SOLD OUT!! Action Plan for Your 21st Century Job Search



  • Do you want to know more about how to conduct a successful job search, work as an independent consultant or manage your career? SDForum has created a Career Series of brown bag lunches designed to give you the information you need on these critical topics.

    This program is sold-out. However, if you would like to reserve a space on the waiting list, please send an email to Diana Schindler at [email protected].



    Patti Wilson (bio), Founder, The Career Company

    The first in our Career Series of brown bag lunches, this session will focus on creating an action plan to help you in your search and overcome the obstacles along the way.

    Based on the state of the Silicon Valley tech economy and the current job market, find out how to setup and conduct a successful job search or career/industry change in today's business environment. You will leave this 2-hour session with down-to-earth tactics and the know-how to create a step-by-step action plan.

    Some of the areas that will be covered in this session will include:

    • Surviving economic downturns
    • Basic and advanced steps to take in any search
    • Staying motivated and connected
    • Targeting and focusing on industry sectors
    • Using recruiters, and online postings to maximum advantage

    Speaker Bio


    Patti Wilson, Founder, The Career Company

    Patti Wilson, owner of the Career Company, has coached literally thousands of Bay Area technical professionals to manage their careers, find new opportunities, and thrive in their jobs. She has an inspiring, direct and humorous delivery style that engages as well as motivates people to action.

    Patti's forte is the high technology industry, having been an Employment Manager at Sun Microsystems as well as a recruiter at Apple and AMD. With a Masters Degree in Career Development, she was Assistant Director of Career Services at Santa Clara University as well as a Program Manager at the Career Action Center.

    Recently, Patti has been featured or interviewed by PBS Radio's California Report, NPR Marketplace, KGO and KPIX TV, NBC3's Technology News, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News, and network CBS's Early Edition.

    Event Logistics


    12:00pm-2:00pm Brown Bag Session



    SDForum Center

    111 W. Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA 95113


    Cost (Refreshments included; NOT lunch, please bring your own!)

    $10 SDForum Members

    $20 Non-Members