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Washington, DC Career Expo – November 13, 2012

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Tuesday, 10am-2pm 

The Almas Temple at the Hamilton Crowne Hotel
1315 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005 (directions)

Important Details

  • Free Admission
  • Register On-Site
  • Resumes Required for Admittance
  • Business Attire Required
  • As a reminder, you are responsible for your parking fees. Valet parking available at the hotel for a minimum of 6 hours for $48.
  • Included in this free four-hour event

    *Power Seminars: Top tips and tricks on acing a challenging job search

    *Perfect Pitch: Nail your quick intro to wow everyone you meet
    *Resume Reviews: Instant feedback on this all-important document
    *The Interview: Experts will evaluate job seeker’s interview skills
    *Engaging Employers: Access to the people who’ll get you in the door
    *Exceptional Connections: Phenomenal talent to trade ideas and leads

    Sponsored by:

    Coffee & Career Chat

    Register for Our Popular Early Morning Seminar

    Is your job search stalled? Have you been thinking about starting your own business but aren’t sure what steps to take? Sign up now for Women For Hire’s popular early morning seminar.

    Jump start your success by registering for this special session prior to the career expo from 8:30am-10:00am. You’ll also receive priority admittance into the career expo.

    Start Your Day at Our Early Morning Seminars

    Angela Schutz

    How to Make Your Resume Sing


    Angela will discuss how you can paint an effective picture of yourself, let your spirit shine through and catch the reader’s eye in your resume. A frequent speaker at Women For Hire expos, Angela is founder of Driven to Succeed, a career development and executive coaching service aimed at empowering people to find their career potential. She is the author of Career Questions? Ask Angela – A Job-Seeker’s Guide to Finding the Perfect Job.

    L. Denise Jackson

    Manage Like You Own It: Being the Professional A Company Will Celebrate

    In this session, you’ll learn how to “own” your talent, leverage your experience and be entrepreneurial while getting paid. Denise, returning to speak for a second year at this expo, Denise Jackson has 20 years of corporate and Federal business development experience and has successfully launched three businesses in the past 15 years.

    Antoinette Sykes

    Your Road to Career Success: Mapping An Effective Job Search Strategy

    Lost your way somewhere along the line? Is your job search stalled, with you wondering how you’re going to get back on track? Join Success Coach & LifeDesign Expert Antoinette Sykes for tips on how to create the right mindset and plot strategy to get the job you want – and deserve. Antoinette spent 12 years in corporate America and climbed the ladder to senior management, using strategies she now teaches others.

    Susan Kirby

    Career Opportunities with New York Life

    Susan began her career with New York Life as an agent in 2005, and became partner two years later. Since then, she has focused on recruiting high-potential women to join New York Life, a challenge that she embraces daily. Susan has two daughters, Maggie, 17 and Lucie, 15, and lives in Annapolis. When she’s not putting out fires in the office, she serves her community as a firefighter on Squad/Engine 12.

    Space is limited. Reserve your space now.

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    Power Seminars

    Angela Schutz

    It All Comes Down to Attitude


    Are you in career transition, voluntary or otherwise? Welcome to a growing club, where those who make a successful move owe it to effective planning and transferable job skills — but also a positive mindset. Angela Schutz has been coaching job seekers in transition for years – from recent college grads to boomers starting all over again. Join her to learn some valuable tips on making the move.

    Elizabeth Frank

    Be Head Cheerleader of Your Job Search


    Is it time to infuse a morale boost into your job search? Explore the link between beliefs, feelings and self-talk. Learn how to leverage self-compassion, re-language setbacks and choose self-talk that serves you best. You’ll be shouting ‘hooray’ in no time. Liz is a D.C.-area leadership coach who helps clients welcome amazing changes both personally and professionally, translating into improved effectiveness, performance and resilience.

    Antoinette Sykes

    Motivated Career Woman 2.0: 5 Keys to Career Growth & Success


    Looking for some concrete tips to jumpstart your career or job search? Join Antoinette for her five keys to success.

    Corliss Jackson

    Cracking the Code: Your Federal Job Search


    Wondering why you haven’t gotten an interview for that federal job? Learn from a former federal HR manager from the Office of Personnel Management about how to craft your federal application so it grabs the attention of the HR staff.

    Corliss Taylor Jackson is an expert on the federal government’s hiring process. As a former GS-15 human resources manager, she has more than 10 years of hands-on experience at the Office of Personnel Management and the National Institutes of Health. As president and CEO of Federal Job Results, she provides consulting services to various federal agencies in recruiting and hiring. Jackson’s experience provides her with a unique insider’s view of the federal hiring process which she uses to help job seekers.

    Elizabeth Frank

    Tap Into Presence: Your Job Search’s Secret Weapon


    Face it: looking for work is stressful. Presence is a natural antidote to worry; when you are present, it is impossible to dwell on the past — or fear the future. The freed up energy created as a result leaves room for your authentic self to emerge. The end result: increased clarity and confidence. Talk about a more pleasant way to feel while searching for a job!

    Liz got her formal training through Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching program, and recently launched Filament Coaching to help others “shed new light” in order to live their fullest expression of themselves.

    Participating Employers

    Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Cox Communications
    Defense Logistics Agency
    Defense Threat Reduction Agency
    Dept. of Justice – Federal Bureau of Prisons
    Kearney & Company
    M.C. Dean, Inc.
    Maryland Transportation Authority Police
    National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)
    National Geospatial-Intellegence Agency
    National Security Agency
    New Castle County Police Department
    New York Life
    NextEra Energy
    Opnet Technologies, Inc.
    Philips North America
    Prince William County Police Department
    Transportation Security Administration
    U.S. Customs & Border Protection
    Walmart Logistics

    Keep checking back as we add to the list of participating employers.


    Planning to attend this event?

    Sign up for this special e-blast to receive up-to-the-minute details on this particular event. CEO Tory Johnson will alert you to exclusive drawings, advice on connecting effectively with the participating employers, and tips for having success at this career expo. (Note: Even if you’re already registered for our national enewsletter, you should sign up for this event-specific email.)

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    Directions to the Event

    On Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave.) between West 53rd and West 54th Streets. 53rd street is west bound and 54th street is east bound. Laguardia is 8 miles, JFK is 17 miles, Newark is 15 miles, Grand Central station is 15 minutes across town, Penn Station is 15 minutes downtown and Port Authority is 10 minutes downtown.