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The workshop, Job Search Skills for the Age 40+ Worker looks at the statistics facing the older worker and evaluates the skills and competencies needed to change the word “Discourage” to “Encourage.” This hands-on session targets the age 40+ employee looking to change careers, jobs or re-enter the workforce.
The topics presented in the session include, Motivation, Career and Transferable Skills Assessment, choosing the appropriate resume format, and examining a job description for key job skills and matches. The session also reviews networking, interviewing and follow-up activities for a successful job search strategy. We will also discuss technological advancements in job search strategies and workshop participants will leave with a number of valuable resources.
Nancy Anderson is the President of Blackbird Learning Associates, a job search training company. Her company provides job search training, coaching and resume preparation.
Nancy has over 25 years experience in Human Resources, Learning & Development and relationship management in the pharmaceutical, finance and insurance industries. In her career Nancy has led the training projects for many high-profile company initiatives. She has worked for Johnson & Johnson, the CIT Group, The Bank of New York and the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. During her career, she has trained thousands of domestic and international employees.
Nancy is the author of Job Search for Moms, published in 2010. She is currently working on her second job search book and anticipates a fall, 2012 release.