Thursday, July 16 - Job Search Techniques

SLA NY Presents: Job Search Techniques: Best Practices for Today’s Market

With Laura Hill, founder of Careers in Motion LLC, a career coaching firm based in New York City.

Laura works with individual clients at all stages to optimize their careers, including determining their career direction and conducting successful job searches.

Thursday, July 16th, 6:00-8:00PM at Baruch College, Newman Library, 151 East 25th Street, Room 135

In this program, you will learn:

  • How to ensure that your resume is effective and competitive in today’s challenging market
  • How to develop your elevator pitch and answer to “why should we hire you?”
  • The power of examples and how to use them to ace your interviews
  • Basic principles of salary negotiation and how to overcome typical challenges

Laura Hill is founder and president of Careers in Motion LLC, a career coaching firm based in New York (www.careersinmotionllc.com). Working directly with business professionals and executives, she helps her clients optimize their careers through personal assessment, strategic planning, and providing job search assistance with resumes, interviewing skills and negotiations. Her clients include C-suite executives, BBA/MBAs from top business schools, and professionals in virtually all disciplines including marketing, finance, sales and operations. Her broad industry expertise includes financial services, especially capital markets and investment management; media/entertainment/internet; healthcare; consumer products; and professional services.

Laura was a featured career expert on CNBC’s The Wall Street Journal Report With Maria Bartiromo in early 2009. She has been quoted on career topics in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com and The New York Times, and is a contributing author for the Forte Foundation’s Career Center . She is a frequent speaker for groups including Financial Executives International (FEI), Stern Women in Business, The Association of Corporate Counsels, The Financial Women’s Association and Technology Executives Networking Group (TENG).

She is a member of the Association of Career Professionals International, Financial Women’s Association of New York, Society for Human Resource Management, Association for Psychological Type, and the Executive Women’s Golf Association. She is a member of Women United in Philanthropy ( United Way of New York ). Laura received a BBA in marketing from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and an MBA in finance from the Stern School at New York University . She is a certified career coach with The Five O’Clock Club.

Refreshments will be graciously provided by SLA-NY.

The program is limited to 40 participants. Please RSVP early to reserve your space : jperos@wlrk.com

The program is open to SLA-NY members free of charge and non-members at a charge of $10. Priority will be given to SLA-NY members due to space constraints.

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