DETROIT REBOOT CONNECT
ReBoot Connect is our ongoing professional development membership program for all women intent on growing their workplace skills, network, and confidence. Whether you’re investigating next steps, restarting your career, or are already working, the ReBoot Connect community keeps you current, connected, and confident. ReBoot Connect chapters meet semi-monthly for lectures, tech skill development, and networking.
Below is a list of our currently scheduled events. Our future programming may include: Branding Yourself, Social Media Best Practices, Google Suite Tools, Entrepreneurship Panel and more. We will incorporate member feedback into future programming.
Future ReBoot Connect Detroit events may include: Branding Yourself, Social Media Best Practices, Google Suite Tools, Entrepreneurship Panel and more. We will incorporate member feedback into future programming. All programming dates and topics subject to change based on speaker availability and interest.
Tuesday, Sept 26th Designing Your Ideal Job
Speaker: Ursula Adams, Executive Coach and Founder of the SheHive
Location: The SheHive, 2505 Hilton Road, Unit 107, Ferndale, MI
Time: 10am to 12pm
Whether returning to the workforce for the first time in years, or pivoting your career, you don’t have to settle for a role that feels more like a j-o-b than passionate and exciting work. Join SheHive founder, Ursula Adams, for a discussion on how you can uncover the skills, passions and strengths that lead to a career – and life – you’ve always aspired for.
Tuesday, October 10th, Rev-up Your Resume
Are you unsure about the best ways to format your resume? How can you best communicate your strengths and time off from work? What are recruiters and hiring managers are really looking for when they review a resume? Come learn about effective ways to update your resume to reflect the valuable skills and experience you bring to the job market.
Thursday, October 26th, Excel ReFresh
Spreadsheets can be tricky with all of the complex formulas and tables. Review the basics of Excel spreadsheets and how to organize, analyze, and present data. Learn about new features that can help you become more efficient and effective in both your professional and personal life. This two-hour session is led by a certified Microsoft instructor.
Thursday, November 2nd, How to Utilize LinkedIn for the Job Search Process
You may often hear that you *must* be on LinkedIn when looking to return to work, but just having a profile isn’t always enough. Learn the key characteristics of effective LinkedIn profiles. See how a power profile can help you get noticed. Gain insights on how to increase your network to help achieve your goals with this LinkedIn overview.
Tuesday, November 7th, Mindfulness
It can be exciting, overwhelming and just plain hard to go through the ReBoot process and “figure it all out.” You may have already gone to yoga and had a glass of wine with a friend, but that isn’t always enough. Come learn about how to use Mindfulness to manage stress and insecurity while you ReBoot and beyond.
Monday, December 4th, Networking and Informational Interviews 101
Networking doesn’t need to be anxiety producing. There are some simple strategies that can help you develop key networking skills. Many people are happy to help you – but you need to be clear on what specific help you need. Hear tips about the best ways to utilize current and new contacts. Learn about how to have effective informational interviews with contacts to advance your goals.
Monday, December 11th Powerpoint ReFresh
Effective visual communications are critical in the modern workplace. PowerPoint has much more to offer than the cartoon style clip art of the ’90’s. Review the fundamentals of creating effective presentations in PowerPoint. Learn about new features that can help you become more efficient and effective in both your professional and personal life. This two-hour session is led by a certified Microsoft instructor.
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REBOOT CONNECT DETROIT MEMBERSHIP
$30/month OR $300/year
Monthly subscription memberships will auto-renew each month and can be canceled at any time.
Annual memberships, which provide two free months of ReBoot Connect, will not auto-renew and may not be cancelled.
Questions? Email: [email protected]
Feel free to bring a friend! ($30 drop in fee)
Need to ReBoot fast? Are you mentally ready to return to the workforce, but just need to update your skills? Come and take the plunge! ReBoot Accel has created more intensive programs including a two day “Bootcamp” and a robust five day “Immersion.” These programs offer a carefully curated curriculum enabling you to learn and practice essential office and job search tech skills while building long-lasting networks and confidence. We are planning to offer an accelerator in Detroit in 2018.