Welcome to Experience Unlimited

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Welcome to Experience Unlimited
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Mission Statement:

Experience Unlimited Contra Costa Chapter (EUCCC) is a volunteer network of business professionals who come together to provide a supportive environment that empowers our members with self-help job search and marketing skills and to provide a forum for professional networking and sharing job leads.


General Meeting Location and Time:

Congregation B'nai Shalom
74 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Routine Agenda:

Tuesdays:
9:00 a.m. Meeting Starts
9:15 a.m. Orientation, Member News
9:30 - 12:00 p.m. General Meeting/Orientation & Speaker or Activity

Map & Directions:

Download Directions here!

From I680 Northbound:

Take the Rudgear Rd exit, go 0.2 mi, Merge onto S Broadway. After 1.4 mi turn right onto Mt Diablo Blvd. then continue onto Walker Ave. Just after Walker merges into Walnut Blvd., turn left onto Eckley Ln.

From I680 Southbound:

Take exit 47 for N Main St toward Walnut Creek. Follow signs for North Main St South. Turn right off the exit ramp, onto N Main St. After .7 mi turn left onto Ygnacio Valley Rd. After .6 mi, **turn right onto Walnut Blvd. Follow Walnut Blvd (bear left where it forks) and turn left onto Eckly Ln after about .8 mi.

From CA24 Eastbound:

Take the Mt Diablo Blvd exit. After .6 mi take the slight right to remain on Mt Diablo Blvd. After 0.9 mi continue onto Walker Ave, Follow Walker for .6 mi and just after Walker merges into Walnut Blvd., turn left onto Eckley Ln.

From Ygnacio Valley Rd Eastbound:

Turn left onto Walnut Blvd (not Walnut AVENUE, which will come up first), then follow I680 Southbound directions from **.

B'Nai Shalom will be on the right. There is some parking in the lot behind, or in the Mt Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church parking lot on the left just BEFORE B'Nai Shalom.

 

2014 Job Fair Photographs

Upcoming Presentations:

May 26, 2015, Rikk Hansen, Career and Leadership Coach, "The Career Calling Guide"Brillant NEXT

May 26, 2015, 9:30-10:00, Cindy Lima, CHP AW/DS Coordinator, "Age Well/Drive Smart"

June 2, 2015, Dr. Susan Bernstein, Career Empowerment and Leadership Coach, "Interviewing with Power and Authenticity"Sensational Shift

June 9, 2015, 9:30-10:00, Marketing Department Presentation

June 9, 2015, Holly Hansen, Empowerment Coach, "Breaking the Glass:  How to Stop Listening to all the Things that are Holding You Back from Happiness and Success"Four Keys

June 16, 2015, Bill Pollak, Financial Advisor, "How to Keep Your Financial Boat Afloat During a Career Change"Your Money Journey

June 23, 2015, Rick Silva, The Referral Coach, The Network Connection

June 30, 2015, Ellen Looyen, Brand and Influence Coach, "The Art of Personal Branding"Personal Branding

July 7, 2015, George Parrish, Business Coach, "Network like a Pro"Consultants GP

July 14, 2015,  Susan Chritton, Executive Career Coach & Brand Strategist, "Personal Branding in a time of Transition"Susan Chritton

July 21, 2015, Josephine 'Jos' Hanan, Business Coach, "How to Sell Your Skills, Connect with Anyone and Get More Offers!"Promote Her Business

July 28, 2015, Tom Pearson, Life Success Coach, "Thinking into Results"Own My Greatness

August 4, 2015, Phyllis Ginsberg, Survival to Thrival Coach, "Possibilities Presentation"Phylliss Ginsberg Website

August 11, 2015, Claire Marchiano, NBCC Certified Career Counselor, "IS YOUR RESUME WORKING FOR YOU?"YWCA Berkeley Website

August 18, 2015, Michael MacDonald, Financial Advisor, "Social Security Planning"The Financial Advisor Website

August 25, 2014, Bobbie LaPorte, Career Coach & 6x Ironman Triathalon Athlete, "3 Keys that will Instruct & Inspire You to Meet the Challenges You Face"Bobbie LaPorte and Associates

September 1, 2015, Jai Jiaong, Author, Speaker & Entreprenuer, "Bust Fears and Build Courage"Fearbuster Website

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That reminds me of . . .

Did you know? Linkage statements, used correctly, can connect almost all interview questions to your PARs.

  • Colleagues would probably tell you...
  • Peers would probably tell you...
  • My boss would probably tell you...
  • Subordinates would tell you...
  • That reminds me of ...
  • That's difficult to say, but ... ...
  • For example, ...

It takes practice, and you need to have a grab bag of PARs in your hip pocket, including 2-3 that speak to "learning opportunities." The ability to leverage this technique can be a powerful way to make you shine.

See Steven Richards' article: Surviving the Extreme Interview

Recent Gold Card Members

Congratulations on your new job in 2015:

David Ellman - May
Dustin Dearman - May
Herbert Meron - May
Patricia Sydnor - May
Shelly Froehlich - May
Tim Cahal - May
Adrianna Azeveda - Apr.
Annamarie Cooper - Apr.
Jeff German - Apr.
Keith Light - Apr.
Sonia Danielsson - Apr.
Angela Schooley - Mar.
Belinda Watts - Mar.
Brad Jones - Mar.
Chris Kwapnoski - Mar.
Cynthia Taylor - Mar.
Melissa Dizon - Mar.
Adam Gourdin - Feb.
Barry Skrypnyk - Feb.
Brenda Bentley - Feb.
Brent Bowman - Feb.
Dan Elwood - Feb.
Deborah Nordstrom - Feb.
Joann Kennett - Feb.
John Ylinen - Feb.
Lise Bodine - Feb.
Margie Riesberg - Feb.
Micheal Sander - Feb.
Mike Conroy - Feb.
William Hayes - Feb.
Anne Belt - Jan.
Christine Guardia - Jan.
Gary Krupa - Jan.
Gayl Belfor - Jan.
Guillermo Falla - Jan.
Jim Brady - Jan.
Larry Osorio - Jan.
Tonya White - Jan.

Congratulations on a new job in 2014 to:

Ellen Cheung - Dec. 2014
Erik Hoogerhuis - Dec.
Elmira Marandi  - Dec.
Debbie Rinne - Nov.
Greg Bacigalupi - Nov.
Joseph Warzeniak - Nov.
Maria Garay - Nov.
Rachel Lavern - Nov.
Rob Miller - Nov.
Ankita Saxena - Oct.
Barbrah Michael Corral - Oct.
Carrie Hall - Oct.
Chuck Stobing - Oct.
Dave Capece - Oct.
Eric Haag - Oct.
Gerry Riley - Oct.
Larry Webster - Oct.
Marnelle Marasigan - Oct.
Monika Szablics - Oct.
Ali Ehsani - Sep.
David Spanne - Sep.
Joseph Perkins - Sep.
Karen Ethridge - Sep.
Margo Jacobsen - Sep.
Maximus Clean - Sep.
Michael Lopez - Sep.
Rita Carlson - Sep.
Rochelle Taylor - Sep.
Sally Hood - Sep.
Sharon Hay - Sep.
Stephanie Carniglia - Sep.
Clare Clair - Aug.
Eric Hemphill - Aug.
George Ramstad - Aug.
Judy Fain - Aug.
Julie Gushwa - Aug.
Rhonda Alley - Aug.
Sarah Jones - Aug.
Sherell Williams - Aug.
Steven Schlick-Harris - Aug.
Ana Horn - Jul.
Carlene McMasters - Jul.
Pamela Dunn - Jul.
Robert Lindberg - Jul.
Vincent Descoust - Jul.
Allan Breller - Jun.
Arnel Torres - Jun.
Carmen Castro Rojas - Jun.
Joel Rubinstein - Jun.
Sherryl Brinkley - Jun.
Stephanie Collins - Jun.
Tim Cahal - Jun.
Bill Diener - May
David Witte - May
Heather Ramamurthy - May
Jean Pierre Maeder - May
John Falco - May
Kathleen Stavis - May
Larry Gerquest - May
Laurie Pantell - May
Stephen Gelardi - May
Wah Cheong - May
Cheryl Collins - Apr.
Fred Sahakian - Apr.
Julio Trujillo - Apr.
Michael Papas - Apr.
Milton Rivera - Apr.
Mitch Bloomfield - Apr.
Alain Descoins - Mar.
Joyce Johnasen - Mar.
Julie Anderson - Mar.
Linda Wojcieson - Mar.
Marcia Osmus - Mar.
Philip Klein - Mar.
Susan Dittman - Mar.
Alan Polanger - Feb.
Connie Foote - Feb.
Gayl Belfor - Feb.
Gerard Meilan - Feb.
Ponciano Millena - Feb.
Ralph Duff - Feb.
Bill Gough - Jan.
Christine Swihart - Jan.
Delbert Boards - Jan.
Frank Harvey - Jan.
Kathy Morrison - Jan.
Patrick Speese - Jan.
Vanessa Palacios - Jan. 2014
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