Mar

22 2017

TAMPABAY-JOB-LINKS: SWITCHING GEARS: A ROADMAP FOR CAREER TRANSITION 3 of 4

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

TampaBay Job Links
contact: Nikki Trent 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
813-344-0200 x307 nikki@TBJL.org
http://www.TBJL.org

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

MANAGE NETWORKING, CONDUCT INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS, TARGET AND RESEARCH COMPANIES
Evening Workshop Series – Session 3 of 4    

Manage Networking
Conduct Informational Meetings
Target and Research Companies

Attend the full series, or select individual sessions.

The Switching Gears Evening Workshops are a 4-session series of 2-hour participatory workshops targeted to individuals in career transition. Whether you are just beginning your career, returning to the workforce after an absence, or considering a career change, it’s essential to plan for your future with current, relevant tools and strategies that are indispensable to remaining viable in today’s job market. These 4 sessions cover the nuts and bolts of your career transition, at whatever stage you may be.

Session 3 – Outcomes:

  • Develop a career-long networking strategy.
  • Identify and prioritize your networking contacts.
  • Create a winning 30-second introduction.
  • Discover the best methods to make connections, arrange, and conduct successful informational meetings.
  • Develop a targeted company letter.

Session 3 – What We Will Cover:

  • The myths and realities of networking
  • The major networks and who’s in them
  • Keys to successful networking
  • Understand informational meetings and the benefit to job seekers
  • How to develop a script for informational meetings
  • Where to find company information

Session 3 – Materials to Bring:
Your résumé
Business cards (if you have them)

Facilitator:
Robyn Winters, M.A., TBJL Career Strategist.

Workshop Length:
2 hours. Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Individuals who are in career transition, conducting a job search, considering changing careers; people returning to the workforce; people whose job search has stalled, or those who are at the early stages of their careers.

Cost to Attend:
$50 for the entire 4-part series or $15 per Switching Gears session.
Free for TBJL program participants.

Dress:
Business casual

Where:
TampaBay-Job-Links
4100 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Reservations Required:
Email nikki@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.