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How Do You Find the Job You Really Want: “Sell” Yourself!

  • Mon, August 21, 2017
  • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
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Monday Morning Speaker:  Lynn Smith


How Do You Find the Job You Really Want: “Sell” Yourself!

    

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LYNN SMITH

       
 

Research has shown that between 70 and 80% of jobs are never advertised. And even more daunting, when positions are posted, your odds of getting that job are a paltry 3%.

So how do you find the job that you really want? You can stop spending time reacting to advertised opportunities and start saving time by using a proactive approach to market yourself to organizations who can benefit by your experience and skills.

Selling is not an easy job, and selling yourself can seem even harder. I will show you how I have used my 20 years in sales and sales leadership roles to coach individuals using basic selling skills to find the job that isn’t advertised.

In my presentation you will learn:

·    Identify your target market: Organizations where you want to work

·    Find the decision maker: Who is the hiring manager

·    Prospecting: Mechanics of creating a job search campaign

·    Metrics and accountability: Tracking your activity

·   Making the sale: Rewards for achieving your job search goals



ABOUT THE SPEAKER:



LYNN SMITH
Business Development and Management Consultant

 Lynn has spent the majority of her 20-year sales career helping the organizations she has worked for be successful across every industry in the US, internationally, with specific focus on Brazil. Working in professional services, training, technology and the information fields, she has helped the companies she has worked for expand their customer base by primarily acquiring new customers and helping grow existing clients. Having been both an individual sales contributor as well as sales leader, she consistently has met and exceeded revenue and profit goals achieving more than $25 million annually. Her passion for developing employees resulted in developing and retaining top notch sales teams and being recognized for hiring and developing high performing sales talent.

Most recently she has been doing consulting: working with franchise operations, helping a company expand their operations, doing non-profit fundraising, and coaching individuals looking for employment using basis sales skills.

Contact info:

 https://www.linkedin.com/in/lynnsmith/

les537@comcast.net

703-624-5179




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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


Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

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

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