Upcoming Meetings

June 10, 2017

My Career Transitions presents

Topic: Creating Your Job Search Masterpiece

Speaker: Lisa Van Ess

Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Location:  Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Association

NOTE BUILDING CHANGE:  Building on the right - Rooms 130/131*

To register for this FREE event, click here NOTE: Registration will end at noon on Friday, June 9th.

Conducting a successful job search is an art not a science. Creativity is key. How will you design your masterpiece to get the career opportunities you want? 

Join us for our June career event to get fresh ideas that will inspire you and bring new color to your search. Talent acquisition consultant Lisa Van Ess will highlight inventive approaches for the various phases of job search – from assessing your goals and needs, to designing an effective plan, to preparing for a successful interview and more. Most importantly, you’ll have the chance to get answers to your hiring and recruitment questions and learn from other participants’ experiences.

By attending this event, you will learn:

  • The creative methods for networking and job search
  • The critical aspects to consider when developing your search plan
  • How to customize and prioritize your job search activities based on your individual goals
  • How those individual goals – and your plan – relate to your networking and interview style and performance

 

Lisa Van Ess' Bio

Lisa Van Ess is an HR and training leader responsible for setting strategies and motivating teams in the creation and delivery of a variety of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and Talent Development programs. She started her HR career in pharmaceutical recruiting, managed the recruiting teams for regional divisions of Entex Information Services and GE Capital Information Technology Solutions, and led the outsourced recruiting and HR operation for a local recruiting/HR consulting firm. Lisa has held the positions of Workforce Development Program Director and VP of HR - Global Operations for SEI, and Business Leader, VP of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) at the CBI Group prior to joining NIIT Technologies.  

 

July 8, 2017

My Career Transitions presents

Topic: Panel Discussion

Speaker: Panel

Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Location:  Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Association

You must register for this event.  NOTE: Registration will end at noon on Friday, July 7th.

 

August 2017

No Meeting this month

 

September 9, 2017

My Career Transitions presents

Topic: How To Stay Motivated In A Job Search

Speaker: Michael Cuff

Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Location:  Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Association

You must register for this event.  NOTE: Registration will end at noon on Friday, September 8th.

Participants will learn how to take a holistic approach to a job search.  Tips and techniques on positive thinking are discussed and reviewed.  Also tips and techniques on to incorporate you Mind, Body, and Soul into a Job and Career Search are discussed.

By attending this event, you will learn:

  • How to take care of yourself Mentally in a Job Search
  • How to take care of yourself Physically in a Job Search
  • How to Take care of yourself Spiritually in a Job Search
  • How to better handle and control the stress of a Job Search

 

Micheal Cuff's Bio

As Director, Client Services, for CCI Consulting, Michael is responsible for delivering services in the Talent Acquisition and Career Transition practice areas. He provides a well-balanced, insightful, and consultative approach to every aspect of his work since joining CCI in 2008.

Prior to joining CCI, Michael had a successful Human Resources career with Betz Laboratories, Citizens Bank, and TargetRx. Michael is known for his expertise with social networking tools and tactics, enhancing his sourcing and networking capabilities and resulting in an extensive network. As an avid networker, he builds relationships naturally and fluidly. He genuinely engages people with a true spirit of helping and working toward successful outcomes.

Michael served 4 years in the United States Air Force and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies/Communication from Louisiana Tech University. He has the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation and is a certified instructor in the following programs: Zenger Miller-Frontline Leadership, Development Dimensions International-Target Selection Interviewing, and Walter V. Clark-Activity Vector Analysis (Behavioral Assessment). He is a certified Career Transition Coach and a Certified LifeOptions Retirement Coach for New Horizons, a program designed to assist newly-retired individuals with the psychological and mental aspects of preparing for retirement. In addition, Michael is an Ordained Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He is actively involved in Homeless and Prison Ministries, improving lives and giving back to the community.

 

October 14, 2017

My Career Transitions presents

Topic: TBA

Speaker: TBA

Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Location:  Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Association

You must register for this event.  NOTE: Registration will end at noon on Friday, October 13th.

 

November 11, 2017

My Career Transitions presents

Topic: TBA

Speaker: TBA

Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Location:  Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Association

You must register for this event.  NOTE: Registration will end at noon on Friday, November 10th.

 

December 2017

No meetings in December