Events and Press Releases
May 4, 2011 - Hunt Valley, Maryland (Baltimore)  - 
On May 3, 2011 Job Search Training Mini Seminar - "Boomers and Understanding the New Job Search Paradigm", at Greetings & Readings, Hunt Valley, MD
Greetings & Readings
info@greetingsandreadings.com
Hunt Valley Towne Centre
118-AA Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
April 27, 2011 - Hunt Valley, Maryland (Baltimore)  Job Search Training Mini Seminar - "Boomers and Understanding the New Job Search Paradigm", at Greetings & Readings, Hunt Valley, MD
Author M. B. Blacker presented a two-hour seminar on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Blacker is the author of Hire This Boomer, a helpful guide for the Baby Boomer Plus generation.

     "Boomers and Understanding the New Job                                    Search Paradigm"

Get hired! Baltimore Baby Boomers can pick up proven tips from author Mark Blacker with this free employment seminar at Greetings & Readings of Hunt Valley.

A new job search and career adventure requires a full time effort and understanding of current trends, techniques and methodologies, all crucial for job success. If one is in the "Baby Boomer Generation" born between the years 1940 and 1970, the challenges one faces are daunting!

Through the auspices of Greetings & Readings, author Mark Blacker  offered job seekers an exciting presentation on the latest techniques and methods in today's job search. This seminar is based upon the techniques and methods introduced and proven successful in his book, Hire This Boomer. The seminar was held during two sessions at Greetings & Readings: with another scheduled for May 3, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The seminar is free to the public but space is limited.
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April 21, 2011 - Washington DC,  "Women For Hire Expo"  Resume Review Consultant at well attended Job Expo.
Women For Hire career expos are high-caliber recruiting events that enable talented women in all fields to meet directly with recruiters and hiring managers from top employers. Whether you’re an experienced professional with several years of experience under your belt or a graduating college student, these one-day events are an ideal chance to launch or advance your career.

Leading employers throughout the country have recruited top talent at Women For Hire events since our inception in 1999. We’ve collected more than 10,000 success stories from women who say they were hired at our events or have benefited from our advice on job searching and career development.

Mark provided resume review and consulting services to attendees of this event, to increase job seeking opportunities.



Author M. B. Blacker presented a two-hour seminar on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Blacker is the author of Hire This Boomer, a helpful guide for the Baby Boomer Plus generation.

  "Boomers and Understanding the New Job Search Paradigm"

Get hired! Baltimore Baby Boomers can pick up proven tips from author Mark Blacker with this free employment seminar at Greetings & Readings of Hunt Valley.

A new job search and career adventure requires a full time effort and understanding of current trends, techniques and methodologies, all crucial for job success. If one is in the "Baby Boomer Generation" born between the years 1940 and 1970, the challenges one faces are daunting!

Through the auspices of Greetings & Readings, author Mark Blacker  offered job seekers an exciting presentation on the latest techniques and methods in today's job search. This seminar is based upon the techniques and methods introduced and proven successful in his book, Hire This Boomer. 
May 5, 2011 - Mark has initiated a new job club centered on the job search needs of Baby Boomer workforce members at the Bethany United Methodist Church, Ellicott City, MD.  This job club meets every other Thursday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  

The job/networking club is designed to allow discussions on job search issues and guest speakers from the Baltimore - Washington DC - Philadelphia - Northern VA area.  For more information contact the church office for dates and program plans.  If you reside in Howard, Baltimore, Carroll counties in Maryland you are invited to attend.  Open to the community participation
Bethany United Methodist Church
2875 Bethany Lane
Ellicott City, MD  21042
Phone: 410-465-2919 
October 30, 2010 - Release of New Book. "Hire This Boomer".
ISBN  978-0615379845

A "one stop" source on the Baby Boomer job search was released by author M.B. Blacker.  The author spent over a year seeking the most effective and up to date techniques for the job search during the "Great Recession".  This book contains new methods and techniques to understand the changing job search paradigm.

Included within this book is information on:

The authors book is available on line at Amazon.com and Barns & Nobles online.


50 + EMPLOYMENT EXPO
May 17, 2011 -   Mark was a guest resume reviewer for the 50 + Employment Expo, sponsored by
the Jewish Council for the Aging of Montgomery County, MD, a county which is a "suburb" of Washington DC.  The event was well attended by Boomer Job Seekers and provided job search seminars and other services including interviews by multiple employers. 
Mark has been selected to participate in the 8th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women, as a resume review expert for the "Baby Boomer Plus" Generation to be held in Philadelphia, on October 25th, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
October 3, 2011 -
2012 Edition
An updated "one stop" source on the Baby Boomer job search will be released by author M.B. Blacker.  The author spent considerable time learning and seeking the most effective and up to date techniques for the job search during the "Great Recession".  This book contains new methods and techniques to understand the changing job search paradigm.
NEW TOPICS HIGHLIGHTED
Included within this book is information on:

Projected release date April 2012
 
October 4, 2011 -
50 + EMPLOYMENT EXPO
May 2012 -   Mark was a guest resume reviewer for the 50 + Employment Expo, sponsored by
the Jewish Council for the Aging of Montgomery County, MD, a county which is a "suburb" of Washington DC.  The event was well attended by Boomer Job Seekers and provided job search seminars and other services including interviews by multiple employers. 
More updates coming soon........
Release Date
APRIL 2020
Believe In 
Your 
Job Search
Dealing with Stress, and Preparing for A Perfect Job Search
M.B. Blacker -CareerCrafts
​Are you a job seeker in a very tight job economy?  Is stress holding you back in developing an effective job search? It does not matter whether you are a Millenial or a Boomer stress is the single most influential factor that deters a successful job search.

​This new publication is designed for the Millenials as well as, X-Gens  and Boomers to effecctively manage job stress and to develop job search tools necessary for regaining employment.  

Easy to read and great for job seekers......
Mark is releasing a book for all job seekers in March/April of 2019.  "Believe" is written to assist job seekers in dealing with the stress of the job search.  Included in this book are methods to deal with stress, anxiety, and techniques to make the job search successful.  Composed from several years of working with job seekers of all generation groups Mark ahs developed successful methods to develop and maintain a positive attitude for the job hunting process.  This book is a must read and will be available from Amazon and Barns and Noble stores.
April 2020 - New Book Release
May/June - New Book Release
Are you a member of the Fifty Plus workforce? That certainly reflects that you are a member of the Boomer or X Generation.  

For these group of job seekers the work and job search paradigm is changing quicker than ever before.

"Hire and Rehire" the Fifty Plus....offers job seekers the techniques for successful job acquisition in today's employment environment and how to successfully navigate the "new Gig Economy" successfully.
"Hire and Rehire".......
         The FIfty Plus
                 Workforce.....
Practical and Successful Coverletters, Resumes, Portfolios, Networking and Job Search Techniques that work......
January 2020 -  CareerCrafts of Maryland is finalizing our 2020 Job Acquision Seminarrs across the U.S.  Currently our plans include Washington DC, Boston, Denver, Albany, NY, Chicago and Pittsburgh.

Please continue to watch our website for more details on this three day Job Acquisition Seminar series.