Metro DC Chapter ATD Career Connections CoP: Find Your Fit: Gaining Experience & Moving Up - High Impact Strategies to Help You Stop Wasting Time in the Wrong Jobs

  • 07 Sep 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual
  • 82

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One of the biggest challenges for talent development professionals is gaining the experience you need to land your next job. You end up wasting years in the wrong jobs…ones that do little to help you move up in your career. Most of the questions I receive are about where to get experience when you have limited opportunities in your current job, and what experience would be worthwhile. Once you figure out what experience you need for your next move, the answers to these questions become easier. 

If you're going to be hired or promoted, hiring managers need to feel confident you can do the job and are a good long-term investment for the company. Your selection comes from having relevant experiences that can demonstrate your readiness for the position. 

Join Vivian, contributing author of ATD’s popular career guide, Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You’ll Love, for an engaging and insightful program as she shares practical strategies from her chapter, “Gaining Experience and Moving Up.” 

If you want to move ahead in your career, this is a webcast you don’t want to miss. 

What You Will Take From This Session 

Vivian will reveal…

  • Common career mistakes you need to avoid
  • 3 critical factors you must be aware of if you want to land the job & move up
  • High impact strategies to avoid wasting time in the wrong jobs 

ATD Competency Model Alignment: Competency: Integrated Talent Management, Coaching, Personal Skills 

Vivian Hairston Blade brings over 20 years of experience from advancing in her career while working for Fortune 100 companies, GE and Humana. Additionally, in her current practice, she works with many global organizations, such as Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Brown-Forman, and GE, as well as a variety of associations and individual professionals. Her work with ATD includes workshop delivery and career coaching for the 2017 International Conference, and expert contributor through ATD books, webcasts and blog posts. Vivian is a prolific writer whose articles, featured in a number of professional, industry, and business publications, and published books have helped thousands of professionals succeed. She is the author of the book, "FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward", which reveals the inside secrets of career success, and a contributor to two books published by the Association for Talent Development "Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You’ll Love", and “Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges”. 

Vivian’s expertise in her field is evident in the professional certifications she holds, including GE Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Black Belt and Green Belt, Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Net Promoter Associate, and ASTD Training and Consulting Skills Certificates. 

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