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SHRM-Atlanta's HR Young Professionals partner with Dress for Success Atlanta

 Export to Your Calendar 7/22/2017
When: 07/22/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Dress for Success Atlanta
763 Trabert Avenue NW
Atlanta, Georgia  30318
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta
404-442-7335


Online registration is available until: 7/15/2017
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This event is for members only.  If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit the membership section on our website. 

 

SHRM-Atlanta’s Young Professionals are proud to partner with Dress for Success Atlanta. This will be a unique and rewarding volunteer opportunity in which you can utilize your interviewing and writing skills. 

Can you create an eye-catching, stand out from the crowd resume? Have you conducted enough interviews to share best practices? Share your expertise in two ways - resume writing and review and interview preparation. Join us and meet other like-minded young professionals willing to share their expertise and time in support of Dress for Success Atlanta. 

What is Dress for Success? The Mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. 

 

Key programs include:

 

  • Interview and Employment Suiting: Complete interview outfits, including shoes and accessories, and working wardrobe, up to five outfits, when she gets a job.
  • Professional Women’s Group (PWG): A networking association that encourages career growth for clients who have successfully gained employment. The PWG strives to teach employed women about workplace communication, corporate culture, financial literacy/wealth building, balancing family and work, and more.
  • Going Places Network: Four 10 week sessions help unemployed and under-employed clients gain career skills, learn how to utilize job search resources, and build confidence.
  • Virginia Philip Career Center: A fully equipped business office and resource for clients to use on their own and/or to meet with HR or IT professionals for job search support and instruction including: résumé and cover-letter writing; Internet, email, and social media as job search tools; job placement software; and mock interviews.
  • Professional Workshops: Topics include: “Are you Job Ready” and “Interviewing 101”
  • Computer Skills Training: Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 Please join the SHRM-Atlanta HR Young Professionals and share your talents in support of this effort!