July CMSIG: How Your “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence) Can Help Your Job Search

How Your “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence) Can Help Your Job Search

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?

Federal Careers for Trainers, Curriculum Designers and Other Training Support Staff

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the June 27th Career Management Special Interest Group Program!

Have you ever considered a career in the federal service? This engaging, fact-filled session will provide details about the wide variety of federal government employment opportunities that are available for instructors, curriculum designers and developers, training technicians, teachers, educational researchers and other related support staff nationwide and around the world.

Learn:

• How to find out about federal government job vacancies in Florida and other U.S. locations
• How to navigate through the federal hiring process
• Mistakes that federal job applicants commonly make
• Tips for standing out from the crowd in the hiring process

Featured SpeakerFeatured Speaker: Special Agent, Thomas Ackerman
Tom Ackerman has 22 years of career experience with the federal government. He presently serves as the National Training Manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General (USDA-OIG) and as an Adjunct Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. For more than 15 years, Tom has spoken at conferences and universities nationwide about federal careers and the federal hiring process.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and a Master of Science degree from Michigan State University. Tom is the author of 3 best-selling books related to careers with the FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies. Tom is an active member of the ASTD Northeast Florida chapter and frequently attends CMSIG events.

ASTD Competency Model:competency model new
The Model emphasizes: (1) foundational competencies, or those that are important to everyone in the field, and (2) the specific areas of expertise (AOEs), which are the specialized knowledge and actions required by specific roles. This month’s program supports the new ASTD foundational competency of “Industry Knowledge” and the competency model quadrant “Training Delivery.”

Program Details:

Date:
Thursday, June 27, 2013

Time:
6:00 PM: Networking
6:15 PM: Program

Location:

***Please note our NEW location for CM-SIG programs***
Nova Southeastern University
6675 Corporate Center Parkway (off of Salisbury Road)

Jacksonville, FL 32216
Room 208 (Please check signs at elevator)

Fees & Requirements:
No cost, but you must be a member of NE Florida ASTD chapter to attend.

For additional information:
Contact Lynn Higgison at 904-535-0029 (Cell) or LHiggison@aol.com.

Online registration for this meeting closes at midnight on June 25.

Walk-ins: A $5.00 surcharge for unregistered walk-ins will apply.

Can’t Show? Please, Let Us Know! We understand that plans change. To cancel your reservation, email admin@astdnefl.org or call (904) 356-9008. Program cancellations must be received prior to 5:00 pm three business days before the event (unless otherwise noted) to receive a full refund. Cancellation deadlines may be extended for special events.

ADA Notice:The Northeast Florida ASTD chapter strives to make all of our programs accessible to people with disabilities or special needs as defined under the ADA. If you require special assistance or accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact us at admin@astdnefl.org, at least two weeks prior the planned program so that we may discuss your specific needs.

Media Notice: Chapter representatives may take photos or video at this event for use in print and/or digital communications. By attending, you agree that ASTD-NEFL may use your name and image and/or comments made at this event in all forms and media for education, promotion, and any other lawful purposes.

Get involved! Check out volunteer opportunities here.
thank them for the use of the training room.

Bridging the Generations Gap

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?

Please join us for the April CMSIG program!

Bridging the Generations Gap
Do you ever wonder why people older or younger than you think the way they do? This session will provide fresh insights and practical solutions for understanding generational differences,
resolving conflicts, and managing and leading effectively in today’s age diverse workplace.

Learn:

  • A new appreciation and understanding of what makes each generation tick and tips for turning today’s multigenerational workforce into an organizational asset.
  • How to avoid workplace generational clashes and bridge the generational gaps.
  • Appropriate behaviors that will improve your relationships with each generation.

Featured Presenter:
PresenterLinda Plummer has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources specializing in workshop design and facilitation, employee relations, and recruitment. Linda has extensive experience managing sales and call center operations with AT&T. She has consulted with a wide range of organizations including Deutsche Bank, Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Linda earned her MBA from Georgia State in Atlanta, GA and her Bachelor’s degree from Penn State. She is a Certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR). Linda was awarded the “First Coast Trainer Excellence” award in 2007 and the “HR Professional of the Year” award in 2011.

Linda currently serves on the Board of the Business Leadership Network (BLN) and the Advisory Council for Catholic Charities.

competency model newASTD Competency Model:
The Model emphasizes: (1) foundational competencies, or those that are important to everyone in the field, and (2) the specific areas of expertise (AOEs), which are the specialized knowledge and actions required by specific roles. This month’s program supports the new ASTD competencies of “Change Management” and “Performance Improvement.”

Program Details:

Date:
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Time:
6:00 – 6:15 p.m.- Networking
6:15 – 7:30 p.m.- Program

Location:

***Please note our NEW location for CM-SIG programs***
Nova Southeastern University
6675 Corporate Center Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216
Room 208 (Please check the sign at the elevator

Fees & Requirements:
No cost, but you must be a member of NE Florida ASTD chapter to attend.

For additional information: Contact Lynn Higgison at 904-535-0029 (Cell) or LHiggison@aol.com.

Online registration for this meeting closes at midnight on April 23, 2013.

Walk-ins: A $5.00 surcharge for unregistered walk-ins will apply.

Can’t Show? Please, Let Us Know! We understand that plans change. To cancel your reservation, email admin@astdnefl.org or call (904) 356-9008. Program cancellations must be received prior to 5:00 pm three business days before the event (unless otherwise noted) to receive a full refund. Cancellation deadlines may be extended for special events.

ADA Notice:The Northeast Florida ASTD chapter strives to make all of our programs accessible to people with disabilities or special needs as defined under the ADA. If you require special assistance or accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact s at admin@astdnefl.org, at least two weeks prior the planned program so that we may discuss your specific needs.

Media Notice: Chapter representatives may take photos or video at this event for use in print and/or digital communications. By attending, you agree that ASTD-NEFL may use your name and image and/or comments made at this event in all forms and media for education, promotion, and any other lawful purposes.
Get involved! Check out volunteer opportunities here.

Are You Managing Your Career or is Your Career Managing You? Creating an Effective Career Plan

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the March 28 Career Management Special Interest Group Program: Are You Managing Your Career or is Your Career Managing You? Creating an Effective Career Plan.

Every day we hear about uncertainties in the U.S. and in other countries, which affect how we feel about our work and careers. It can motivate us or paralyze us. The fact remains that there will always be things we cannot control. However, one thing you can control is the direction your career will take. If you don’t have a career plan and/or you aren’t managing your career, then someone else will manage it for you. Take control of your career and join us for this engaging discussion.

The Art of the Apology: The importance of saying “I’m sorry” in the right way, at the right time.

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the February 28th Career Management Special Interest Group Program!

ASTD-NEFL Career Management Special Interest Group

To celebrate ASTD’s Career Week, the September Career Management SIG will not be held in its regular format. Instead of a live, in-person meeting, we are encouraging you to register for and attend the various programs being offered by National ASTD between September 17 – 21.

Join us so that NEFL is well represented, and interact not just with your local peers, but with peers from across the globe! One webinar will be presented by our own Marilyn Feldstein, and there are several other valuable webcasts, blogs, podcasts, and white papers being offered throughout the week.

Look for:
Defining Your Worth and Leveraging Your Value
September 18th
Speaker: Marilyn Feldstein

Conducting Successful Second Interviews and Avoiding Interview Blunders

Are you a chapter member who…

  • has had his/her employment impacted and wants to continue in the training and development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different aspect of T&D?
  • seeks to manage your own career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the August CMSIG Program!

Conducting Successful Second Interviews and Avoiding Interview Blunders
You made it through the first round of interviews and have now been called back for the second round. You will need insight to become the finalist. Join us for an engaging panel discussion with three experts who will answer your questions to help you prepare and then tell you about interview mistakes you can avoid.

Career Management July SIG: Concurrent Small Group Discussions

Are you a chapter member who….

• has had his/her employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
• is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
• is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different aspect of the T&D field?
• seeks to manage your own career internally and externally of your organization?

CMSIG ProgramThen join us for the July CMSIG Program!

It’s Summertime, hot, rainy and steamy! So, let’s engage in a light, cool and informal discussion format for the July program. We’ll have three concurrent small-group discussions around
relevant career-related topics.

Defining Your Worth and Leveraging Your Value

Are you a chapter member who….
• has had his/her employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
• is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
• is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different aspect of the T&D field?
• seeks to manage your own career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the June CMSIG Program!

Defining Your Worth and Leveraging Your Value:

Do you know the value you add to your current employer or what you would add to a potential employer? Having a clear plan and successfully implementing it will advance your career. Knowing when and how to ask are key components to getting the salary and benefits you want when negotiating for a promotion or a new job offer.

ASTD-NEFL Career Management Special Interest Group: Strategic Networking

Please note the location has changed for the May Career Management SIG.

Are you a chapter member who…

  • has had his/her employment impacted and wants to continue in the training and development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different aspect of T&D?
  • seeks to manage your own career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the May CMSIG Program!

Networking is about making connections and building mutually beneficial relationships. What was once a nice to have skill is now a need to have skill. Join in the conversation and explore how to connect with new people, cultivate relationships, and effectively leverage your personal and professional network.

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