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Check out the February 2020 Jersey Job Club Schedule, presented by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, for free career workshops like resume building, interviewing skills, Linkedin101 and many more at the Somerville One Stop Career Center, 75 Veteran’s Memorial Drive Somerville, NJ 08876.
Additional workshops presented by the Greater Raritan One Stop Career Training Center also may be found on our calendar.
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FREE Career Workshop: 5 Strategies to Defeating Unconscious Bias
November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center Free Career Workshop
Let’s face it, everybody has some unconscious bias. This is not in the context of talking about a preference for Mexican food or an inclination toward the color blue. The focus here is on those inflexible beliefs about whole categories of people that keep us from seeing others accurately, from making fair and appropriate decisions, and from building the kind of harmonious relationships that make our lives more successful.
Clearly, biases are bad news. On the other hand, the good news is that biases do not make us bad people. Human nature is to lump people into categories. Because of this predisposition, we are vulnerable to unconsciously believing the messages that bombard us from family, media, experience, and society as a whole. But we are not stuck with our unconscious biases; we can defeat them.
The “Defeating Unconscious Bias” workshop is designed to address the hidden biases that can affect hiring, team building and challenges the ability to create inclusivity in both professional and personal settings. A 14 minute video accompanies this training offering 5 simple, actionable, and memorable strategies to enhance workplace productivity and innovation by addressing bias. The authenticity and diversity of the scenarios utilized keeps participants attention, and the solutions suggested support change without blame.
Space is limited! To reserve your seat, please call or email: Elise Prezant (908) 725-7799 Ext. 106, firstname.lastname@example.org