Wings for Success invites you to join us for our upcoming workshops!

Registration is required for each of the following workshops. After registration is reviewed and approved by our Wings team, you will receive a confirmation email containing your unique meeting link and passcode. Save each confirmation email since you will need that information in order to join the workshop. All of these workshops are free of charge. 
Questions? Contact Kelly Quant:

Get Organized for 2021!
Thursday, January 28th – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kick off the new year with the team from bloom Daily Planners along with Wings Workshop Committee Member and Professional Organizer, Renée Battisti. In this workshop, you will learn how to create your vision for 2021 along with steps to achieve your goals and how to get more organized. We will have interactive activities and free raffles including 2021 planners!

Registration is required in advance for this workshop:

Growing Your Business with BB&T Now Truist
Tuesday, February 9th – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you want to expand your business but don’t know how to finance that growth? Could your cash flow be better managed? Is new equipment, additional staff, or a different location part of your future? BB&T would like to help you grow your business. This workshop will teach you ways to make sure your business is ready for growth. You’ll learn about the separation of business from personal finances, credit and borrowing options, and insurance needs.

Registration is required in advance for this workshop:

3 Steps to Re-Start Your Career with Fran Garvey, Founder of StartingLine Consulting
Tuesday, February 16th – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Getting back into the workforce can have you feeling a bit like a deer in headlights! In this workshop, Fran will help you move forward by breaking down the process into 3 manageable steps: knowing why and how you are returning, identifying your skills/voids/value, and laying out an action plan to get your job search underway. Among other topics, Fran will touch on resumes and LinkedIn profiles as well as resources, networking, and personal branding.

Registration is required in advance for this workshop:

Becoming a Homeowner with BB&T Now Truist
Tuesday, March 2nd – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This workshop will highlight the most critical elements needed to become a homeowner. The following are the key topics to be covered in this course:

Is Homeownership Right for You?
Why Own a Home?
Buying a Short Sale or REO/Bank-Owned Property
Down Payments, Mortgage Insurance and Closing Costs
Finding a Mortgage Lender
Finding a Real Estate Agent

This program is designed to provide participants with a basic overview of these topics as well as tools they can use in the future for further reference and development.

Registration is required in advance for this workshop:

Job Readiness & Financial Workshops

Wings for Success helps women build confidence not only by providing work-appropriate clothing but also through workshops to support our clients as they embark upon their job search and prepare to start new jobs. We provide workshops in partnership with several agencies in the region, as well as annual workshops that are open to the community. All of our services are free of charge. Presentations in Spanish are available upon request.

Wings is now offering online virtual workshops!

If you would like to schedule a workshop, please complete our online Workshop Request Form

Our workshop topics include:
The Job Search / Interview Process – Success in the Job Search and Beyond

Finding a great job in today’s market can turn into a full-time position in itself, but you don’t have to dedicate 40+ hours per week to be successful. In this workshop you will learn how to strategically target your strengths, narrow down your search, and effectively manage your job search. We’ll also review best practices for preparing for a job interview and provide tips for the interview process.

Wearing the Right Attitude and Outfit

Dressing with confidence is more than wearing the latest fashion. Your outfit should enable you to feel comfortable and poised in any situation. We will discuss the “dos and don’ts” of dressing for the job interview and maintaining your look after you get the job. We’ll discuss the proper interviewing approach, effectively dealing with the workplace environment and best practices for workplace communication.

The Impact of Social Media

Have you ever had an issue with social media at work? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the impact of social media and good communications during your job search and in the workplace.

How to Build a Strong Resume / The Importance of Networking

When you’re looking for a new job, your resume is typically the first contact that potential employers have with you. Your resume can help you create a great first impression so we’ll review resume “must haves”, what to include and what to leave out, and building on your strengths. Networking is one of the best resources for career development and professional success. A good network can provide job leads, possibilities for advancement and opportunities for personal improvement. We’ll discuss steps for effective networking and using your references to help you in your job search.

Managing Your Money

Interested in learning about budgeting and how to manage your money? This workshop provides information on the basics of creating a monthly budget, a discussion about different types of bank accounts and how to save for the future and your retirement.

Getting Out of Debt / How to Build Your Credit

Learn how to start building credit and why that is important for your financial future. We’ll also provide strategies for getting out of debt.

Dress for Less

How to style according to your body shape and size, and tips on how to build a wardrobe on a budget.

Interested in a different topic? Complete our online Workshop Request Form and let us know!