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OCASG Career Club
December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
For the second year, OCASG will be offering OCASG Career Club.
OCASG Career Club is a holistic program that focuses on providing training and support for graduates of four-year colleges who are on the spectrum, The goal is to achieve short-term and long-term career success. Whenever possible, OCASG Career Club will leverage the programming of existing agencies, vendors, and organizations. This reduces costs and teaches participants to leverage the myriads of supports available in the county and state. Additionally, OCASG Career Club will focus on building the participant’s skills and confidence so that they can eventually manage their own careers.
The Monday sessions will be staffed by employment experts, Hilary Kokenda, COO of Zavikon, a staffing and recruiting agency focused on the neurodiverse population and Judi Uttal, retired marketing executive and President of OCASG.
We will meet over ZOOM on select Mondays from Noon to 1:30 PM.
Below are topics that will be covered by OCASG Career Club by date.
- September 12 & 19: Orientation, Career Vision & Goal Setting
- October 17: Resume tips, Self-Branding
- November 7: Online Job Searching, Application Tracking, How to Work with Recruiters
- December 12: Networking, Job Fairs, Continued Education
- January 9: Interview Preparation, Follow-Up Interview, Disclosure
- February 13: Company Culture, Company Departments, Forms & Benefits, Self Advocation & Accommodation, Performance
- Feedback & Reviews
- March 13: Employee Rights, Conflict Resolution
- March 27: Transition, Graduation
Fees: $150 for OCASG members. $180 for non-members
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The program will be limited to 20 participants. If you would like to apply, click on the button below to register. Note participants must have completed a 4-year degree. Classes start on September 12th.
Zavikon is a staffing and recruiting agency whose mission is to place neurodivergent individuals and those with disabilities in career-oriented, meaningful jobs, as well as provide workplace readiness training. Zavikon utilizes a supported placement model to set both employer and employee up for success is dedicated to helping companies successfully incorporate disability hiring into their diversity, equity and Inclusion initiatives. For more information visit: https://zavikon.net.