As the Leominster Job Seekers will be featured on Thursday night on the Mayor’s show, Inside Leominster, I thought it was fitting to reblog – 10 Reasons to join a job club. Watch us live at 6:30 pm on Leominster.tv
When I got laid off from my job as an underwriter about a year in a half ago, I was at my local library, where I saw a sign titled “Join the Leominster Job Seekers.” I had heard of job clubs, but could not really understand how one would benefit me. I thought it would be a bunch of complaining unemployed people. Why would I want to network with them? How could they help me find a job? So, I did not attend these meetings for the first couple of months of my unemployment.
A year ago, this month, I attended my first “Leominster Job Seekers” meeting. We sat around a conference room table, some 14 of us, and a few more sat on chairs around the table. We started the meeting with elevator speeches, introducing ourselves, our background, our value statements and/or skills and our job…
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