COVID-19 Update

JSN is currently holding weekly Monday meetings online via Zoom. Check out the upcoming lineup below for our schedule and log in information.

JSN has cancelled our in person Monday morning meetings until further notice, in accordance with coronavirus recommendations to cancel meetings of 10 or more. We will continue to assess the situation and make decisions based on school district and government regulations

Our heart and prayers are with those suffering, the government and healthcare leaders making critical decisions, and with you all who are in the job search.

We know it’s an uncertain time for you, and we want you to know that we are here for you, are praying for you, and want to provide you with some great support and training during this time that we are not meeting in person. Please take advantage of all the resources below to help you continue with your search, even though we can’t meet face to face.

- JSN Team

Join us online via Zoom for weekly Monday meetings.

Wednesday, April 14

10 AM - 12 PM Austin Area Virtual Diversity Job Fair

CLICK HERE to REGISTER NOW! - FREE for job seekers!

Chat LIVE with area employers who have openings right now!

This is an online event that offers candidates the opportunity to connect with both employers and educational institutions. These organizations represent a broad range of career options with positions in different areas across Austin.
85% of job seekers find jobs through some form of NETWORKING. Plan to talk and network with company recruiters and hiring managers the day of the event!
All job seekers are welcome to attend regardless of background, race, ethnicity, or gender.
Make sure to register/create your profile and upload your resume. You will receive updates, reminders, and a training video prior to the event.

Thursday, April 15

9:30 AM - Volunteer with JSN at Trotter House

Looking for your next volunteer opportunity? Join the group from JSN as we volunteer at Trotter House in Cedar Park. We will be helping to organize and sort through donations in the boutique.
Email us and let us know if you want to serve with JSN!

Thursday, April 15

9 AM- Career Networking Group Meeting, A JSN Partner
Kara Bell, Nationally Certified Resume and LinkedIn Writer, will highlight the importance of clarifying your job target and will give you steps to help you Get Targeted. Register in advance for this webinar HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
10:15 AM - Career Networking Group - Open Networking
Immediately following the webinar, click HERE and enter the PASSWORD 022100. This will take you into a breakout session where we can further process Thursday's presentation and enjoy some open networking time.

Friday, April 16

1:30 PM - Interested in Owning Your Own Business or Franchise?
One of our job seekers bought an all ‘green’ cleaning service with anti-virus/bacterial cleaning products. Check out this article with information regarding the huge expected demand for business ownership coming out of the current crisis. Maybe you should consider this option. During this webinar, you will learn from CFE, David Omholt, the pros and cons of all ownership options, when it works and when it doesn’t, industry categories and choices, and much more. Take this eQuiz to find out if franchising might be a fit for you.

Monday, April 19

9AM - Ways to Show Emotional Intelligence in your Job Search and Job Interviews by Jill Granberry, Executive Recruiter at HireBetter.
Are you communicating your emotional intelligence in your job search and during your interviews? The World Economic Forum ranked emotional intelligence as one of the top 10 skills in 2020 in the The Future of Jobs report. Learn tips and tricks to help you effectively reveal your emotional intelligence to both recruiters and potential employers!
10 AM - Networking Strategies and Tactics by Chris Jones
If 80% of jobs are obtained through networking, how can you develop, grow and maintain your network? Many of the tactics are relevant for both our current virtual situation and with in person approaches. Learn easy and practical ways to get started and tips for navigating today’s market.
11 AM - Biblical Manhood / Biblical Womanhood
Join us in a study as we look at what God says about who we are as men and women.

Wednesday, April 21

An important part of self-care is physical care. During the job search, it's easy to get bogged down applying for jobs. Stepping outside and getting some fresh air and exercise does wonders for the mind and spirit!

Join JSN as we take a walk through Brushy Creek Lake Park, Wednesday, April 21, 10:00-11:15 AM. We'll walk for about an hour and then start our walk and also enjoy some networking and just being together.

We'll gather together at the Red Bud Pavillon at Brushy Creek Lake Park (3300 Brushy Creek Rd Austin, TX 78717) and then start our walk!

Friday, April 23

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM - The Project Management Institute (PMI) Austin Chapter Spring Professional Development Day
The Project Management Institute (PMI) Austin Chapter is extending a special code to JSN members who would like to attend their online Spring Professional Development Day. They have a great lineup of speakers planned!
Please use the code SpringPDDJobSeeker to register as non-member and receive the member price. Offer is valid until April 21, 2021, or until their registration limit is reached. Please act quickly if interested.
$75 for members and $100 for non-members
JSN Discount Code gets you the member price!

Virtual Training

Available Any Time (Past JSN Speakers)

  • Job, Career, Calling

    • Watch "Job, Career, Calling" by Becky Terry video on YouTube.
  • Career Direction

    • Watch “Leading Yourself: An Absolute Necessity In Charting A New Path” by Gary Runn video on our Guest Speaker Website.
  • LinkedIn

    • Watch "PowerUp LinkedIn: Energize Your Profile & Attract the People Who Need You on Their Team" by Kara Bell video on our Guest Speaker Website.
  • Marketing Plan

    • Watch "Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Job Search" by Glenn Burchard on our Guest Speaker Website.
  • Networking

  • Dealing with Fear

    • Watch “From Fear To Freedom Through The Filter of H.O.P.E.” by Mary Dunn video on our Guest Speaker Website

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