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Virtual May Gathering

“Your Career After… Understanding Your Career Foundation”

May 31, 2022

Set up and social time begins at 6:30 pm, presentation begins 7:00 pm

Hosted by Jennifer McCloskey (bio below), 'Your Career After'… is a career series that explores finding career zen after a life event. This webinar will focus on Understanding Your Career Foundation. We will spend the hour diving into career resilience, career agility, and the importance of re-examining your career foundation to help you understand your career brand. This is key to guide your through your career journey.

There is no cost to register for this event, but please RSVP either through the Facebook event or by responding through email by May 30 to have an approximate number of attendees and to receive the meeting link.

The session is expected to last approximately 1.5 hours, including a questions and answers session. To facilitate our discussion and maximize the time we have with the presenter, please consider forwarding any questions you may have in advance to Melissa Gomes. However, don’t hesitate to bring any questions you may have to the presentation.

We will be using MS Teams for this event. The link will be available as of 6:30pm for some social time and testing of technology, with an event start time of 7:00pm. If you are not using a desktop/laptop computer, you will have to download the app to your phone or tablet ahead of the gathering. I would be happy to test this in advance with anyone needing assistance. Please reach out to me Melissa to coordinate (use link above). You may also participate by phone using the dial-in information.

Bio: Jennifer McCloskey is a Life and Career Enthusiast with her consulting company JAYEM and is a former corporate Director of Human Resources. She is a Part-Time Professor / Corporate Trainer for Georgian College in the Business/Leadership/Human Resources Programs. She is a Certified Training and Development Professional with the Institute for Performance and Learning with 25 years of transformational experience developing people/teams to empowered success in the industries of Telecommunication, Education, Retail and Consulting

Thank you, Melissa, for organizing this event!


NOTE about Covid-19: A recent poll of our participants indicated a preference for precautionary measures against Covid-19 to be kept in place while we remain in a pandemic. Some of our participants are in active treatment and immunocompromised. For this reason, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend in-person gatherings, both indoor and outdoor.

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