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Agenda Highlights for Monday, September 22, 2014

11 Afternoon Workshops, beginning at 12:30 pm
Afternoon Workshops (Listed below) 12:30 – 5:00 pm
Fast Start Guest Orientation from 5:00 – 5:30 pm but consider our afternoon workshops to start your day with us.
Dinner begins at 5:30 pm with guest speaker Ricky Steele
Evening Workshops 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Ricky Steele

Ricky Steele is the author of the book – The Art of Networking. He is also the Chief Development Officer with HUNTER Technical Resources. He is also the host of the Booth 61 show on Business Radio X. For over 30 years he has been active in the Atlanta technology community building relationships through business, community service, associations, and his personal faith journey. His philosophy in both business and  personal life is simple – “I believe that by serving others and living by Golden Rule, you will bring value to your community, your profession, and your life.”

Workshop #1 - First-Timers. Crossroads Career Workshop. Crash Course. Craig Simons / Chris Gilliam. Donation of $5 for materials accepted. B233 – 237
Workshop #212:30 to 3:30 pm - “How to Change Negatives to Positives During Transition” - Dr. Phil Sidwell.  Room B 246 – 248
Workshop #3 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. “Discover Your Competitive Edge.” Reed Harvey, Room B126
Workshop #4 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. “Boomers’ Career Survival Strategies” Overcome Being Called Overqualified, Al Smith, Room B123-125
Workshop #5 - 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. “Find That Hidden Job.” A discussion centered around the steps necessary to find hidden jobs. Led by Bruce Dreyfus. Room B 131
Workshop #6 - 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Net Working for Life: The Real Network.” Bruce Dreyfus. Room B131
Workshop #7 - 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.The Art of Buying the Right Business,” Bill Williams, Room B239
Workshop #8 – 3:30 to 5:00 pm    In for Steve Beecham today, we have Chick Waddell, Manager of Leadership Development for Auto Trader, a Cox Enterprises Company.   Room B 242 – 244 “Trinity Café.”
Workshop #9 – 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.Get Noticed Thru All the Noise!” Bruce Dreyfus, Room B131
Workshop #10 – 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. “Why Should I Hire You?” - Hal Coleman, Room B246-248
Workshop #11 – 4:00 to 5:00 pm  NEW WORKSHOP…..”Creating Your Marketing Document” This is a most important tool in the marketing phase of the search process. Led by Reed Harvey.  Room B 126.

4:00 – 8:00 p.m. – “Attire to Hire” Interview Ready Clothing
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Fast Start Orientation – but consider our afternoon workshops to start your day with us. Dining Room
5:15 – 6:55 p.m. –  Dinner Program begins with seating at 5:15 and dinner 5:30 pm. Guest speaker Ricky Steele.No RSVP required for dinner. Free dinner but $3 donation accepted. Please arrive on time as our speaker will begin at 6:00 p.m.

7:00 – 7:55 p.m. EVENING WORKSHOPS

One-On-One Resume Review. Join with us in this session to have your resume reviewed by Career Management Consultants, Hiring Managers and Human Resource Professionals.  Room B246-248.
Resume Writing Workshop. Tim Morrison will lead his workshop in the best practices for getting selected via your resume. Room B131.
Interview Workshop. Room B125.
Mock Interview Program. Meet  with an experienced business person and hold a “Mock Interview” in order to sharpen your interview skills. Sessions available in four rooms for this one-on-one program. Room B 200, 202, 203, 211.
One-On-One LinkedIn Profile Reviews. Room B123.
Start Your Own Business. Room KZ B216.
IT Answer Man – Fellowship Hall Tables.
Chapel Time with our Prayer Ministry Leaders. B Building, 3rd Floor Chapel.
New Accountability Groups – See Charlie Brown at Fellowship Hall Table #6 immediately after dinner segment.
1) Veterans Group (Dinner only / Veterans Only)
2) 21 / 29 Group (For those in their 20′s)
3) Entrepreneurs Accountability Group (By Appointment Only)
4) Bachelors Accountability Group (Beginning Accountability)
5) Masters Accountability Group (Graduate Accountability)
Industry Guide Access and Workshop on How to Create Your Job Search Strategy by Gary Shaar. Room B233-237.
LinkedIn Photos – Room KZ208
Introduction to LinkedIn – Room B126
Finding Federal Government Jobs – Room B206
Free Training (Govt. Funded) for your next job. Room KZ214
God is Talking To You…..Really. Bible Study- Room B242-244 “Trinity Cafe”

7:55 pm – Keynote Speaker – Ricky Steele, back with us once again, has delivered more Keynote Messages than any other speaker.  Ricky’s best selling book, The Heart of Networking, details his three decades of businesses fueled by his ability to build relationships. You will learn just how easy it is to develop and maintain connections with key people. Ricky might even bring you to laugh at all his mistakes while learning about his key points from his own experiences.

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