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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
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

Whether you're adding one person or one hundred people to your team - scaling isn't easy. Shweta Saraf, Director of Engineering at DigitalOcean, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
*Live* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 11/7
November 07, 2019 03:00 PM EST - November 07, 2019 03:30 PM EST
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*Live* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 11/7

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 chatEmail your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
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...
Communicating With Confidence
December 04, 2019 03:00 PM EST - December 04, 2019 04:00 PM EST
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Communicating With Confidence

Does stage fright get the best of you (even if the stage means a presentation to two or three people)? Learn how to foster a more positive relationship with your nerves in this hour-long virtual chat with Amanda Hennessey, Founder, Coach and Facilitator of Boston Public Speaking and San Diego Public Speaking!
Defining Your Own Career Path
December 13, 2019 01:00 PM EST - December 13, 2019 02:00 PM EST
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Defining Your Own Career Path

For so many professionals in today's competitive job market, the tension between wanting to do something good and wanting to be seen as being successful, is a heavy decision to make. Or, if you're anything like Susy Schöneberg, current Head of Flexport.org, you create your own path. Join Susy for a live Q&A to discover how she was able to create so much value for her organization that she was...
What is Disrupting Bias Training?
January 07, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 07, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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What is Disrupting Bias Training?

Everyone's heard of 'unconscious bias' training, but what about 'disrupting bias' training? Trisha Walsh, the Director, IT at Yelp, one of the worlds largest crowd-sourced review platforms, is here to explain the difference, and dive into how disrupting bias training impacts the end user support organization for Yelp's nearly 6,000+ employees.
Mad Libs for When You Don’t Know What to Say
January 09, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 09, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Mad Libs for When You Don’t Know What to Say

Sanny Lin, a Product Manager at Good Money never considered herself an exceptional communicator. Over the last few years, Sanny made it a point to transform her skills by putting sticky notes around her office with words and tips that helped her communicate with her colleagues better. Learn the ins and outs of Sanny's sticky note technique, which words to avoid and use more often, as well as...
The Importance Of Feedback In The Workplace
January 14, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 14, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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The Importance Of Feedback In The Workplace

Feedback is what makes the workplace go-round - knowing where one is excelling and where one can improve, all while clarifying expectations and goals is key to building a healthy workplace culture (not to mention a successful one!). With the new year upon us, Project Manager, Khafilat Adewole and PMO Manager, Adelle Lashbrook of CISCO are joining PowerToFly for a special chat to break down why...
Navigating Personal Issues At Work
January 15, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 15, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Navigating Personal Issues At Work

When you're going through a personal crisis, simply getting through your daily routine can be challenging enough, let alone trying to navigate a work environment. From explaining the situation to your boss, to managing your time coupled with personal stress, there's no one-size-fits-all solution. Marian J Baylor, Director IT Management at Card One Systems has been a senior-level executive...
Unmask Your Potential
January 16, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 16, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Unmask Your Potential

Reveal the Real YOU and unmask your potential with Ernanda White, Growth Hacker at Vertica! In this hour-long virtual chat, you'll learn the key strategies for learning styles, how to articulate your value, better understand your worth and tips for defeating Imposter Syndrome.
How To Get Job Referrals Without Having To Ask
January 17, 2020 01:00 PM EST - January 17, 2020 02:00 PM EST
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How To Get Job Referrals Without Having To Ask

The new year is in full swing, and companies are hiring like crazy! How can you land a new job in 2020 without the pains of searching job boards? Join this live, virtual, Q&A to learn how you can state your value proposition in your LinkedIn profile while have hearty conversations with professional connections that can lead to job opportunities.
How To Design A Business That Can Run Itself
January 21, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 21, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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How To Design A Business That Can Run Itself

When you’re running your own business, it can feel nearly impossible to squeeze everything you need to do (don't forget about sleeping!) into 24 hours. Emily Morgan saw this problem as a challenge and started her own company, Delegate Solutions, to help entrepreneurs tackle distracting to-dos, create a strategic delegation plan for meeting goals, and fully manage virtual teams! Do you want to...
Growing With a Startup - Defining Your Role
January 22, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 22, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Growing With a Startup - Defining Your Role

One of the things people love about working at early stage startup is the opportunity for growth - some may say the possibilities are endless. If you ask Sarah Bobulsky, current Senior Director, Commercial at Helix, she would probably agree. Sarah has held three different roles at Helix over the last three years, and through her own personal contributions, helped shaped the growth of the...
*LIVE* Resume Review 1/27
January 27, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 27, 2020 03:30 PM EST
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*LIVE* Resume Review 1/27

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 chatEmail your resume to Heather@powertofly.com by 2:00pm EST on the day of the chatThe...
Collaboration Over Competition: Working Together to Get Ahead
January 29, 2020 03:00 PM EST - January 29, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Collaboration Over Competition: Working Together to Get Ahead

Whether it's growing your social following through cross-promotion, gaining credibility with potential customers through podcast and panel interviews, co-producing events, or anything in between, Baily Hancock, Collaboration Consultant, Speaker, and Host of the “Stop, Collaborate & Listen” Podcast, helps create strategies and provide frameworks that allow people to achieve their goals by...
What They Don't Tell You When It Comes To Entrepreneurship
January 30, 2020 01:00 PM EST - January 30, 2020 02:00 PM EST
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What They Don't Tell You When It Comes To Entrepreneurship

Thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? Or if you are one, are you kind of feeling alone on your entrepreneurship journey? Well, this virtual chat is just for you. Join founder and CEO Ashley M. Wiliams as she shares life-changing lessons and insights that she has gained from her journey in building her tech company, RIZZARR. We believe this talk will not only empower and inspire you, but it...
Heart To Heart - Ladyship & Diversity
February 07, 2020 01:00 PM EST - February 07, 2020 02:00 PM EST
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Heart To Heart - Ladyship & Diversity

Ernanda White is back for a second session with PowerToFly to talk ladyship and diversity - how to maintain thoughtfulness and sincerity while building rapport. She'll be sharing best practices for success without competitive bias, how to create cultural acceptance among women and help bridge the gap with unity and respect. Join this virtual conversation and ask Ernanda anything, live!
Becoming A Professional Generalist - From Tech Strategy to Olympic Hopeful
February 11, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 11, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Becoming A Professional Generalist - From Tech Strategy to Olympic Hopeful

There's something to be said about athletes in the workforce. From their perseverance to time management skills, even their ability to overcome failures, some even say they make the best employees! Kelly Fitzsimmons isn't your traditional athlete or business woman, she's an Olympic hopeful with over 10 years experience working as an innovation, brand and product strategist with top startups...
She Wrote Speeches For 3 Different CEO's, Now She's The VP of Global D&I and Engagement
February 13, 2020 03:30 PM EST - February 13, 2020 04:30 PM EST
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She Wrote Speeches For 3 Different CEO's, Now She's The VP of Global D&I and Engagement

Sheryl Battles started as a speechwriter for the CEO of Pitney Bowes, and ultimately led all forms of communication, from media relations to investor communications to help executives and organizations lead. Now, with 30 years’ experience (and three CEO's under her belt) Sheryl is the VP of Global D&I and Engagement and she’s still leveraging communications to help senior leaders and company...
How To Avoid Career Burnout
February 18, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 18, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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How To Avoid Career Burnout

Women today have to juggle all of the things; family, career, and self-care. Join Elle & Dayna from GBNYC for a rich discussion on avoiding career burnout and creating your ideal work-life balance!
She Gave 5 Million Worldwide Users A Seat At The Table
February 19, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 19, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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She Gave 5 Million Worldwide Users A Seat At The Table

As a black, queer womxn who is the Head of Community for HER App, the largest social and dating app for LGBTQ+ womxn and queer people, I’ve worked from the ground up to launch and grow a network that supports the wants and needs of over 5 million LGBTQ+ womxn, trans and non-binary folks who don't always get the opportunity to bring their voices to the table. From fostering online communities...
*LIVE* Resume Review 2/20
February 20, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 20, 2020 03:30 PM EST
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*LIVE* Resume Review 2/20

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 chatEmail your resume to Heather@powertofly.com by 2:00pm EST on the day of the chatThe...
How to Communicate Productively with Difficult People
February 25, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 25, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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How to Communicate Productively with Difficult People

Thirteen years ago I was completely incapable of communicating, and when confronted, was an extremely difficult person to interact with. Today I am a Senior Project Manager and a certified communication coach who's helping to change the lives of the difficult people I now can empathize with. After being raised in two highly abusive homes, I underwent a decade of extensive therapy, pursued an...
Change Your Storyline, Change Your Life
February 26, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 26, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Change Your Storyline, Change Your Life

As the co-author of the book The Ever-Loving Essence of You, I am happy to say that I know how to put a fresh spin on just about anything that anyone throws my way. I lovingly assist people in sifting through the contrast in their own lives as they find that small opening of light that quickly becomes their greatest jumping off point for clarity. It feels so good to know that by making a...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching 2/27
February 27, 2020 03:00 PM EST - February 27, 2020 03:30 PM EST
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching 2/27

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 chatEmail your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
Becoming a Leader: From Gamer to Lead Engineer and Chair of STEM Outreach at Zynga
March 05, 2020 03:00 PM EST - March 05, 2020 04:00 PM EST
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Becoming a Leader: From Gamer to Lead Engineer and Chair of STEM Outreach at Zynga

Do you aspire to be a technical leader? Are you curious about the Video Game Industry? Join us in this live Q&A with Michelle Del Rosario, Lead Engineer and Chair of Zynga’s STEM Outreach initiative, and discover techniques to expand your influence, become a leader in tech, and explore a software engineer career in the Video Game Industry.
She’s a Career Matchmaker Connecting Diverse Candidates with Disruptive Companies
March 06, 2020 01:00 PM EST - March 06, 2020 02:00 PM EST
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She’s a Career Matchmaker Connecting Diverse Candidates with Disruptive Companies

Finding the perfect job is a lot like dating - from the initial search, rounds of interviews, and even what we all hope is finding "the one", it's a long and sometimes exhausting process. Like dating, not all jobs are created equal, but I've found that in my 15+ year career as a recruiter/ talent acquisition consultant, sometimes all you need is a little help from a trusted "matchmaking"...
She Broke the Glass Ceiling as the First Single Mother and Latina Mayor of Topeka, Kansas - She Wants You to Do the Same in Your Community
March 09, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 09, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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She Broke the Glass Ceiling as the First Single Mother and Latina Mayor of Topeka, Kansas - She Wants You to Do the Same in Your Community

I have led an interesting life, one that will inspire anyone to believe that with grit and determination they can overcome hardship. I will discuss the unique challenges I faced as a woman and single mother when I ran for Mayor of Topeka in 2017, as well as the current obstacles I face in her run for U.S. Congress as a Latina female in Kansas. This chat includes everything from my experience...
Higher Salary Negotiation 101 - Live Demo With Belma McCaffrey
March 10, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 10, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Higher Salary Negotiation 101 - Live Demo With Belma McCaffrey

Negotiating only $5,000 more in a starting salary can lead to an additional $500,000 by the time an individual is 65 years old. By negotiating routinely, women are also positioned to earn well over $1 million+ during a career trajectory. But negotiating can be triggering - whether it’s something you do all the time or something you’ve never done before. Often times we talk about strategies and...
She Values Career Growth, So She's Helping Her Global Team Find Their Path
March 12, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 12, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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She Values Career Growth, So She's Helping Her Global Team Find Their Path

During my 25 years of work in the Software Development industry, I've enjoyed creating high performing teams by not only hiring top talent but providing mentorship and the opportunity for growth to anyone interested in investing and expanding their knowledge and skills. Creating a supportive environment for professional and personal development was one of the most rewarding experiences as a...
She's Helping You Have Honest Conversations
March 13, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - March 13, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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She's Helping You Have Honest Conversations

Are you completely honest with the people in your life? Do you put off having potentially difficult conversations, or avoid them altogether? Is your best resolution to stay quiet, hope for the best, or try and get over it? Tough conversations take courage, grace, and wisdom. Laurie Gerber will teach you how to identify the conversations you need to have in your life, whether at work or at...
Implementing Balance/ Meal Planning Into Your Self-Care Routine
March 18, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 18, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Implementing Balance/ Meal Planning Into Your Self-Care Routine

If you.. Believe that your food choices are negatively impacting the way you feel and your quality of life day-to-dayWould like to develop healthier food habits but don’t know where or how to startFeel confused by the amount of controversy and "information overload" related to nutrition floating around on the internetAre ready to start building a strong, sound nutrition foundation with tasty...
She's An Engineering Manager, Building Multicultural Collaborative Teams in a Global Business Environment
March 26, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 26, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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She's An Engineering Manager, Building Multicultural Collaborative Teams in a Global Business Environment

Today’s business environment is complex, global and multicultural with many interdependencies between the teams - especially in today's work-from-home environment. While it may feel that teams who sit across the globe don't have many common objectives, I've spent my career building effective global teams that communicate well and have achieved ambitious software delivery goals. What's my...
She Teaches Women How To Work Smarter (Remotely!) To Live Better Lives
March 27, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - March 27, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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She Teaches Women How To Work Smarter (Remotely!) To Live Better Lives

My mission is to provide women with the mindset, methodology and motivation they need to score remote work and build a life of flexibility and freedom. Over the past six years, I've been living and working in Spain and have empowered thousands of women to take the steps they need to start a new life abroad. As the head of Business Development for Sun and Co., one of the top coliving spaces in...
The Whys and Hows of Setting Career Objectives and Goals to Further Your Engine
March 31, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - March 31, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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The Whys and Hows of Setting Career Objectives and Goals to Further Your Engine

Being a Woman in Engineering is a challenging path that you can own. Setting goals is the first step in taking ownership of your career path and mapping where you want to go. Goals are the steps on the way. They empower us to do more, help us conquer the obstacles we encounter, and although they may be challenging they reward us with the accomplishment. Any time in one's career is a good...
Money Basics in the Time of COVID-19
April 15, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - April 15, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
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Money Basics in the Time of COVID-19

During these wildly unsettled times I (like so many others) have been trying to determine how to stay sane, be productive, and help. While many ideas are popping up like sewing masks and participating in the #LocalLunchChallenge, I’ve been trying to figure out more that I can offer. Before I came to PowerToFly and before life did it’s crazy “throw-a-curveball” thing (hello, international...
Fear + Play: A Growth Mindset For Embracing Change
April 16, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - April 16, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Fear + Play: A Growth Mindset For Embracing Change

Volatility feels like the new normal. Leaders are being asked to innovate more quickly and creatively than ever before in order to stay relevant and connected. And it’s no surprise this uncertainty brings up various levels of fear, which we often ignore or avoid altogether. Instead, how might we work with fear in order to manage change with resilience? How might we hone our agility,...
How Servant Leadership Can Help You Connect with Your Team
April 20, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - April 20, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How Servant Leadership Can Help You Connect with Your Team

There’s no “one size fits all” approach to leading a team. However, what does make a successful people-manager is their ability to invest in their team’s career growth and their ability to connect with individuals on a deeper, more meaningful level. In this virtual chat, you’ll have the opportunity to ask Braintree Engineering Manager Angela, and her team-member, Senior Software Engineer Iana,...
How To Make Every Negotiation A Win-Win
April 23, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - April 23, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How To Make Every Negotiation A Win-Win

We live in a world where negotiation is a critical part of survival even if you don't have a career in sales. It's even more important than ever to learn how to strategically make every negotiation a win-win. From talking with your landlord about rent to making cohesive packages for your sales prospects, the key to a successful negotiation is finding ways for both you, and the secondary party,...
Balancing the Needs of Many – to Create the Agile Organization of Tomorrow!
April 28, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - April 28, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Balancing the Needs of Many – to Create the Agile Organization of Tomorrow!

When asked to spearhead the enterprise rollout and adoption of Modern Delivery—Freddie Mac’s Agile transformation—I eagerly accepted. This was a great opportunity to leverage the leadership experience I have developed over the years as a woman, a leader in technology, a mother and a spouse. I soon learned that my ability to balance multiple priorities, agendas and requirements, as well as my...
OFFICE HOURS: Learning to Fly - PowerToFly Q&A
May 01, 2020 11:30 AM EDT - May 01, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Learning to Fly - PowerToFly Q&A

Are you taking full advantage of the perks of PowerToFly? Maybe you love our Chat & Learns, but haven’t gotten to dive into the power of our job board or participate in our Remote Job Fair. Or you found us after a networking event but stuck around for the blog posts. Perhaps you heard about us from a friend but aren’t sure how to get started on our site. No matter how you got here, consider...
OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19
May 04, 2020 11:30 AM EDT - May 04, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19

Looking for new potential job opportunities during these unprecedented (and unpredictable) times? Then join PowerToFly’s Lead Talent Advocate Abigail Vachon for a 30 minute “ask me anything” office hours session. Whether you are looking for tips on sprucing up your online profile or you are searching for suggestions on how to best interview virtually, Abigail wants to hear from you!
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/4
May 04, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 04, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/4

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 chatEmail your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
She's Found Clarity and Authenticity In An Ever Evolving Startup
May 05, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 05, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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She's Found Clarity and Authenticity In An Ever Evolving Startup

Especially during such unprecedented times, it can be hard to think about career growth and where I want to be professionally in the next month, let alone next year or five-ten years down the line. I've worked for SoundCloud for almost four years now, and over the course of the past four years I've had four different managers, held three different roles, been promoted three times, and now can...
Mastering Time (From Home, No less!)
May 06, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 06, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Mastering Time (From Home, No less!)

Is time not on your side? Or used to be but now that you’re working from home, your relationship to time might just need some “marriage” counseling?! Do your days feel like a battle to beat the clock, make deadlines, uphold standing commitments, prioritize chores, and avoid seemingly unavoidable distractions? Or, are you the opposite, being so productive, you can’t possibly keep it up and know...
OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19
May 11, 2020 11:00 AM EDT - May 11, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19

Looking for new potential job opportunities during these unprecedented (and unpredictable) times? Then join PowerToFly’s Lead Talent Advocate, Miriam Lopez Navarrete for a 30 minute “ask me anything” office hours session. Whether you are looking for tips on sprucing up your online profile or you are searching for suggestions on how to best interview virtually, Miriam wants to hear from you!
OFFICE HOURS: Developing Global Teams: Strategies & Tips
May 14, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - May 14, 2020 01:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Developing Global Teams: Strategies & Tips

Now more than ever it is important to effectively lead teams that span timezones and even continents. With over 15 years experience leading technology teams both large and small, I have learned a few lessons along the way. I've outsourced, I've insourced, and I've built teams in locations where none previously existed. I've excelled at developing teams with a high degree of psychological...
*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/14
May 14, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 14, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/14

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 chatEmail your resume to Heather@powertofly.com by 2:00pm EST on the day of the chatThe...
Mind Over Matter: Bringing Your Whole Self to Work
May 15, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - May 15, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Mind Over Matter: Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

Years ago, I was told I would never be able to hold a full-time job or be a functioning member of society—all because of my mental health. But I learned how to ask for help, accept myself and use obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as a unique strength to thrive in my career as an ethical hacker. Now, I find opportunities to grow and pay it forward by creating a safe space at work where...
OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19
May 18, 2020 10:30 AM EDT - May 18, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Tips For Getting Hired During COVID-19

Looking for new potential job opportunities during these unprecedented (and unpredictable) times? Then join PowerToFly’s Senior Technical Sourcer, Haneen Abu Farha for a 30 minute “ask me anything” office hours session. Whether you are looking for tips on sprucing up your online profile or you are searching for suggestions on how to best interview virtually, Haneen wants to hear from you!
Manager vs Individual Contributor - Deciding Which Path Is Right For You
May 19, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 19, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Manager vs Individual Contributor - Deciding Which Path Is Right For You

As a woman in technology I have watched my fellow women be pressured to take on management roles - which can be difficult to decline if you don’t have an alternative plan. However, managing people comes with a completely different skills set than the individual contributor role many of us start our careers with. I hope this talk gives you an opportunity to evaluate if management or individual...
6 Job Search Message Templates To Land Anything From An Intro To An Interview
May 21, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 21, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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6 Job Search Message Templates To Land Anything From An Intro To An Interview

We’ve all been there: you’ve found the perfect job opening or perhaps just the perfect company, but you’re drawing a blank as to how to ask for an introduction or that elusive insider information. We are here to help with six customizable templates for various job search messages you may need to write. From an important introduction, to a follow up with a hiring manager, these templates are...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/25
May 25, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 25, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 5/25

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...
OFFICE HOURS: Engineering With Empathy
May 27, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - May 27, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Engineering With Empathy

Empathy is what will define the great companies of the future that create products that truly fulfill the needs of our diverse world. These companies will be made up of diverse populations across gender, race and ethnicity designing and building the technology of the future. Engineering with empathy can not only create teams that work well together, but will produce better products. Empathy is...
She Took A Year-And-A-Half Off, Now She's the Senior Manager of Revenue Empowerment at Guru
May 27, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - May 27, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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She Took A Year-And-A-Half Off, Now She's the Senior Manager of Revenue Empowerment at Guru

When I made the decision to leave a "good job" and take an indefinite amount of time off, I felt uncertain and received a lot of questions. Until I took the leap, I hadn't known how much I had needed the break and the time to reassess my priorities. When the time was right to explore employment, my intention was to answer essential questions that mattered to me instead of going on the "job...
Competitive Advantage & Personal Branding: COVID-19 Times
May 28, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - May 28, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Competitive Advantage & Personal Branding: COVID-19 Times

This session will be a dialogue format where a futurist and a personal branding guru will focus on how and what to highlight in these times to ensure that your presence, strengths, skills and interests are represented in the most marketable manner demonstrating your value to your audience. What does your audience needs in these times? Do you know that? During the world of Zoom, Webex, Teams,...
OFFICE HOURS: Managing Difficult Employees
May 29, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - May 29, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Managing Difficult Employees

What is a difficult employee? In order to understand how to manage difficult employees, it is important to understand why they are difficult and how can we help support them and the team. It's always going to be easier to control our own actions over the actions of others. What can we do as leaders to help them work more efficiently? Half of the time the answer to the equation lies within us...
She’s One of Only 8% of Women Who Occupy the Role of Chief Financial Officer at a Fortune 1,000 Company
May 29, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - May 29, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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She’s One of Only 8% of Women Who Occupy the Role of Chief Financial Officer at a Fortune 1,000 Company

She’s one of only 8% of women who occupy the role of chief financial officer at a Fortune 1,000 company. A former navigation officer with the French Navy, Céline Dufétel has developed strategies for charting waters that are overwhelmingly managed by men. During the hour, Céline will share: The top three pitfalls she sees women make Lessons learned on her way to the C-suite
OFFICE HOURS: Advancing Your Technical Career
June 01, 2020 01:30 PM EDT - June 01, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Advancing Your Technical Career

In this Office Hours session, we are discussing decisions around advancing your career. Once we work for a few years after graduation, we often find ourselves asking the question - where should I focus? Should I continue being a technical IC? Should I switch to management, start a new company on my own, or move into a new specialty? The worst outcome is being confused and continuing the...
What Hiring Managers Are Looking For In Your UX Portfolio
June 02, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - June 02, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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What Hiring Managers Are Looking For In Your UX Portfolio

I'm approached often with requests for portfolio reviews and the information I share for each review can be applied to every portfolio. For this chat, I welcome all levels of UX Designers and hiring managers. I welcome any and all questions regarding the field of UX and a career in UX Design. Topics that could be covered in this chat are: What makes a good UX portfolioHow to get experience as...
Joining the Marine Corps & Pursuing a Career in Analytics Have A Lot More in Common Than You Think!
June 04, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - June 04, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Joining the Marine Corps & Pursuing a Career in Analytics Have A Lot More in Common Than You Think!

I have always loved a challenge; and perhaps even more than a challenge—I have always loved to challenge the status quo. Joining the Marine Corps offered me both of those opportunities—to challenge myself, a non-athlete and non-conformist to become a disciplined athlete and trained warrior. Additionally, it allowed me to challenge the status quo by being in a role that was stereotypically...
OFFICE HOURS: Building a Compassionate Culture: Strategies & Tips for Entry-Level to C-Suite
June 05, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - June 05, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Building a Compassionate Culture: Strategies & Tips for Entry-Level to C-Suite

While we are all doing our part by staying home these days, juggling work and all our responsibilities outside of work has become a challenge for many of us. How can we, as members of a team, organization and company help to increase empathy and alleviate some of the stress? Let's talk about strategies and tips that will help to build a compassionate culture for now and to carry forward with...
OFFICE HOURS: Claves Para Lograr la Mejor Entrevista (También Virtual!)
June 08, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - June 08, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Claves Para Lograr la Mejor Entrevista (También Virtual!)

Estás buscando trabajo y no sabes cómo prepararte para la entrevista? Nunca tuviste una entrevista virtual y no sabes qué esperar? Sumate a nuestro “Office Hours” donde Maru te puede ayudar a manejar esa ansiedad, contarte cómo estar lista y preparada para lograr tu mejor entrevista y responder a cualquier duda que tengas!
OFFICE HOURS: Navigating Career Transitions
June 10, 2020 11:00 AM EDT - June 10, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Navigating Career Transitions

How long is too long in a role before I get promoted? How do I know that the career I've ended up in is the right one for me? In this 30-minute session, we will answer these and other questions to help attendees think through when is the right time for change -- whether between roles, between companies, or even between industries.
Coaching & Supporting Female Engineers Into Leadership
June 11, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - June 11, 2020 01:30 PM EDT
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Coaching & Supporting Female Engineers Into Leadership

Often do we ask ourselves, "Why is it so challenging for us as women to take the lead? Why so few of us are becoming leaders and managers in Engineering?" There are multiple reasons for that, the common fact is that it is harder and we are not always empowered to do so. It doesn't have to be that way, in an ideal world we would want to create a time when the path for women in Engineering...
Career Development: The Value of Support
June 22, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - June 22, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Career Development: The Value of Support

Without top-down dedication and support, there would be little motivation for employees to take risks, ask questions or stretch themselves to achieve more than they originally thought they were capable of. Viasat may not operate under a conventional career roadmap, but the company and its leaders prioritize empowering employees to be the drivers in their own careers. From mentorship and...
OFFICE HOURS: Seamlessly Working in Another Timezone
June 23, 2020 11:00 AM EDT - June 23, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Seamlessly Working in Another Timezone

For some the idea of working remotely for a company based in another timezone may seem daunting. In truth making it work is simply a matter of organizing your life, your calendar and keeping the communication channels open with your employers. Deveshe who has been working at PowerToFly from India for some years now, and loves it, is excited to share some tips on how she and her colleagues have...
How to Negotiate Like a Boss & Break Glass Doing It
June 23, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - June 23, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Negotiate Like a Boss & Break Glass Doing It

Are you negotiating a job offer or a pay raise in your current role? Do you want to know what it takes to feel confident and prepared in these situations? Join seasoned principal talent partner Sidney Miller for this engaging Chat & Learn, which will prepare you to advocate for yourself like a pro. This chat will provide explicit steps you can take, and equip you with tools to leverage before,...
OFFICE HOURS: Performance & Accountability: Measuring Your Teams Performance and Holding Them and Yourself Accountable
June 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - June 24, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Performance & Accountability: Measuring Your Teams Performance and Holding Them and Yourself Accountable

With COVID-19 forcing technology workers into a fully remote work life almost overnight, even the most remote-friendly companies find themselves rethinking their definition of performance and wondering how to measure it and how to hold their workforce accountable. As technology leaders, we find ourselves more often on the fine line between avoiding the burnout of our teams, that are spending...
Being Black in Technology: Closing the Diversity Gap
June 25, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - June 25, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Being Black in Technology: Closing the Diversity Gap

As a Black woman in the Technology community, I know firsthand just how much we're lacking when it comes to racial diversity. If we're failing to achieve true equality in the workforce, we are certainly falling behind when it comes to helping the Black community feel supported in Tech. I want to talk about helping you leverage your skills to move into the Tech world and feel confident doing...
OFFICE HOURS: Impostor Syndrome? You're Not Alone!
June 26, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - June 26, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Impostor Syndrome? You're Not Alone!

I have this inner feeling that I’m not qualified to talk to you about impostor syndrome. This, is how bad my Impostor Syndrome is. Impostor syndrome is a common denominator especially in the tech industry. The numerator might seem different but we’re all in this together and itis ok to feel like an impostor because it is the key indicator for growth.
Getting Hired As A Software Engineer - Tips From A Molecular Biology Major
June 29, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - June 29, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Getting Hired As A Software Engineer - Tips From A Molecular Biology Major

When I graduated summer of 2015 with a degree in molecular biology, I learned that I held no interest in the careers relevant to my degree. Instead, I wanted to learn about the internal workings of technologies that I had depended on for most of my daily routines. But wasn’t I a little too late? If this realization came sooner, I would have had the time to change my major — or at least pursue...
OFFICE HOURS: What Got You Here Won't Get You There
June 30, 2020 11:30 AM EDT - June 30, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Earlier in my career, I was frustrated by never being considered for leadership positions beyond first level management. I would look at others who were promoted and be mystified as to how someone who lacked skills that I valued could be seen as better qualified. I came to realize that there were another set of skills I could not see or didn’t value that were critical in making that leap. Join...
How I Successfully Launched a Business While Working Full-Time
June 30, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - June 30, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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How I Successfully Launched a Business While Working Full-Time

She Wished There Were a Course for "How to Go Back to Work After Baby"...So She Created One I always knew I wanted to continue to work after having children, but when I went back full-time after my first and then second child, I found myself in tears on the kitchen floor more often than I'd like to admit. There were courses out there on every baby-related subject imaginable, but nothing about...
From Unqualified to Unapologetic: How To Build A Portfolio Career And Why It Matters
July 01, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 01, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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From Unqualified to Unapologetic: How To Build A Portfolio Career And Why It Matters

According to statistics, I should have been an alcoholic, a high school drop, and living below the poverty line. If you would have told me that I'd be running a global program at one of the leading tech companies in Silicon Valley, when I was a high school sophomore living in a one-bedroom shelter with my family of 7, I'd be in disbelief. We all have a story and each of our stories matter....
What Is Design Thinking & Why You Need It For Innovation
July 02, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - July 02, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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What Is Design Thinking & Why You Need It For Innovation

What is 'Design Thinking' and why should you care about it? I will be sharing on design thinking and how this allows for innovation and better adoption of new products. I want to help you and your team be more innovative and collaborative. "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - - Albert Einstein In this chat, I want you to walk away with:...
OFFICE HOURS: So, You Want To Be a Program Manager?
July 06, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - July 06, 2020 01:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: So, You Want To Be a Program Manager?

Program Management is a booming career option for many entry-level, mid-level and executive level professionals. Now more than ever Program Managers are in high demand across the tech industry. This session is intended for professionals wishing to move into Program Management. Key Takeaways: 1. Build an understanding of the "Program Management toolbox". 2. Create an actionable plan to switch...
Choose Your Destiny! Technical vs. Management Track
July 06, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 06, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Choose Your Destiny! Technical vs. Management Track

Many engineers will come to a crossroad in their career between the 5 and 10 years of experience mark. They will inevitably be faced with a major decision that will impact the rest of their career. They must decide: Do I continue doing the same work, deliver the same content for the same compensation? Do I use my experience gained to train, mentor and coach others in their career by moving to...
*LIVE* Profile Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/8
July 08, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 08, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Profile Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/8

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...
Career Evolution: How to Reinvent Yourself In An Ever-Changing World
July 09, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 09, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Career Evolution: How to Reinvent Yourself In An Ever-Changing World

As recruiters and coaches with over 25 years of experience in advertising, we help our candidates and clients at the crossroads of transitions and opportunities every day. We have also both gone through several of our own career evolutions, from front desk admin to CEO + MSW and graphic designer to career coach + sound healer. We like to think over the course of thousands of candidate...
OFFICE HOURS: Claves Para Lograr la Mejor Entrevista (También Virtual!)
July 13, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - July 13, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Claves Para Lograr la Mejor Entrevista (También Virtual!)

Estás buscando trabajo y no sabes cómo prepararte para la entrevista? Nunca tuviste una entrevista virtual y no sabes qué esperar? Sumate a nuestro “Office Hours” donde Maru te puede ayudar a manejar esa ansiedad, contarte cómo estar lista y preparada para lograr tu mejor entrevista y responder a cualquier duda que tengas!
Navigating Career Transitions, Part 2
July 14, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - July 14, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Navigating Career Transitions, Part 2

We welcome back PowerToFly mentor Marisa Sires to continue the conversation around navigating career transitions, now in a one-hour Chat & Learn format. Based on the resounding feedback from the group at Marisa's Office Hours on June 10, Navigating Career Transitions, we will continue our focus on (1) how to navigate switches between industries and (2) how to re-enter the workforce after a...
Career Crossroads:  Lateral Moves to Upgrade Your Career
July 14, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 14, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Career Crossroads: Lateral Moves to Upgrade Your Career

As women, we find ourselves facing career crossroads all the time. Family transitions, company changes, layoffs/reductions, and even intuitions pulling us in new and different directions can open up moments where we think about which road to take. What do you do when you love your company, but the space for advancement is limited through no fault of your own? One option is to leave; and...
OFFICE HOURS: Enterprise to Autonomy: The Transition to Start-Up Life
July 15, 2020 11:00 AM EDT - July 15, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Enterprise to Autonomy: The Transition to Start-Up Life

Changing jobs can be scary because of a lot of unknowns. As a passionate product leader, I wanted to disrupt something, change the business, come up with new ideas and test and iterate fast, and make an impact on the business and I took a leap of faith 6.5 years ago and left my well defined corporate job for a start-up. Over the last 6.5 years, I built product teams, organizations, create...
There Is a Pattern to Success -  Know It and Live Your Dream!
July 15, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - July 15, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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There Is a Pattern to Success - Know It and Live Your Dream!

Learn effective steps to bridge the gap from your current life, to living your DREAM LIFE. How did I go from being a broke single mother to earning a six-figure income and married to my soulmate and loving what I do in a career with my purpose? Here are 3 keys to accelerating your results: Do you want to discover your true dream or purpose? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt, and worry...
The Journey From Good to Great: Defying Binaries Along the Way
July 16, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - July 16, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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The Journey From Good to Great: Defying Binaries Along the Way

As I began my journey aspiring to be a great leader for my team, in a fast-paced, tech startup, I realized early into my leadership journey that people are used to thinking one can only be strong in either, this or that and not both. I call it “setting expectations in binaries”. How can the same person be —social AND task-oriented? Empathetic for her colleagues AND be radically candid?...
*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/16
July 16, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 16, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/16

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...
Redefining Video at CNN During a Pandemic
July 22, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - July 22, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
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Redefining Video at CNN During a Pandemic

We thought redefining CNN's video experience would be an extremely large lift on its own, then a pandemic was added to the mix. Several months into this new world, we have begun developing a blueprint on how to build a team remotely and launch successful products. Join us as we give insights into this journey.
Renaissance Woman: Mix and Match Passions to Go Farther, Faster
July 28, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - July 28, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Renaissance Woman: Mix and Match Passions to Go Farther, Faster

I am a lifelong nerd. My interests have bounced from music to languages to coding to engineering. This has caused endless frustration and burnout as I’ve tried to mold these skills and passions into an ‘acceptable’ career. Rather than only seeing how these passions differ from one another, I am now able to see the sheer power that arises when they merge. There’s a sense of empowerment when one...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/30
July 30, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - July 30, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 7/30

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...
Finding the Right Funding Channels For Your Business
August 11, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 11, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Finding the Right Funding Channels For Your Business

This information session will provide you with the right financing strategies for your small business. Small businesses are key drivers of growth, and that growth is fastest among minority and women entrepreneurs, however many of these entrepreneurs lack access to appropriate financing. This presentation will discuss solutions. During this information session, you'll learn about: Available...
How to Master Your Personal Brand in (and Out) of the Workplace
August 13, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 13, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Master Your Personal Brand in (and Out) of the Workplace

Just like a company’s brand, your personal brand in the workplace is defined, in part, by relationships and reputation. Personal branding is a way of establishing and consistently reinforcing who you are and what you stand for in your career and life. What value do you “promise,” so to speak, to deliver to the organization? This workshop will help strengthen your personal brand within your...
Stop Leaving Money on the Table: How I Advocated For Pay Increases Over 60%
August 17, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 17, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Stop Leaving Money on the Table: How I Advocated For Pay Increases Over 60%

I have negotiated THREE 60%+ pay increases by asking for what I want on my career path. Are you nervous about negotiating? Do you want to learn more about getting raises in your current position? How do you even figure out what to ask for? I'm here to share my story of asking for things when it's uncomfortable (bc duh money talk is 99% uncomfortable) and encourage you to take a chance on your success!
Why I'm Not Letting Ageism Define My Future and Why You Shouldn't Either
August 18, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 18, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Why I'm Not Letting Ageism Define My Future and Why You Shouldn't Either

In my 40+ years in corporate America I became very familiar with ageism in the workplace. I will discuss why we must never let ageism dictate the future for us. I will share different tools and approaches to deal with this discriminatory practice so you can take your power back and move forward. You will walk away from this chat with: An understanding of how to present yourself when applying...
Building Credibility & Launching Initiatives: What I Learned Starting from the Ground Up
August 18, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 18, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Building Credibility & Launching Initiatives: What I Learned Starting from the Ground Up

As an Asian American woman in Research and Engineering, I know it can be both exciting and challenging to navigate the corporate workplace. I have had the pleasure of working with many amazing leaders and I have learned a lot from them. I experimented with a lot of different techniques and regularly reflected on myself. In this process, I learned how to stay true to myself and bring my vision...
C-suite Insights to Help Drive Your Career
August 19, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 19, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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C-suite Insights to Help Drive Your Career

With both of our extensive experience in managing and building teams at top companies, we know what it takes to make collaboration work and climb the ladder. We will bring insights and experiences to help women advance. We will share some of our own experiences and help other women gain the confidence they need to advance in their professional journeys. These insights will come from our Hello...
OFFICE HOURS: Software Engineering 101: Everything To Consider Before Pursuing Your Career
August 21, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 21, 2020 01:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Software Engineering 101: Everything To Consider Before Pursuing Your Career

While pursuing Computer Science as my undergraduate degree, I discovered the sheer joy of writing code. Realizing the amazing things I could build, the challenging business problems I would solve using technology, pursing software engineering became an obvious career choice. After working in the IT industry I learned a few things - like all professions, there are pros and cons to this...
Creating a Legacy For Women in Tech
August 25, 2020 02:30 PM EDT - August 25, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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Creating a Legacy For Women in Tech

It’s no secret that successful women in tech seem to be an anomaly. While many companies have succeeded at marketing to female technologists, getting their applications and essentially hiring them - retaining these women throughout the entirety of a woman’s non-linear career is an added challenge. This chat will discuss the good, bad, and ugly truths about the historic lack of diversity in the...
Own Your Story: Fail, Grow, Repeat
August 26, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - August 26, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Own Your Story: Fail, Grow, Repeat

Snapchat is known for ephemerality, aka disappearing messages. But what happens when messages don’t disappear? We’re not talking about silly pictures or overly expressive chats, we’re talking about messages around whose voice gets heard and who gets a seat at the table. Some of these messages are so ingrained in the story of tech that we can’t even see them anymore. So how do we change that...
Career Lattice vs. Career Ladder: The Way Up Doesn't Have To Be a Straight Line
September 03, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - September 03, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Career Lattice vs. Career Ladder: The Way Up Doesn't Have To Be a Straight Line

I've taken the approach of a career lattice vs. ladder, myself. About ten years ago, I left a Chief Information Security Officer role to join a larger company as an individual contributor. At the time a lot of people couldn't understand why I made this decision and thought I'd never be able to get another leadership role. Needless to say, this hasn't been the case for me and I am excited to...
Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers
September 15, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - September 15, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers

My career path into the tech world is non-traditional and that's helped teach me different skills along the way. In different opportunities throughout my career, I have felt that being a young woman in the tech space left me at a disadvantage. In other opportunities I had seen the discrimination that women face in this industry. Through those previous experiences, I have been able to...
OFFICE HOURS: How to Leverage Individual Team Members’ Career Goals to Achieve Productivity & Profitability For The Company
September 18, 2020 12:30 PM EDT - September 18, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: How to Leverage Individual Team Members’ Career Goals to Achieve Productivity & Profitability For The Company

We all have individual career goals that bring us a sense of fulfillment, purpose and happiness. At the same time, as leaders we know that not a single person is as smart and as strong as the collective knowledge and wisdom of a well-rounded and diverse team. In this session, we will be discussing tips on combining both individual and team goals in a way that makes both the company as well the...