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Networking to Where You Want to Go: Building the Relationships YOU Need to Succeed (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom B/C If you think of networking as schmoozing at cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need a modern roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand out from the crowd and … [ more ]

Working with Difficult People: Navigating Different Personalities for Career Success (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom F/G Your work day is filled with them—people who frustrate, impede, maneuver, undermine, plot, connive, and whine. This session will detail specific techniques for handling all of them, with easy-to-follow scenarios for every situation. Taking into account the modern issues that play into … [ more ]

Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm                                                                            Ballroom F/G Gender exclusion is still prominent … [ more ]

Using Setbacks to Build Resilience and Succeed (POE)


CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room 17 Failure and fear are a natural part of life. Although typically viewed as a negative, they can be harnessed to unleash innovation, growth and even lead
to success. rough setbacks and failure, we can learn invaluable skills like resiliency and risk taking … [ more ]

Creative Change: Strategies for Fostering Innovation (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Ballroom D CEOs, top executives, and other business leaders say they need creativity and real innovation to thrive in a competitive world. But according to former Wharton management professor Jennifer Mueller, many business leaders chronically reject creative solutions and often embrace the familiar, even … [ more ]

Strategies to Win: Tackling the Invisible Barriers to YOUR Success (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room 18 When women work to break the glass ceiling, they are more likely to rely on hard work and obtaining outside qualifications than engaging in networking, negotiation and office politics, which can often seem unnecessary and a waste of time.  But, recognizing the … [ more ]

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