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!