Empowerment Through Education and Employment

News by tag: employment

03/07/2017
Building Better Communities – In Our Exec Director’s Own Words

Hear Success Center SF’s Executive Director Liz Jackson-Simpson talk about our goal of helping low income Bay Area adults and youth achieve happiness and success in life.

Tags: employment | Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | workforce development.
09/21/2016
Meet Jonathan “Johnny” Calero Sanchez

Johnny Calero Sanchez joined the Success Center San Francisco family as a Program Assistant in June 2016.  SCSF staffers who work with him will likely tell you…read more of Johnny’s story .

Tags: education | employment | nonprofit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.
09/20/2016
Follow the Star Over the Career Center

The holidays are just around the corner and the Success Center SF – Western Addition Career Center is the place to be if you’re looking for rewarding temporary seasonal or permanent employment. Keep reading.

Tags: employment | holiday hiring | macy's | San Francisco | success center sf | western addition career center.
08/10/2016
Highlight Your Strengths And Get That Job

If you’ve ever looked for a job (and who hasn’t??), you know how difficult it is to differentiate yourself from all the other candidates clamoring for that same position.  Finding a way to prove to interviewers that YOU — and only you — are the best person for the job can make — or break — that interview. Find out how.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
08/04/2016
The Value of YOU

Presenting facts about your skills and experience has nothing to do with bragging; it allows others to understand how you’ve added value to your past employers and how you could bring value to their organization. Read more.

Tags: employment | interview tips | San Francisco | success center sf | western addition | western addition career center.
05/26/2016
Helping Inmates Reenter Civilian Life

Two weeks ago Career Center Director, Troy Henry and Job Developer, Rito Andujo-Walker, joined other employers in participating in an employment readiness program at San Quentin State Prison. Read what happened once they were inside.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
04/21/2016
Career Center Job Fair Coming in May

We’re having our annual Summer Job Fair on May 19, 2016. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet hiring reps from some of the largest employers in the Bay Area, including Macy’s, California Pacific Medical Center, Safeway, UCSF, and the City of San Francisco. Learn all about it.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
04/13/2016
Energizing Your Results at Career Fairs

As an employment specialist at the Western Addition Career Center, I often suggest hiring events and job fairs featuring multiple employers to help job seekers maximize their time. But sometimes candidates don’t know exactly what it is they’re supposed to be doing — or what to expect. Get tips to help you with your next job fair here.

 

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
03/01/2016
Turning the Tables on Interviewers

Ever get stuck on what questions to ask an employer at the end of your job interview? Fear no more! Here is a great article reprinted from Business Insiders to help give insight on what questions you may want to ask an employer – and that an employer may expect you to ask. Read this article now.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
01/12/2016
Becoming an Interview Rock Star

Our staff at the Western Addition Career Center are in an enviable position: they get firsthand information from actual employers on exactly what they’re looking for (and what they’re not) in an employee. Unfortunately, when we talk to employers they frequently mention bad interviews. Read what they have to say.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.

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