November – Oakland County Business, Workforce, and Finance Webinars

November – Oakland County Business, Workforce, and Finance Webinars

Workforce Webinars

Bring Your “A” Game

Friday, November 6, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, November 20, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Cost: No Charge

How to bring your “A” game to the workplace

Employers want your best attitude and abilities

Soft skills needed to set you apart from the competition

Changing Careers: New Opportunities, New Future

Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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How to navigate the basic steps of a career transition

Finding new occupations with bright futures

Handling your finances, spending and creditors during a career transition


Career Vision Board: Showcase your Interest, Skills, and Goals!

Friday, November 13, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Cost: No Charge

Get an intro into the function of vision boards

Get warmed up with a few creative exercises

Gain clarity around what YOU want in your career

Create your very own career vision board out of inspiring materials to display at home

 

Gig Jobs: Exploring Non-Traditional Employment Opportunities

Monday, November 2, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, November 16, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, November 30, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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What is the gig economy?

Outlook and trends of the gig economy

Is a gig right for you?

 

The Language of LinkedIn: Using the Popular Career Tool the Right Way

Monday, November 9, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Monday, November 23, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Cost: No Charge

General navigation of the platform

Job searching and professional branding tips

How to optimize their profiles to the algorithm

Let’s Talk About STRESS!

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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What are the physical and emotional signs of stress?

What are the sources of stress in your life?

What changes can you make to manage and reduce stress?

Mid-Life Career Transitions

Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Basic Steps of a Career Transition

Opportunities available to the older worker

Older workers – the stereotypes and the truth

Personal Branding

Monday, November 9, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Monday, November 23, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Create a marketing strategy focused on your most important product: you!

Steps to building and maintaining a successful personal brand

Learn how to craft a compelling networking pitch

 

Resumé Writing: Introduction to Resumes and Cover Letters

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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3 Main Types of Resumes: Chronological, Functional, Combination

Resume Etiquette (do’s & don’ts)

Key Components of a Cover Letter

 

Resumés: A Deeper Dive

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Cost: No Charge

How Technology Impacts Job Searches

Importance of Key Words

Structuring A Resume to Secure an Interview

 

Virtual Interviewing

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Types of interviews and how to prepare for them

Best practices for interviewing

Researching companies who want to interview you


Finance Webinars

Nest Egging: Money Today, Wealth Tomorrow

Friday, November 6, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Cost: No Charge

Learn the benefits of saving now

Learn tools to help you save easier

Learn different ways to save

It’s in Your Hands: Technology is Taking Over

Monday, November 9, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Learn apps that allow you to make life easier

Learn ways to budget and invest

Learn about tools that can put all financial resources together


Second Chance Banking

Monday, November 16, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Learn about some second chance opportunities offered by banks and credit unions

Learn the difference between traditional and online banking

Find the perfect spending and saving account for you

Pathways to Stability during COVID 19

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Cost: No Charge

Rewrite your budget

Find local and national resources

Pay off debt, save, and maintain

Business Webinars

A 360° Perspective on Your Business

Mon, Nov 2, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Cost: No Charge

When everything is important all the time, the question becomes “what do we focus on now?”  In this workshop you’ll be introduced to a suite of visual tools to help you quickly evaluate where you’re at with your business and what areas to focus on if you want to grow the company.

This workshop is designed to help existing businesses.

From Good Idea to Great Concept
Wed, Nov 18, 2020 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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A great idea is just the first step along an entrepreneurial journey. Learn how to take your idea and build a great business concept that you can implement. Hear how to move from idea to concept and how successful entrepreneurs adjust their concept to give themselves the best chance at creating a successful business. This workshop is for startup businesses.

Starting a Business

Wed, Nov 4, 2020 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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Thinking about starting a business? We can help. This virtual workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. Topics like startup costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced along with the steps to get started. This workshop is for startup businesses. This workshop is designed to help existing businesses.

Startup Cash Analysis – Don’t Get in Over Your Head

Tue, Nov 10, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Get ahead of the curve, prepare for the next steps and don’t get in over your head. This virtual workshop helps new entrepreneurs gain a better understanding of the cash demands required to successfully start a business. With 50 percent of small businesses failing within the first five years, proper startup cash analysis is paramount to a successful launch. Concepts found in the Startup Cash Analysis Workbook (course materials) and estimating cash needs will be covered. Don’t be a statistic. Register today. This workshop is for pre-start businesses.

Social Media for Business Growth 2020

Tue, November 17, 2020 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
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Cost: $40.00

Whether you call it social media or social networking or web 2.0 or internet marketing, the question on every professional’s mind is this: “Is social media a waste of time or an essential power tool for business in a post phonebook world?” The simple answer is “yes”.

Amid all the distractions, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are emerging as essential tools for marketing your business. Join us for this entertaining and educational seminar as Terry Bean takes you through the tools and rules of social media.

Presented by Terry Bean, Founder of Networked Inc. and Motor City Connect

Market Trends During the Coronavirus Crisis: Consumers have Changed, Will You?
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Cost: No Charge

New customer expectations necessitate changes in business practices. This virtual workshop will help you understand customer expectations, incomes, and spending habits during the era of COVID-19. Learn more about changes in consumer behavior for business-to-customer (B2C) businesses and identify consumer behaviors that are likely to stick long term. This workshop is for existing businesses.

Projecting Cash Flow – Overcoming Business Interruptions and Beyond

Tue, Nov 24, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Cost: No Charge

Projecting Cash Flow is designed for individuals who need a better understanding of the cash demands required to successfully manage a business before, during and after critical interruptions. The use and concepts of the Cash Flow Projection workbook will be discussed. Having a good system in place to manage cash flow will contribute to your organization’s success now and in the future.

“This may be the most important class a small business owner will ever take!”

This workshop is designed to help existing businesses.

 

Pivoting your Business to Thrive in a New Environment

Thu, Nov 12, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Cost: No Charge

Successful businesses pivot to adjust to changing times. New business realities due to COVID-19 require that many new and well-established businesses re-evaluate their business models. This virtual workshop covers three areas of your business that hold clues on how to successfully pivot your business and stay alive. This workshop is for existing and startup businesses.

 

How to Write a Business Plan in the New Economy

Thu, Nov 19, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Cost: No Charge

So, you’ve decided that it’s finally time to write that business plan everyone says you need.  Excited? Dreading it? Not sure where to start? We can help! Follow along with our step-by-step. Prepare a business plan that gives your business direction, defines your objectives, maps out strategies to achieve your goals, and helps you to manage possible bumps in the road. This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs who are interested in writing their first business plan or want to Improve a plan to get their business to the next level. This workshop is for existing and startup businesses.

 

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