Opening Plenary Session 

A Peek Behind the Curtain: Recruiter Discussion Panel 

 

Adriana Brockman, Senior Recruiter, ICF International

 

Toni Buchanan, Manager, Talent Acquisition, Volkswagen Group of America

 

Matt Meade, Recruiting Manager, PAE

 

Tim Yendall, Senior Recruiting Consultant, Insourceon

Concurrent Workshops: Session 1 

 

Select one of these four workshops to attend:

The Incredible, Indelible You
Crafting your elevator pitch
 
John Venable, Colonel USAF Retired
McLean Bible Church, Career Network Ministry
 
* You will leave this workshop with a solid draft of your own elevator pitch!
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Decoding Job Descriptions
Reading and responding effectively to job descriptions
 
Lisa Nonamaker, Principal, SAP Public Services
 
* You will learn to create responses to job postings that make you stand out in the candidate pool. 
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Interviewing with Power
Performing well in the toughest interview
 
Nancy Fink, Asst. Director, Maryland Professional Outplacement Assistance Center
 
* You will learn simple strategies for feeling more comfortable and powerful in an interview.
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Networking 101
Building relationships and avoiding connom pitfalls
 
Dip Chandra, Founder & Owner, IT 4 DC
 
* You will learn tips and techniques to network effectively and avoid some of the common mistakes of networking

Concurrent Workshops: Session 2 

 

Select one of these four workshops to attend:

Decoding Job Descriptions
Reading and responding effectively to job descriptions
 
Lisa Nonamaker, Principal, SAP Public Services
 
* You will learn to create responses to job postings that make you stand out in the candidate pool. 
Decoding Job Descriptions
Reading and responding effectively to job descriptions
 
Lisa Nonamaker, Principal, SAP Public Services
 
* You will learn to create responses to job postings that make you stand out in the candidate pool. 
Decoding Job Descriptions
Reading and responding effectively to job descriptions
 
Lisa Nonamaker, Principal, SAP Public Services
 
* You will learn to create responses to job postings that make you stand out in the candidate pool. 
Networking 101
Building relationships and avoiding connom pitfalls
 
Dip Chandra, Founder & Owner, IT 4 DC
 
* You will learn tips and techniques to network effectively and avoid some of the common mistakes of networking
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Successful Transitions: Removing Barriers to Your Motivation
Managing your energy and motivation during change
 
Dr. Theodora Fitzsimmons, Theofitz Coaching LCC
Certified Leadership and Transition Coach
 
* You will learn how to break down the barriers created with our negative self-talk.
 
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Social Media as a Tool in Your Job Search
Leveraging social media to land a great job
 
Thomas Dezell, Maryland Workforce Services Specialist Outplacement Assistance Center
 
* You will be workshop equipped to leverage LinkedIn and other social media platforms as career marketing and research tools. 
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Federal Employment
A look into the process of applying for Federal jobs and tips for success
 
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* You will learn the ins and outs of the Federal job search process and get tips for successfully applying to job openings.
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Resumes!
Getting the basics right and polishing your masterpiece
 
Representative, Montgomery Works
 
* You will learn techniques to showcase your strengths stand out from the crowd. 

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