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Networking:

Networking with other professionals in your field is proving to be one of the best ways of getting the job you want.

Departments:

Share your expertise or learn new skills in Marketing, Information Technology, Training, or Business Operations. Or take an opportunity for a key role by serving as a Committee Director or on our operating board as President, Vice President, or Secretary.

Workshops:

Membership is required for all of our workshops except Job Search, most workshops are 3 1/2 to 4 hours in length and are offered bi-monthly or monthly.

Other workshops include:

  • Resume Writing and Document Preparation
  • Resume Review
  • Networking
  • Interview Techniques
  • Videotaped Interview Practice
  • Salary Negotiation

 

Events / Speakers:

Weekly motivational speakers present at our General Meeting. A new member orientation is always given during our General Meeting, and some success groups also meet after the General Meeting.

Job Search Action and Accountability Teams (JSAAT):

Some Job Search Action and Accountability Teams meet after the General Meeting and some meet at other times during the week. These meetings provide extra motivation and support during your job search.

Gold Card Exit:

EU alumni are invited to participate in selected networking events, databases and online discussion groups. Interested alumni should call or visit the EU office for details.

 

Some of our Featured Speakers

Upcoming Presentations:

March 21, 2017, Mary Knippel, "The Pen’s in Your Hand - Unleash Your Story Worth Writing"Your Writing Mentor

March 28, 2017, Merideth Mehlberg, "Clarity + Action + Perseverance = Results"Merideth Mehlberg

April 4, 2017, Dr. Beth Halbret, "Managing Your Inner Teenager", Dr. Beth

Click "More" to see our past speakers & links to their services or websites

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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 to these members on their new jobs:    

Anne Belt - March

Duane Williams - March  

Jessie Ding - February

Roberta Redden - January

Steve Aronson - January

Alicia Gordon - December

Mary Merschat - December

Andrea Orozco - December

Jalal Afifi - December

Don Toyofuku - November

Martin Wong - November

Carol Zischke - November

Brian Boer - October

Nicolas Menjivar - October

Steven Sheung - October

Mike Wood - October

Travis Burkey - September

Andrew Pierce - September

Steven Buhler - August

Jose Santiago - August

Connie Yaeger - July

Robert Chapple - June

Kevin Esch - June

Luis Medina - June

Micheline Proctor - June

Edward Rennacker - June

Robyn Romanucci - June

Pam Fenenbock - May

Ivan Herrera - May

Sherrie Hamilton - May

Elisa Minaya - May

Steve Keiter - May

Carlun Robinson - May

Sharon Crane - April

Ciel Gierke - April

Adam Hernandez - April

Alex Lopez - April

Carole Lucido - April

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