Pathway to Payday Free Job Workshop Series Returns!

Real Skills. Real Interviews. Real Job Opportunities.

Pathway to Payday has a greater than 90% success rate receiving a second interview or a job offer for those who complete all four days.

All classes are 10am-1pm at The Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 7th Street in Eureka).

Schedule:

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City of Eureka Celebrates Another Successful Employment Workshop

The City of Eureka’s Pathway to Payday is a four-day employment workshop that takes place in partnership with the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center. This event focuses on the enhancement of application, resume & interview skills, & offers participants the opportunity to interview with real employers for real jobs, receiving tangible feedback that they can apply to future interviews.

To date, Pathway to Payday has garnered a 90+% success rate with participants who complete all four days receiving either a second interview or a job offer.

This week, 23 of our valued community members completed the December 2019 Pathway to Payday event while 22 of these individuals received either a second interview or a job offer. Further, the participating businesses had overwhelmingly positive feedback about the candidates they interviewed.

Below are some excerpts from the participant surveys collected:

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Can You Teach Cooking? If so, we need you!

We just recently got a lot of new cooking equipment and have no one to use it – so we are looking for someone to teach an adult and kids community cooking class.

We are pretty open to what that means. You can structure it basically however you want.

The usual format is a 1 1/2 hour long class once a week for 6-8 weeks, but it depends on what works best for you.

Community classes ­are open to everyone in the entire community. they have a set topic with a group of attendees who go through the whole course. They run on a set schedule (such as Mondays from 6-8PM from April 3 through May 10, ex. Beginning Pottery class); or they repeat regularly with a different group of people attending each time (such as the third Saturday of each month at 7:45AM, ex. CPR class)

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Pathway to Payday Free Job Workshop Series Returns!

Real Skills. Real Interviews. Real Job Opportunities.

All classes are 10am-1pm at The Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 7th Street in Eureka)

Schedule:

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Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series returns

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will only teach you how to FREE!best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview.

What makes this workshop unique, is that participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire.

Representatives from the following organizations will be there:

  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Rita’s Margaritas & Mexican Grill
  • Sun Valley, Pierson’s
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Wing Inflatables
  • North Coast Cleaning Services
  • Eureka Parks & Recreation

Workshop participants are not guaranteed a job, but they are guaranteed this great opportunity. Last year, nearly 90% of workshop attendees left with a job.

There will be free on-site childcare available, lunch, as well as interview attire if needed.

This free workshop series will take place over four sessions at the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center at 133 7th Street in Eureka. Sessions take place Wednesday, April 26th, Friday April 28th, and Wednesday May 3rd, and Friday May 5th from 10am-1pm.

Details:

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UPDATE: Pathway to Payday FREE Job workshop series has new partner

(Update as of Feb 22, 2016 includes addition of Express Employment Professionals as a new partner.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading UPDATE: Pathway to Payday FREE Job workshop series has new partner

Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series Class Schedule

Following is the class schedule for the Pathway To Payday FREE Workshop Series.

  • To see more details about this series, follow this link.

Feb 25th Class 1: Applying for the job you want

Learn how to best represent your work history & skill set, find out how to avoid common application mistakes, & discover what today’s employers are looking for—all in the process of applying for a real job!

March 3rd Class 2: Mock Interviews

Gain valuable interview skills by engaging in an interactive mock interview that will allow you to test your interview skills & receive valuable feedback that will prepare you for a real interview the following week!

March 10th Class 3: Real Interviews

Take the tools you’ve learned in the previous two weeks & put them into action with real interviews with real employers for real jobs. Interview attire provided by Betty Chinn Day Center if needed. Take a deep breath & put your best foot forward, participants are not guaranteed a job, but are guaranteed this opportunity…so make the most of it!

March 17th Class 4: The Next Step

In the final workshop, participants will receive feedback from their job interviews. Participants will leave this final workshop with tools to set them up for success in a new job, or feedback on why they did not receive the job and tools for what they can do next time to land the job.

  • To download a flyer with the information listed below, follow this link.

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UPDATED: Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

(Update as of Feb 5, 2016 includes more businesses participating and change in loaning of attire.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading UPDATED: Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series

(Update as of Feb 5, 2016 includes more businesses participating and change in loaning of attire.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series