Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

At LDS Employment Resource Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.Whether just starting out in your career or well established in your career, LDS Employment Resource Services (ERS) or Self-Reliance Services (SRS) can help you accomplish your career goals. The employment center or self-reliance center offers one-on-one coaching, workshops and a large database of employment, education and self-employment opportunities. By visiting the center you learn the most effective job search practices, build your network and find resources to help you further your education or manage a successful small-business.

We recommend that you log-in and begin creating your profile on ldsjobs.org prior to visiting the employment center. Even if an employment center or self-reliance center is not close enough for you to visit, ldsjobs.org offers many online resources. If you desire, an employment advisor can also provide assistance over the telephone or through e-mail.

Upcoming Events

Career Workshop Day 1

February 24, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Identify Skills and Accomplishments, Presenting Your Skills, Networking, Internet Resources and LDSJobs.org 


LEARN TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS VITAL TO JOB SEARCH SUCCESS IN TODAY’S MARKET


LOCATION: 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of building)


TO REGISTER: Email WEL-EC-VirginiaNorth@LDSChurch.org or Call 703-639-0810 


Register on LDSJobs.org before you arrive


Dress: DAY 1 – Business Casual, DAY 2 – Business


Bring a lunch on Saturday (microwave and fridge available)

Career Workshop Day 2

February 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Résumés and other Written Communication, Interviewing, Job Offer Negotiation and Job Search Planning


LEARN TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS VITAL TO JOB SEARCH SUCCESS IN TODAY’S MARKET


LOCATION: 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of building)


TO REGISTER: Email WEL-EC-VirginiaNorth@LDSChurch.org or Call 703-639-0810 


Register on LDSJobs.org before you arrive


Dress: DAY 1 – Business Casual, DAY 2 – Business


Bring a lunch on Saturday (microwave and fridge available)

Linkedin Class

February 28, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Linkedin is the preferred tool for recruiters (94%) to find applicants.  Learn how you can use the power of Linkedin to support your job search.


To register for the class, please call us at 703-639-0810 or sent an email to wel-ec-virginianorth@ldschurch.org.  Walk-ins are welcome.


All classes are held at the Employment Resource Center, 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of the building).

Job Offer Negotiation

March 7, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Don't leave money on the table.  Join us for a skill building session on how to negotiate your next job offer.  We'll discuss how to determine what the job is worth, answer questions about salary without tipping your hand, and understand benefit components and value.  Plus, we talk about how to leverage the nuance of silence.


To register for the class, please call us at 703-639-0810 or sent an email to wel-ec-virginianorth@ldschurch.org.  Walk-ins are welcome.


All classes are held at the Employment Resource Center, 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of the building).

Resume Writing Class

March 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

This class will discuss how to ensure your resume bullet points are dynamic and share tips to create a marketing piece which will promote your value.  We'll cover different theories on organizing your resume and how to choose the best version.  We'll also explain how to customize your resume for each position and why that is important.


To register for the class, please call us at 703-639-0810 or sent an email to wel-ec-virginianorth@ldschurch.org.  Walk-ins are welcome.


All classes are held at the Employment Resource Center, 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of the building).

Interviewing Techniques Class

March 21, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center
Preparation and practice pay off!!  This course explains the strategies of interviewing. Discussion will include the purpose of the job interview, making a solid first impression, using good interview techniques, special situations and tough questions, as well as, closing the interview.


To register for the class, please call us at 703-639-0810 or sent an email to wel-ec-virginianorth@ldschurch.org.  Walk-ins are welcome.


All classes are held at the Employment Resource Center, 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of the building).

Career Workshop Day 1

March 24, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Identify Skills and Accomplishments, Presenting Your Skills, Networking, Internet Resources and LDSJobs.org 


LEARN TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS VITAL TO JOB SEARCH SUCCESS IN TODAY’S MARKET


LOCATION: 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of building)


TO REGISTER: Email WEL-EC-VirginiaNorth@LDSChurch.org or Call 703-639-0810 


Register on LDSJobs.org before you arrive


Dress: DAY 1 – Business Casual, DAY 2 – Business


Bring a lunch on Saturday (microwave and fridge available)

Career Workshop Day 2

March 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Northern Virginia Employment Resource Center

Résumés and other Written Communication, Interviewing, Job Offer Negotiation and Job Search Planning


LEARN TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS VITAL TO JOB SEARCH SUCCESS IN TODAY’S MARKET


LOCATION: 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, VA 22003 (rear of building)


TO REGISTER: Email WEL-EC-VirginiaNorth@LDSChurch.org or Call 703-639-0810 


Register on LDSJobs.org before you arrive


Dress: DAY 1 – Business Casual, DAY 2 – Business


Bring a lunch on Saturday (microwave and fridge available)