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    • Thu, May 11, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Thu, June 15, 2017
    • 9:00 PM
    • 40Plus K Street Office


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2017

    New Class Starts May 11, 2017

    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:

    • A required Pre-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This helps the participants and facilitators understand areas to focus on throughout the course.
    • The classes meet over four weeks on:
      • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) and
      • Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
      • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:30 - 9:30 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.
    • A required Post-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, June 15th at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This provides practice opportunities for newly acquired skills, and measures overall improvement in career transition skills.

      Please note: The Pre- and Post- Class Assessments not only provide valuable practice with mock interview and networking sessions, but they as well help participants and facilitators understand which areas they should focus on to improve.  Attendance to these is a requirement.

    Class ends: June 15, 2017

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held at:
    40Plus of Greater Washington

    1627 K Street, NW, Suite 300

    Washington, DC 20006

    near the Farragut North Metro

    Directions to 40Plus
    • Mon, May 29, 2017
    • 40Plus office closed for Labor Day

    Closed for Memorial Day.

    40Plus will be closed on Monday, May 29th in honor of Memorial Day. 

    Have an enjoyable and safe holiday! 

     

    • Mon, June 05, 2017
    • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 60
    Monday Morning Speaker:  Dara Iserson
      

    Your GPS to Success

    Conversation with
    DARA ISERSON

        

    A successful job search requires you to prove that you can solve a company's problem and market yourself as the best person to solve it.

    In this 1-hour workshop, you will learn to transform yourself from a job seeker to problem solver by identifying organizational gaps in job descriptions and then translate your experience into solution statements, leading to interviews. After completing this workshop, you will have the skills to navigate your way to the C-suite or dream job.

       
    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

     

    Dara Iserson is an accomplished coach and mentor for job seekers, entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies. She has over 13 years of experience in International Trade, Finance and Investment in both the public and private sector. As the founder of Bactrian Global Strategies, she has translated her entrepreneurship and professional development experience to format resumes and business plans as well as mentor, coach and empower over 100+ people and companies in 15 countries globally. Dara Iserson received her BA from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and her MA from Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies.

    CONTACT THE SPEAKER:

    Dara Iserson

    Director

    Bactrian Global Strategies

    Phone: (703) 755-0732

    Email: info@bactrianglobal.com

    Twitter: @bactrianglobal  


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    Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.

    Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

    Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:


    1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

    Washington, DC


    • Mon, June 12, 2017
    • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 59
    Monday Morning Speaker:  Meg Cale
         

    Using Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand


    Conversation with
    MeG CALE

           

    Developing a personal brand using social media is essential for today’s job market. Join us to discuss the specifics of leveraging your internet presence and learn how to successfully implement strategies to boost your business opportunities.

    In this workshop, we will be discussing personal branding, content marketing techniques, and ways to entice potential employers.

    The key learning points:
    • Personal branding
    • The role of smartphones
    • Content marketing strategies
    • Web-based networking

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

     

    Meg Cale is a social media influencer and community educator. After finishing her MPA and research practicum, she moved to South Korea and started her blog; the rest is history. Four years and hundreds of thousands of pageviews later, Meg now focuses on the intersections of travel, culture, and new media. Meg’s first book, “Slacktivist: Using Digital Media to Create Change” will be released June 1, 2017. Meg’s subject matter expertize has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Go Magazine, Out Traveler, Nylon Magazine, Matador Network, Elite Daily, Buzzfeed, Korea Observer, and India's The Quint.


    CONTACT THE SPEAKER:


    Follow her @MegCale or check out her blog DopesontheRoad.com


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    Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.

    Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

    Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:


    1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

    Washington, DC


    • Thu, June 15, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 33

    Career Transitions - Insights from Travelling the Path

    A DISCUSSION WITH COLLEAGUES WHO HAVE TRANSITIONED TO EXCITING NEW CAREERS

      

    Are you thinking about changing careers – going from one sector to another, for example, from for-profit to nonprofit, or the other way around? Or, perhaps, you wish to be an entrepreneur.


    Join a distinguished panel of experts who will share their stories of transition.

    Panelists:

    Nancy Volpe
    Volpe Communications

    Pamela Colbert
    Big Data Strategist

    Kathy Mannes
    Jobs for the Future

    Moderator:

    Barbara Hoenig
    CVS Health
    40Plus Board of Directors


    Thursday, June 15th

    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
       
    Open Networking with Light Refreshments

    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm 
    Panel Presentation

    8:30 pm – 9:00 pm  
    Networking continues  
     

    Registration is just $10.00

    Register online at:

    http://40plusdc.org/event-2547214


     

     

     

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    1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

    Washington, DC

     

    • Thu, July 06, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Thu, August 10, 2017
    • 9:00 PM
    • 40Plus K Street Office


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2017

    New Class Starts July 6, 2017

    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:

    • A required Pre-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This helps the participants and facilitators understand areas to focus on throughout the course.
    • The classes meet over four weeks on:
      • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) and
      • Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
      • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:30 - 9:30 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.
    • A required Post-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, August 10th at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This provides practice opportunities for newly acquired skills, and measures overall improvement in career transition skills.

      Please note: The Pre- and Post- Class Assessments not only provide valuable practice with mock interview and networking sessions, but they as well help participants and facilitators understand which areas they should focus on to improve.  Attendance to these is a requirement.

    Class ends: August 10, 2017

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held at:
    40Plus of Greater Washington

    1627 K Street, NW, Suite 300

    Washington, DC 20006

    near the Farragut North Metro

    Directions to 40Plus
    • Thu, September 07, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Thu, October 12, 2017
    • 9:00 PM
    • 40Plus K Street Office


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2017

    New Class Starts September 7, 2017

    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:

    • A required Pre-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This helps the participants and facilitators understand areas to focus on throughout the course.
    • The classes meet over four weeks on:
      • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) and
      • Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
      • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:30 - 9:30 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.
    • A required Post-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, October 12th at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This provides practice opportunities for newly acquired skills, and measures overall improvement in career transition skills.

      Please note: The Pre- and Post- Class Assessments not only provide valuable practice with mock interview and networking sessions, but they as well help participants and facilitators understand which areas they should focus on to improve.  Attendance to these is a requirement.

    Class ends: October 12, 2017

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held at:
    40Plus of Greater Washington

    1627 K Street, NW, Suite 300

    Washington, DC 20006

    near the Farragut North Metro

    Directions to 40Plus
    • Thu, November 09, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Thu, December 14, 2017
    • 9:00 PM
    • 40Plus K Street Office


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2017

    New Class Starts November 9, 2017

    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:

    • A required Pre-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This helps the participants and facilitators understand areas to focus on throughout the course.
    • The classes meet over four weeks on:
      • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) and
      • Saturday mornings (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
      • A special social media session will be held one evening (6:30 - 9:30 pm) on a date to be determined with the class.
    • A required Post-Class Assessment consisting of mock interview and networking sessions will be held on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00 pm at the 40Plus office.  This provides practice opportunities for newly acquired skills, and measures overall improvement in career transition skills.

      Please note: The Pre- and Post- Class Assessments not only provide valuable practice with mock interview and networking sessions, but they as well help participants and facilitators understand which areas they should focus on to improve.  Attendance to these is a requirement.

    Class ends: December 14, 2017

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held at:
    40Plus of Greater Washington

    1627 K Street, NW, Suite 300

    Washington, DC 20006

    near the Farragut North Metro

    Directions to 40Plus

Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

1627 K Street, NW, Suite 300
 Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-387-1582

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