The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) assists individuals with researching and reaching for their career goals. We provide employment skills training and resources to prepare you for a job search - resume writing, interview skills, local job market information, and so much more! We can help you learn about the Bay Area Local, State and Federal job markets, and how to find job sources abroad if you are PCSing, retiring or separating. Open to all DoD ID card holders, including DoD civilians and their family members.
Employment services provided by the A&FRC:
One-on-One Career Counseling
Career Planning & Networking Techniques
Employment & Education Workshops
Job Search/Job Placement Assistance
Job Board (Employment Opportunities Postings)
Resume Writing Software
Resume & Portfolio Development
Spouse Education & Employment Assistance
10 Steps to a Federal Job
- Quarterly Job Fairs
We work closely with California EDD, Solano County WIB and variety of hiring managers from local industry, Federal, State, County and city employment opportunities. Our military-friendly partnership allow our veterans and spouses opportunities to network into their new careers.
SOLANO EMPLOYMENT CONNECTION RESOURCES
1) Spouse Education and Employment Assistance
Spouses and dependents seeking a job, education/training or career counseling opportunities can learn about all of the resources A&FRC provides through the Employment Assistance Program every 1st Tuesday of the month from 9-11am.
Schedule your one-on-one consultation and assessment today at (707) 424-2486. Additional services we provide:
- Resume Review
- Resume Writing Software
- Scholarship Information
- Typing Tests
- Job Search/Placement Assistance
- Spouse Priority Placement Program Information & Assistance
MILITARY SPOUSE PRIORITY PLACEMENT PROGRAM PACKAGE- TRAVIS
WORLDWIDE SPOUSE PROGRAMS:
Military Spouse Employment Partnership
SECO - Spouse Education and Career Opportunities
Military Spouse Corporate Career Network
Career Spark- Sponsored by US Chamber of Commerce
Blue Star Families - Spouse Employment Partnership
MyCAA-Scholarship- Spouse Scholarship offers $4000 for portable career training opportunities
www.military.com; www.moaa.org; www.militaryscholar.org; www.finaid.org; www.afsahg.org;
2) Resume 101 Workshop
This is a must go to class for those who find resume writing a challenge. Bring a Laptop, VMET https://dmdc.osd.mil/tgps, EPR/OPR (performance ratings), Transcripts, Certifications, Licensure, Certificates, sample job posting, summary of work history and any other documents to assist you with creating your resume template. We will go over resume types, do's and don'ts, targeting resumes and you will leave with a draft resume. This class is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 8-11am.
RESUME BUILDER: Resume Engine
**Resume Maker software also available in the A&FRC Discovery Center**
3) Ultimate Job Search Workshop
Sign-up for this comprehensive job search skills workshop to include skills assessment, financial management, preparing for the job search, job search strategies, how to work job and career fairs, networking benefits, resume writing, following up on job opportunities, cover letters and interview techniques and developing your online profile on Linkedin. This course is geared for the active job seeker, and will get you motivated for the planning and preparation it takes to land the ultimate job. Open to all job seekers (Active duty, Retiree's, Military Spouses, Family Members, college students). This workshop is held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8-12pm
4) Social Media Boot Camp - Jobs 2.0 *NEW WORKSHOP*
Are you "Linkedin" to your next job opportunity? This workshop is a quick and dirty guide for job seekers on how to use Social Media strategies of Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin to land your next job. This workshop is held of the 4th Tuesday of each month from 0900-1000. **Bring a Laptop**
FREE 1yr LINKEDIN PREMIUM ACCOUNT FOR VETS
10-Steps to A Federal Job
This course will take you through the 10-step process for applying for a federal job. We will discuss the federal job process, networking (LinkedIn). researching announcements, finding key terminology, proper format, discuss supplemental questionaires and KSA's.
We will go through http://www.usajobs.gov/, www.onetonline.org "ONET", and http://www.opm.gov/ all helping your build a resume and understand the process to make you float to the top of the pile of applicants. There is nothing you need to bring to the class. You will recieve the 10-Steps to a Federal Job workbook and knowledge to prepare you for the federal hiring process.
TRAVIS AFB JOB FAIR CALENDAR 2015
March 26, 2015 - HOH Spouses + Vets, 11am - 2pm
June 16, 2015 - Career + College Fair, 10am - 1pm
Sep 15, 2015 - Career Fair, 10am - 1pm
Dec 15, 2015 - Career Fair, 10 am - 1pm
We sponsor and coordinate four job fairs a year. The employers that we invite are all actively looking to hire canidates from our Job Fairs. We have small business, large businesses from the local area, temp agencies, county , state and federal agencies all looking for canidates. Have a commercial resume and federal resume ready to hand out to the HR personnel and "Dress to Impress". If you would like to find local Job and Career Fairs in the Sacramento and Bay Area, go to http://www.hirevents.com and view "All Job Fairs" on the lower right side of the webpage
JOB SEARCH SITES
NAF JObs include support and services positions within the installation Force Support Squadron agencies. This includes Child and youth programs, lodging, marketing, developmental positions, and more.
www.caljobs.ca.gov - Job Board for California (all categories of positions)
https://jobs.ca.gov- State of California Jobs (state employment positions)
www.solanocounty.com - Job Board for Solano County
www.solanoemployment.org- Solano Employment Connection
www.Linkedin.com - Professional Networking and Job boards
eBenefits Veterans Employment Center - VA eBenefits website now offers employment services and ready to fill job opportunities from veteran-friendly employers
http://www.careeronestop.org/- Explore Careers, Salary and Benefits, Education and Training, Job Search, and Resumes and Interviews.
*** Join our NEW Linkedin Group "Travis AFB Employment Networking Group"
Connect with employers ready to hire!***
100 Businesses Propost Just Hire One Veteran
Vet Employment Center Fact Sheet
Military Transition Job Seeker Guide
www.fbo.gov (Bid on Contract positions)
www.ccr.com (Register as a Government Contractor)