A "Career Day" Twin Bill:
What Are Employers Looking For?
with Todd Chamberlain
Join ProSearch's Todd Chamberlain as he discusses the Project Manager-specific career search from the point of view of employers. What are they looking for? What do they want to see in potential candidates?
Todd's perspective will be invaluable for anyone looking for a job, or considering making a change.
A Maine native, Todd graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington, and has been in the recruiting industry since 2003. Todd is Founder and President of B.A.S.S.A (Beaver Alum Supporting Student Athletes), a nonprofit formed to provide scholarships for UMF student athletes and financial support to athletic programs. Actively involved since 2007, Todd has been the Chair of USM Corporate Partners, is on the USM Foundation Board, and is also the founder of the IT Contractor Networking Group of Maine. Todd lives in Cumberland with his wife, two young sons, and their dog, Porter. Todd has been a ProSearcher since 2005.
Navigating Your Career: Three Tips to Advance Effortlessly
with Teresa Jurgens-Kowal
Project management professionals are high achievers. We seek efficiency and productivity in operations as well as in our personal and professional lives. Being promoted to management or to a technical expert role is a goal for many of us. Yet while college degrees can prepare us to work on specific technical or business problems, we often miss out on the best tools and techniques for negotiating the career minefield.
In this presentation, you will learn three tips to advance your career. First, you will learn how to speak the language of your stakeholders whether they are senior executives, vendors, customers, or direct reports. Next, you will practice a quick technique to build your muscles in strategic networking. Finally, you will access ideas to balance time among meetings, quality work, and leisure.
Being trained as a project management professional opens a wide field of career and job opportunities. Join us to learn how to successfully navigate transitions to higher level positions.
Teresa Jurgens-Kowal is passionate about innovation. She is an author, speaker, and trainer. Teresa founded Global NP Solutions in 2009 to help individuals and organizations learn, adopt, transform, and sustain innovation.
As a Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Teresa is the co-editor of the recently released 2nd edition of the PDMA Body of Knowledge. She is a contributing author for chapters on quality management for the Engineering Management Body of Knowledge and the Engineering Management Handbook with the American Society of Engineering Management. She has recently released The Innovation ANSWER Book, a comprehensive guide to building innovation leadership. The companion, The Innovation QUESTION Book, is scheduled for released in fall 2021 along with an updated revision of The Innovation ANSWER Book.
Prior to founding Global NP Solutions, Teresa worked in R&D, technology and marketing management, and as an internal innovation expert at ExxonMobil Chemical Company. She has degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington (PhD) and University of Idaho (BS), and an MBA from West Texas A&M University. Teresa is an ASQ member living in Southeast Texas. In her leisure time, she enjoys bicycling and scrapbooking.
2 Strategy & Business Management
|Event Date||10-22-2021 10:00 am|
|Event End Date||10-22-2021 12:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||09-20-2021 1:00 am|
|Cut off date||10-22-2021 9:55 am|