Jim Hatch

Jim Hatch

Career Strategist - Jewish Family Services

Jim has transitioned several times in his career, most importantly from non-profit management to his passion of helping people move forward with their lives and careers.

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Jewish Family Services
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  • Business to Individual
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Biography

A Career Strategist at Jewish Family Services, Jim has transitioned several times in his career, most importantly from non-profit management to his passion of helping people move forward with their lives and careers, first at Goodwill Columbus and now with Jewish Family Services. Jim has found new employment in his second-half career, so it can be done whatever your age or situation! A background in adult education (M.Ed.) and then law (J.D. and legal practice in Daytona Beach), led to his main career in administering continuing education for 4 major state bar associations. Jim worked in legal education for over 15 years in 4 states (PA, NC, OH & VA) before he found career counseling after his first lay-off. He worked at Goodwill Columbus as a Career Coach and then Jewish Family Services in the Success Program which provides professional-level outplacement support under a federal grant. Jim personally coaches 50-75 individuals each year and teaches workshops on Too Young To Retire, Resumes, Interviewing, Networking Strategies, and Taking Control of the Job Search.

Expertise
Career
Interviewing
Job Loss
Job Search
Resume
Speaking Style
EducationalEntertaining
StrategicTactical
Lecture StyleInteractive
FormalRelaxed
My Topics
Business to Individual
The most important phase of the job search process may be verbalizing your fitness to do the job AND be part of the team in the new environment.  Your application (and networking) will get you to second base but now YOU must impress them one more time to get an offer.  ...
Business to Individual
The concept of the main job search tool, the resume, is evolving quickly.  What makes for a modern, competitive resume?  Using current resume writer techniques, Jim reviews what works (and what does not), and shares one of his top job search secrets to getting past the application stage of the job search ...
Business to Individual
The concept behind 2Y2R is that there are three main issues facing us as Boomers: Health, Wealth, and Staying Productive / Career / Work.  Jim facilitates the discussion to provide ideas on options available at any stage of life.  Experts on health and wealth are invited (from COPEC speakers) to ...
Business to Individual
Jim will share proven techniques, tools and secrets that have helped many job seekers navigate successfully through their search. Topics addressed include how to be strategic, branding yourself (from the brief networking intro to the full-blown elevator pitch), following up appropriately, and developing a powerful approach in resumes and social ...
Education
University of Pennsylvania B.A. in Physics
University of Florida M. Ed. in Adult Education
University of Florida J.D.
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