“Empowering professionals, managers & executives
45+ to succeed in today’s marketplace.”
ABLE AGEWORKS FROM OPERATION A.B.L.E.
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ABLE AgeWorks is a new and unique program from Operation A.B.L.E., which has offered training and employment for some than 34,000 individuals over the age of 45 since it was founded in 1982.
ABLE AgeWorks was created to provide innovative services to professionals, managers and executives over age 45, a long overlooked, and vital, part of the workforce.
Participants in the ABLE AgeWorks program are all highly skilled, educated, and experienced professionals. They may be currently employed and ready to enhance their careers, or to transition to more meaningful work. Others in the program may be underemployed, or unemployed for a short or long time and desiring to reenter the workforce. ABLE AgeWorks will assist all of these individuals to meet their goals by offering special integrated career services, including:
- Professional Career Networking Clubs (PCNC)
- Career Advancement Boot Camps
- Connections for ABLE AgeWorks Participants to ABLE Friendly Employers
- Career Coaching from Experts
- Mastering the Digital Divide
A CLOSER LOOK AT ABLE AGEWORKS SERVICES:
PROFESSIONAL CAREERS NETWORKING CLUB (PCNC)
Finding and keeping a successful career in today’s ever changing workplace is always a challenge. ABLE AgeWorks has developed a Professional Career Networking Club (PCNC) which provides seasoned workers with a support group to help them navigate through the job hunting and career exploration maze. The PCNC meets once a month on the third Thursday.
It offers participants an opportunity to:
Network with Peers
Learn about Job and Career Opportunities and Receive Support and Encouragement
Get Educated about Trends and Best Practices on how to get and Keep a Career
Connect ABLE Friendly Employers to ABLE AgeWorks participants
CAREER ADVANCEMENT BOOT CAMPS:
ABLE AgeWorks’ Career Advancement Boot Camps provide intense, but brief educational programs. They are designed to help mature workers get and keep successful careers.
ABLE AgeWorks Boot Camps Programs:
Finding a Job:
Gone are the days when jobseekers applied for employment by filling out papers. Now they go on-line. Understanding how to effectively find a job using today’s electronic job hunting process can be daunting. Our Boot Camps will show you how to do it.
Balance of Work and Life:
Finding the path to maintaining career success, while balancing work and life is also quite challenging and deeply important. ABLE AgeWorks Boot Camps explores this issue in depth as well.
Boot Camps Training:
Social Media Job Search Tools: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
Behavioral Based Interviewing and Mock Interviews
Secrets to Finding a Job on Line
Resume and Cover Letters Preparation
Strategic Networking in Cyberspace and Face-to-Face
Basics to Start a Business.
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ABLE AgeWorks offers opportunities for working professionals over 45 years of age to receive individualized coaching and advice directly from experts for a reasonable fee. This includes personalized resume and cover letters, interviewing preparation and career/work-life coaching and exploration.
Listings of approved career coaches who offer affordable fees for service can be made available to participants in the ABLE AgeWorks program.
MASTERING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
If you are a Boston neighborhood resident and looking to learn or fine tune computer skills to help find or keep a job, Operation A.B.L.E. offers the ABLE Job Resource Center. It is open entry/open-exit, which means you can call for an appointment when you want, come in, receive the appropriate available services and leave at your own pace. This program includes intense short-term skills training in job search and placement, social media, and MS Office.
ABLE FRIENDLY EMPLOYERS
These employers support Operation A.B.L.E.'s mission. They are genuinely interested in recruiting and developing professionals, managers, and executives age 45 and older. ABLE AgeWorks offers programs to link these employers with program participants. Click here to view their open positions.
SOME ABLE AGEWORKS FRIENDLY INITIATIVES:
Educational Sessions are conducted by ABLE Friendly Employers. They focus on information relative to professional older worker opportunities within their organizations.
Onsite Career Events Career fairs and other career-related programs of interest to mature workers are held throughout the year.
EMPLOYER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EAC)
Our EAC is comprised of employers from leading companies throughout Massachusetts. They offer insight into current business practices, software applications used in their industries and hiring trends taking shape in the workplace. EAC members support ABLE events, collaborate with Operation A.B.L.E. about training requirements for their organizations and counsel ABLE AgeWorks participants on what employers are looking for in today's marketplace.
Operation A.B.L.E. would be pleased to have other employers join the distinguished list of current EAC Committee members listed below.
For information about becoming an EAC member contact Joan Cirillo, President & Chief Executive Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBERS OF THE EMPLOYER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EAC)
Ace Employment Services, Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Marriott Copley Place
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Employment & Training Resources
Fiduciary Trust Company
John Hancock Financial Services
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership
New England Baptist Hospital
South Shore Hospital
South Shore Savings Bank
State Street Corporation
Superior Talent Resources, Inc.
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Tufts Health Plan
Unitarian Universalist Association
VNA of Boston