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    • Mon, August 20, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 17
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    Monday Speaker Series : Alison Cardy

     

    CREATE YOUR NEXT CAREER OPPORTUNITY
    ANYTIME YOU WANT

    Conversation with

    ALISON CARDY



    Imagine getting up on a Monday morning and being excited and inspired about the day ahead! It’s possible to feel on track with your career, and there are plenty of amazing career opportunities out there.


    This training will give you an understanding of the 5 key practices that you need to create career opportunities.

    Join expert career coach Alison Cardy to  discover:


    • Why you should totally ignore the folks who say things like “most people don’t like their work.” and “you should be happy to have your job.” 
    • Why it absolutely does not matter if the career help you got before didn’t help at all.
    • Why a new resume is NOT the answer (and what is).
    • and so much more!

    About Alison:

    Alison Cardy is a career truth-teller who believes in living a life that actually feels like your own. She and her team have helped nearly 200 professionals find a great career fit through her proven CLARITY process. She is a frequent speaker at universities and alumni groups including Harvard, MIT, Georgetown, and her alma mater, The University of Maryland.


    Alison is the author of the bestseller, Career Grease: How to Get Unstuck and Pivot Your Career. Her work has been featured on Monster, Forbes, The Muse, Undercover Recruiter, and The Washington Post. Her home on the web is at cardycareercoaching.com.



    Register online:

    http://40plusdc.org/event-2995332 ​



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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 a nearby eatery.

    Attire is business casual.

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


    1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

    Washington, DC


    • Mon, August 27, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 32
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    Monday Speaker Series: Edna Figueroa

     

    Leverage Your Passions to Fuel Your Career Search

    Conversation with
    Edna Figueroa

    Developing a strong self-concept, strengthening leadership skills, and pursuing your passion are essential to creating more positive outcomes in your job search.

    We must proactively devise a system to develop and nurture our definition of self and replace the negative stories we have told ourselves that hold us back. If we isolate ourselves or cut short the journey to developing a strong concept of self, we can sabotage our most important opportunities in life and business, including being able to execute a successful job search.


    Come and learn intelligent strategies to help you identify the leader you “must” become to help create the future you desire, versus the one that would come by default. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the list three years ago.
     

     

     

    Join us to engage in a powerful dialogue and discussion

    • Discover how to ignite the leader in you. Your “self-concept” is the foundation to success and a powerful source to help strengthening your leadership skills.
    • Identify strengths and gaps so you can show up powerfully in life.
    • Cultivate an effective leadership style.
    • Learn more about the interplay of self-concept, leadership traits, passion, and the organization.
    • Stay competitive and motivated to accomplish a successful job search.

     

    About the Speaker:

     

    Edna Figueroa is an executive coach and leadership consultant. She is the founder of Elevate Leadership Coaching LLC. The mission of Elevate Leadership is to empower leaders and organizations to foster the emergence of new environments where people and organizations are enriched, resilient and productive by delivering integrated professional development programs and leadership coaching.

    Edna holds International Coaching Federation-accredited executive coaching certification from the executive leadership program of John Mattone, who is recognized as the #1 Authority on Intelligent Leadership (IL) & is the World's #2 Ranked Executive Coach. She also is a graduate from Accomplishment Coaching, an accredited ICF coaching program in Washington DC. She has completed executive leadership programs from Harvard Kennedy School, University of California (UCLA) Management School, and from the Center for Creative Leadership.

    Edna holds a B.S. in Accounting from Pace University in NYC, and her background includes more than 25 years managing strategic business initiatives, organizational development, talent management, diversity & inclusion for Fortune 500 companies. 

      

    Contact the Speaker:

    Edna Figueroa
    Elevate Leadership Coaching, LLC    

    linkedin.com/in/edna-figueroa
    ed_figueroa@verizon.net

       
     

    Register online:

     

    http://40plusdc.org/event-3024897 

     

     


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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 a nearby eatery.

    Attire is business casual.

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


     

    1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

    Washington, DC


    • Mon, September 03, 2018
    • 40Plus office closed for Labor Day

    Closed for Labor Day.

    40Plus will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in honor of
    Labor Day. 

    Have an enjoyable and safe holiday! 

     

    • Mon, September 10, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 38
    Register


    Got Branding? Make Your Resume and LinkedIn POP!
    with Shira Harrington

     

    Shira Harrington
    CEO
    Purposeful Hire

    Starbucks. Google. Nike. You can envision their logos in your head, right? These recognizable brands all promise an experience based on a unique value proposition (UVP.) They have determined what sets them apart and they promote that brand…consistently. As a job seeker, what’s your personal brand? In sea of competition, you need to clearly broadcast your value to the right audiences. Knowing WHO you want to serve, HOW you want to serve and even WHY you want to serve, can help you focus a targeted message that compels your target employer to say, “YOU are who we need to hire!”  

       
    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
     

    Shira Harrington, Chief Engagement Officer of Purposeful Hire, is a career coach and executive recruiter who believes deeply in her tagline, “For every hire, there is a higher purpose.” Helping employers and job seekers find each other in mutually beneficial ways, her passion is to help people serve the world using their God-given gifts and talents.

        
     Contact the Speaker:
      

        

    Shira Harrington
    PurposefulHire
    Shira@PurposefulHire.com

    (703) 508-9573
          

            Monday, September 10
                10:0
    0 am – 11:30 am
    1627 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor
    Washington, DC  20006

    Register online:
    http://40plusdc.org/event-3030372

     

       

     


    • Mon, September 17, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
    • 39
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    Join us for a new experience - 40Plus Monday Evening Events. Connect with other professionals for a valuable "twilight" networking experience. 

    (Note:  this event replaces the Monday Morning program this week)


        
        Getting in Front of Fear

     


     

    Christa Davis
    Christa Davis Coaching
      
     

    We’ve all experienced stress, anxiety, and uncertainty at some point in our careers. However, many times, we struggle with these feelings in silence, believing that we just need to suck it up and work harder in order to be successful. The result: we judge, try to control every outcome, and can’t seem to shake a nagging sense of dissatisfaction. It is often fear that tricks us to remain stuck in this vicious cycle. The good news is that we can break out of fear-based habits to make choices that are in alignment with what we truly want!

    Join career & leadership coach, Christa Davis, for a program on how to get back in the driver’s seat and in front of your biggest career fears. This workshop will reveal the sneaky ways that fear shows up in our lives, share powerful strategies to address it, and provide you with a fresh perspective on how to move forward in your career with authenticity and confidence.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

    Christa Davis is a leadership & career coach and the owner of Christa Davis Coaching. She specializes in helping women professionals master their career development and create meaningful careers they love, as well as partnering with organizations to create productive, positive, and engaged work cultures.

    Christa is passionate about elevating professionals to achieve their biggest career goals, and has facilitated career development programming for various organizations including the Women’s Information Network, Publicis Media, United Women in Business Foundation, Society for International Development, Foundation Center, and the Women’s Congressional Staff Association. In addition to coaching, Christa is the founder of the professional development group, DC Emerging Women Leaders, in which she hosts monthly coaching events that bring a community of women leaders together to invest in their self-development.

    Prior to launching her business, Christa worked in the nonprofit industry for over five years in the areas of fundraising and communications. In addition to her coach training through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), Christa holds a B.A. in International Affairs and will graduate with a M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Learning from the George Washington University in 2019.


    Contact the Speaker:
     

    Tel: 516-429-8534

    Email:     christadavis@cjdcoaching.com
       

          

            Monday, September 17
                5:0
    0 pm – 6:30 pm
    1627 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor
    Washington, DC  20006

    Register online:

       http://40plusdc.org/event-3024920

     

     

       

     


     
    • Mon, September 17, 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Sat, October 13, 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 40Plus K Street Office
    • 6
    Register


    Directions to 40Plus

    Training Class 2018.03

    New Class Starts September 17, 2018

    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 classes meet over four weeks on:

    • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm)
    • 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   

     

    • Class ends: October 13 , 2018

     

    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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