“Next Steps To-Go” is a no cost program to assist job seekers, career changers, and people interested in the next step their career development within their company. After reviewing feedback we received, we are trying something different of 2016. New for 2016, our meetings are held online to facilitate travel and scheduling for our participants.
This program is designed provide discussions with Human Resource professionals on best practices in finding opportunities and how to develop relationships with the different types of HR professionals you may encounter in your networking and job search. We highly encourage you to share your experience – what works for you and what situations were not productive.
It was highly recommended that you participate in each session as the conversation progresses with each session.
Schedules can be found by clicking links for each program. Topics include:
— Communicating Your Brand – Resumes, Pitches, and On-Line Profiles
This session is the keystone of our the Next Steps program. During this session, participants work to identify their innate talents, describe their key functional, technical, and behavioral competencies, as well as setting the foundation for developing the approaches to their verbal and written communications.
Next Steps To-Go participants continue to develop their personal branding message in written and verbal communications. Topics focused upon include:
- On-line profiles
with emphasis on aligning the message they are sending about professional value in the marketplace.
Questions to be explored:
- What’s my personal brand and how do I leverage it in my communications.
- What formats are most effective? Is your resume functional or accomplishment based?
- How are you tracking your on-line profiles? Are you falling off the radar?
Networking is an essential life skill in today’s world. In this session, participants explore strategies and techniques in building, managing, and nurturing an effective professional network.
— Interviewing: Informational, Probing and Behavior Interviewing. Are you ready?
Create a positive and lasting impression. Learn essential techniques of effective interviewing in today’s job market It’s more than formal interviewing.