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Resume Writing Tips For Veterans
Whether you are preparing your resume for the first time, or updating one you already have, writing your resume with maximum effectiveness is a key part to getting an interview. This webinar will guide you with important tips on customizing your resume to suit the job you seek, translating your military duties for a civilian workforce, and creating a powerful tool that will help you secure interviews.
No matter where you are in your job search it is important to remember the key tools for a successful interview.
During this webinar, you will learn proper interview etiquette that all interviewees need to know to make the best impression. Topics will include proper dress attire, when to make eye contact, what types of questions to have prepared for your potential employer, and what type of notes to take during an interview.
Let presenter Kimberly Richards, Manager of Men’s Wearhouse, introduce you to the interpersonal skills needed to get your foot in the door at the career of your choosing.
Understanding Financial Statements – Entrepreneurial Workshop II
Understanding the Purpose of Financial Statements and How They Can Help Determine theHealth of Your Business
The focus of this workshop is to help attendees understand a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. The workshop also explains how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate his/her business more efficiently.
**See Entrepreneurial Workshop I for the Business Plan Template.**
Business Start-Up Fundamentals – Entrepreneurial Workshop I
Learn the Fundamentals in Planning, Preparing, and Financing Your Business
This workshop is geared toward helping potential entrepreneurs evaluate and understand the fundamentals of owning one’s own business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will also be provided with a free guide to writing a business plan and other materials.
Saving for Retirement
No matter how old you are, saving for retirement may seem daunting but it doesn’t need to be! Learn how to set your own financial goals for a comfortable retirement and identify savings options to meet those goals.
John Laurito, President & CEO of Concord Wealth Management and Gregory Killilea, Advisor at CWM will be leading the seminar.
Saving for College
Many veterans utilize the Post 9/11 GI Bill for their own education, yet they still need to pay for their child’s college education. Hear from representatives from Massasoit’s Financial Aid Office and MEFA about college loan programs, securing financial aid, 529 investment accounts, and scholarship opportunities. Get up to speed now and be prepared for your child’s college expenses!
Importance of Credit & Borrowing Basics
Maintaining good credit is key to your personal financial success. Matilda Volpicelli, Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager for the Bank of Canton, will teach you what makes a “good” and “bad” credit score and tips about credit reports. Learn the basics of different types of loans and understand the difference between secured vs. unsecured loans. Finally, discover how to build and repair credit history, how to identify credit repair scams, the consequences of identity theft and how to guard against it.
Identity Theft & Scam Prevention
Become alert to commonly-used financial scam tactics and learn how to minimize your risk of identity theft during this important webinar for veterans and military spouses of all ages.
Robin Putnam, Research and Special Projects Manager from the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, presents Consumer University with a focus on identity theft & scam prevention. The presentation covers how to spot and avoid scams, how to prevent identity theft, and what to do if you become a victim.
Money Matters: The Reward of Personal Budgeting
Learn how to manage your money most effectively with income, expenses, financial goals, and spending habits in mind.
This webinar will guide you on how to prepare a personal budget and spending plan, as well as identify ways to decrease spending to match your income level.
Carl Begin, Vice President and Investment Officer for Bristol County Savings Bank, leads the session and provides information and tools on tracking monthly expenses vs. income, how to manage your bills, how to work toward achieving your financial goals, and more.
Networking Made Easy! Special Veterans Edition
This is the perfect webinar if you are job seeking, looking to advance within a career, or trying to find clients to grow your business, networking is a necessity!
Designed exclusively for veterans and military spouses, this webinar provides a host of practical tips on how to effectively network and make impressions that could lead to a job interview, employment opportunity, or new business clients. If you are nervous about networking or frustrated with your past results, this informational program is perfect for you!
Networking tips include identifying contacts and first steps for networking, how to work a room and stand out in a crowd, and the best strategies for follow up. Learn how to set yourself apart and engage with contacts by sharing information about yourself, your military service, and/or job-related experiences.
This FREE webinar is presented by Eric Warner, President of Praxis Growth Advisors, Inc. and a seasoned executive with experience in leadership development, sales training, and management consulting.
Personal Brand Essentials for Veterans
In today’s marketplace, it’s tough to stand out. Do you truly know how to “set yourself apart” from the crowd? Personal branding will give you that competitive edge. It’s your reputation. It’s about bringing who you are to what you do and how you do it.
This webinar will help you to define and build your personal brand to enhance your visibility, increase your marketability and put you above the competition. This webinar will also review how to best reflect your veteran status in your brand.
The webinar is presented by Brenda Wornum Moore, President & CEO of BWM Consulting, a firm specializing in solutions for organizational development, performance improvement, and talent management.
Smart Home Buying for Veterans: Maximizing Your VA Home Loan Benefit & More
If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines waiting for the perfect time to buy a home, now is the time to take advantage of your VA Home Loan Benefit. Interest rates are at historic lows, making this the best home buying market in decades.
Presented by Kimberlee Canducci, Expert Real Estate Advisor with RE/Max Spectrum, you’ll learn tips and strategies on how to maximize your VA Home Loan Benefit and you’ll discover what to look for, and what to beware of, when you’re looking at homes on the market.
This webinar provides the opportunity to learn about cost-savings and becoming a smart home buyer.
First Time Home Buyers for Veterans:
Buying a home is a big and important decision for everyone. Without being armed with good information, the process can be overwhelming. This webinar designed for veterans and their spouses will answer many common questions, and will include an overview of loan options specifically available to military veterans.