Monday, June 29, 2009

One Night. Ten Career Coaches. Priceless Advice--Tomorrow!

New York Women in Communications presents
Night of the Coaches
Tuesday, June 30th , 6:00-9:00pm
Location: NYU's The Kimmel Center60 Washington Square South (at West 4th Street) Price: Members: $26*Nonmembers: $41*Student Members: $16*
*$1 goes directly to the New York Women in Communications Foundation

Tomorrow in NYC there will be a series of roundtable discussions with some of the New York Women in Communications career coaches!

Tap into these coaches' wisdom and experience in this evening of small group discussions, where you can enhance skills and learn new networking strategies. Learn tips for managing your career and workplace in a difficult economy, finding new networking opportunities, navigating the world of digital media and more. Although the event is hosted by a communications org, the advice is sure to be applicable to ALL professions, including fashion, retail, and beauty. I plan on being there and I am very excited!

Each attendee will participate in two small-group, roundtable format discussions led by industry leaders. Our topics and speakers are as follows:

Developing a Winning Resume Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional, learn how to create a resume that gets you noticed by recruiters and employers. Facilitated by Charna Flanzer (Career and Job Search Strategist, Office of Career Management, New York University)

Crafting a Rock Star Pitch for Cover Letters and Interviews Customize a concise and compelling pitch to help make a great first impression. Facilitated by Laura Allen (Co-Founder, 15 Second Pitch)

How to Reinvent Yourself in Challenging Times Do you want to change the direction of your work? Learn what to do if you "want things to be different." Facilitated by Ann Fry, MSW, PCC (Workplace Culture Expert and Executive Coach)

Business Networking that Gets Results Gain new skills that will enhance your confidence in networking. Facilitated by Belinda Plutz (Partner, Career Mentors, Inc.)

Entrepreneurship & Starting Your Own Business Are you dreaming of starting your own business and don't know where to begin? Take steps toward clarifying your goals and bringing your dream to fruition. Facilitated by Terry Yoffe, CPCC, ACC (Managing Director, TRYCoaching LLC)

Expanding your Freelance Career Are you already in your own business? Learn how to uncover freelance opportunities in a wide range of communication fields. Facilitated by Jane Pollak (Certified Professional Co-Active Coach)

Negotiating in a Tough Economy Whether for a salary, freelance job or contract, how do you negotiate during an economic downturn? Facilitated by Alexandra Duran (Principal and Founder, Career TransitioningSM )

Developing your Personal Brand Learn how to market your most important asset: Yourself. Facilitated by Suzanne Levy (Executive and Business Coach)

Beyond Facebook: Surviving & Thriving in the new Digital Era The Internet has become an important part of modern networking. Learn how to navigate career sites such as LinkedIn, as well as when and how to post your resume on line. Facilitated by Esmee (Interactive Content Producer-

Stepping up for Yourself Nicely with Words & Actions Empower yourself in your communications at work in this discussion of how to speak up at meetings, address problems with co-workers and set boundaries. Facilitated by Daylle Deanna Schwartz (President, Project Self-Empowerment)

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