31 2018


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

Contact Nikki Trent

Manage Networking, Conduct Informational Meetings, Target & Research Companies

Switching Gears: A Roadmap for Career Transition – Evening Workshop Series Session 3 of 4

Manage Networking
Conduct Informational Meetings
Target & Research Companies

Attend the full series, or select individual sessions.

Dinner will be provided.

Switching Gears – Evening Workshops are a 4 session series of 2-hour 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, and practical 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 their benefit to job seekers
•Develop a script for informational meetings
•Where to find company information

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

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.

Business casual

4100 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

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