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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.

The Informational Interview with TOM GOODWIN

  • Mon, August 22, 2016
  • 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)

Monday Morning Speaker:  Open Meeting for Members and Visitors

What to Expect in this Presentation:



Informational interviewing is the ULTIMATE networking technique. Networking is the best way to find the job you deserve.


This workshop will cover:

  • How to find contacts and setup an informational interview.
  • Preparing for the informational interview.
  • Conducting an informational interview
  • Important questions to ask.
  • Follow up after the informational interview.

This important job search strategy will help you to determine if the job, the company and the industry is the right fit. It also helps to make inroads to the hidden job market.

We will discuss your individual concerns and experiences with informational interviewing.



Tom Goodwin

has 45 years of experience in employment related professional positions in various corporate and nonprofit environments. He served as an Employment Manager at GTE Government Systems, a Technical Resource Manager at Compuware, Inc. and a Professional Development Manager at Keene Federal Systems.

Tom was an owner/partner at Applied Solutions, Inc., an IT solutions provider for Federal Government contracts. Early in his career, he worked as an employment agency recruiter in California where he served the hiring needs of companies in San Francisco’s Financial District and Silicon Valley.

Tom recently retired from the AARP Foundation where he served as a Project Director in a DOL Grant to coach individuals, age 55 and older, return to the work force.

Tom is a Vietnam Era veteran who served as a Psychiatric Social Worker at Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany. He has a BA in Psychology from Concord University and Graduate Work in Guidance and Counseling from Ball State University.

Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.

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.
40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

Near the DuPont Circle Metro Station
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40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036


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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