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Principal, Words on Purpose,LLC, www.wordsonpurpose.com
interview with your presentation is key to convincing an employer to
choose you. Mr. Silcox will discuss this crucial stage in your job
Gordon Silcox is an independent coach and consultant in the areas of executive development, career planning and job search.
Prior to establishing his firm in 2003, Gordon was Senior Vice
President in the Washington, DC office of Manchester, Inc., the highly
regarded human resources consulting firm. Opening that office in 1987,
he was directly involved in the growth of the firm's successful career
counseling and leadership coaching services. A highly seasoned
consultant in a wide range of industries and functional specialties,
his activities have included executive coaching, career counseling,
client services and business development.
A lifelong resident of the Washington, DC area, Gordon earlier headed
the Washington office of an international executive recruiting firm,
serving a total of nine years in the field of retained executive
search. Earlier, he managed the trust investment department of First
American Bank NA (now Wachovia) in Washington and also taught
management courses for the American Bankers Association.
He is a speaker and panelist before business, community and alumni
groups and is a past president and a founding director of the Human
Resource Leadership Forum, the DC-area affiliate of the international
Human Resource Planning Society. For the seventh year, in 2008, Gordon
is a member of the panel of expert judges to select AARP's "Best
Employers for Workers Over 50."
Gordon is a graduate of the Leadership Coaching program at Georgetown University's Center for Professional Development.
He received his MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the
University of Pennsylvania and his A.B. degree in English from
Princeton University. He lives in Fairfax, VA.
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