Career Resources

We've curated a collection of proven career resources, from resume guidelines to coaches in Greater Cincinnati area. 

Resource Library

Career Training and Online University Courses (Free)

Cincinnati Public Library: Universal class: Free online courses on a range of technology and other topics.  Requires free library card to access.

Career Advice: Blogs

Hell in the Hallway: Funny, well-written career blog.

Tim's Strategy: More great advice on careers, social media, and a subscribable newsletter.

Job Hunters Bible: Official site for What Color is Your Parachute.

Career Description, Salary, etc.

O*Net:  Tool for career search, detailed descriptions of the world of work.

Glassdoor:  An inside look at jobs, companies, salaries, interviews, etc.


About Job Search:  Resume tips.

Frequent Contributors

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Global Preferred Solutions (GPS Franchise)

Nan Stricker

Nan Stricker is a member of the JSFG Leadership Team and a Career Transition Mentor and Entrepreneur Coach. She is the founder of GPS Franchise and a Certified Franchise Broker. Attend Nan's Career Alternatives Workshop after the regularly scheduled 9-11am JSFG meeting to learn about self-employment options to help you determine if business ownership might be a viable career option for you to explore.

Career Alternative Workshop dates in 2020:

Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 27, May 18, June 22, July 20, Aug 17, Sept 28, Oct 26; Nan Stricker

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Brian Holbrook

Brian Holbrook is the JSFG Volunteer President & an Account Executive with The Johnson Executive Search Group. Attend Brian's Resume Review Workshop after the regularly scheduled 9-11am JSFG meeting to get advice on updating your resume for today's job market.

Resume Review Workshop dates in 2020: Mar 9, June 15, Aug 31, Nov 30. Brian Holbrook,

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John Payton

John Payton is a member of the JSFG Leadership Team and the Financial Resource for the group. He offers financial strategies while in transition. Attend John's Financial Wellness Workshop after regularly scheduled 9-11am JSFG meeting to learn about gaining control and peace of mind with your finances while in job transition.

Financial Wellness Workshop dates in 2020: Jan 27, Apr 20, June 8, July 27, Aug 24, Oct 19, Nov 16;  John Payton

Life Solutions Network

Tony Aloise

The Life Solutions Network is a volunteer-driven network for volunteers and social service professionals who choose to serve our community by building the capability of people in need.

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Our Purpose: We inspire people to live, work and serve to their purpose, passion and potential.Our Mission: Grow the capability of people in need by enabling volunteers and non-profit professionals with life skills and mentor solutions.

Pathway Consulting & Coaching

Larry Watson

Larry Watson, Speaker, Author, Coach, Pathway Consulting & Coaching. Larry Watson Overwhelmed, frustrated, disappointed, and lacking the direction for achieving their goals. Clients learn the tools, wisdom, and power they possess through NextChapter Transformation Coaching, accessing their Zone of Brilliance, the driver of success.This Coaching develops and achieves more together than you could on your own, and in afraction of the time.

Journey to Hope

Journey To Hope

Do you ever struggle with what to say - OR - how to talk about yourself when you're networking? Interviewing?

This hands-on, interactive workshop will give you a well-developed marketing campaign that will bring you closer to your job search target!  Find out more here.