Effective use of LinkedIn and other Job Search Tools – Ricardo I. Gonzalez

Title: Effective use of LinkedIn and other Job Search Tools – Ricardo I. Gonzalez
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-06-05
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Come and learn how to create and improve your LinkedIn profile, and effectively use it, along with other tools, to land an interview and prepare for it. LinkedIn is the number one tool used by employers and job seekers. We all should keep our LinkedIn profiles current.

Ricardo I. Gonzalez is a co-founder as well as former chairperson and member of the Board of Directors of the Back on Track Network. Currently managing partner at Wise Payment Strategies Group, he has occupied executive positions with companies that actively use LinkedIn and other online tools to identify, screen, and select prospective hires.

Goals, a new paradigm – Fernando Lopez, CFO at Bluewater Builders, Inc.

Title: Goals, a new paradigm – Fernando Lopez, CFO at Bluewater Builders, Inc.
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-05-15
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Given a group of people with the same conditions and goals, why do some achieve them while others don’t? This session will take you through an experience you haven’t seen before.

Fernando Lopez is a long-time friend of Back on Track. His presentations always leave us thinking, and provide help not only in our job searches, but in our personal lives as well. Fernando likes to address the whole person.

covers a few topics such as Savings, retirement checkpoints, checking your credit and knowing where it stands

Title: covers a few topics such as Savings, retirement checkpoints, checking your credit and knowing where it stands
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-05-01
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Lupe Casanova has been in banking for over 25 years, and is Vice President/Sr. Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo. In Tuesday’s presentation, she will cover several topics related to financial wellness including savings, retirement checkpoints, checking your credit and knowing where it stands. This topic is not only good for those in career transition, but also for anybody who has questions about their own financial well-being and planning for the future.

Build your Elevator Speech to be uniquely yours. Be ready to answer, “What do you do?” in 30 secs and make it memorable!

Title: Build your Elevator Speech to be uniquely yours. Be ready to answer, “What do you do?” in 30 secs and make it memorable!
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-04-13
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: This will be an interactive meeting.

Suely Piraino Argianas, a Business Development professional, serves the Back on Track Network, and is a Board Member. She is the Membership Chair and Board Member of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT). Suely enjoys photography, singing and teaching stress management techniques to individuals and corporations.

WHAT IS SELF-LEADERSHIP? – OSCAR ARIAS

Title: WHAT IS SELF-LEADERSHIP? – OSCAR ARIAS
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-04-03
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Self-leadership puts together taking responsibility for our outcomes, setting direction for our lives, and having tools to manage priorities. Self-leaders work at all levels of an organization. They are front-line workers in every possible role, middle managers, and CEOs. Self-leaders like Walt Disney and J.K. Rowling worked hard to achieve their dreams without using the term self-leadership. However, they have clearly demonstrated that being in control of their behavior and results, focus, practice, and learning were necessary to achieve their goals.
Oscar Arias, a Peak Performance Strategist for Tony Robbins, works with organizations, universities, and emerging entrepreneurs to release their full potential. He has traveled to 834+ cities in the United States and has conducted more than 3,000 workshops and seminars in eight countries. Oscar is a highly sought after Learning and Development Consultant, Keynote Speaker and Trainer and is currently pursuing his Doctorate through the University of Pennsylvania’s CLO Program.

The job search mindset. How to use positive thinking to create excellent results – Lionel Baugh

Title: The job search mindset. How to use positive thinking to create excellent results – Lionel Baugh
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-03-15
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Even though we’ve heard many times that we have limiting beliefs, we still have difficulties overcoming them during our job search and other times. Lionel Baugh will help us to recognize them, manage them, and replace them with thoughts and actions that empower us.

Lionel is an executive coach, a graduate of Trinity College in Dublin, has had an extensive career in international banking, and has a passion for coaching. Lionel was born in Argentina, raised in Peru, and has lived in the Miami area for 20 years. Aside from his work, he enjoys sailing, kayaking, travel and fitness.

What do you Want in Life, and in Your Career? Beatriz Baldan

Title: What do you Want in Life, and in Your Career? Beatriz Baldan
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-03-06
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: To achieve our goals in life as well as in career we need to have a clear objective. Sometimes, on the way, we change. And that is O.K. Even when we believe we have a clear objective, sometimes things do not happen the way we wish. What then? This is what we will explore in an interactive session.

Beatriz Baldan is one of the founders of our Back on Track chapter in Coral Gables. She is a managing partner at 3Ci, Inc., and is building energy sustainable housing in Cutler Ridge.

Reserve – Part time work that helps the community/Interview techniques

Title: Reserve – Part time work that helps the community/Interview techniques
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-02-20
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Guest presenter, Doreen LoCicero, Director of ReServe South, which is an affiliate of ReServe Elder Service, Inc./Fedcap will discuss current placement opportunities and how to apply for them by joining ReServe through the new website on-line portal www.reserveinc.org. She will conduct a brief PowerPoint presentation, and will discuss job readiness, the importance of updating your resume, preparation for a phone interview and a face to face interview, interview follow-up and answer questions throughout session. Participants should bring a copy of their current resume.

How to Interview Like a Rock Star! Absolutely Abby

Title: How to Interview Like a Rock Star! Absolutely Abby
Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church
Date: 2018-02-06
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: One day soon, a recruiter will call to interview you for your dream job. Are you really ready to receive that call? Do you know how to answer the tricky HR questions? Are you really sure that you have what it takes to land that job? Join the fun as everyone in the audience learns how to interview like a rockstar! You will learn:

• How to really wow a recruiter in the first 10 seconds of a phone screen

• Why your choice of clothing can make or break your chances of success

• How to answer questions like “What kind of tree are you?” and why we ask

• How to brag but not boast and why you MUST learn these skills

• The topics to avoid at all costs during interview small talk

• How to close the deal at the end

Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby, is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC and author of “Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets.” In the past 22 years, Abby held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won’t tell you. AbsolutelyAbby.com was also mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as “Ask Abby” on LinkedIn. She has provided job search tips on SiriusXM, Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. Recently, CEOWORLD Magazine rated Abby “One of the Top 25 Women for your Job Search” and Business News Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as “One of Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker Should Follow”. Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and is currently driving & flying around the USA on a nationwide tour to accomplish that goal.

Check out our upcoming events in our Davie, FL – Broward County chapter!

Title: Check out our upcoming events in our Davie, FL – Broward County chapter!
Location: St. Bonaventure Church – Davie, FL
Link out: Click here
Start Date: 2018-01-22
End Date: 2018-04-22
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description: Guys and gals,

This is the line up of Back on Track meetings for the next few weeks.

January 22 – Joe Cruz – “Are you a good fit?”

January 29 – Bianca Moreiras “Tools for Your Toolbox…Employable Traits”

February 5 – Abby Kohut “Interviewing like a Rockstar”

February 8th – Father Mario Beverati – “Keeping the faith in challenging times” (Thursday)

February 12 – Crafting an attractive online and on paper Resume (Presenter to be determined)

February 19 – How to use LinkedIn (Presenter to be determined)

February 26 – “Networking in person and through the internet” (Presenter to be determined)

March 5 – Team – Interview speed dating

March 12 – Heather Mahoney “Finding your passion”

April 22 – Homer Reid – 4 hour Networking and Career Workshop (Saturday!!)

 

PLEASE NOTE EVENTS MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME SO PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE BELOW FOR ANY UPDATES.

http://c.stbonaventurechurch.com/min…/back_on_track_network/