Our Programme

Making the first step

Our Programme

Through our excellent programme of activities, you’ll gain invaluable information and the know-how to help you on your journey back into work.  All free of charge to attend for eligible members.  Run by our professional coaches and business volunteers, as a member, you’ll be able to take ‘stepping stones’ towards getting back into work.  Through our interactive sessions, you’ll cover a wide range of subjects including building confidence, effective CVs, interview technique and practice, starting your own business and the use of social media.

We’re also guided by our members, so we invite you to let us know what other topics will help you in your search.  We aim to deliver a service that meets your needs and adds practical value to your search to secure your next role.  Our sessions run every Friday (apart from Public Holidays) from 9am – 12.30pm.

4 January – Career Vision and Job Plan

Know Your Start Point

Define Your Purpose

Know Your Motivations

Create Your Own Action Plan

Business Coach: Nikki Wild, Director, Wild Empowerment Ltd and M3JC Trustee

Your Host: Richard Thayer

11 January – Impressive Interviews

How to Create a Great First Impression

Preparing Your Answers; Yes, You Can Do This Before Hearing the Questions!

How to Look - How to Speak – What to Say

Business Coach: Liz Johnston, HR Consultant

Your Host: Trevor Band

18 January – Composing Your CV & Marketing Plan

CVs & Their Impact

Composing Your CV – Different Formats

Profile Statement

Transferable Skills

Covering Letter

Business Presenter: Amanda Fisackerly, Recruitment Specialist & Career Coach, Fizz-biz

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

25 January – Using LinkedIn as a Job Seeker

Help Your LinkedIn Profile Promote You

Find the Companies You Want to Work For

Get Your Expertise on Show

Tap into Your Network & Do Your Homework

Get Prepared For Your Interview

Business Presenter: Steve Mills, Director, The Prudent Marketer

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

1 February – Personal Positioning & How to Stand Out in a Crowd

Define Your Unique Blend of Strengths, Skills & Talents

Identify What You Will Be Famous for

Define Your Personal Strapline

Business Coach: Nikki Wild, Director, Wild Empowerment Ltd and M3 Job Club Trustee

Your Host: Richard Thayer

8 February – Practicing Your Interview Techniques

Preparing for Your Next Interview

Techniques and Styles

Putting it into Practice with Feedback

Questions & Answers

Business Coach: Sara Smith, Director – Sara Smith Ltd

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

15 February – Who Moved My Cheese?

How Different People React to Change

What to Do When “Your Cheese Moves”

How to Overcome the Fear of Changing?

How to Find “New Cheese”

Tapping into Resources You Didn’t Know You Had to Help

Move with the Cheese and Enjoy it

Business Coach: Diarmaid Fitzpatrick, Director, Inspiring Enterprises

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

22 February – The Recruiter’s Perspective

How to Market Yourself to Recruiters

Understanding the Objectives of Recruiters

What Recruiters Look For

Interacting with Recruitment Agencies

Business Coach: Jo Campos, Account Manager (Resourcing Solutions) at TSB

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

1 March – Introduction to Goal Mapping

In a fast-changing world, being able to set and achieve goals is a master life skill.

Learning the technical and soft skills for a role is only part of the success recipe
and it can be easy for people to lose sight of their original dreams and aspirations
for their career as the immediate demands of life take over.

This enlightening workshop introduces the tool which is helping millions
of individuals worldwide and is being used by companies such as BT
and Microsoft to achieve accelerated success time and time again

Business Coach: Nikki Wild, Director, Wild Empowerment Ltd and M3JC Trustee

Your Host: Richard Thayer

8 March – Guide to Writing a CV that will Get You an Interview that will Get You the Job!

...Or How To Apply for a Job

The Dos and Don'ts of CV Writing

Information - What to Include/Not Include

Your Personal Profile (It's All About The Brand!)

Grab Attention From The Start!

Questions & Answers

Business Presenter: Maxine Hart, Director, Wote Street People and M3JC Trustee

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

15 March – The CV Conundrum

A Panel of Local Business Experts Constructively Review Member CVs

How to Grab the Attention on a CV

The Do’s and Don’ts in CV Writing

How to Engage with Recruiters and What They Look For

Facilitator: Maxine Hart, Director, Wote Street People and M3JC Trustee

Expert Panel: Julie Hyland, HR Specialist, Rob Dolbear, MD of HCR, Debbie McLatch, Project Head Commercial & Development Delivery, Basingstoke & Deane District Council

Your Host: Trevor Band

22 March – Managing Stressful Situations Whilst Job Seeking

Understanding Emotions That Take Place During Challenging Times of Transition

Practical Ideas and Exercises to Relieve Stress and Worry

Understanding Your Achievements and Show Your Best Side

Business Coach: Lynda Cant, Director, In-a-coaching and M3JC Trustee

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

29 March – Understanding Communication Styles

DISCover Your Profile

Recognise Different Styles of Communicating and Your Own Preferences

How to Improve Communication, Harmony and Motivation

Identify How to Communicate Differently to Get Your Message Across

Business Coach: Nikki Wild, Director, Wild Empowerment Ltd and M3JC Trustee

Your Host: Stephen Grosvenor

5 April – Securing Work in a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Making Sense of the Powerful Forces that Affect Today's Job Market

Understanding Your Capacity to Influence Recruiters and Employers

Seeing New Value in Your CV

Maintaining a Plan of Action

Business Presenter: Trevor Band, Management Consultant,
Lecturer in Business Strategy & M3 Job Club Host

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

12 April – Your Voice | Your Power

Be Yourself by Discovering Your Authenticity

Be Your Best Self by Hacking Your Physiology

Covey Conviction

'Vivify' Your Voice

Share Your Story

Business Presenter: Calvin Niles – Collaborator, Mentor, Entrepreneur, Speaker, calvinniles.com

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

19 April – Good Friday

Sorry, we are closed for Public Holidays

26 April – Research Companies to be Impressive at Interviews

Talk Their Language; Think Strategically About the Business You Might Work For

Get to Grips with How a Prospective Employer Thinks About Their Business

Learn or Refresh Your Knowledge of a Powerful Yet Simple Business Planning Tool

Equip Yourself With a Few Key Questions to Ask at Interviews

Business Coach: Susan Elliott, MD, Strategy, VitalSix

Your Host: Malcolm Hawkins

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