Career Workshop Series


Career Workshop Series


This series is presented by Jessica Rareshide, certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional. These workshops will provide the strategies and techniques to find the right job and career for you.


Job Match - Why It Matters
Learn your core competencies and how to relate them to job functions. The attendees will learn how to showcase their natural abilities to a potential employer during the interview to increase their opportunities for employment.
Keller Library & Community Centers
Thursday, September 7 at 6pm

Science of Résumé Writing
Learn best practices of what to do and not to do in developing your résumé. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about their particular experience and how to put it in a positive light. Bring a copy of your résumé for review.
Keller Library & Community Centers
Saturday, September 9 at 10am

Bring Your Résumé Night
Attendees will be able to bring their own résumé and have it reviewed by Jessica for recommendations on how to improve it. You will get to ask your resume questions specific to your experience. Bring a copy of your résumé for review.
Mid-City Library
Wednesday, September 13 at 6pm

Interview with Purpose
Learn why job fit is vitally important to employers and to employees. Understand the interview process including questions you can ask the employer for job fit. How to promote your skill set to the employer and many other aspects of the interview process. Get your specific questions answered about interviewing.
Mid-City Library
Wednesday, September 20 at 6pm

Promote Yourself and Your Experience
Learn how to make your profile an attention-getter. Learn how to search for hiring managers and companies where you would like to work.
East New Orleans Regional Library
Saturday, October 14 at 2pm

Improve Your Business Communications
Verbal and non-verbal communication skills are top skills employers are seeking. Learn what to say and when to say it. Learn how to write the perfect email using a proven format for reader understanding.
East New Orleans Regional Library
Thursday, October 19 at 6pm

About the presenter

Jessica Rareshide is founder and President of Rare Insight, LLC, a human capital management firm, offering speaking, coaching, and consulting services nationally. Jessica is a popular speaker and coach on career issues and professional development. She utilizes her extensive experience gained during an exceptional marketing, sales and management career.

Since 1999, Jessica’s consultancy has successfully influenced business owners and professionals alike with revenue producing ideas and the ability to re-think perspectives. Utilizing her background as a recruiter and possessing two staffing credentials, CPC, Certified Personnel Consultant, and CSP, Certified Staffing Professional, she has counseled business owners on hiring issues related to job match. Based on clients’ accolades she has developed a business reputation as “The Ideas Person.”

Her mission is to inspire, motivate, and challenge people to believe they can change their behavior by understanding themselves better to achieve greater productivity and gratification in their career and life path.

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