Category Archives: Career Advice

Workshop: Job Fairs and Interviews 3/20/19 @ Crenshaw Library

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by | March 18, 2019 · 9:15 AM

Sister-Nomic$ – Economic Empowerment Sessions Monthly @ Dress for Success


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-sister-nomic-workshops-for-women-tickets-58338929308 to register.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Questions – WaPo Jobs

Source: Your Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Questions

Published 8/13/18 By Washington Post Jobs

“There’s often no right or wrong answer when it comes to answering job interview questions, but it can be helpful to prepare in advance of your interview. Here’s our ultimate guide on how to answer every interview question.”

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Skilled Craftsman Job Fair 4/22/19

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by | March 13, 2019 · 9:19 AM

Speed Resume Review @ Memphis Urban League 2/26

The Memphis Urban League and our Memphis Urban League Young Professionals will host a Speed Resume Review Event to be held at our office, located at 413 N. Cleveland Street on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  During the event, HR representatives from various organizations will review attendees resumes and suggest feedback during the 10-15-minute sessions per attendee.  Furthermore, this event is designed to assist job seekers with their marketing tools however, recruiters are always seeking to identify great candidates for employment opportunities. 

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2019 Summer Youth Intern Application – Shelby County

https://shelbycountytn.gov/3279/Summer-Youth-Intern-Application 

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners are proud to announce their 2019 County Commissioner’s Summer Youth Program.

Closing Date 3/15/19 @ 4:30 pm

The County Commissioner’s Summer Youth Program provides opportunities for students in Shelby County to develop constructive work habits, positive attitudes, and valuable job skills necessary to enter the workforce.  During the Summer Youth Program each student will be held to the highest standards of attendance and will be assigned to departments within County Government, Corporate Sponsors and/or Non Profit Organizations with specific work needs.  Each student will adhere to the established work schedule and perform effectively the work assigned to them.  The students will be assigned a mentor and will receive developmental workshop training during the program.  Each student will receive $8.00 per hour at 37.5 hours per week.

To be eligible for the program you must live in Shelby County, Tennessee and must be 16 years of age by June 1, 2019 and currently enrolled in school.  (to include trade schools, college, home school, public or private high school).

Federal Law Information

Federal Law requires that all new employees provide proof of identity and employment eligibility at the time of employment. If you are hired, you must be able to provide one of the following:

  • A U.S. Passport
  • A certificate of U.S. citizenship
  • A certificate of naturalization
  • An unexpired foreign passport with attached employment authorization
  • An alien registration card with photograph OR
  • If you are hired and do not have any of the above documents, you will be required to provide the following:
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • State issued photo ID card
  • U.S. Military card AND
  • Original Social Security Card (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • An unexpired INS employment authorization
  • Copy of voided check or deposit slip (for direct deposit)
 

Program Guidelines

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Career Seminar with Nike @ AJC Walnut Grove 2/27/19

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by | February 22, 2019 · 10:23 AM

Tennessee Reconnect Orientations @ Memphis Urban League


Tennessee Reconnect is an initiative to help more adults return to higher education to gain new skills, advance in the workplace, and fulfill lifelong dreams of completing a degree or credential.
Southwest has asked the Memphis Urban League to continue its partnering with the Tennessee Reconnect efforts.  

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Work It Wednesdays @ South Library 1/16, 1/23 & 2/9


Call 415-2780 to register.  

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Translogic Hiring Event 1/12/19

Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland St., 38104
http://www.translogicsolutionsllc.com

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Get Job Ready in 2019 w/ Memphis Works & JobLINC

http://www.memphisworks.com
http://www.memphislibrary.org/joblinc

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Career & Technical Training Opportunities

Source: A Local CTE Landscape Full of Possibilities

Shelby County Schools has approximately more than fifty programs that cover 16 career tracks at schools throughout the district.

Computational thinking is the focus at CodeCrew, where youth receive practical training for careers in information technology.

LITE Memphis aims to equip African American and Latinx students with the tools and skills to build wealth. 

The Collective offers a 9-week intensive course that allows youth to learn about the different career fields that are prominent in Memphis while receiving instruction in resume-writing, interviewing, and other related skills.

For full article and more information visit: http://stand.org/tennessee/blog/local-cte-landscape-full-possibilities

 

 

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WIN/American Job Center center moves to Midtown

Source: Jobs center moves to Midtown – The Daily Memphian

“Workforce Investment Network is moving its central employment center from Downtown to Midtown, at 155 Angelus (off of Poplar Ave.)…The public jobs agency helps residents prepare for and find a job.”

 

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TN Reconnect Session @ Memphis Urban League 12/4

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by | November 30, 2018 · 10:34 AM

Memphis Youth Summer Jobs

City of Memphis Mploy Youth Applications Accepted December 2018



Apply Online at:

http://cityofmemphisyouth.org/ 

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