At some point in many of our careers, we find ourselves at a crossroads: while we may love what we do, another part of us feels called to something more. And when opportunity comes knocking, now it is easier than ever to answer. Thanks to the support of publicly funded career training options, making pivots or advancements in your career can be accessed with just a few clicks of a button. If you’re ready to take the next steps on the path towards advancing your career, you’ll want to stick around for the New Jersey State Library’s next informative webinar.

On Friday, December 8th, you are invited to be a part of the New Jersey State Library’s latest upcoming webinar, “Upskilling For My Next Job: Utilizing Government Funding To Pay The Way”. This engaging conversation on career growth will take place from 12pm to 1pm on Zoom, so whether you’re right here in Trenton or all over the globe, you can sign in for this informative afternoon. The session will be hosted by Paul Cecala, a certified Global Career Development Facilitator, work search author, and founder of Cecala Career Consultants. If you are interested in attending, registration is available here: NJSL – Register. These webinars are completely free to attend, so you’ll only need to come prepared with access to a computer and a brain ready to learn!

Thanks to the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and other education grants, more members of our community than ever can now access training for some of the region’s more in-demand careers. Over the course of the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the various training options available, the funding sources, how to access this funding, eligibility requirements, and more. After all, whether you’re applying for a new position or looking to move up in the ranks at your current company, what better way to show off your skills than with a brand-new certification or training?

This conversation will be led by Paul Cecala, a regional expert in career development and training. Since 1999 he has assisted over 3000 job seekers ranging from C-Suite executives to college students. Paul specializes in creating job search project plans and is recognized for his empathetic listening skills. Paul currently facilitates job seeker networking groups for 4 different organizations. He has helmed the adult professional education programs for 2 colleges and a NJ Dept. of Labor One-Stop Career Center. Paul has his BS in Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. He has published a book and numerous articles on career coaching in a variety of publications.

If you have any questions or would like any help with the registration process, you can contact the New Jersey State Library at (609) 278-2640 for additional assistance. Your next career move could be one certification away, and you won’t want to miss your chance to take advantage of this wealth of opportunity – enroll today!

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