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Recruiters can help you, if you also help them6/14/2017Career Support Network meets at Noon every Wednesday @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 6/14/2017 will be - Recruiters, HR and Staffing Firms can be your friends. For information (336) 283-6121 or NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comDuring career transition there are lots of people who can help you on your journey including recruiters and HR folks. However, the only way to get the help you really need is to understand the best way of working with the resources available to you. No one can help you unless you first understand the best practices of working with these folks. Join us at CSN to share your ideas and learn from others.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cb/Job_interview_0001.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9We often are asked, should I work with Recruiting firms. The answer is yes. However recruiters need your help, if they are going to help you.6/12/2017
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Career Transition today is different than back then6/21/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 6/21/2017 will be - Career Transition today is different than back then. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comStop using old processes in a new world of employment. Career Transition today is nothing like it was even 5 years ago. Join us at this session as we discuss some of the best practices of career transition that will give you a much better result than the way you did it years ago.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/45/DiffusionOfInnovation.pnghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9So it's been a decade since you last looked for a job. Here are the facts, it's done differently today. Let's discuss6/19/2017
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What is Your Greatest Asset in Life?6/28/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 6/28/2017 will be - What is Your Greatest Asset in Life?. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comThe attendees will discover the ultimate value of their connections in life as well as in Career Transition. We discuss the three different areas of our network, how to make meaningful connections and how to benefit from the relationships we build with people like us and way different than ourselves.
https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2016/01/30/13/48/cash-1169650_1280.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9My greatest asset in life is my Network. This is where everything starts. Join us on Wednesday and let's learn how your Network could be your Greatest Asset in Life.6/27/2017
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Your next career starts with re-engineering yourself7/5/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 7/5/2017 will be - Your next career starts with re-engineering yourself. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comRe-Engineering yourself is how you take your prior experiences, current skills and potentially new skills and move into a new career. This re-engineering could move you into a different position and potentially into a completely new industry. Re-engineering can occur with a little work or possibly with lots of work, practice, training and/or education. Re-engineering may be the only answer if your prior/current position is related to an outdated business practice or industry. Join us at CSN to discuss ideas regarding Re-Engineering https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/CPT-SystemLifeSycle.svg/2000px-CPT-SystemLifeSycle.svg.pnghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Sometimes it's a challenge to look for a job doing what you used to do. Especially when no one is hiring that skill. Re-engineering is important.7/3/2017
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Do you know Who you are?7/12/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 7/12/2017 will be - Do you know Who you are?. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comThe most important question you need to answer during career transition is, "Who am I". Without knowing the answer to this question you will not know what jobs you are interested in, what companies you want to work for or how to present yourself on your resume, on your LinkedIn Profile or in a conversation. The better you get at answering "Who Am I?" the more focused you can be on your career transition journey. Lets work on this question together during this session.https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2691/4489902453_18ec5af457_z.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Focus is important when you are reaching towards a goal. Being focused on Who you are and What you do is vital in career transition7/10/2017
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Informational Interviews have changed. Consider Openended Questions7/19/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 7/19/2017 will be - Informational Interviews have changed. Consider Openended Questions. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comWhen you learn how to do Informational Interviews, who to interview with and what the overall purpose of informational interviews is, you'll be far more successful with this aspect of career transition. Surprisingly it's not about asking for a job. It's more powerful than that. Join us at CSN as we discuss ideas and learn from each other about the best practices of Informational Interview. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Roosevelt_and_Churchill_in_conversation_-_geograph.org.uk_-_875991.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Informational Interviews are powerful when you master the fine art of asking Open-ended questions. Join us this Wednesday and let's talk about this idea.7/17/2017
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A successful Career journey needs a Network Profile7/26/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 7/26/2017 will be - A successful Career journey needs a Network Profile. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comA Networking Profile is an important tool during career transition. We will discuss the sections of this document and how to use it appropriately. There are different styles of Networking Profiles, depending on your career transition goals. Join us at CSN to learn new ideas as well as share your own ideas with others.http://torange.biz/photo/10/10491/B10491.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Stop leading with your resume. Instead, give your networking contacts a recipe of what you are looking forward. The results are far better.7/24/2016
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Your next Career Step starts with a poweful LinkedIn Profile 8/2/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 8/2/2017 will be - Your next Career Step starts with a poweful LinkedIn Profile . For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comYour LinkedIn Profile is a critical component of career transition. You will need to know how to build and fine tune your LinkedIn Profile so viewers will clearly know who you are and what you do /want to do. Join us at this session of CSN to learn new ideas and share your's with others.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Linkedin_Chocolates.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9If your LinkedIn Profile does not represent you go ahead and turn it off. It's not helping you. Or, let's work on making it helpful to you.7/31/2017
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It takes a village, ie. Network 8/9/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 8/9/2017 will be - It takes a village, ie. Network . For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comYour LinkedIn Network is another critical component of career transition. You will need to grow your LinkedIn Network focused to your career goals if you are going to get value from this network while on your journey. Join us at this session of CSN to learn new ideas and share your's with others.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/60/Graph_betweenness.svg/2000px-Graph_betweenness.svg.pnghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Used well your LinkedIn Network can become a great portal to great conversations and even career ideas. Join us Wednesday for some cool ideas.8/7/2017
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Your Professional Reputation is now online8/16/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 8/16/2017 will be - Your Professional Reputation is now online. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comHaving a well crafted and built LinkedIn Profile is Step 1. Step 2 is growing a relevant and useful LinkedIn Network. During this session we will discuss Step 3, how to build a professional reputation on LinkedIn. It's the combination of Presence, Network and Reputation that produces the best results when using LinkedIn, even in career transition.https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3544/3411793744_4635bc097f_z.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Hiring managers and recruiters are hunting you down on LinkedIn. What are you saying and engaging on there? Wow - this could be a great way to get discovered as the pro you are... or not.8/14/2017
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Career Transition Networking Rocks8/23/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 8/23/2017 will be - Career Transition Networking Rocks. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comNetworking is a critical part of career transition. During this session we discuss best practices of networking as well as who to network with, where to network and what the purpose of networking is. This session is based on the book, Networking for Mutual Benefit. Join us to learn new ideas and to share your own experiences with others.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d0/Young_people_texting_on_smartphones_using_thumbs.JPGhttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Networking is not as tough as many people say. Especially when you learn some tricks and tips to make your networking more enjoyable and rewarding.8/21/2017
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Start dreaming into your next career step8/30/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 8/30/2017 will be - Start dreaming into your next career step. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comHelp yourself out during this career transition. Start dreaming now. We will discuss how to dream, how to share your ideas (dreams) with others to learn even more ideas and how to relate all of the ideas you discover with what you can do and/or can learn to do. Join us at CSN to learn new ideas and to share your ideas with others.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5d/Jacques_Rivette_Dreaming.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Your career journey will be far more rewarding and enjoyable if you dream, dream out loud and share your dreams with others. Dreaming will rock your career journey in many ways.8/28/2017
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Career Transition 2017 & Beyond - It's all in your marketing material9/6/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 9/6/2017 will be - Career Transition 2017 & Beyond - It's all in your marketing material. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comCareer Transition requires that you market yourself appropriately. There are lots of different marketing materials that you will need to develop and fine tune as you proceed on this journey. During this CSN Session we will discuss the different materials, how to build them and where to use them. Join us to learn new ideas and to share your ideas with others. https://www.hiresquare.com.au/pictures/advertising-trailer1-big.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Do you have your marketing material put together? Do you know what you need beyond the resume? Join us and let's discuss this further.9/4/2017
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You can be successful creating revenue without having a job9/13/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 9/13/2017 will be - You can be successful creating revenue without having a job. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comYou don't need a job, all you need is to create revenue. Contract work, Consulting and Project work are just a few ways you can create revenue beyond getting a job. There are many fears associated with creating revenue this way, the biggest is how to answer the benefits issue. Join us at CSN as we share ideas and discuss how to create revenue beyond getting a job.http://cdn.techgyd.com/2015/10/make-money.pnghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9There are lots of ways to make an income and even to get benefit's beyond getting a job. Join us on Wednesday to discuss some ideas.9/11/2017
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OMG - Too Many Red Flags. What Do I Do?9/20/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 9/20/2017 will be - OMG - Too Many Red Flags. What Do I Do?. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comRed flags are bright red for a reason. We are supposed to consider the risk they represent and consider alternatives where appropriate. In career transition there are lots of red flags that should alert us during our decision making process. Join us at CSN, you'll surely get some great ideas during this session.https://updocmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/red-flags.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Pros and Cons, plus and minuses, green flags and red flags - There are many aspects of a job you should look at, often with a magnifying glass before saying 'yes'.9/18/2017
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Build and Run Your Career Transition Plan9/27/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 9/27/2017 will be - Build and Run Your Career Transition Plan. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comCareer Transition, like any other activity, needs to be done based on a plan. We'll talk about how to plan your goals and your process so that you create the greatest results during your career transition.We will discuss tasks, measurement, priorities and the stuff you should not have in your Career Transition Plan. Join us at CSN to learn as well as to share your ideas.http://fcpamericas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/FCPA.Internal.Controls.Process.jpghttp://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9Build a plan, execute a plan, adjust a plan, stick to your plan. Ask any business person and they will say, we have to have a plan. Do you have a plan? Are you sticking to it? Let's talk about this on Wednesday.9/25/2017
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You're overqualified, now what10/4/2017Career Support Network meets from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays @ Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem NC. The topic on 10/4/2017 will be - You're overqualified, now what. For information call (336) 283-6121 or email NCWiseman@TeddyBurriss.comOne of the challenges we have in career transition is overcoming the perception recruiters and hiring managers have that we are "over-qualified" for the job we are applying for. We need to be sure we are applying for the right jobs for us, and then we have to deal with that "over-qualified" issue. This will be an engaging conversation for us all. Join us at CSN to participate in the discussionshttps://www.dropbox.com/s/vb785fn2xtcexnl/overqualified.jpg?dl=0http://astore.amazon.com/ncwiseman-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=9There is only one real way to overcome that dreaded discriminator, you are overqualified. Join us on Wednesday and we'll share how to do it.
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