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Conflict Resolution 101
March 13, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - March 13, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Conflict Resolution 101

Avoiding conflict does not mean conflict is resolved. The ability to address tough situations head-on and communicate effectively will not only make you a better coworker, but could lead to both personal and professional growth. Learn everything you need to know about resolving conflict in this live Q&A with Sharon Ray, Chief People Officer at Solstice! In this chat, you'll also have the...
How to Change Careers and Repurpose Your Purpose
May 20, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - May 20, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Change Careers and Repurpose Your Purpose

Interested in changing or pivoting careers but not sure where to start? Learn how to follow your passion or how you can jumpstart a career in a totally different field during this live Q&A with Aurora Meneghello, founder of Repurpose Your Purpose! You asked, she's answering: What's the first step I should take if I'm interested in changing careers? Is pivoting careers easier with a career...
Making Your Workplace Supportive For Women To Thrive As Leaders
May 31, 2019 01:00 PM EDT - May 31, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
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Making Your Workplace Supportive For Women To Thrive As Leaders

How can we foster more inclusive workplaces where women can not only become leaders at their organizations, but thrive in these leadership roles? Join Anya Cherneff, Founder of Empower Generation and member of the AAA Community Impact team, for a live, virtual Q&A, to learn how she's helped support and implement changes to help women level-up their careers globally.
Back to Work After Raising Kids: My Story as a Backend Engineer
June 12, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - June 12, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Back to Work After Raising Kids: My Story as a Backend Engineer

What's it really like returning to work after raising a family - is it even possible to maintain your stature or skills? What if you're in a technical role? Ruth Helfinstein, a Senior Software Engineer at WW has been there, and is ready to answer your pressing questions in this hour-long Q&A! Regardless of how long your career break was, you can return to a career you love and be successful!...
To Be Or Not To Be: Practicing Mindfulness To Find Work-Life Balance
June 19, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - June 19, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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To Be Or Not To Be: Practicing Mindfulness To Find Work-Life Balance

What is mindfulness and what does it have to do with work-life balance? Criss Cuervo teaches mindfulness workshops all over the globe and is joining us virtually to share a few of her favorite techniques with the PowerToFly Community! Ask Criss anything in this hour-long chat and learn how you can add more balance to your work, and life!
Networking In-Person vs Online
June 21, 2019 01:00 PM EDT - June 21, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
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Networking In-Person vs Online

Not everyone is an extrovert, but thanks to online platforms like PowerToFly and other virtual communities, everyone has the ability to network online. With that being said, just because you're behind a screen doesn't mean you should take it any less seriously than you would in person. Learn tried and true techniques for networking in-person AND online in this live Q&A with Noelle Johnson,...
Navigating PTSD & Other Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
June 26, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - June 26, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Navigating PTSD & Other Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

To disclose or not to disclose mental health concerns with your employer (or future employer) - that is the question! While mental health advocacy is on the rise, it's still a fairly taboo topic within workplaces, especially during the hiring process. As a sufferer of PTSD herself, Candace Ramirez is here to answer your questions virtually, and teach you the tricks she's learned for advocating...
How to Change Careers for Big Picture Thinkers
July 09, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - July 09, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Change Careers for Big Picture Thinkers

Big picture thinkers can have a very hard time finding their place in the professional world. As most professions’ entry-level jobs are very suitable for detail-oriented people but an absolute disaster for big picture thinkers, changing careers as a big picture thinker takes a special kind of approach. Aurora Meneghello, Founder of Repurpose Your Purpose, went through this herself, and often...
How to Overcome Your Biggest Fears about Changing Careers
July 16, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - July 16, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Overcome Your Biggest Fears about Changing Careers

Change is scary: change that includes the potential of financial loss, saying goodbye to old identities, and stepping into the unknown can be downright terrifying. And yet...if you don't overcome your fears, you know what will happen: you will still be at the job you don't like next year and then one after and ... So what can you do? Take a deep breath and quit it all? Wait until you feel...
How To Be Confident In A Male Dominated Industry
July 24, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - July 24, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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How To Be Confident In A Male Dominated Industry

How do you build workplace confidence in a male dominated environment? For women like Sheila Callahan, it comes from 17 years of comradery and mentorship at an organization that understands what women need in the workplace to succeed. Starting her career as an Administrative Assistant and moving through the ranks in a competitive industry (including becoming a mother along the way!) to her...
The Difference Between Mentor And Sponsor - How To Foster The Relationship
July 30, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - July 30, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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The Difference Between Mentor And Sponsor - How To Foster The Relationship

The difference between a mentor and sponsor is actually pretty significant. Long story short: mentors advise, sponsors advocate. But in today’s busy world, what's the best way to find someone for each role and properly nurture the relationship? Is it even possible? Join Noelle Johnson, founder of My Interview Buddy, for a live, virtual Q&A to kickstart the process of finding mentors AND sponsors!
Taking Care Of Your Mental + Emotional Health In The Workplace
July 31, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - July 31, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Taking Care Of Your Mental + Emotional Health In The Workplace

Does your current work situation have you feeling down? In this hour-long live, virtual Q&A, join psychotherapist Laurie Sharp-Page for advice on navigating mental and emotional health in the workplace. She’s providing tips to help you improve your confidence, deal with annoying coworkers, and find happiness in the mundane day-to-day responsibilities of your current role. Don’t miss this chat!
"I’m Not Good Enough” And Other Lies You Tell Yourself
August 07, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - August 07, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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"I’m Not Good Enough” And Other Lies You Tell Yourself

When it comes to professional men and women, one of the biggest differentiations is confidence. Thus the term "imposter syndrome" was coined. But why do women, equally skilled to their male counterparts, lack the same mindset... and how can we overcome this? How can we control the messages we accept as true, and flesh out the negative, such as "I'm not good enough"? Kathy Keats, Mindset and...
How To Find A Job Without Looking
August 16, 2019 01:00 PM EDT - August 16, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
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How To Find A Job Without Looking

When Limor Bergman Gross moved to the US from Israel, she had no connections. Unable to go out and network with potential employers from across the pond, Limor invested a lot of time and effort in building her LinkedIn profile and connections virtually. This payed off, as both her current employer, DigitalOcean, and former employer, VMware, discovered her online! Learn the tricks and...
Preparing For Maternity Leave - And What To Expect When Coming Back
August 20, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - August 20, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Preparing For Maternity Leave - And What To Expect When Coming Back

For any expectant mother, it's nearly impossible to feel fully prepared to go on maternity leave. For expectant mothers at high-growth startups, or women in managerial or c-level roles, this stress is compelled with the notion that the company and team you're leaving will not be the same upon your return. Martha Dreiling, Head of Analytics and Corporate Operations at Attune Insurance, wants...
Don't Take It Personally... How To Use Feedback For Growth
August 28, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - August 28, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Don't Take It Personally... How To Use Feedback For Growth

The ability to take negative feedback and turn it into an opportunity for growth isn't something that happens overnight. In fact, there's a large movement surrounding entire organizations adapting their cultures to embrace growth vs fixed mindsets. Let's be clear, changing your mindset doesn't require a movement, but it does require the tenacity to think differently and evaluate how you,...
Courage in the Workplace
August 30, 2019 01:00 PM EDT - August 30, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
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Courage in the Workplace

Being courageous isn't easy, especially in the workplace. Take it from Rita Giacalone, Director of Learning and Development at Autodesk. After getting her doctorate in Psychology and practicing independently for over 18 years, she decided to take a leap into the corporate world and join the team at Autodesk. Since then, she’s been spearheading the culture transformation and inspiring teams...
Topic: From 0 to 100 - Everything You Need To Know About Scaling Your Team (and Organization!)
September 10, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - September 10, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Topic: From 0 to 100 - Everything You Need To Know About Scaling Your Team (and Organization!)

Whether you're adding one person or one-hundred people to your team - scaling isn't easy. Shweta Saraf has been an integral part of scaling both small and large organizations while investing in each individuals career success. Join this hour-long live Q&A to learn Shweta's tips for hiring, training and nurturing new team members while maintaining the culture your organization needs to thrive.
Getting out of your OH F*CK Career Moment
September 11, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - September 11, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Getting out of your OH F*CK Career Moment

Career paths aren’t always linear. In fact, they’re usually not. Rare is the person who hasn’t thought “this isn’t my dream job anymore,” or “I feel stuck,” or “what’s next?” In just 60 minutes, you'll get an introduction to the basics of Crabwalk’s five-step framework for leveraging people you know to drive career change. You'll walk away with: ● Tips for identifying an ideal outcome or goal...
Introvertism at Work
September 16, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - September 16, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Introvertism at Work

Can an introvert really thrive in today's workplace culture? Noelle Johnson, founder of My Interview Buddy, says YES! Introverts tend to get a bad rep in this fast-paced, extroverted world, when in fact, many introverted solutions are much more impactful to workplace culture than extroverted ones. Join Noelle for this live, virtual chat to learn strategies for speaking up and having your voice...
Creating Healthy Working Environments For People With Mental Health Issues
September 25, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - September 25, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Creating Healthy Working Environments For People With Mental Health Issues

By popular demand, Candace Ramirez, Founder of Full Cup Copy, is joining us to re-visit the seemingly taboo topic of mental health in the workplace, and address how managers, supervisors, and culture creators can help build supportive working environments for people with mental health issues. If you've struggled with mental health issues at work, are looking to support your employees, or build...
*LIVE* Profile Review With PowerToFly Career Coach 9/26
September 26, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - September 26, 2019 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Profile Review With PowerToFly Career Coach 9/26

Want to get your LinkedIn and PowerToFly profiles reviewed by a career coach… for free? Then join us for this live virtual chat with PowerToFly’s Career Coach, Heather Coll, for the chance to get her expert tips on how to make your profiles stand out to recruiters! How can I get my profile reviewed by Heather, Live? Register for this chat Join the call early Share the link to your profile in...
How To Stay Current & Marketable in a Competitive Business Climate
October 04, 2019 01:00 PM EDT - October 04, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
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How To Stay Current & Marketable in a Competitive Business Climate

In today's competitive job market, companies are looking for more than just technical competency when assessing who to choose for their next hire. Companies want the whole package - but what does that even mean? Join seasoned business leaders Zahra Jamshed, Senior Director at Cognizant and Mary Schumacher, Founder of CareerFrames for a live, virtual discussion about how you can stay current...
Breaking Limiting Beliefs - Don't Wait, Just Do It
October 08, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 08, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Breaking Limiting Beliefs - Don't Wait, Just Do It

Ingrid Harb is an international speaker and founder of two incredible organizations, she also identifies a Mexican-American. Throughout her upbringing, neither country accepted her wholeheartedly, deciding she was always "too much" of one culture and not enough of the other. This limiting belief didn't stop Ingrid, and she's joining the PowerToFly Community to relay the message that it...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 10/10
October 10, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 10, 2019 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 10/10

Do you want to ace your next interview? Join this free interview coaching session with our Career Coach, Heather Coll, to learn the expert tips you need to succeed! One lucky attendee will score a free session during the call, LIVE with Heather! How can I get chosen!? Register for this chat Email your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone
October 15, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 15, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Are you someone who constantly plays it safe in life or are you more of a risk taker? Whether it's trying out a new restaurant or moving halfway across the world to start a new career, stepping outside your comfort zone can be frightening, but magical. "Once you take a risk, everything else in life seems to just fall into place" - says Smitha Prasad, Senior Manager of Product Development at F5...
How To Be A Pillar Of Culture When You Aren't At HQ
October 22, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 22, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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How To Be A Pillar Of Culture When You Aren't At HQ

Building an inclusive company culture at HQ is hard enough, but what happens when you're tasked with building a new office in an entirely new city while maintaining that culture? LizAnn Nealing took that challenge head on, and not only launched Greenhouse's Denver office but helped spearhead more distributed hiring practices company-wide. Join LizAnn for a live Q&A to discuss how you can...
How To Successfully Launch A Side Hustle
October 23, 2019 02:30 PM EDT - October 23, 2019 03:30 PM EDT
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How To Successfully Launch A Side Hustle

The new year is rapidly approaching... and if you're thinking about how to turn your dream business a reality, this is the chat to join! Violette de Ayala is a Cuban-American serial and social Entrepreneur, Founder of FemCity®, virtual mentor to over 20,000 women, and she's joining PowerToFly to answer your pressing questions about launching a side hustle. With only a few dollars, Violette was...
*LIVE* Resume Review 10/24
October 24, 2019 09:00 PM EDT - October 24, 2019 09:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Resume Review 10/24

Want to get your resume reviewed by a career coach… for free? Then join us for this live virtual chat with PowerToFly’s Career Coach, Heather Coll, for the chance to get her expert tips on how to make your resume stand out to recruiters! How can I get my resume reviewed by Heather, Live? Register for this chat Email your resume to Heather@powertofly.com by 2:00pm EST on the day of the chat The...
Why Do We Stay At Jobs We Hate? The Power Of Choice
October 29, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 29, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Why Do We Stay At Jobs We Hate? The Power Of Choice

Every choice you make brings you closer (or farther) away from where you want to be in life, especially when you chose to stay in a situation that makes you unhappy. How can you access this untouched power choice? Join this live, virtual Q&A with Jessica Thiefels, Founder and CEO of Jessica Thiefels Consulting, who's harnessed this power which has helped her move across the country, build a...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 10/30
October 30, 2019 08:00 PM EDT - October 30, 2019 08:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 10/30

Do you want to ace your next interview? Join this free interview coaching session with our Career Coach, Heather Coll, to learn the expert tips you need to succeed! One lucky attendee will score a free session during the call, LIVE with Heather! How can I get chosen!? Register for this chat Email your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
Keeping Momentum Going Post-Conference
October 31, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - October 31, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
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Keeping Momentum Going Post-Conference

Whether you're coming off Grace Hopper, heading to one of the incredible Hopperx1 events, or found yourself at another conference this year, you know how exciting the first few weeks post-conference can be. But as the excitement wears off and you find yourself getting back to your daily routine, you have two options - continue on your normal grind or take action. Rosario Robinson, Senior...
Transitioning from IC to Management
November 05, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 05, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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Transitioning from IC to Management

Individual contributors (also known as IC's) get promoted because they're really good at what they do. But, when an IC get's promoted to a managerial role, there's an entirely new set of skills they need to develop to be successful, and that can be challenging. As an early employee of DocuSign, Kirsten Schaub helped her company grow from 100 employees to 1500+, from a Seattle-based business...
Returning to the Workforce with Confidence
November 06, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 06, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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Returning to the Workforce with Confidence

Have you been away from the workforce for an extended period and want to resume your career? Maria Wright, now a Senior Consultant at Deloitte was looking to make the transition, and thanks to Deloitte's ENCORE program, she was able to refresh her skills, gain relevant experience, and with the assistance of a coach, rejoin the workforce with confidence. In this chat, you'll have the...
Getting Placed Permanently While Working As A Contractor
November 08, 2019 01:00 PM EST - November 08, 2019 02:00 PM EST
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Getting Placed Permanently While Working As A Contractor

There are many non-traditional ways to score major roles at big companies (or even smaller, but competitive ones) and starting as a contractor is one of them. Some people choose contracting as a way to test the waters at an organization, while others have specific goals to achieve or milestones to hit before transitioning and applying to a full time role. Ask Elinor Cohen anything in this...
Navigating Decision, Planning & Management of a Career Change or Relocation
November 12, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 12, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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Navigating Decision, Planning & Management of a Career Change or Relocation

"Making risky relocations within the US and to Europe have been the most valuable experiences of my life! From new careers to new people, to adventures of driving across the US, up and down the west coast, weekends in Paris, road trips around Italy or holidays in Spain, building a new life can be a dream but it’s not easy." Kelly moved her life from New York to Los Angeles, to Seattle then...
Let's Talk About Financial Wellness
November 13, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 13, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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Let's Talk About Financial Wellness

Do you want to start building a successful financial future? Let's be honest with ourselves... who doesn't? In many ways, women are at a disadvantage from birth, today making 80.7 cents for every dollar a man makes, not considering the time we may take to raise children, or take care of aging parents that put us at a financial disadvantage. Stacia Morris is here to tell you it doesn't have to...
Supporting a Parent’s Return to Work
November 15, 2019 01:00 PM EST - November 15, 2019 02:00 PM EST
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Supporting a Parent’s Return to Work

When you become a parent, life as you know it changes. According to a survey of 1,000 working mothers conducted by British magazine MMB, more than a third (37 percent) felt so unsupported and isolated when they returned to work that they wanted to quit. Debi Yadegari, Founder and CEO of MommaWork is out to change this statistic. Debi has created an organization dedicated to helping employers...
The Impact of Clothing on Personal & Professional Development
November 26, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 26, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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The Impact of Clothing on Personal & Professional Development

You may not think twice when putting on an outfit in the morning, but did you know that certain clothing can improve your personal/ professional life, increase self-esteem, help you make better decisions and create stronger bonds with others? Linda Mata, a fashion consultant from Berlin, Germany, holds 1:1 coaching sessions with people who struggle with their appearance and want to improve...