- Learn what your strengths are
- Try any new opportunity that is put in front of you
- Figure out what you are passionate about doing
- Sell yourself in your resume, it is the first impression employers will have
- Have perseverance, keep your drive going
- Recognize who your mentors are, they are important to your career
Thank you to our wonderful guest speakers who participated in Connections Friday on August 21 by sharing about their career stories and tips to job search success with our job-seekers! We learned a lot from Steve, Ashley, Courtney and Stephanie! Check out some of our takeaways from the event below:
Thank you to everyone who made our first-ever Employer Appreciation Breakfast a huge success! We are so grateful to our employers, partners, and supporters who came out to celebrate our employer partnership program, and receive recognition. Our work would not be the success it is without you!
Thank you to our wonderful emcee, MND Program Liaison, Karen Holmes, and our employer/employee duos: Mark and Diana from Second Chance, Jerry and Darrell from Eddie's Market of Charles Village, and Ora and Alevis from House of Ruth, for sharing about your experience hiring from MND or graduating from our program. We thank you for your continued partnership and your commitment to helping motivated job-seekers find work they love!
MND was excited to recognize our partners from the Maritime Transportation and Logistics Training Program, who have been integral in helping us design and deliver this industry-specific training program to disadvantaged job-seekers in Baltimore. Thank you again to Katrina D. from Premium Logistics North America, Katrina J. and Nancy from Maryland Port Administration, Cherise from A-1 Escort Services, Lee from John S. Connor, Inc., and Adam from Atlantic Lift Truck. This program would not be possible without your support!
We also recognized our top employer partners for their commitment to hiring graduates of our program. Plaques were presented to Second Chance (Top NPO Employer), Abacus (Top Staffing Agency), and Maximum Day Services (Top Business Employer). Thank you again!
A special thank you to our program graduate event volunteers led by Job Coach, Sonya Gibbs and to our volunteer photographer, Mary Tippett for capturing the great shots below!
Thank you to our wonderful guest speakers Harvey, Francis, Kahlan, and Dawn, for sharing about your career journeys and tips to job search success at Connections Friday last week! We learned a lot! Here are some takeaways from Friday's event:
Thank you to our mock interviews, Martin, Sheri G., Sheri R., Chuck, Duncan, Nash, and Rich, for sharing your time and expertise to help our job-seekers prepare for their interviews! We really appreciate the feedback you gave for how to perfect our interview techniques and impress the employer. Here are some of the takeaways and pieces of advice from the panel debrief:
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