How to Land Your Dream Job

Here are eight (8) steps to help you land your dream job!

• Use your NETWORK! Contact Friends, Associates, Professional Colleagues, College Dean, Alumni Associations, Professional Organizations and Linked In Contacts/Recruiters to let them know you are actively seeking a job and ask if they have any leads.

• Identify companies where you desire to work, find connections on Linked In (managers, recruiters, HR, employees) and request an Informational Interview to learn about open positions and/or if opportunities are available to you within the company.

• Attend Career Fairs and ask recruiters to review your resume and ask for tips to improve your possibilities of getting hired at their organization. The recruiters are the gateway to getting you the job!

• Contact your college/university career resource office for job leads and resume/cover letter assistance.

• Visit your local Microsoft Store and ask for one on one Linked In training to learn how Linked In can help you in your career search.

• Join Professional Organizations to network, gain leadership opportunities and training.

• Volunteer at non-profit organizations, local churches, social clubs or private organizations to gain work skills and experience.

• Take free or low cost training to sharpen your skills and to fill any gaps identified while applying for jobs.

Training websites:

Linked In Learning

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/

FED IT Training

https://niccs.us-cert.gov/training/federal-virtual-training-environment-fedvte

Veteran Training Resources

Course Offerings

Code Academy

http://www.codecademy.com/

Code Avengers

https://www.codeavengers.com/courses

Course

https://www.coursera.org/

EDx

https://www.edx.org/

Girl Develop It

https://www.girldevelopit.com/materials

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming

Learn Python the Hard Way

http://learnpythonthehardway.org/

MIT Open Courseware

http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

Treehouse

https://teamtreehouse.com/

UDACITY

https://www.udacity.com/

UDemy

https://www.udemy.com/courses/

YesWeCode

http://www.yeswecode.org/search

Intelligence Careers – Seek Internships, Scholarships, and Jobs!

For years I worked within the Intelligence Community and wondered why so few people looked like me. Part of the reason was awareness. African-American Youth are not often informed about the opportunities to work within the Intelligence Community and that needs to change. I’ve asked recruiters to proactively target schools in underserved communities and HBCUs to recruit and hire students of color. There’s many scholarships, internships, fellowships and careers in the Intelligence Community to include HR, Accounting/Budget, Law, Medical, and Cyber/IT. Let’s change the narrative and diversify the Intelligence Community.

For those seeking jobs within the government consider searching: http://www.IntelligenceCareers.gov

Here’s a list of Scholarships and Internships from the Intelligence Community: https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html

Feel free to personally contact me if you have questions: Ebony Johnson, ebony@simplyebony.com

Simply Ebony Groupon Special! Career Strategy Session! Land Your Dream Job TODAY!

Are you struggling with where to start on your federal or civilian resume? Are you a transitioning military veteran or student? Do you need help finding a job? Sign-up for a FREE 30-minute consultation! Visit our website for more info (Link in Bio): http://www.simplyebonyconsulting.com.

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Hiring Our Heroes Hiring Expo

What’s your career goal? Make your next move!

Join Hiring Our Heroes and event co-host Paralyzed Veterans of America at the Washington Hiring Expo with the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, January 9. Register here: http://events.hiringourheroes.org/m-events/Info/Summary?e=95067e51-c4bd-43f8-8082-9043c4b6761

Washington Hiring Expo

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Capital One Arena

601 F Street NW, Washington,

District of Columbia 20004, USA

Spend the day connecting directly with recruiters and hiring managers from 100+ local and national companies of all sizes.

Prior to the hiring expo, join us for a free Career Connections employment workshop from (10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) focused on:

• Mock interviews, skills translation and resume review

• Resources for connecting with veteran-ready employers

• Best practices for digital networking and job search techniques

All registered veteran and military spouse job seekers who attend the hiring expo are eligible to receive

• Raffle tickets at the employment workshop for a chance to win signed Washington Wizard memorabilia

• One-on-one resume review and career coaching from our experts at Leidos

• Up to two free tickets to attend the evening’s game between the Washington Wizards and the Philadelphia 76ers

DC Bourbiz Veteran and Spouses Networking Event

Veterans, Active Duty, Mil Spouses, GOVCON, civilians, professional networkers: Free for all to attend. Nov 29th. Register for free: http://tiny.cc/e2erzy

The free raffle giveaways for DC Bourbiz are here:

Brett Favre Signed Packers 35×43 Custom Framed Jersey

Allen Iverson Signed 76ers 31×35 Custom Framed Jersey

Joe Theismann Signed Redskins Full-Size Authentic On-Field Helmet

Jerry Rice Signed 49ers 31×35 Custom Framed Jersey

Please come network with vast community resources for personal and professional development in a high energy, fun environment. Must be over 21 to attend.

BourBiz offers our signature sampling of more than 20 different types of Bourbon, Whiskey, Wine, and Scotch during the event, as well as meet and greet opportunities with decorated veterans, prominent business representatives, and other notable personalities.

Job Seeking and Transition Support

Resume and Interview Resources

Compensation and Disability Claims Resources

9/11 GI Bill Support

Veteran/Military Spouse Health & Wellness Resources

Access to Capital Resources

Legal and Business Compliance Resources

Social Media Manager Position Open

You can find a job to align with just about any skill. Do you manage multiple Facebook Groups and business accounts on Twitter and Instagram? Turn your skill set into a Federal Career. Submit your application for: Social Media Manager, MC-301-4c Millennium Challenge Corporation. With Federal Jobs you are able to include volunteer skills relevant to the position. Need help? Don’t know how to write a Federal Resume? Struggling with completing the Federal Application on USAJobs.com? Contact me at: ebony@simplyebony.com.

If you are interested in the Social Media Manager position visit here:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514148800

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Land a Government Job!

Today I’ll be working with OPM to help students build resumes to land government positions! I’ll be reviewing resumes both virtually and in-person. I serve within a community of Federally Employed Certified Career Coaches. We are all here to help you! To those that don’t know, OPM has great resources USAJobs and they provide training to help you understand the process. If you want to work with me to help you with the entire Federal Employment Application process:

Join us for the Kween Sip and Learn: Career and Style Series!

Date: October 20, 2018

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Location:

Vintage Glam Boutique & Party Room

137 Kennedy Street, NW

Washington, DC 20011

Panelists: Ayana Wellington Pitterson, The Thrift Diva; Ebony Johnson, Founder/CEO of Success Creators; and Tia Nichols, HR Guru

Interactive Group Panel Session:

Networking to Land the Job

10 Steps to Landing a Federal Job

Resumes 101

Interview Tips

Linked In Overview

Dress for Success Mini-Fashion Show hosted by The Thrift Diva Ayanna “Inspiring women to always look their best without breaking the bank!”

Speed Mentoring Panel: 10 min one-on-one sessions with the experts. (Mock Interviews, Style Tips, Career Coaching, Resume Tips.)

Please Purchase Your Ticket Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kweens-sip-and-learn-career-and-style-series-tickets-50893015379?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=eventcard