Networking opportunities abound at the NOVAworks Job Center. By increasing your network you increase your job opportunities!
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Join NOVAworks staff and Job Center members to share your successes, ask for leads, practice your job search skills, network, and learn from knowledgeable guest speakers.
Meet weekly with a group of fellow job seekers to discuss your job search, set goals, be held accountable for following through, and build support and friendships during your job search.
Attend monthly networking events to meet with NOVAworks members and working NOVAworks alumni to build connections and open the doors to job opportunities.
Presentation & Skill Development
Provide fellow job seekers with tips and ideas to enhance their job-search activities. Prepare and present a 5-minute presentation during the weekly Connections meeting to share industry knowledge or a job-search tip that has worked for you. Watch for opportunities to sign up soon.
- 70+% of jobs are filled through networking. (TechJury, 2021)
- 75% of resumes are rejected by ATS before the hiring manager sees them. (FinanceOnline, 2021)
- 85% of open job positions are filled through networking. (FinanceOnline, 2021)
Attend NOVAworks' networking workshops and participate in Connections to learn to maximize your networking opportunities.