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NETWORKING With PURPOSE
Interviewing Skills Workshop
with Valerie Keels
Join us for a 40Plus Thursday Evening Event. Connect with other professionals for a valuable "twilight" networking experience and interviewing skills workshop.
What can you do to set yourself apart in your interview? The most important aspect of successful interviewing is not your experience, your degree or your resume. That’s what got you the interview. The key to successful interviewing can be summed up in one word: passion. It’s your passion for the job that will set you apart from the crowd.
Hors d’oeuvres, wine, water and soda will be available during the networking portion of the evening beginning at 7:00 pm. The cost to attend this event is $10. Please use the event link to register.
How can you demonstrate your passion in the interview? Through your enthusiasm for the job and behavioral examples of how your passion has had a positive impact on results. If you can show you have true passion by sharing your past actions and behaviors in your own words, you can and will be chosen over the superstar. Let your passion for the job show through in every aspect of your interview.
What we will cover:
Important Aspects of Interviewing
The One Thing You Must Do Before Your First Interview
The Insider Interview Prep Technique
Dressing for Interview Success
The Most Important Interview Nonverbals
Winning the Body Language Game
Being Sincerely Honest
About the Speaker
Valerie Keels, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is a dynamic human resources practitioner and facilitator with extensive experience in adult education, including designing, managing, and facilitating leadership development programs.
Through her extensive experience working with non-profit associations, she has excelled in creating cultures of collaboration, and implementing change to achieve workforce excellence. Valerie is proficient in several aspects of human resources including: recruitment, employee training, incentives, as well as emotional intelligence testing and coaching. She has a track record of coaching in the areas of transformational leadership, intercultural communication, team building, and managing change, with proven success and certification in EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence assessment and coaching. Valerie holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and has an educational background in communications, organizational administration and leadership.
Some of her memberships and certifications include the following:
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