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Employment For Seniors is the premier resource linking mature adults with employment opportunities.  If you are 50 years of age or older, we are here to help you find employment!  If you are a Central Ohio employer, our mature, talented, skilled and dependable job seekers will provide significant value to your organization. 

EFS has provided career assistance and resources to nearly 30,000 clients, free of charge, over the past 40 years.  Our trained volunteer job counselors work with clients, prepare them for their job search, and connect them to employers through our job referral process.   Registration is an easy ½ hour appointment and can be scheduled by calling the EFS office at 614/863-1219.

Local employers have found a highly skilled workforce by posting their positions, free of charge, on the EFS JobMatch system.  With assistance from the EFS staff, employers are guided through job postings and initial applicant screening. Employers can also utilize the Annual Senior Career Expo to network and connect to hundreds of valuable applicants.

We look forward to working with you at Employment For Seniors! You can easily reach us at 614/863-1219 or by email at info@employseniors.org

 

 

Here are some helpful articles for job seekers:

Call to Action: Avoid These Interviewing Pitfalls
QuintCareers.com

Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Negotiation:
The Complete Job Offer and Salary Negotiation FAQ for Job-Seekers. by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.

How to Choose the Right References
by Rebecca Knight, Harvard Business Review

Positive Attitude is Key For Older Workers and Job-Seekers
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., Quintessential Careers

EFS Featured on WRFD Radio
Saturday, April 19 Saturday, April 12 Saturday, August 2

Finding Meaning and Purpose in Retirement
by Mary E Ghilani, NCDA

COA Grant Funds Senior Job Training Workshops
by Stacy Kess, Delaware Gazette

Senior Citizens Contribute Much as Employees
Another Dispatch article crediting EFS, Feb 13 2014
(Read past the Jack Hanna story)

Help exists for seniors to find jobs
Columbus Dispatch Article Featuring EFS, Feb 10 2014

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Computer Training Opportunities

Do you need help learning to master the fundamentals of using a computer? These days it is difficult to find a job that doesn't require using a computer. Click here for a list of computer training resources.

 

 

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Important Date


Employment For Seniors Legacy Awards Program

May 20, 2015
Fawcett Center
More Info Register Now Sponsors
Greeting from Senator Sherrod Brown
For details, contact 614/863-1219

 


 Annual Senior Career Expo

August 27, 2015
Fawcett Center

Participants, here are the program details

Employers Reserve Your Spot Now!
Contact Carol at carol@employseniors.org

 


TRICK OR TREAT 5K & LITTLE MONSTER DASH
to benefit Employment For Seniors

When: October 31, 2015

Location: John Bishop Park in partnership with
the City of Whitehall

FREE ~ Little Monster Dash will begin at 9:30am (children 10 and under)
Treat Stations, Music & Face Painting for the kids!

5K Run and Walk will begin at 10am

Costume Contest will follow the Run/Walk
Be sure you have best costumes
on kids, pets and you!

Register Here


Job Searching For Mature Job Seekers:
Strategies That Work
Free Workshops in Delaware County
Details


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Upcoming Events & Programs

Be strategic when you attend job fairs!
Utilize the EFS Job Fair Strategies Tip Sheet


New Directions Career Center
Financial Wellness & Job Search Assistance
Details


Home Instead Senior Care
A free cup of coffee while
Discovering great opportunities in Granville!
Thursdays in May
Details


Columbus Region Logistics Council
Logistics Job Fair

May 19, 2015 from 9am until noon
Columbus State’s Center for Workforce Development
Details


Jewish Family Services Easton Job Fair
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive; Columbus, OH 43219
Noon - 4:00 pm
Details Participating Companies


Big Fish Networking Social Event
May 21st at Average Joe’s Pub; 5:30 pm
4949 East Dublin Granville Road
Westerville (near New Albany)
Details 


Get Your Networking Suit On!  Connect with Hundreds of Local Business Professionals
Breakfast with Business First Events (7a-9am)
For details, see the Business First Events calendar
http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/calendar/
Save the Dates (locations):
May 29 (Godman Guild and Camp Mary Orton)
June 26 (Ohio Dominican University/Conway Ctr for Family Business)
July 24 (Summerfield Advertising)
August 21 (Burton Metal Finishing)
September 18 (St. Vincent Family Center)
October 23 (City of Hilliard)


Goodwill Columbus Programs
Batelle Career Education Center
1331 Edgehill Road, Columbus

Work Readiness Workshop
Computer Basics Class
Social Networks
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