• Mktg SIG: Weatherproof Your Career Monday, March 12, 2001 - 06:30PM
    Mitchell Park Community Center
    3800 Middlefield Road (between Meadow Drive and Charleston Road)
    Palo Alto, CA
    Marketing & Social Media

Mktg SIG: Weatherproof Your Career

REGISTRATIONPriceQuantity
$10.00
$0.00

Description

  • Pink slips circulate. Companies merge, sell assets and close their doors. Internet and high-tech industries have been facing stormy times. How do you navigate your career in rough weather?
     

    Presenter

    Patti Wilson - The Career Company

    Location

    Mitchell Park Community Center
    3800 Middlefield Road
    (between Meadow Drive and Charleston Road)
    Palo Alto, CA

    Agenda

    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments
    7:00-7:20pm introductions and announcements
    7:20-8:30pm presentation
     

    Cost

    $10 for Non-SDF Members, No charge for Members

    About the session

    Pink slips circulate. Companies merge, sell assets and close their doors. Internet and high-tech industries have been facing stormy times. How do you navigate your career in rough weather?

    Find out by joining us for an evening with Patti Wilson, principal and founder of The Career Company. Having worked with hundreds of Internet and multimedia professionals, Patti has an in-depth understanding of the challenges they now face. In this presentation, she will provide expert guidance as to what it takes to successfully manage your career, regardless of economic conditions.

    Here are some of the key issues that will be covered:
     

    • Understanding the good and bad of the new employment paradigm
    • Avoiding the most common pitfalls when facing employment instability
    • Figuring what you want and how to get it
    • Maximizing the use of headhunters, networking, and online postings
    • Setting up and following a long-range plan
    • Packaging and preparing yourself for change and transition

      The practical advice given in this interactive session will help you do the kind of "career tune-up" that we all need to do periodically to stay happy, balanced, and....employed! Regardless of what your current situation is, you're likely to benefit from Patti's experience and words of wisdom.

      About the presenter

      Patti Wilson is a degreed career counselor who developed a thorough understanding of high-technology employment issues through her previous roles as a recruiter and employment manager for Silicon Valley companies such as Sun Microsystems, Apple Computer, and Advanced Micro Devices. Now operating her own consulting firm, The Career Company, Patti helps early-stage start-up companies recruit talent and build core management teams. She also coaches high-tech professionals on all phases of career management, including career changes, search strategies and business start-ups.

      Through her Web site and presentations, Patti shares a breadth of expertise that includes topics such as "Dot-Com Downsizing: How to Survive Being Laid Off on Internet Time," "21st Century Career Strategies," "Finding Jobs for Creative Types," and "When You Enter Into the Dance of Salary Negotiation."

      Marketing SIG Main Page