Assessing your Skills/Finding what you Want to do Through Research

Title: Assessing your Skills/Finding what you Want to do Through Research
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-08-15
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Laura Marks, past chair of Back on Track, will speak to us about how we can use our time in transition to determine where we best fit, and how we go about finding the right job for us. Laura, a seasoned HR executive, has been on both sides of the career search desk. She knows the best methods for taking advantage of the time we have in transition to discover what we should be and would like to be doing.

Laura Marks is Director of Employee Relations and Employee Development at Miami Dade College. She is an engaging speaker, who has “been there” and “gets it.”

What came first – the chicken or the egg? Bianca Moreiras

Title: What came first – the chicken or the egg? Bianca Moreiras
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-08-01
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Realizing that no matter what comes first there is potential to develop and grow. Whether you are job hunting, networking or just trying to better yourself this program will make you feel good and give you good advice.

Bianca Moreiras has been a leader, mentor and motivator in the legal profession for over 34 years. She has successfully guided over 400 members to become employed through motivational, spiritual and practical instruction.

Take a look at our social media accounts for upcoming events in our Davie, FL location!

Title: Take a look at our social media accounts for upcoming events in our Davie, FL location!
Location: St. Bonaventure Catholic Church-Davie, FL
Date: 2017-07-21
Description: For upcoming events, please check out our social media accounts!

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AARP’s 7 Smart Strategies

Title: AARP’s 7 Smart Strategies
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-07-18
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: AARP’s 7 Smart Strategies workshop introduces seven strategies successful jobseekers use to compete for full-time in-demand jobs. Workshop participants can also apply for AARP’s free coaching program that offers skill assessment, training, job search guidance and more. Marianne Lobo, AARP Back to Work 50+ Program Manager, will speak to us about the 7 Smart Strategies workshop and other resources AARP offers.

Becoming a Part of the Gig Economy

Title: Becoming a Part of the Gig Economy
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-06-20
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: A gig economy is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. The gig economy is a part of a new way companies and employees look at careers, security, and retirement. It is a new reality.

Maurice Pinto, MIT graduate, is VP of product development of Qc21 Technologies. Maurice is well-acquainted with the gig economy, and will share with us how we can incorporate some of its concepts into our own career search, job work, and retirement planning.

Vision and Mission – Take Action Now!

Title: Vision and Mission – Take Action Now!
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-06-06
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Fernando Lopez, CFO at Bluewater Builders, is a regular contributor to Back on Track. His presentations inspire us to consider where we are with our careers and in life. This Tuesday’s presentation is meant to persuade us to take action now!

When you feel stuck in whatever your plans are and you are not moving forward, it is time to SEE what you have being watching, to LISTEN to what you have heard and to FEEL to what you have being thinking.

“Job Searching in 3D Mode”: Body, Mind and Soul – Suely Piraino Argianas

Title: “Job Searching in 3D Mode”: Body, Mind and Soul – Suely Piraino Argianas
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-05-16
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Job Searching is much more than having all the “basic” requirements done. Awareness of the importance of the Body, Mind and Soul connection influences how we face a job search or career change. It can be effective, a positive phase, that can actually move us into a higher, happier and healthier, place in our lives. We will address when a Job search becomes a Soul journey and how a new balance occurs.

Suely Piraino Argianas is a Business Professional, a Board Member and Leader at the Coral Gables Back On Track Network, a Board of Director of GIG-Gifts In Golf, co-VP of Programming at the OWIT – Women in International Trade, presenter in Stress Management techniques, is also in career change herself. Suely will share some insights from her current sabbatical, while transitioning her aging parents, both with Alzheimer’s to a nursing home.

Be Your Own Search Agent! – Steve Sparling, President, Career Mapping Forum

Title: Be Your Own Search Agent! – Steve Sparling, President, Career Mapping Forum
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-05-26
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Steve Sparling is an executive search consultant. He has been an HR executive in firms like Burger King and Stephen Douglas. He has also enjoyed helping executives and others find their perfect corporate fit through coaching and focused job searches. Steve has a proven system for conducting a job search that helps candidates save precious time and find the job they are meant for. Steve will show us how we can employ the most effective tactics on our own when conducting a job search.

BOTN presents: Another Job or Maybe Start A Franchise?

Title: BOTN presents: Another Job or Maybe Start A Franchise?
Location: St. Bonaventure Church – Davie, FL | Parish Center
Date: 2017-04-17
Start Time: 19:00

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The benefits and burdens of home ownership during a personal financial crisis

Title: The benefits and burdens of home ownership during a personal financial crisis
Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, Havighorst Hall Meeting Room, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Miami, FL 33134
Date: 2017-04-18
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 20:30
Description: Raymar Rodriguez ,MDC Finance Professor and author of The Little Green Book of Financial Happiness, will speak to us about strategies and options for those struggling with their homes. We may find ourselves under water due to career transition or the general economy. Raymar, who was the inaugural speaker at our group, will provide insights from his research and experience.