November is National Career Development Month

November 9th* and 10th

1600 Constance St

Gayle & Tom Benson Community Center

*TUESDAY IS FOR KINGSLEY FAMILIES ONLY

  • SHINE LIKE A DIAMOND! 

    Don’t miss your chance for a one-on-one session with Human Resource professionals to update your resume and/or improve your interviewing skills.   

    If you stay ready, you won’t have to get ready!  Limited seating for this session so click here now to register. 

    SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURS – THIS IS FOR YOU! 

    Do you have a business already or a great idea for one you’ve been thinking about? Are you ready to take it to the next level? 

    Don’t miss this 2-hour interactive session that will focus on strategies to help you launch, grow, and sustain your business! Limited seating for this session so click here now to register. 

TUESDAY WORKSHOPS

Resume Revisions

By Appointment

In a one-to one 30 minute session, Human Resource professionals will offer tips to improve your personal resume so you make a great impression before you walk in the room.

Led by Ochsner Health

Mock Interview

By Appointment

Brush up on your interview skills and get tips to make a good impression from Human Resource professionals in a one-to-one 30 minute session.

Led by Ochsner Health

Barbershop Talk

6:oo pm-8:00 pm

For Men Only: Join other Kings of Kingsley in a barbershop setting (in our gym) for an engaging conversation about employment issues specific to men. FREE HAIRCUTS from the School of Barbering!

SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURS – THIS IS FOR YOU!

Do you have a business already or a great idea for one you’ve been thinking about? Are you ready to take it to the next level?

Don’t miss this 2-hour interactive session that will focus on strategies to help you launch, grow, and sustain your business! Limited seating for this session so click here now to register.


WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS

Setting the Record Straight

9:30 AM -10:30 AM

Subject matter experts highlight resources and pertinent information to support successful employment searches for formerly incarcerated persons.

Moderator:
Chad Sanders – The First 72+, Co-Executive Director
Panelists:
The Honorable Marcus DeLarge – Orleans Criminal District Court, Section K
Laura Tuggle – Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Executive Director
Patrick Young – City of New Orleans Office of Gun Violence Prevention, Director and Sharp Men NOLA, Founder and Executive Director

Shared Voice, Shared Vision: Facing the Future Together

10:45 AM -11:45 AM

In a town hall format, attendees and workforce development professionals share their insights, concerns, and proposed solutions for meeting the demands of a changing labor market.

Moderator:
Gina Swanson Gray 
– WDSU-TV, Anchor/Reporter
Panelists:
Job Seekers and Workforce members

Partnering with Purpose

Noon -1:00 PM

Service providers share how wrap around services lead to success in meeting career goals.

Moderator:
Mary Ambrose, LMSW
– United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Chief Impact Office
Panelists:
Lona Hankins – New Orleans Regional Transit Authority, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure and Planning
Mary Schultheis – Crescent City Family Services, Executive Director

Lunch provided by RPM Pizza.

Making It Happen, Making It Matter

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Workforce and industry experts discuss information related to current and projected employment trends in preparation for jobs for the future.

Moderator:
Gregory Curtis – New Orleans Workforce Development/Board Chair and Windsor Court Hotel, Director of Human Resources
Panelists:
Shannon Joseph
 – Ochsner Health System, Director, Talent Management – Workforce Development
Sunae Villavaso – City of New Orleans, Director of the Office of Workforce Development
Arlanda Williams – Delgado Community College, Vice Chancellor of Workforce Development

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