Career coaching ministry

A free, faith-based program created to help those in the community who are unemployed, underemployed, or seeking to advance their career.
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about this ministry

The mission of the Oʻahu Church Career Coaching Ministry is to assist members of the community that may be unemployed, underemployed, or seeking to advance their careers through training in personal branding, networking, and interviewing.

Our vision is that the people of Oʻahu have the maximum potential to be employed to their abilities.

The Oʻahu Church Career Coaching Ministry utilizes content from The PEACE Plan to offer this program to our local community.

our sessions

Here's what you can expect to take away from each session.
resumes and cover letters

Here are the following learning objectives for this session:

  • Identify the type of resume best suited for yourself
  • Learn the resume formatting
  • Learn what not to put in your resume
  • Learn to identify the key requirements/skills in a job description
  • Learn to write a cover letter
interviewing

Here are the following learning objectives for this session:

  • Learn to thoroughly prepare for an interview using network contacts and other resources
  • Learn to uncover the needs of the employer and how to position your qualifications as a solution
  • Understand the importance of conducting an interactive, positive dialog that effectively communicates your personal brand
  • Identify methods to build rapport with the interviewer to show that you care and are relevant
  • Learn how to respond in phone, group and situational interviews
  • Understand the Do’s and Don’ts of interviewing
  • Learn to successfully close and follow-up
personal branding

Here are the following learning objectives for this session:

  • Understand why you need a Personal Brand
  • Learn how to answer the common question: “Tell Me About Yourself”
  • Learn Accomplishments and PAR-Problem/Action/Result and use them to differentiate yourself from other candidates
  • Learn Power Stories using the RAP approach for use at interviews to support your accomplishments
  • Learn 30-second commercial/elevator speech for use during networking
  • Understand social media to communicate your brand
  • Create a Targeted Company List
  • Learn to identify your Professional Portfolio
networking/job search

Here are the following learning objectives for this session:

  • Learn the importance of networking in your job search and beyond
  • Familiarize yourself with modern job search engine tools
  • Understand the depths of relationships in networking
  • Overcome discomfort with networking
  • Learn how to build your personal network
  • Practice Networking
  • Discover how and where to network effectively
  • Learn the tools and resources available for networking
Open cafes

Our Open Cafes are simply panel discussions. Between each workshop session we'll facilitate an Open Cafe with speakers who have experience in the respective topics. In these times, you can expect:

  • To discuss any relevant homework assignments
  • To ask any questions regarding the specific topic to any Open Cafe speaker
  • To hear about each Open Cafe speaker's experience

join our fall 2020 program

Our free Fall 2020 Program will include an orientation, the five workshop sessions, and Open Cafes in between. See the schedule below.

orientation

October 21: Session video will be sent out via email

resumes and cover letters

October 22: Session video will be sent out via email
October 31, 9 AM: Open Cafe via Zoom

Interviewing

October 31: Session video will be sent out via email
November 7, 9 AM: Open Cafe via Zoom

personal branding

November 7: Session video will be sent out via email
November 14, 9 AM: Open Cafe via Zoom

networking/job search

November 14: Session video will be sent out via email
November 21, 9 AM: Open Cafe via Zoom
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,"
colossians 3:23

register today

Registration is welcomed any time throughout the duration of the Program.