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Certificate Program

East Bay PEN’s Certificate Program, designed to help under-employed and unemployed professionals assess their skills and new career path; consisting of 4 Core Workshops, each segues to the next, as confidence builders and tools to compete in today’s tough markets.

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Success Stories

“I attended the East Bay PEN overview with very low expectations; however, I was very pleasantly surprised to find it both informative and engaging…”
— K. Natske

“I really appreciate your suggestions…the time with you (sic) East Bay PEN was the high point of the job fair…”
— Steven Ledford, Sr.

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Friends | Guest Speakers

Our Guest Speakers, experts in their field, provide new perspectives and trends in the job market; these experts volunteer their time and knowledge to our members with humor and professionalism. We are not, and will not, act as mental health providers; however, we do provide peer-to-peer support and sanctuary for sharing without being judged.

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Sponsored by Oakland Private Industry Council


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Vision

To offer members a nurturing setting, peer-to-peer support, and the self-assurance necessary for exploring new employment opportunities.

Mission

We provide the unemployed or under-employed professional with the confidence, skills, and ability to communicate the benefits they provide to meet a hiring manager’s needs.

Values

To collaboratively connect culturally diverse professionals with the tools necessary to become effective job seekers and highlighting the value they proffer the new hiring manager.