Experience Unlimited Contra Costa Chapter

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What is EU

Experience Unlimited (EU) is a no-fee career resource center and job search networking group for business and technical professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. EU is sponsored by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and supported by EU volunteers.

The Contra Costa Chapter of EU (EUCCC) serves the needs of professionals in the Central Contra Costa area, roughly centered in Walnut Creek. A list of other EU chapters may be seen on the California EDD site by clicking here

Services Provided

For job seekers, Experience Unlimited offers workshops on resume writing, interviewing, salary negotiation, and related topics. EU members have access to job listings, networking events and an office environment with phones, fax and Internet-connected computers to assist them in landing the perfect job or contract. EU members are entitled to services at no charge.

Success Teams

Success Teams are "ad hoc" groups formed to provide members with extra motivation and support during the job search.

 

Some of our Featured Speakers in 2016

Upcoming Presentations:

 

February 14, 2017, Clara Chorley, "3 Big Mistakes Job Seekers make that Cause them to Lose Motivation, Focus and Not Find the Job they Want"Clarity UNLIMITED

February 21, 2017, La Shawn Wells, "Learn the 9 Steps of Goal Setting"Right Choice Coaching

February 28, 2017, Kimi Avary, "3 Keys to Gender Harmony in the Workplace"Workplace Navigation System

March 7, 2017, Debbie Lewis, "How to Navigate the Federal Hiring System"USA Jobs

Click "More" to see our past speakers & links to their services or websites

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That reminds me of . . .

Did you know? Linkage statements, used correctly, can connect almost all interview questions to your PARs.

  • Colleagues would probably tell you...
  • Peers would probably tell you...
  • My boss would probably tell you...
  • Subordinates would tell you...
  • That reminds me of ...
  • That's difficult to say, but ... ...
  • For example, ...

It takes practice, and you need to have a grab bag of PARs in your hip pocket, including 2-3 that speak to "learning opportunities." The ability to leverage this technique can be a powerful way to make you shine.

See Steven Richards' article: Surviving the Extreme Interview

Recent Gold Card Members

Congratulations to these members on their new jobs:    

Roberta Redden - January

Steve Aronson - January

Alicia Gordon - December

Mary Merschat - December

Andrea Orozco - December

Jalal Afifi - December

Don Toyofuku - November

Martin Wong - November

Carol Zischke - November

Brian Boer - October

Nicolas Menjivar - October

Steven Sheung - October

Mike Wood - October

Travis Burkey - September

Andrew Pierce - September

Steven Buhler - August

Jose Santiago - August

Connie Yaeger - July

Robert Chapple - June

Kevin Esch - June

Luis Medina - June

Micheline Proctor - June

Edward Rennacker - June

Robyn Romanucci - June

Pam Fenenbock - May

Ivan Herrera - May

Sherrie Hamilton - May

Elisa Minaya - May

Steve Keiter - May

Carlun Robinson - May

Sharon Crane - April

Ciel Gierke - April

Adam Hernandez - April

Alex Lopez - April

Carole Lucido - April

Nisme Kanan - March

Tom McClure - March

Renna Robles - March

Teresa Castle - February

Blanca Hernandez - February

Jim Ogden - February

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