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PERSEVERANCE - Key To Your Next Job in 2018

Harvest Bible Chapel Career Connections Ministry
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Feb 10 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Make 2018 different. Get fired up with us. Bring a friend. Spread the word.

Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace. In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance. . . (Ephesians 6:14-18)

Join us as we learn about PERSEVERANCE.

How do you keep going in your job search when in spite of a great resume, targeting prospective companies, using social media, networking, and having phone interviews, nothing happens? Social behaviorist have been studying the emotional impact of being jobless and have developed 4 cycles many of us go through on this journey which impacts everything we do- almost always decreasing our intensity of effort and hope in the future.

There is now an increasing body of knowledge based on ongoing research into how people in business, sports, education and many other venues succeed. It is called perseverance. A recently superb best selling book uses the synonym grit.* And it is the key to breaking the jobless emotional 4 cycles in your career journey and help finding the job you desire.

The workshop covers the following: 1. Four emotional cycles of being jobless 2. What the Bible says about perseverance 3. Most recent research on how grit (perseverance) is key to achieving your goals. 4. Taking Grit (perseverance) Inventory to see how much of this characteristic you have compared to a large sample of Americans. 5. The 4 Grit (perseverance) factors identified in research and applying them to your job search. 6. Developing your career journey Grit action plan

* Grit- The Power of Passion an Perseverance, Angelia Duckworth, 2016


Joe Miraglia, Ph.D - Since retiring as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Human Resources at Motorola, Joe has pursued 3 passions: First, teaching organization and personal change at Michigan and Cornell Executive Business Schools. At Northern Illinois University he taught the final MBA Capstone Course integrating all disciplines taught over two years for which he received the prestigious Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence. Second, Executive Coach to hundreds of leaders in business, churches, para-church and non-profit organizations. Third, teaching workshops in Christian Career Planning focusing on: (a) unemployed (b) midlife career changes (c) matching market place experience to volunteer opportunities.

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