Career & Employment Services help students build job search skills.

Events & Workshops

All workshops are free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, please plan to arrive 10 minutes early.

Please RSVP for the workshops indicated below at dl-gc-counselingfrontdesk@gccaz.edu.

Workshops & Events
 
   Workshop Title Fall 2017 Dates Room
SEPTEMBER    

Résumé

Wednesday, September 6 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Job Search Skills

Tuesday, September 12 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Interviewing

Wednesday, September 20 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Managing Stress in College

Thursday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m.
Presented by Amy Torgerson, GCC Counseling

B-207

Job Search Skills

Monday, September, 25 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Do It Now: Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination

Wednesday, September 27 at 1 p.m
Presented by Paul Romo, GCC Counseling 

B-207

LinkedIn

Friday, September 29 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

OCTOBER    

GCC FALL 2017 JOB FAIR

Wednesday, October 4 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m
Hosted by GCC Career Services

SU104 Conference Center

Résumé

Tuesday, October 10 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Test Taking Skills

Thursday, October 12 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Lynn Brysacz, GCC Counseling

B-207

Interviewing

Tuesday, October 17 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Job Search Skills

Monday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

The Art of Memorizing & Learning

Tuesday, October 24 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Steve Akers, GCC Counseling

MA-108

LinkedIn

Friday, October 27 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Applying to MCCCD Jobs

Tuesday, October 31 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

NOVEMBER    

Résumé

Tuesday, November 7 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Izelle Silva, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Do It Now: Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination

Monday, November 13 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Paul Romo, GCC Counseling

B-207

Interviewing

Tuesday, November 14 at 11 a.m.
Presented by Izelle Silva, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Stress Proof Your Mind & Body

Wednesday, November 15 at 12:30-2 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Aubrey, GCC Counseling

MA-142 (Full)

Job Search Skills

Friday, November 17 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Izelle Silva, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

LinkedIn

Monday, November 27 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Izelle Silva, GCC Career Services

CCS-108

Stress Proof Your Mind & Body

Wednesday, November 29 at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Aubrey, GCC Counseling

SU104 RSVP

Test Taking Skills

Wednesday, November 29 at 1 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Lynn Brysacz, GCC Counseling

B-207

DECEMBER    

Applying to MCCCD Jobs

Friday, December 1 at 12 p.m.
Presented by Laura Hinau, GCC Career Services

CCS-108


WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

CAREER SERVICES WORKSHOPS

Résumé Workshop
The average hiring manager spends only 15 seconds deciding whether to place your resume in the trash or in the interview pile. To stand out, you must have a flawless, positive, and skillfully crafted marketing document. Learn how to market yourself accordingly by tailoring your resume to the jobs you really want. We’ll help get you noticed!

So, you received an interview. Now is your time to shine and land your next job! Learn how to effectively prepare for the interview and understand the interviewing process. Let Career Services help alleviate your interviewing stress by attending our most popular workshop!
 
Nearly 90% of recruiters are using LinkedIn to fill their jobs. Don’t be left out of the crowd because you haven’t created a profile! Join me and the other 225,000,000 LinkedIn members in utilizing LinkedIn to reach your career goals. In this workshop, you will learn what LinkedIn is and what you can do to maximize its results!

Job Search Skills Workshop
Learn the latest recruiting technology that employers use to seek out job applicants, and refresh your job searching skills on how and where to look for a job.
 
Applying to MCCCD Jobs
Discover how to apply to jobs within Maricopa Community Colleges, and what you'll need to know to potentially land an interview.

 

COUNSELING WORKSHOPS

The Art of Memorizing & Learning
The workshop looks at the types of memory and how they differ.  Understanding how quickly memory fades is key to developing a plan for retaining information until it is actually learned. Techniques for improving memory will be discussed, and students will create a plan to try for all classes. The Art of Memorizing & Learning!  Don't forget!

Creating Inner Motivation
Are you feeling unmotivated? Would you like to have more energy to get your projects and goals done?  Are you unsure of where you are going or what is the next step?  This workshop could be the turning point of your student career.  You will take a closer look at your goals and dreams, what may be holding you back, and how to persist despite all obstacles.


Do It Now: Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination  
Do you put off until tomorrow what you could do today? Do you paralyze yourself by procrastinating? Don't wait. Attend this workshop!

Managing Stress at College
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of stress in your life? Learn to recognize what triggers your stress and strategies to reduce your academic stress.

Relationships 101 - Personality and Love Languages (Part 1) 
Learn about how attachment, personality and love languages can impact your relationships. Greater understanding of these important aspects of ourselves will enable more successful relationships.
NOTE: Prior to attending the workshop you have to take two assessments, this is required as part of the workshop. The two assessments are: humanmetics.com -Jung Typology Test and 5lovelanguages.com

Relationships 101 -Personality and Love Languages (Part 2)
Learn about managing relationships with effective communication skills.  This will include discussion of healthy versus unhealthy relationship patterns and strategies to overcome those patterns.

Stress Proof Your Mind & Body: The Art and Science of Building Resilience/Antibodies Against Compassion Fatigue
This workshop will challenge your current perception of stress and provide tools for hope to combat compassion fatigue (secondary trauma & burnout). It will provide students with well research and evidenced-based self-regulation practices and perceptual reconstruction skills to combat compassion fatigue and prevent burnout.  The goal is for attendees to learn the required skills to be maximally functional under the emotional demands of highly stressful work and/or school environment.

Successful Student Skills
What are students doing to be successful? Come and find out - learn skills to help you during your educational journey.

Test Taking Skills 
Have you ever sat down to take a test and had your mind "go blank?" Learn strategies to reduce anxiety, recall information and improve test performance.

Contact:

Building: Dr. Joe Griego Counseling & Career Services Center (CCS)
Phone: (623) 845-3283
Email: career.services@gccaz.edu
Hours of Operation

Fall/Spring

Mon., Tues., Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer

Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Career Services hosts a Job Fair on campus each year.