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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Statement of Support: 

As an organization that empowers experienced professionals, managers, and executives for successful career transitions, 40Plus of Greater Washington serves professionals of all races and ethnicities. We stand firm in our support of all people who have been affected by the horrendous racist and violent acts in our country.

classes/Speakers

Upcoming events/classes

    • Mon, September 28, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • ONLINE ONLY. Register to receive instructions about logging in
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    The Power of Alignment: Knowing and Leveraging Your Own Values and Drivers for Career Satisfaction

    Whether searching for a new role or seeking increased satisfaction in a current role, it is vital to know what you need. What motivates you? What allows you to thrive? And what are your dealbreakers?

    This engaging session will give you quickly implementable tools to understand your own values and drivers, assess the values of (potential) employers, leverage the overlaps, and manage through the gaps. Using worksheets and small group breakouts, participants will learn how to better express their needs from their work environment and how to filter opportunities. 

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Joanna Hoffschneider, ALEP, leads Resolute Consulting LLC, combining her first career in teaching and training with her second in marketing and business development. Joanna has always enjoyed bringing order and focus to the business world around her, providing a space for people to leverage their strengths and expertise. Joanna has built a reputation for incisive analysis and respectful candor, listening for the signal through the noise and helping her clients make meaningful change.

    Through Resolute, she provides strategic support, professional development, and facilitation services for individuals, businesses and nonprofits. An expat-Brit who grew up in the Far East, Joanna’s multi-cultural point of view and natural curiosity allow her to make connections and provide perspective that create meaningful “aha!” moments.

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    Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.
    • Mon, October 05, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
    Register

    Personal Branding Secrets to Shorten Your Job Search

    What if you could uncover your unique brand promise, learn how to speak employers’ language and confidently articulate your value online, on paper and in person?

    In this session, you will learn how to:

    • craft a compelling personal brand message that sets you apart from your peers.
    • convey your unique value so you’re found online and sought after for the roles you want.
    • leverage your personal brand to land more job offers and drive salary negotiations.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Melanie L. Denny is an Award-Winning Resume Expert, Nationally Certified LinkedIn Strategist and President of Resume-Evolution. Since 2009 she has written thousands of résumés for diverse industries at all levels. As an author, speaker and trusted resource for all things job search, rising professionals and aspiring executives seek out her services to differentiate themselves in today's highly competitive job market.

    Her “never settle for less” attitude inspires her clients to realize their true value and exude the confidence they need to secure the high-paying salaries they deserve. Her clients have seen remarkable job search success and salary increases to the tune of $15K to $50K as a result of her ability to not only concisely articulate their value, but her empowering approach to self-marketing.


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    Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.

    • Mon, October 05, 2020
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Sat, October 31, 2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online class over Zoom
    Register


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    Training Class 2020.5

    New Class Starts October 5, 2020

    The core of the 40Plus commitment to improve your job search is an intensive, four-week training course. Learn how to manage your search and maximize the results.

    Our course leverages the most effective tools and tips from commercial executive search and placement services with the unique power of peer group dynamics to help you develop a solid foundation and an effective plan for your job search.

    Meeting in small groups with facilitators, learn every task of job and career change hands-on:

    • Learn the secret of building resumes from power-packed “Success Bites”
    • Write and critique cover letters tailored to real jobs
    • Discover your interviewing style through taped mock interviews, and refine your technique in a supportive atmosphere
    • Develop a brief self-profile that will make others want to help you
    • Increase your networking skills and confidence
    • Learn how to plan, organize and succeed in your job search
    • Learn how to use social media like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for your job search and to build your brand.

     

    The course schedule is as follows:

    • The classes meet over four weeks on:
      • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:00-9:00 pm) and
        Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
      • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:00 - 9:00 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.


    Class ends on Saturday, October 31st.

     

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held online.   


    • Mon, October 12, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
    Register

    Navigating Employment & Life Challenges in 2020

    This year has been filled with uncertainty, loss, and changes that are hard to count. How are you taking care of yourself through it? What's in your control if you've been laid off? We'll explore and normalize the emotional experience of career changes during a pandemic and discuss self-care strategies to build a bank of resilience. Caitlin Magidson is both a therapist and career coach and will talk about the power of mindset, how to get free of thinking traps, and the most important steps to consider in moving forward in your job search.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Caitlin Magidson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Career Coach in private practice serving clients in the Washington DC metro region and remotely around the world. Caitlin integrates her specialties of mental health counseling, career coaching, and business coaching as she works with clients navigating life transitions to gain clarity and confidence in reaching their goals. She previously worked as the Assistant Director of Coaching & Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and is certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strengths Finder, Strong Interest Inventory, EQ-i 2.0, and EQ 360 with a Career Management Certificate from The Academies. Caitlin has presented at local and national career development conferences and holds a BA in Corporate Communications from Elon University, and Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Johns Hopkins University.


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    Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.

    • Mon, October 26, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
    Register

    Proven Career Strategies: How To Land Your Dream Job During a Crisis & Beyond

    In this session you will gain a practical understanding of just how to land a new job during a crisis utilizing your personal power, your network, and LinkedIn.

    • The mindset of a high earner during and after a crisis
    • Secrets to getting more Interviews, and job offers and how to negotiate during COVID
    • How to attract your dream job and get more interviews
    • Worksheets and Action Plan

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Lisa Ealy, MBA, MPTh, SHRM-SCP is a powerful and charismatic coach, mentor, speaker, minister and #1 best-selling author who has deposited words of encouragement and wisdom in the lives of many. She is known as the “6- Figure Job Mentor.” Lisa has helped many of her clients raise their annual income and 10X their Mindset and grow their network through her proven D.R.E.A.M.® coaching system.

    She specializes in teaching professional women and a few good men who are not getting paid their worth with multiple years of experience how to secure 6-figure dream jobs and business so they can live out their purpose, improve mindset to live the life they are meant to live!

    With 20 years of experience providing career and HR guidance and mentoring her coaching will ensure a transform, secure the dream, thrive and stay the course towards a life of purpose.

    Lisa is the author of Real Girlfriends Pray Devotional Journal, and co-author of, Speaking My Truth: Stories that Inspire, Empower, Heal and Transform. Lisa has been privileged to keynote and lead workshops for Women Owned Law, SpeakerCon, Morgan State University Toastmasters, Prince George’s County Workforce Development Center, Executive Women’s Success Panel, St. John Baptist Church, Church Without Walls, Barnes Distribution, PolyOne and countless other organizations. She also is a licensed and ordained Baptist minister.

    With a life goal is to share her blessing by teaching professionals how to secure 6-figure dream careers, businesses and lives to live bigger while fulfilling their purpose. Lisa can be reached at Lisa@dare2dreamcareers.com or Support@Dare2DreamCareers.com |www.lisaealy.com.


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    Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.

Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

40Plus of Greater Washington
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-387-1582

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