Professional Career Services

Partner with JVS to find a new or more satisfying career.

Our Professional Career Services team can help you achieve your goals. Located in the heart of Downtown Boston (with a satellite office in Newton), we offer one-on-one meetings with our expert career coaches, advanced job search strategy workshops, resume writing, LinkedIn training, networking assistance, and so much more!

We can also provide outplacement services and professional development sessions for employers and organizations. For more information, check out our Employer Services page.

Our services are subsidized due to the generosity of donors, allowing us to offer very affordable rates. Subsidized rates range from $25 for workshops to $93 per hour for 1:1 professional services.

Continue reading to learn more about our customized one-on-one services and workshops. 

Career Counseling

Career Counseling

  • Identify and analyze your skills, interests, and values, and clarify your goals
  • Explore and evaluate career options and develop a plan to reach your goals
  • Make decisions based on self-knowledge and job market trends
  • Take assessment instruments such as the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and receive expert interpretation 

 
Resume Writing

Resume Writing

  • Develop a customized resume that targets your career goals
  • Create a resume that is compatible with Applicant Tracking System Technology
  • Craft effective cover letters, letters of introduction, and other related documents
  • Learn how to get your resume in the right hands
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LinkedIn Guidance

LinkedIn Guidance

  • Compose a compelling headline and summary
  • Get a professional LinkedIn headshot
  • Add multimedia to your profile
  • Learn how to increase activity and networking efforts
  • Customize your job search
  • Create job alerts
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Job Search Coaching

Job Search Coaching

  • Design and implement a job search strategy
  • Interpret state of the art labor market information
  • Ensure that your resume is well targeted
  • Master the interview
  • Evaluate job offers

 
Seminars and Groups

Seminars and Groups

Our seminars and groups teach the latest strategies and skills to help you land a new job or new career. Our 6-week seminars gain rave reviews! We also design customized workshops and groups to present to employers and organizations. These offerings are hosted at our career center, MassHire Downtown Boston. Click here for list of workshops and descriptions.

 
Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Our expert career coaches will help guide you on your journey to a more fulfilling career. Click here to meet our team and learn about their industry expertise. 

 

 

 

Client Testimonials

“All of the advice and workshops were spot on; they totally changed my job search for the better, and I am so grateful for all the help.”

“ My resume was reading “old.” After you updated it I got many, many responses. Without {JVS} , I am not sure I would have gotten as many interviews as I did. THANK YOU!”

“Everyone was fabulous. So rare to find a place where people’s up-to-date expertise is matched by empathy and compassion. You have a great thing going.”

“JVS was extremely helpful to me during this time. The workshops offered and career advice provided equipped me with the tools I needed to negotiate with my new employer. It’s a fantastic resource for anyone going through a job transition.”

“Truly encouraging, thoughtful listening and excellent advice.”

 

Take the Next Step in Your Career. Contact Us Today.

Email us at:  inquiry@jvs-boston.org or call us at: (617) 399-3299

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Locations:

Boston Office
75 Federal Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Newton Office
580 Washington Street, Suite #2
Newton, MA 02458