The St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry announced today that,  beginning with its Wednesday morning meeting on April 15, 9:00-11:30 AM, and continuing through Wednesday, May 13, it will offer its job search workshop titled Be Mission Critical: Own Your Dream Career via Zoom-based meetings.  This decision was made in accordance with the government-mandated social distancing requirements to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. This five-week program is designed to help participants crack the hidden job market via a pro-active, start-to-finish job search methodology.  Participation in these Zoom-based meetings requires registration.  Interested parties should on this link to register:


“The St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry was originally founded in 2009 to offer job search assistance to the many local people who had lost their jobs during the Great Recession,” said Greg Mechler, Ministry Coordinator.  “The coronavirus pandemic is now having a far more devastating impact on the worldwide economy.  Therefore, we are offering our job search workshop via Zoom-based meetings to help to as many local people as possible with their job search needs.  Participation in this Zoom-based workshop is free of charge.  It is also open to all people of any faith, ethnicity, age, etc.  Everyone is welcome.” 


The St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry will present the Be Mission Critical: Own Your Dream Career workshop 9:00 AM to noon each Wednesday via Zoom for five consecutive weeks beginning on April 15.  The specific marketing-based methodology topics to be addressed each week are:


APRIL 15---------Be Mission Critical: Selling Yourself

Presenter:  Mike Barrett, Volunteer Employment Coach 


APRIL 22---------Be Mission Critical: Resume/Impact

Presenter:  Jack Bick, Certified Career Coach practicing in Collin County, TX, and the Be Mission Critical creator. 


APRIL 29--------Be Mission Critical: Targeted Search/Touch Points

Presenter: Greg Mechler, Partner, The Human Advantage, Inc.


May 6-----------Be Mission Critical: Interview/Conversation

Presenter:  Walt Glass, Interview Success Coach. 


MAY 13--------Be Mission Critical: Summary – How It All Works Together

Presenter:  Jack Bick. Mr. Bick is also the former publisher of the Dallas Business Journal and the Collin County Business Press.



The St. Jude Career Alliance is a ministry helping those who are unemployed/underemployed,  career builders and college students to develop individual career strategies that usually meets at 9:00 AM most every Wednesday at St. Jude Parish in Allen, TX ( Attendance at all St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry meetings is free of charge.  These meetings are also open to all people of any faith, ethnicity, age, etc.  Everyone is welcome!


St. Jude Catholic Church is located at 1515 North Greenville Avenue, between Exchange Parkway and Stacy Road. 


In addition to the career marketing workshops, the ministry offers other career-oriented speakers and presentations at weekly Wednesday morning meetings as well as training in job search skills, support groups and job-hunting resources.


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