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Crucial Sales Strategies You Should be Using Daily

Great salespeople make their jobs look easy, when in reality, it can take years to hone superior selling skills. Amanda Bender has spent many years perfecting her sales skills while bringing in millions of dollars in sales revenue... but how does she do it? Amanda is a firm believer in humanizing the sales process - while being kind! Whether you're just starting your sales career, or looking ...

Become A Better Writer – Creative Writing Hacks

Sure, you may not be a novelist, but that doesn't mean you're not a creative writer. Creative writing is key to hooking a user and making them a long-term reader or customer – think product packaging, blogs, emails, and websites. Just ask critically acclaimed novelist Georgia Clark, it takes motivation, perseverance, and inspiration to craft a good story, and it's not easy! Join this exclusive ...

What Does The Future Of Work Look Like For Women

With advanced technology, digitization, and AI, it's no surprise that many of the jobs we've come to know and love will become obsolete in the next 5-10 years. This gig economy has its pros and cons, but as a workforce, we should all be prepared for what's to come. Join Katie Fiore, Founder of the Future of Women Foundation, for a discussion on how we can optimize the skills we already have to ...

Career Changing Negotiation Tips

Negotiation - it's no longer just about salary, it's about knowing your worth and asking for more (and more can mean a lot of things). In this hour-long chat, join Anica John, a Federal Litigator turned serial Entrepreneur for a tough-love session on crafting a negotiation strategy, ideas for alternate items for negotiation, and tips for how you can come out on top of any negotiation! MEET THE ...

Are You Financially Fit?

It's time to get fit – you can leave the dumbells and yoga mats at the door. We're getting FINANCIALLY fit with the CEO of The Financial Gym in this exclusive virtual session! Shannon McLay has created a safe space for people of this generation to learn about their finances, coupled with a team of experts to help you take action. Not only will Shannon be sharing tips on how you can become more ...

Getting The Most From Your Data (Ask A Data Insights Engineer)

Flatiron Health's mission is to improve lives by learning from the experience of every cancer patient. How do they do it? They analyze A LOT of data, all thanks to an expert team of Data Scientists and Data Engineers like Sam Bail. Sam is joining us for this hour-long chat to shed a little light on how she personally uses data to accelerate cancer research and provides ...

Ask Her Anything: Rachel Cohen

Rachel Cohen, a Software Engineer at Dow Jones, spent the first decade of her career in journalism and recently landed the career of her dreams after attending a PowerToFly event! If you're currently pivoting your career, in the trenches of a coding bootcamp, amidst your first technical interview, or have been rejected once or twice, join us and ask Rachel for some advice! MEET THE SPEAKER: ...

Fundamentals Of Growth Marketing

Growing a business through marketing is no easy feat. Just ask Crista Creeger, a brand and performance marketer who's led marketing efforts at companies such as HBO, Ubisoft, Clorox, and SoulCycle. Crista hasn't just helped major companies become household names, but she's turned brands into lifestyles with memorable customer experiences. In this hour-long session, learn the secrets of growth ...

What Am I Agreeing to in My PIIA? How Might it Limit Future Job Opportunities

A PIIA, also known as a Proprietary Information and Inventions Agreement, is another contract you may see when starting a new job. In short, this contract protects a company's intellectual property and establishes ownership of your 'inventions' while you are an employee. But what does this mean for your work and how can it impact your future careers? Join us for an exclusive chat with Katie ...

Gratitude Shmatitude - From Frustration to Cooperation

Stuff happens, life gets messy and once in a while, you get thrown a curveball that unexpectedly hits you square in the face. Getting knocked down from time to time, it’s not always easy to get back up again. You might even lose perspective and forget that there are more extraordinary experiences coming your way. In fact, gratitude is no easy task especially when you’re tired, frustrated, ...

Technical Sales - A Career Of The Future

Ever wondered how you can leverage your technical skills, communication skills and ability to easily translate business needs into technology solutions? Technical Sales! This is an exciting career path that leverages the extensive knowledge of a product as well as communication skills to make a sale happen. Marjorie Abdelkrime, a business technology leader, is joining us to help define ...

The Writer's Path

In many ways, writing a book can feel a lot like parenting. Everyone parents differently, but no one's denying the time and effort it takes to raise a child to adulthood (or get your writing to Barnes & Noble). After years of writing, editing, and finding the perfect publisher, how can one really know if the path you've chosen for your writing is the right one? Myfanwy Collins is here to point ...

Addressing 'Readability Issues'

Did you know that the average reading level of adults living in the United States is between 7th and 8th grade, middle school level? This drastically lowers when it comes to technical content - people just can't comprehend the unfamiliar technical vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and buzzwords that have no context to them. In this Lunch & Learn, self-taught developer and former college ...

How To Pivot Careers Successfully

Career changes are the new normal. In fact, the average person changes careers at least once in their lifetime. Are you thinking about taking the plunge? Heather Coll, a former military spouse, and current career coach knows a thing or two about pivoting careers. But what's Heather's biggest piece of advice? Find a career you truly love that helps you maintain a positive work-life balance (we ...

Exposing the Untold Secrets of the Technical Interview

Technical interviews serve many purposes. Sure, a company wants to make sure you really know how to code or are proficient in the language they are hiring for, but at the end of the day, they want to see how your code is unique... what did you do to solve this puzzle differently than everyone else? Kasey Champion is a Software Engineer at Karat - a company that quite literally helps companies ...

How To Develop Leadership Skills At Work

Are you a leader or a follower? Being a leader doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a C-level executive or even a mid-level manager. Traditionally, most people think of leaders as having a certain level of status or authority. However, a leader could be an employee with no direct reports who has the ability to motivate and inspire their coworkers. Leaders realize that they have a large ...

Unconscious Bias and the Workplace

FairFrame is a completely new way to think about diversity and inclusion at work by analyzing text and helping users spot unconscious bias in writing. By giving in-the-moment objective support, FairFrame supports managers in making informed and effective decisions about people. We're sitting down for a conversation with their CEO, Amy Auton-Smith, and Chief Research Officer, Laura Sabattini, ...

Crafting a Remote Job Resume (Part II)

Making your application stand out in a sea of remote work hopefuls isn't an impossible feat - it's actually pretty simple if you ask Taylor Lane, Founder of 'Remote Like Me'! Taylor is back for another hour long, virtual chat, to teach you her tried-and-true tips for crafting the perfect remote job resume (and application)! Our last chat with Taylor was a huge success! If you have a question ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: 20 Lessons Over 40 Years

From the C-suite to entrepreneurship...from big brands (Citibank, MasterCard) to tech start-ups...from analog to AI and robotics...Nancy has done it all over the past four decades, including raising two daughters. Author of four books and publisher of four websites, she shares some of her wisdom (20 lessons!) on fearlessly forging your own career path, re-inventing yourself, scaling-up, and ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: All Things Employee Equity

What is equity, and how can I make sense of it? Don’t be ashamed, seasoned professionals and first-time startup employees alike are still asking the same questions. Katie Gardner and Melissa Marks are both partners at Gunderson Dettmer’s New York office. Not only do they help individuals make sense of their equity agreements, but they are the ones helping businesses create them.

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Flexible Jobs - How To Ask For Them

Are you dreaming of a more flexible schedule but unsure how to approach the conversation with your boss? Would you love to work from home once a week, set more flexible hours and maintain a stronger work-life balance? Kathryn Sollmann is a career coach, speaker, and author who’s spent years advocating (and asking!) for more flexibility at work - and she’s been successful! Now she’s helping ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: How to Conduct User Research that Drives Impact

Every company conducts research a little differently, yet one thing remains the same - collaboration is key. Whether you’re main focus is research, or you’re part of the marketing, sales, or customer success teams, your ideas are crucial to a products development cycle. In this Lunch & Learn, we’re chatting with LaiYee Ho, UX Researcher and Co-founder of DelveTool.com - an online tool that ...

Open Communication in the Workplace – the Value of Welcoming Conversations

You've probably heard the phrase “talk is cheap”. But for most companies, effectively communicating with employees can provide invaluable insight into curating inclusive cultures and better products. But how can we foster good communication in the workplace? Maria Dunn, VP of People at our partner Managed By Q, has spent years helping offices communicate better, both top-down and bottom-up. ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: How To Become An Advocate For Women At Work

Sure, women are finally grabbing their rightful seats at the table - but what happens when that table doesn't include a high-chair for the child she's traveling with? Providing childcare at conferences is something Andrea Goulet, CEO of Corgibytes is especially proud of (Corgibytes is known for being a conference childcare sponsor!). Childcare aside, there are so many creative ways we can ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Developing a Deep Work Vibe & Anti-Hustle Mindset

It's no surprise that in today's day and age you're feeling the pressure to have every facet of your life "figured out" - and we're not just talking about millennials. Jill Ozovek, your anti-hustling, joke-slinging, sanity-bringing career change coach is joining us for a workshop to help us realize our true potential, both personally and professionally, while steering our career toward our ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Should I Take A Career Break? Questions To Ask Before Taking The Plunge

If you've ever taken a career break, or you're contemplating taking one right now, you understand the internal monologue that happens before the decision is made. "Will I be able to find another job?" "What if I lose my skills?" "Will I regret it?" Rucha Gokhale, Cognitive Delivery Manager, IPsoft, has been in your shoes, and she's joining us for an exclusive chat to answer your burning ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Lunch, Learn & Leapfrog

With the release of her book “Leapfrog” coming later this month, Nathalie Molina Niño is joining us for an exclusive conversation about how to outsmart, jump over, or straight up annihilate the seemingly intractable hurdles facing entrepreneurs who don’t have family money, cultural capital, or connections. If you’re fed up with the status quo, and are ready to take your career or your business ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Connecting the Dots - Sales, Alliances and Delivery

In order to have a compelling technology service and solution out in the hands of a consumer or an organization, you have to understand the mechanics. Technology engineering, alliances, sales and delivery/execution are interconnected. We must have an understanding of the inter-connectivity. In addition, this will help you position yourself in the right space for future growth and advancement. ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Choosing The Right Bootcamp

There are hundreds of online bootcamps out there - how can you know which one is right for you?! Mary Bergeron and Erica Freedman of Switchup.org, a free resource for finding a plethora of different Bootcamps, are joining us for a must-attend VIP Lunch & Learn. They're answering all of your questions regarding finding a Bootcamp, making sure it's a good fit, and what participating in a ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Crafting a Remote Job Resume

If you're wondering, "how does a remote job resume differ from a regular resume?", you've come to the right place! Taylor Lane, Founder of 'Remote Like Me', is chatting with PowerToFly VIP's about crafting the perfect resume for their remote job application, and answering their questions about how to make their resume stand out among their competition at our next Virtual Lunch & Learn! MEET ...

Virtual VIP Workshop: Cultivating Focus in a World Full of Distractions: 5 Pillars for Work : Life Balance

When’s the last time you stopped to smell the roses? Or, let’s be real, stopped to do anything relaxing? In this new Virtual VIP Workshop, we’re pausing for one hour to re-focus, and learn how we can bring more balance to our everyday lives. Join Elinor Cohen, a Life Coach and Yoga teacher for a workshop to help us learn how to focus, get more time (literally), shorten the to do list, feel ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: 30-Day Money Cleanse

Financial wellness is a crucial part of our lives, but not something we enjoy talking about. For this week’s Lunch & Learn, we’re welcoming Ashley Gerstley, Money Coach and Founder of Fiscal Femme, to talk about her new book and program “The 30-Day Money Cleanse” and break the stigma surrounding financial wellness.

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Find Your Learning Style

Everyone learns a bit differently, and by discovering your learning style, you could turn years of learning into just a few months. Doctor Faith Wallace, former college professor turned programmer, has used the ‘schema theory’ in conjunction with Harry Potter, to help future coders everywhere determine the learning style (and resources!) they need to become a skilled programmer in this ...

VIP Lunch & Learn: Negotiating 101

You’re not alone if even the thought of asking for a raise or promotion makes you feel uncomfortable. Not negotiating or asking for more can cost a working woman over $500,000, on average, over the course of her lifetime. Nicole Page, Partner at Reavis Page Jump LLP is joining us for this week’s VIP Lunch & Learn to answer your negotiation questions and provide the tips you need to score your ...

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: The Anti-Mom Bias

“Bias against mothers is one of the strongest forms of bias against women,” said Liz Morris, the deputy director of the Center for Worklife Law. Katherine Goldstein, author of “The Open Secret of Anti-Mom Bias at Work” is joining us for this week’s Lunch & Learn to talk about mother-empowerment in the workplace and to strategize ways we can combat this bias and unite working mothers everywhere.

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn: Coaching 101

Thinking about finding a career or life coach and not sure where to start? Better yet, never heard of "coach" before and want to get the inside scoop? Ann Mehl, One of the top-ranked female executive coaches in New York, is joining us for an EXCLUSIVE conversation with PowerToFly VIPs and answering all of your questions about the coaching process. From finding a coach, what to expect during ...

How to Nail a Tech Interview - Exclusive Webinar with Top Silicon Valley VC

Did you know that 20% of onsite interviews at Google convert to an offer? Here is your chance to learn everything you’ll need to nail that next big tech interview. On this virtual seminar, Martina Lauchengco, Operating Partner at Costanoa Ventures, will lend her 20 years of expertise as a marketing and product executive to help you discover what to do before, during and after your interview.

Virtual VIP Lunch & Learn with Buffer's Director of People

PowerToFly CoFounder & President Katharine Zaleski sits down for a conversation with Courtney Seiter, Director of People at Buffer, who is ready to take your questions! Courtney will discuss being part of a fully remote team that's spread across 15 countires, discuss why Buffer values diversity, share her interview best practices and a lot more.

Polishing Your PowerToFly And LinkedIn Profiles

Did you know that most recruiters are looking at your online profile first, and your resume second? During this virtual, VIP-only lunch and learn, you'll learn tips and tricks from PowerToFly's senior recruiter Amy Trappey to make both your PowerToFly and LinkedIn profiles shine.