Searching for -- and Finding -- Your Dream Job!
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College Board, Reston Office
11955 Democracy Drive
Reston, VA, 20190
PMIWDC Members & Non-Members: $15; Lunch will be served; The only special dietary restriction Reston Luncheon can support are vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and no pork.
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There are many reasons why experienced professionals may decide to start searching for a new position. Once you've identified that it's time to move on to the next challenge, embarking on a job search can seem overwhelming! This presentation will offer insights on effective, successful search strategies, whether looking for your next contract opportunity or full-time position. From developing your brand and updating resumes to effective networking and research activities, this presentation will offer practical, actionable advice that will make your search what it should be...fun!
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.
About the Speaker
Ms. Suzie Grieco transitioned from a career in sales and marketing for a national media organization to become a top recruiter for a local technology staffing agency supporting commercial organizations in the financial and telecommunication industries as well as government agencies. After nearly five years of learning about and truly loving the recruiting discipline, which she considers to be the intersection of Marketing and Human Capital, she researched executive search and corporate recruiting firms to identify a new challenge.
Following extensive number of informational interviews she opted to join Booz Allen Hamilton as a corporate recruiter supporting their Organization and Strategy team where she developed and implemented talent acquisition initiatives to identify, screen and recruit hard-to-find candidates who were fully-cleared MBAs. While working closely with her internal clients, she discovered the unique challenges facing government recruiting and joined Booz Allen's Human Capital consulting team and served as the technical recruiting practice lead as well as the project manager for a $20 million, multi-year recruiting-based contract for NAVSEA, the largest civilian defense agency. Following a short sabbatical, she returned to the workforce by starting her own recruiting firm, SG2 Recruiting.
Ms. Grieco has a BS degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland and an MBA in Marketing from George Washington University. She resides in Great Falls, VA with her husband and four children.
About the Reston Local Community
Each month, PMIWDC Reston Local Community volunteers strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. They present these speakers to you at the Leidos building or other organization located at Reston Town center. This is an opportunity to network with other professionals of the PMI. The conference center at Leidos offers a maximum seating of approximately 30 guests. Pre-registration is required. Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in presenting please contact the PMIWDC Staff who can put you in touch with the Luncheon Committee Volunteers. List of past events can be viewed below. Please follow PM Reston on facebook.