Career Moves is a division of JVS that provides job search coaching, career counseling, networking opportunities, and career seminars to professionals looking for new jobs and career change, targeting members of the Jewish community. Clients range from recent college grads starting their careers to professionals across the spectrum of careers.
Located in Boston, we also have a satellite office in Newton on 61 Chapel St. (part of the Geek Offices). To contact our Newton office, please call 617-795-1964.
Editor's PickWednesday, September 1012:00pm – 1:30pmCareer Moves - A Division of JVS, Boston map
BOSTON | Marketing Myself: Leaning In & Standing Out | September 10 | 12:00 - 1:30 P.M. | $20.00 You have 30 seconds to make a potentially career-altering impression at a networking event, sales pitch, job interview, or online. Therefore, it is crucial to have a self-marketing strategy that... Read More
- $20.00 $20.00
Wednesday, September 176:00pm – 8:30pmYoung Israel of Brookline, 62 Green Street, Brookline 02446, Brookline map
The graying of America translates into a growing market for professionals looking for careers and business opportunities in elder services. Both younger and older workers are needed, at all levels and for all functions, whether in business administration, finance, healthcare, direct care, policy... Read More
- $10.00 online; $15.00 at the door
Tuesday, September 302:30pm – 4:00pmCareer Moves - A Division of JVS, Newton map
NEWTON | Resume Clinic | September 30 | 2:30 - 4:00 P.M. | $20.00 Can your resume pass a recruiter's 30-second scan and make it to the YES pile? If you’re not sure, come to this clinic. Each participant will have their resume critiqued by the group and by JVS staff. Limited to eight... Read More
- $20.00 $20.00
Women Working Together | Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching (Eight-week job search strategy group)Friday, October 39:30am – 11:30amJewish Family Services of Metrowest , Framingham, MA mapFREEWomen Working Together Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching Are you struggling to land a job in today’s competitive market? Do you have a hard time staying focused on your search? Would you like to meet and strategize with other women in your situation? You may be eligible... Read More
By: Alyson Weiss, Career Moves Social Media Specialist
Ah, Twitter. The little blue bird with the complicated grammar structure - If I sent a tweet in the past, did I tweet it? Tweeted it? Twa - whoa now.Read More
Twitter's complicated grammar isn't the only problem professionals face using the social media platform. With the inundation of Twitter horror stories, many job seekers and career developers struggle to understand what Twitter has to offer to them.
Which is too bad, because T...
By: Amy Mazur, Career CounselorRead More
Sam was used to living a comfortable lifestyle. He made smart financial choices, and never feelt like he had to cut corners or sacrifice any of the amenities that he and his family enjoyed. There were family vacations, occasional dinners out with friends, and even a trip to the theatre every once in a while. His children enjoyed being involved in extracurricular and enrichment activities, and he was able to afford a new car when the one he...
By: George Zeller, Resume Writer
With the job market becoming more competitive each time there is a recession (and the effects of this last one is still present), job hunters have to crank up their resumes to meet the new demands of the job search.
Nowadays, to say in line with your competition, you have to customize each resume. You may need to change the Summary, the order of the bullets listed under your jobs in your Experience section, or add/subtract bullets that are more...Read More
By: Lindsey Kirchoff, millennial marketing expert, former HubSpot inbound marketer, and Careers & Beers speakerRead More
Employees used to have to rely on employers to climb the career ladder, but today, we have the internet! Building a strong online career presence can lead to better connections within your industry, freelance work, speaking and writing gigs, publicity and of course, new career opportunities.
Sounds awesome? That’s because it is. Here are some steps you can take today to grow you...
By: Martha Plotkin, Lead Career Counselor
This is the second part in a 2-part series about Networking for Introverts. Read the first post here.
Have you ever dragged yourself to a big networking meeting and then lost your nerve after seeing all these strangers happily chatting with one another?
- How in the world, - you might have wondered, - can I ever join one of these conversations and not appear to be an interloper?Read More
Yes, it seems daunting, but you can do ...
By: George Zeller, Senior Employment Specialist
One of the hardest things for introverts to do is to talk about themselves and be in the limelight. Yet, introverts are good at building and maintaining relationships.
This means that introverts can excel at networking and informational interviewing when they know how to do it on their own terms.
Two Networking Tips for IntrovertsRead More
1. Ask Questions to Take Off the Conversational Pressure
Introverts have good listening ...
By: Judy Sacks, Director of Career MovesRead More
As consumers, hardly a day passes that we aren't faced with the need to make choices and decisions. And with TV, radio, the web and social media coming at us 24/7, it is sometimes hard to sort out empty claims, hype and fancy trappings from accurate, solid information on which to base our decisions.
But we at Career Moves can help when you need to make a decision on where to get help for finding a first job, a new ...
By: George Zeller, Job Search Coach
Job hunting has often been described as one of, if not the toughest job one has ever had. The job market is always competitive, especially in Boston. That’s why it’s wise to enlist all the support you can and be current on job search strategies and techniques. Job search coaching is one way to get you a better job faster, regardless of your industry, level, or work history.
What is Job Search Coaching?
It is customized coaching t...Read More
By: Susan Munter, Owner of Style Agent & facilitator for our upcoming workshop Make Your Clothes Work for You: Dressing for the Job SearchRead More
I’m not interested in your elevator speech. You won’t impress me with your Problem-Action-Result story. And I could really care less about your resume. Why? Because I’m not listening, I’m looking. And I’m not just looking at your clothes, I’m looking at your body.
While what you wear on an interview o...
Six Tips for Building Your Twitter Brand from Sarah Binning, Communications Coordinator of City Year
By: Sarah Binning, Communications Coordinator of City-Year BostonRead More
“I don’t have a Twitter account. To be honest, I just don’t get it.”
Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone say this.
Raise your hand if you’ve every thought this.
I’ll admit I used to be one of those people. The handful of individuals I knew who were on Twitter used the platform like a mass texting device, updating their followers on their every move. What I didn’t realize was t...