Re-Careering after 50

Services and Workshop Descriptions

We have teamed up with Canada College and Sequoia Adult School to offer an array of services and workshops important for work readiness and career pathway advancement in today's job market. 

Resume Essentials Workshop: Learn the importance of developing an impressive resume, the "Do's and Don'ts" and crafting the right resume for the right job. See more 

One-on-One Resume Review: Sign-up for an appointment with our volunteer, who will review your resume, and make recommendations on how to improve your resume to make it stand out from the rest of the job seekers. Register

Ask the Career Advisor
: Need some advice? Guidance? Call (650) 824-6933 and talk to a Career Advisor. It's a great opportunity to receive 1-on-1 help to revitalize your job search.

Budgeting 101: Are you living within your financial means? Join this workshop to discover the benefits of living within a budget! We'll show you how to track where your money is really going, options for financial institutions, and how to create a realistic budget that meets your and your family's needs. See more Register

Building Your Credit Score
: Do you know your credit score? Join this workshop to learn the basics of credit reports and how your credit score can impact your financial security. We'll dive into the basics of understanding your credit report, provide free resources to monitor your credit and share steps to correct errors that might be affecting your ability to build your credit. See more Register

Building Your LinkedIn Profile: When employers are hiring, many resort to reviewing applicants' skills and credibility by searching on LinkedIn. This workshop will cover the basics of creating a LinkedIn profile that is sure demonstrate your talents and get the attention of employers. Join us to build your online resume that shows employers the value that YOU bring to the table. See more Register

Career Advising Finding your career path, advancing in a current path and preparing for job interviews can be very intimidating. Our career advisors are here to help you through this process. See more Register

Computer Literacy: Do you lack familiarity on how to use a computer? Would you like to learn more? If you answer yes, then Computer Literacy is for you. The computer literacy is a one week course that focuses on computer basics, Word program, creating an e-mail account and using and understanding the internet. See more Register

Effective Job Search: In this day and age there is such a variety of ways to look for work. Most job seekers aren't aware of all the resources that are out there to assist with job search. We'll show you how to tap into the hidden job market and how to take advantage of those resources. See more Register

Job Search Lab Workshop: The job search is an ongoing process of identifying job leads, networking, and applying for jobs. Having a job search plan can improve your success and get you back to work faster. Call for an appointment or drop in to the Career Center to speak with one of our employment specialists.

How to Market Yourself: Develop that "elevator speech" that highlights your special qualities, skills and abilities you possess. Learn to speak with confidence and promote yourself. Great tool to impress employers in interviews. See more

Interview for Success: You've made it to the last step of the hiring process, the interview! In this workshop we will navigate through best practices and guided scenarios that build confidence through rehearsal and constructive feedback so that you can land the job. See more Register

Re-Careering after 50: People age 50 and over are in a unique position to have plenty of workforce experience to bring to a new career, while still being able to obtain the knowledge they need to take on something new. This workshop walks you through the process of changing careers over the age of 50, including how to get started, where to get additional training, and what types of careers might be right for you. See more