has remained successfully employed throughout economic downturns. She has presented many times on the subject of Job Searching to excellent reviews. Karen is very enthusiastic and optimistic about Job Searching and enjoys sharing her experiences and techniques with others. She has a unique presentation style and a complete strategy for job-finding that really works! Karen can be reached at and welcomes your questions and suggestions.


About the Audience

This workshop is for everyone searching for a job, whether it's their next job or their first job. The material covered applies to a wide range of jobs, not just technical communication. Seating is limited.


Special Offer: A full day of learning for one low price!

Once you land your job, how do you get off to a good start, and how do you work with, or for, people who might be from a completely different generation? Attend both April 27 workshops: (1) "Job Search Workshop: Job Seeking/Job Landing Strategies that Really Work" and (2) "Working Across the Generations," and save up to 40% off the general-admission price for a full day of workshops on valuable and unique subjects.

See the event description for details on the companion workshop, and then select the appropriate "Two 4/27 Workshops" ticket to attend both workshops.


I'm not a technical communicator. How does this workshop apply to me?

The job-search techniques discussed apply to any job that requires submitting a resume, interviewing, or working through an agency, including contract and full-time work.

I'm looking for my first job. Will this material help me?

Yes! This workshop will help you get your first job.

Is this a virtual or an on-site workshop? Will a recording be made?

This is an on-site workshop. The workshop will not be recorded.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Ample parking is available on site.

Is a meal included with the event?

Coffee and doughnuts will be available at 8:45 am, and a light lunch will be available from 12-12:30.

What's the refund policy?

You can request a refund up to one week before the workshop.

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