THE NEW LEAF WORKSHOP is designed specifically for job seekers who must address a criminal record in their job search process and are having a difficult time obtaining employment due to their barriers and or records. This class combines the nationally recognized Creative Job Search course with special strategies for addressing and overcoming barriers to employment, including how, when, and why to disclose your record, addressing employers’ concerns, answering tough interview questions, WOTC, Federal Bonding, and “Ban the Box”.
Each workshop is a one day session of 4.5 hours and is delivered from 9am to 1:30pm.
Please note: The North & South Minneapolis WorkForce Centers 2017 New Leaf Scheduled workshops are posted on the back of this Flyer. The session hours are from 9:00am to 1:30pm.
Workshop topics include:
How, When and Why to Disclose Your Record
Issues Facing Former Offenders
Avoiding Self–Sabotage and the Job Application Trap
Identifying Powerful Skills You Can Offer Employers
Effective Job Hunting Methods for Former Offenders
Resumes, Networking and Successful Interviewing
Getting It Together – How to Market Yourself