Women Seeking Employment

The Town of Brookhaven Women's Services Division presents "Career EDGE." This program is designed to help unemployed and under-employed women gain professional skills, accelerate their job search and build confidence through weekly training sessions, one-on-one career coaching and networking in a supportive environment. 

Program Details

The Career EDGE program is facilitated by Rita Kiernan. Check back soon for our next event. The six-session program will cover:

  • Strategies to Succeed in today's job market
  • Customizing and composing your resumé and cover letters that make a difference
  • Navigating LinkedIn and other social media outlets for job leads, and much more.
  • Work with a professional career mentor

Participants will also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with professional career coaches and build a personal network in a small, supportive environment with other women.

Dress for Success Programs 

Professional Suitings: Dress for Success Brookhaven's personal shoppers provide clients with professional attire, and accessories for their upcoming interviews and, most importantly, a self-confidence boost.

Career Center:Experienced professionals in our Career Center instill confidence and professionalism by providing our clients with personalized assistance in securing employment.

Professional Women’s Group: Our Professional Women’s Group (PWG) offers successfully employed Dress for Success clients a support system where volunteers and staff empower them to retain their jobs, build their careers and continue to thrive.

Mission

The Town of Brookhaven Division of Women’s Services strives to assist women and/or their families in seeking help and guidance in times of transition or crisis by fostering services aimed at improving their lives and enabling them to make healthier decisions.

Dress for Success

The Dress for Success Brookhaven mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the developmental tools necessary to help women thrive in work and life.