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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 & Interview Techniques
  • Employment & Education Workshops
  • Federal Employment Assistance
  • Job Search/Job Placement Assistance
  • Job Board (Employment Opportunities Postings)
  • Resume Writing Software & Typing Test
  • Social Media Job Search/LinkedIn Portfolio
  • Spouse Education & Employment Assistance
  • 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 for employment opportunities. Our military-friendly partnership allow our veterans and spouses opportunities to network into their new careers.

SOLANO EMPLOYMENT CONNECTION RESOURCES

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WORKSHOPS

 

1) Working In California **NEW BEGINNING JULY 7, 2015**

Whether you are NEW to California or a NEW job-seeker, this workshop will introduce you to all of the local job seeker resources, services and career options from San Francisco to Sacramento.  Visit the A&FRC anytime to learn about the resources we provide 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

 

                                                            SCHOLARSHIP LINKS:

www.military.com; www.moaa.org; www.militaryscholar.org; www.finaid.org; www.afsahg.org;   

www.fastweb.com

 

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 TEMPLATES

**Resume Maker software and resources are 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. 

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TRAVIS AFB JOB FAIR CALENDAR 2015

Sep 15, 2015 - Career Fair, 10am - 1pm,  Delta Breeze Club

Dec 15, 2015 - Career Fair, 10 am - 1pm, Delta Breeze Club

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

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JOB SEARCH SITES

www.usajobs.gov

http://www.nafjobs.org

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.flexjobs.com - Telecommuting, part-time and flexible jobs

www.clearancejobs.com

www.Indeed.com

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.sacramentoworks.org - Job Board for Sacramento 

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.

www.hercjobs.org/northern_california - Jobs in Higher Education/University/College

www.edjoin.org - Jobs in education Pre-K to 12

www.nationaldefensemegadirectory.com - Federal Contractor positions

 

*** Join our NEW Linkedin Group "Travis AFB Employment Networking Group"  

Connect with recruiters and employers ready to hire!*** 

 

Additional Resources:

100 Businesses  Propost Just Hire One Veteran

Vet Employment Center Fact Sheet

Military Transition Job Seeker Guide 

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Government Contracts

www.nationaldefensemegadirectory.com (Complete listing of  global contractors)

www.fbo.gov (Bid on Contract positions)

www.ccr.com (Register as a Government Contractor)

  

  

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