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

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


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Can you create an eye-catching, stand out from the crowd resume? Have you conducted enough interviews to share best practices?

SHRM-Atlanta’s Young Professionals are proud to partner with Dress for Success Atlanta for a unique and rewarding volunteer opportunity in which you can utilize your interviewing preparation and resume writing skills to help women achieve economic independence. 

Join us on July 22, 2017 and meet other like-minded young professionals willing to share their expertise and time in support of this great organization. 

Note for Registration:

  • Two shifts are available, 10am-12pm and 12pm-2pm. Feel free to sign up for both!
  • We are unable to accommodate walk-ups for this event and registration will close on July 15, so be sure to sign up today!

 



 

About Dress for Success

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