Virtual Networking Events
Job Hunters by Lanakila Pacific is a platform dedicated to providing job/career resources for adults with autism. Meeting participants can learn and connect over a variety of employment-related topics with fellow travelers and professionals on the road to employment success.
If you are currently employed, looking to make a change in your career, or you are getting ready to enter the workforce, join this series to share resources and perspectives.
Discussions are facilitated around the needs of adults with autism, but all are welcome to join.
Topic: A Year Later
Wednesday, March 17th (5:00pm - 6:30pm)
Many things have changed and shifted due to the effects of the global pandemic in our personal and professional lives. We'll be sharing the challenges we have faced and how we've coped and overcome barriers to a brighter and prosperous new year in 2021.
Topic: Discovering Career Paths
Wednesday, April 14th (5:00pm - 6:30pm)
How do people identify career paths? How did you determine what type of job or education you wanted to pursue? We will share ways that people identify job interests and pathways to their career goals.
Topic: Job Training Options
Wednesday, May 19th (5:00pm - 6:30pm)
Once you have decided what you want to do, how to do you gain the skills you need to perform that job? We will discuss training and education options available for people as they prepare for their careers. This is a two-part series continued in June and we will focus on developing skills on the job and in short and long-term classroom settings.
Topic: Job Training Support
Wednesday, June 16th (5:00pm - 6:30pm)
What support is available to help you achieve your educational and career goals? Are their additional resources or support you can access while you are participating in the job training options we identified in our discussion of job training options last month? We will provide information about various support options available to jobseekers and gain insight about how people have or are using these supports while they prepared for their career.