2020-2021 Career Speaker Series
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Watch the recordings of career lectures you missed from the 2020-2021 Career Speaker Series.  Take a moment to review which authors presentations are relevant to the career transition you find yourself in.

Telephone and Video Interview Success
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Sam Waterfall

In today's uncertain job market you will need to master the art of telephone and video interviews.  Each have their own don'ts that could eliminate you from the next round.    

Unless you are really lucky or well connected it can take 10 or more interviews to land a job.  Sam will share with you proven strategies that will help you feel more comfortable in your phone and video interviews.  It will help you come across the way you want to be perceived.

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The Art of Being Indispensable at Work
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Bruce Tulgan

You really don't have to work harder than the person next to you to get ahead in the game, you only have to deliver what your management expects you to accomplish and do it right and on time.

Bruce will share important research that will give you insights on not only how to "play the game", but more importantly keep focused on what management thinks your priorities should be.

Once you understand the strategies Bruce will share with you, you will have a whole new perspective on your job.

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Accelerate Your Impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path
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JJ DiGeronimo

We spend way too much time living and working based on others expectations of us.

JJ will help you become more aware about what makes you tick, what makes ,you happy, and what makes you the most productive so you can harness that knowledge and align your goals, passions, and skill sets for a more fulfilling and rewarding life.

You will walk away with proven action-based strategies to pave a new, exciting, and financially rewarding professional path.


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Moving Forward in Mid-Career
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John Henry Weiss

How prepared are you for making a career change in your mid to late career?

None of us are!

But there are strategies you can begin to put in place right now to make it easier for you to manage sudden changes in your career.

John will help you understand the emotional and psychological stress unexpected career changes will have on you and those you support.  More importantly, John will give you the knowledge and wisdom on how to comfortably maneuver through difficult times quickly!


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101 Small Rules for a Big Job Search
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Tony Beshara

Tony Beshara is Dr. Phil McGraw's go-to-guy when a guest on his show needs help in landing a job and reinventing his/her career.

Tony, as President of Babich and Associates has placed over 11,000 executives in jobs over the last four decades.  He knows what hiring managers are thinking and he knows every mistake in the book that his clients made during and after their job search.  

Join Tony to learn the small rules you need to master for a BIG job search.


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Five Keys to Job Promotion
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Chayla Cooper

Just working hard won't get you that next promotion.

Chayla Cooper has documented five specific strategies you will need to be aware of - and implement- if you expect to advance your career at the rate you expect.

Chayla has learned from experience and documented these strategies in her book, 5 Keys to Job Promotion, but you will get to hear all of them so you can begin to lay the groundwork to act on the five strategies starting tomorrow!


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Step-by-Step Planner for Maintaining Your Financial First Aid Kit!
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Tony Steuer

Ugh!  Who likes to keep financial records.  There is just nothing rewarding about it and it appears more time consuming than it's worth.

Tony will convince you otherwise.  He will share with you a step-by-step process that will help you organize all of your financial papers so they are accessible when you (or those who will support you) need them.  This process will help you manage your finances, as well as save time and money.

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Build Resumes that Even the Federal Government Will Want to Review!
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Kathryn Troutman

Hiring managers look at your resume as a way to weed you out of the running.  Research shows-- based on the 200+ resumes employers get for the average job opening --that they only glance at it for 6-10 seconds.

Kathryn is going to share tips on how you can prepare your resume not only for the jobs and employers you are interested in working for, but she will give you insights, tricks, and proven strategies to prepare your resume for jobs in the federal government.

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Let Samurai Be Your Guide: Seven Bushida Pathways to Personal Success
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Lori Tsugawa Whaley

The Japanese Samurai were incredibly focused, skilled, and tenacious people.

They created a culture and myth that you are aware of even today.  These personal traits are secrets to only those who don't care to improve their lot in life and their personal happiness.  

Join Lori as she shows you the importance of courage, integrity, respect, honesty, benevolence, loyalty and honor.  You will begin to understand why these are important traits to adopt and live by every day.

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Connect like a Boss: Developing the Soft Skills You Need
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Ray Abrams

Most of us get hung up on the fact that we work for one or many bosses. 

Ray Abram is going to get you thinking out-of-the box and looking at yourself as your own boss so you can build a powerful personal network that will be there to support you when you need them.

Ray will discuss the soft skills you will need to build these relationships and remind you of the importance of "giving" before you need to "ask".


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Encore!  A Boomers Guide to Rocking Your Retirement
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Marilyn Myrick Watson

If you are nearing or already in your retirement years, you need to participate in this meeting.  

Marilyn will share first hand stories on how she has had to learn how to stop out of her comfort zone in order to experience the full job and opportunities of her retirement years.

You will learn the importance of "just showing up" and how that simple act will introduce you to events, people, and issues that will enrich your life.

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Five Steps to Rapid Employment
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CareerSearch Series

Jay Block

When you only have to conduct a job search every decade, you lose track of the most effective ways to find your next job.

The process to search for jobs has significantly changed in the past decade but there are still fundamental techniques that leverage modern technology that will help you not only find the job that takes you to additional responsibilities and compensation, but a job that you will look forward to getting up to every morning.

Spend some time with Jay who is a world class author and presenter who will share with you the critical steps you need to rapidly land your next job!

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Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path and Live Your Best Life
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CareerDiscussions Series

Laura Gassner Otting

Many of us spend our lives living to the expectations of others,  We end up in industries, careers, and responsibilities that are not suited for who we want to be.

Laura will help you unlock decades of expectations laid on you by others to give you an opportunity to spread your wings to step into a career that will bring you the greatest joy and fulfillment.

You'll learn how to carve your own path, even though you've been living someone else expectation and end up living your best life.

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Victory LAP Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work
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CareerEncores Series

If you are nearing or already in your retirement years, you need to participate in this meeting.  

Mike will share first hand stories on how she has had to learn how to stop out of her comfort zone in order to experience the full job and opportunities of her retirement years.

You will learn the importance of "just showing up" and how that simple act will introduce you to events, people, and issues that will enrich your life.

Get Hired Guarantee:  Yesterday's Job Search Won't Find Today's Dream Job
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CareerSearch Series

Ben Davidson's book is based on years of experience!  Ben meticulously lays out proven strategies that are designed to help you not only get the job you want, but get it faster!

While there are fundamental skills and strategies necessary to land a job, Ben will outline time tested and proven steps and concepts you could adopt that will reduce the stress, while giving you more confidence in interviews.

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PIVOT! The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life
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CareerDiscussions Series

Your career and life will go through many transitions. 

Are you prepared for them?

You need a career plan to follow so you know which way to turn when you hit emotional, physical or career issues.

You will learn how to listen to your instincts and gut -- when either is telling you it's time to make a change - to pivot.

Adam will give you insights on how you can implement a 360 degree decision framework for ideas, challenges and opportunities.

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Be Bad First: Get Good at Things FAST to Stay Ready for the Future
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CareerSkills Series

In the early days of the internet entrepreneurs and consultants adopted the phrase, Ready, Fire, Aim!

The idea was to set aside caution and go for it.  The internet was a new phenomena with no rules, no dogma set in stone, and it was fundamentally changing the way organizations did business.

Erika is going to get you thinking the same way.  It's time for you to take chances and move you and your organization off a plateau so you can become the leader you need to be.

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Job Search GPS: Navigating Your Job Search With a Killer Resume
March 3rd, 8-9 pm EDT
CareerSearch Series

Patricia Troy-Brooks

Even though LinkedIn, Facebook, and other online tools have offered employers a chance to learn more about you, your resume is still the fundamental job search tool.

The entire job search process is built around resumes.  After you respond to a job opportunity by uploading your resume Applicant Tracking Systems will scan your resume for key words to see if your resume should go on the short list.

Pat will share with you relevant and timely resume strategies that will not only get your resume notice on ATS systems but grab the attention of hiring managers who traditionally only spend 6 seconds scanning your resume.

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Wheels UP: Mastering the Job Interview to Launch Your Career
March 10th,  8-9 pm EDT
CareerSkills Series

Dr. Staci McIntosh

The Interview process is tough!  Not only is it difficult to get interviews, you have to invest a good deal of time in preparing for interviews.

In fact some experts say it could take you eleven or more interviews to land a job.  That would include phone, video and in person interviews.

There is a science to the process and you can gain an enormous amount of confidence when you follow Dr. Staci McIntosh's suggestions

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Storytelling Strategies to Build Your Brand
March 17th,  8-9 pm EDT
CareerSkills Series

Gabriela Pereira

You have a creative side that needs to be explored.

Gabriela will share with you tips and strategies she uses to unleash her creative juices so she can write compelling stories, articles, and copy.

She outlined the formula in her DIY MFA book and she will share the concepts with you during this presentation.

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Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement
March 24th,  8-9 pm EDT
CareerEncores Series

Mary has done it all!

A single mother, private pilot and top wealth management expert.  Mary will share tips and strategies that will give you more confidence in making the tough decisions you need to make as you prepare for and transition into your retirement years.

You will take away investment ideas, personal planning strategies, and gain insights into what conversations you need to have with your family and significant other to prepare for retirement.

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