Author Archives: Jeanine Cowan

Jeanine Cowan

Jeanine CowanJeanine is the Regional Coordinator for the SF Peninsula at Jewish Vocational Services. She provides customized job readiness, life skills and violence prevention classes for adults.

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What Do Employers Want? Hint—It’s Not What You Think!

August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

At a recent employer panel on the peninsula, I had the opportunity to ask four high level executives (VP and Director levels) from four large organizations what type of technical training we should be providing our job seekers. Strangely there was an awkward silence following the question. Finally, the HR person from the large, well […]

How To Stay Current in the Job Market

February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

You’ve got a job. No need to worry. Forget about that resume. Ignore those LinkedIn requests. Networking? Nah, way too busy for that. Now is NOT the time to get lazy about your career. Sure you are working and are really busy but ignoring your career can result in being passed over for promotions or […]