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Staying One Step Ahead of the Interviewer

August 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm –

You can be in charge of your interview. The interview does not have to be like an interrogation or be a reminder of your final exam nightmares. In fact with practice, the interview can become an opportunity to shine.

Career coach, Win Sheffield will share effective ways to prepare for the interview, how to convey your value in the interview and decisive ways to follow up to keep you in your interviewer’s mind. Become master of the interview process so that it does not master you.
* Preparing for the interview: Key items beyond the annual report
* Making the interview work: Setting the tone of the meeting and delivering your message
* After the interview: Following up to make your point

Why Don’t I have a Job Yet? Learn How to Assess You Job Campaign and Know What Steps to Take to Make It Better

July 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm – At this point in the 21st Century, everyone knows something about how to conduct a job campaign.  We know that networking is the way to go, that we need to have good answers to interview questions, that our resumes need to sell us.  To a greater or lesser extent we are doing all that.  And […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Resume

July 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm – More than anything else we write in our lives, the resume is probably the one that makes us most uncomfortable.  Join coach Win Sheffield for this workshop, part of the Career Management Essentials series.  Take the anxiety out of writing your resume.  Learn how to approach this document strategically to make it work for you.  […]

Career Management for Introverts

June 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Do you feel you shouldn’t have to sell yourself?  Are you uncomfortable around people who are talking about their accomplishments?  Do you find yourself looking for ways to get out of conversations rather than into them?  Perhaps instead you find yourself coming up with the answer while the person you are listening to goes on […]

Summer Networking: Taking Your Campaign Informal

June 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm –

. Learn to:
– Develop a pitch that can be delivered around the pool
– Tell some engaging stories that also convey your worth
– Make the most of the summer work rhythm by getting your work done and leaving time for recreation

Summer Career Management: How to Invest in Your Career and Still Have Time Off

May 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm –

Summer is a time when many people take time to enjoy themselves and work slows down and yet September is one of the biggest hiring months. Not all career preparation has to be in a business suit.

The Power of You: Why what you want in your career is important and what to do to get it

May 19, 2016 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm –

Career coach Win Sheffield will address how to turn this situation around by dispelling some common misconceptions about the job market and providing practical approaches to developing an effective job campaign.

Speed Networking

May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – The single most important thing you can do to manage your career and for most, the biggest challenge is to develop a network. How do you meet people and how do you tell them what they need to hear so you can meet with them, find new contacts and move your career forward? Coach Win […]

The Three Kinds of Networking and How to Master Them

May 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – As we imagine it, networking is an exotic activity which is practiced by extremely extroverted sales people, not something we would willingly do.  And if networking is something you like, how focused are you on the different approaches needed for each type? The fact is that most of us do not understand networking.  Networking is […]

Making Your Resume Work for You

May 3, 2016 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm – Our resumes are given the impossible task of conveying our entire experience and our total value.  In many circumstances it is the only way people know us.  Let your resume speak in ways that serve you, to convey what it needs to and to sell you.  Career coach, Win Sheffield will focus on the essentials […]