Career Skills & Connections (CSC), provides comprehensive job search guidance to professionals in the Kansas City Metro area. Following current best practices, our experienced professional career coaches use proven techniques that help jobseekers increase marketability, shorten the job search, and land that next opportunity.

“The hiring manager found me through LinkedIn, was impressed by my profile and had HR contact me for a phone interview. Based on my LinkedIn profile, the manager thinks I’d be a good match for his team… Thanks for your help with the updates I made to my LinkedIn profile that got me noticed.” -CSC Client

For additional information,
please contact:

Sabrina Simon
Manager, Career Skills and Connection Program

Career Coaching

One-on-one support and guidance designed to help clients develop and execute effective career transition strategies to meet their career goals and land their next opportunity.

Skills Workshops

CSC provides eight workshops including Networking, LinkedIn, Interviewing, and Salary Negotiation.  Workshops provide a great opportunity to learn while you network!

Coffee Club

Our weekly Monday Morning Coffee Club meets from 9-11 am in the JCC Board Room. The first hour, led by one of the Career Coaches, includes an educational component on a job search related topic. The remaining time provides an opportunity for networking, the best way to land your next opportunity! Come join this community of job seeking professionals. Business Casual suggested. No RSVP required.

Our full range of services include:

  • Elevator Pitch / 30 Second Commercial
  • Strategic Networking
  • LinkedIn Optimization and Profile Development
  • Resume / Cover Letters
  • Interview Preparation – Mock Video & Phone Interviews with feedback
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Organization, priority and goal setting
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Management

Fees for coaching services are assessed on a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Payment options and financial assistance are available, so please inquire. CSC is a joint program of Jewish Vocational Service and Jewish Family Services.


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