Are you looking for opportunities to grow professionally, network with others, and listen for God's will for your work life? Career & Calling supports you at any stage of your career with inspiration, fellowship, and learning.


Women Returning to the Workforce

Wed Feb 21, 9:30-11am, MPLS Lounge

Many women take a voluntary career break to raise children, care for ailing loved ones, or recover from illness. If you fit into this category and are contemplating what your return to the workforce might look like, you won’t want to miss this Career & Calling program. Connect with other women on this journey, explore how your gifts and talents can guide your return, and learn about local resources to support you in this transition.

Featuring Kim Dallin of reacHIRE and Louise Harris of praeeo, inc. 

Open to Mount Olivet members and non-members alike.

Registration required: opens Wednesday 1/24, closes 2/19.
Cost: free. Child care is available for $10/child.


Career & Calling Workshop

Sat 3/3, 8:30am-12noon, MPLS Fellowship Hall

We invite you to join us for a morning that will boost your professional energy, expand your career network, and deepen your sense of purpose.

Breakout Sessions
Choose two 50-minute sessions offering hands-on exercises to develop skills and strategies that are useful on the job or in a job search.

+ Building Your Killer LinkedIn Profile
+ Are You Heading for Interview Heaven or Hell?
+ Promote Yourself: Stand out on the job or in a job search
+ Would You Recognize Your Passion If It Bit You in the Butt?

Networking Drills 
Connect with Mount Olivet and community members through fun, low-stress networking drills. Build your networking confidence and efficacy through a pair of 15-minute exercises. 

Optional Opportunities
Throughout the workshop, you will have a chance to get a headshot taken and/or have a professional review your résumé. You will end the workshop with a box lunch to enjoy with more time to make connections or take it on the go!

Registration required: opens Wednesday, 1/24, and closes Monday, 2/26.
$35 (includes workshop sessions, coffee and refreshments, lunch, and optional headshot and/or résumé conference).   


Spring 2018 Breakfast featuring Dave Dickey

Wed 4/11, 7-9am, MPLS Fellowship Hall
Online registration opens 3/12/18

April's featured speaker is Dave Dickey, founder and CEO of Second Story Sales and a passionate believer that we are all sales people.  We sell our ideas to our coworkers, our ambitions to our bosses, and our companies to our customers.  No matter what we do, we all need the power of influence to get ahead.  Come hear Dave's fun and engaging message about the deeper purpose behind sales: connecting, consulting, sharing, and solving--life skills that deepen our impact in our daily work.


Job Club

This summer we piloted our Career & Calling Job Club with three sessions built on connecting with others in transition and learning helpful strategies to fuel the job search process.  Get valuable insights and tips by clicking on the Job Club resources below.  We invite you to share recent college grads, friends and family in transition, or people in their current careers looking to brush up on their skills!  

LinkedIn/Social Media
  • Tips for Winning Resumes (PowerPoint presentation by Libby Dunn of Park Nicollet, with session recap in the PowerPoint notes)


Upcoming Events

Quarterly Breakfasts  
Wednesdays from 7-9am -- Apr 11, 2018  |  Jul 25, 2018

Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 -- 8:30am-12noon

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.  1 Thessalonians 5:11

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