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


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.


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.


2014 Job Fair Photographs

Upcoming Presentations:

October 11, 2016, LaShawn B. Wells, "Vision and the Power of Goal Setting, Living the Life You Imagine"Right Choice Coaching

October 18, 2016, Matthew Silverberg, "Your Work Portfolio" , Matthew Silverberg

October 25, 2016, Dr. Michiyo Ambrosius, Dr. Michiyo

November 1, 2016, Sonya Williams, "Turn Bah-hambug into Ah-ha"Are You Ready for More

November 8, 2016, Lizz Proctor the Resume Doctor, Resume Doctor

November 15, 2016, Julie Anderson, "Want Success? Use Your Brain"Your Best Mind Online

November 22, 2016, Group Activity

November 29, 2016, Absolute Abby, Absolutely Abby


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


Events Calendar -- Click year, month, or day

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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 2016:

Alicia Gordon - September

Travis Burkey - September

Andrew Pierce - September

Steven Buhler - August

Bruce Meibos - 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

Carole Lucido - May

Elisa Minaya - May

Steve Keiter - May

Carlun Robinson - May

Sharon Crane - Apr.

Ciel Gierke - Apr.

Adam Hernandez - Apr.

Alex Lopez - Apr.

Carole Lucido - Apr.

Nisme Kanan - Mar.

Tom McClure - Mar.

Renna Robles - Mar.

Teresa Castle - Feb.

Blanca Hernandez - Feb.

Jim Ogden - Feb.

Bruce Meibos - Jan.