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Are you looking to start a new career or job? If so, we provide practical, user-friendly employment resources to give you the tools for success. The EEM team consists of human resource professionals and managers through whom we have gained a unique perspective into how we can best serve you.

But, we don’t stop there! We take the time to listen and understand the challenges and obstacles today’s job-seekers face, and build quality relationships with employers that will give members access to some of the best opportunities in the area. In addition, we also share with you what code of standards and ethics employers are looking for in their new talent. Below are some of those codes of standards that will help you secure your next opportunity.

Did you know that your résumé is your personal marketing flyer? Does that surprise you or give you a better understanding of the importance of having a great résumé?

  • The average employer only spends a few seconds looking at a résumé, so it is imperative that it makes a good impression. Your résumé should be attractive and easy to read so you can be picked out of the crowd.

Do you need a résumé? We have provided you with the resources below to help you build or enhance your résumé.

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Building a Résumé http://www.livecareer.com 
Résumé Review Email your résumé in Word format to ee@thebalmingilead.org.

Please type “Résumé Review” in the subject line of your email.

Résumé and Cover Letter Assistance http://www.careeronestop.org/ResumeGuide/SampleResumeWalkThrough.aspx

You have 30 seconds to make a good, first impression.

  • How you dress and present yourself makes a difference in how employers perceive you.
  • How you dress can also be the difference between getting a job offer and getting no further than the first interview.

Do you need help with obtaining professional attire? Below are links to organizations which cater to helping men and women in Central Virginia who need help with obtaining professional, business attire.

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Professional Clothes for Women Visit Dress for Success Central Virginia’s website to get professional clothes and development tools for women.

http://www.dressforsuccess.org/centralvirginia

Career Clothing for Veterans The Boots to Suits program provides veterans with career clothing.

http://www.wearevirginiaveterans.org.

Suits for Men Goodwill Industries has partnered with Men’s Warehouse to provide suits to men.

http://www.goodwillvirginia.

What can you do to get an edge or advantage over other applicants? How can you stand out in the crowd? Our interviewing and coaching resources are designed to prepare you for your next interview.

Below are resources to help you once you are called for the interview.

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Succeeding in Job Interviews http://www.best-job-interview.com/index.html
Job interview resources http://www.careeronestop.org/ResourcesFor/EntryLevel/prepare-to-interview.aspx
Are you looking for your next employment opportunity?

Click on the link below to view a list of current employment opportunities and upcoming hiring events. We invite you to take full advantage of the relationships we have built with key employers to give you access to some of the area’s top jobs and top employers.

Current Employment Opportunities & Upcoming Hiring Events

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Top Employment Websites

 

http://jobs.virginia.gov/

http://jobs.richmond.com/

http://www.vec.virginia.gov/vecportal/index.cfm//vecportal/index.cfm

http://www.richmondjobnet.com/

http://www.usajobs.gov/

http://www.hr.vcu.edu/applicants/

http://www.monster.com/

http://www.indeed.com/

http://www.simplyhired.com/

http://www.linkup.com/

http://www.jobing.com/

http://www.net-temps.com/

http://www.job.com/

http://www.alljobsearch.com/

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Education_Training/Finding_Jobs.shtml

http://www.snagajob.com/

Local Job Fairs

 

http://www.vec.virginia.gov/find-a-job/job-fairs

http://richmondhokies.org/careerexpo/

http://carouselexpo.com/virginia

http://www.employmentguide.com/job-fairs/browse/Virginia

http://www.nationalcareerfairs.com/career-fairs/richmond-career-fairs/

Job Search Tips for

Ex-Offender

http://www.careeronestop.org/ExOffender/index.aspx
Job Search Tips for People with Disabilities https://www.disability.gov/ 

 

Job Search Tips for Post-Military Personnel http://www.careeronestop.org/reemployment/veterans
Members of the EEM team are available at the Kiosk in the Grand Concourse before and after services on the first and third Sundays of every month. We look forward to seeing you there!

Employers: If you have employment opportunities you would like us to feature on our website, please contact us at eem@thebalmingilead.org. We ask that you include the business name, position title, instructions on how and where to apply, and a contact name for the opportunity.