40Plus also offers its members and guests the opportunity to participate in special events and workshops, including:

  • An evening networking series, “Networking with Purpose”
  • “Taste of 40Plus” events providing an introduction to 40Plus methodology
  • Resume Review workshops
  • LinkedIn workshops
  • An annual Members meeting & celebration
  • And many others…………

Upcoming Special Events/Workshops

    • Thu, November 09, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
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    Staying in Demand: How to Market and Promote Yourself in Today’s Competitive Environment


       November Networking with Purpose Event 

    You have the potential to seek after and fulfill whatever career goal you desire.  Nothing is beyond your reach…all you need is to believe, have a plan, commit, and persevere.  It is essential that you continuously remain marketable in today’s competitive job market whether you are a current job seeker or currently employed.  This session is invaluable to anyone who wants to stay ahead and maximize his/her potential. 

    This session will provide you with tools and strategies in the art of self-promotion that will get you ahead and noticed.   You will learn techniques to re-invent yourself as your own personal enterprise and invest in yourself to build your employment value.  You will learn how to identify the transferrable skills that delight you the most to pursue the career positions that will give you the greatest satisfaction; your unique skill sets and uniqueness that will help you take advantage of “hidden” opportunities.

    We will also discuss tips on successful resume writing and networking skills.  So let’s get on board and take this journey…the road to success may have twists and turns, but it is always paved with opportunities!!


    Michele Adams Proctor, CMP
    Senior Consultant, Trainer

    Adjunct Professor

    Michele is a business strategist and Human Resources pioneer – delivering over 25 years of HR Management, Organizational Development, and leadership training to diverse and complex industries, which include the public, private, federal government, and higher education sectors. 

    Scope of Expertise: Michele’s core competencies lie in the areas of Organizational Assessment and Development, Performance Management, Human Resources Management, Professional Development and Leadership Training, Transition and Change Management, Workforce and Career Development, and Conflict Resolution.  Michele’s core competencies focus on creating a synergistic work environment where employees thrive to be successful by not only bringing their realized and unrealized strengths to their tasks, but also are allowed to experience the joy and happiness to the outcome of efficient and effective work products.  She guides individuals through a journey to find their passion for work at work.

    Her consulting and organizational effectiveness expertise has credited her with improving performance efficiencies within business units and operations by as much as 70%.  She is the former Project Manager and Lead Consultant on Building a Great Place to Work for the DC Courts Human Resources Division, having led the initiative for the creation of the HRD Five-year Strategic Plan and Workforce Development Program, “Fulfilling Our Future.”

    Michele has held senior-level executive positions at the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l; at Howard University, Washington, DC as Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Management; and at Executive Transitions International, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Consulting Services. She has been an adjunct professor at the George Washington University, Washington, DC and is currently adjunct faculty at Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD.  She is the founder and President of RENQUEST & ASSOCIATES, INC., "Your Pathway to Excellence,” an independent consulting group in Organizational Effectiveness, Business Development, Human Resources Development, Business Operations, Change and Transition Management, Outsourcing, Facilitative Training, and Career Planning.

    Michele holds a BBA in Personnel Management from the George Washington University, Washington, DC.  She has also held several Board of Directors’ positions in many professional associations.  She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, The Association for Talent Development, The International Association of Career Management Professionals, and The International Society for Performance Improvement.  She has also been certified as a mediator for the District of Columbia and has been certified as a Career Management Practitioner by the International Board of Career Management Certification.


    Thursday, November 9th
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
        Open Networking with Light Refreshments

    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm  Presentation

    8:30 pm – 9:00 pm   Networking continues  

    Registration is just $10.00

    Register online at:






    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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