Upcoming events

    • Mon, October 26, 2015
    • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office
    • 6

    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2015.04

    New Class Starts October 26, 2015

    The core of the 40Plus commitment to improve your job search is an intensive, four-week training course. Learn how to manage your search and maximize the results.

    Our course leverages the most effective tools and tips from commercial executive search and placement services with the unique power of peer group dynamics to help you develop a solid foundation and an effective plan for your job search.

    Meeting in small groups with facilitators, learn every task of job and career change hands-on:

    • Learn the secret of building resumes from power-packed “Success Bites”
    • Write and critique cover letters tailored to real jobs
    • Discover your interviewing style through taped mock interviews, and refine your technique in a supportive atmosphere
    • Develop a brief self-profile that will make others want to help you
    • Increase your networking skills and confidence
    • Learn how to plan, organize and succeed in your job search
    • Learn how to use social media like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for your job search and to build your brand.

    The class meets over four weeks on Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 p.m.) and Saturday mornings (9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.).

    In addition, a special social media session will be held one evening (6:30-9:30 p.m.) on a date to be determined with the class.

    Class ends: November 21.

    Next Class: TBD

    Each participant must successfully complete the membership application process.

    The Classes are held at:
    40Plus of Greater Washington
    1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
    Washington, DC 20036

    near the DuPont Circle Metro, use the South exit

    Directions to 40Plus
    • Fri, November 20, 2015
    • Venable LLP Conference Center - 575 7th St. NW Washington DC 20004
    • 49

    Stand OUT + Be Noticed

    November 20, 2015


    Today 94% of Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn as their number one recruiting tool and 84% of all-sized companies depend on LinkedIn for talent

    We're going to train and coach you on how to navigate LinkedIn to find and be found by hiring managers, CEOs and recruiters. Whether you are a new or advanced user, we will help you make the most of this continually evolving tool before, during and after your career transition.

    Attend this affordable workshop and become a LinkedIn expert! The day is led by nationally acclaimed instructor Colleen McKenna.


    Meet Colleen McKenna

    Principal, Intero Advisory


    Colleen is a business development professional who has trained and coached more than 7,000 business professionals on how to use LinkedIn. Her personal mission is simple: teach and empower others to empower themselves. Learn more about Colleen from her LinkedIn Profile    

    "Through Colleen McKenna's excellent workshop, I learned great tips on how to boost my professional profile and communicate with others on LinkedIn. Well worth my investment of time and money!"     Lina Parikh

    "Colleen McKenna is a LinkedIn training virtuoso. She's passionate, engaging, and instructs participants in an accessible fashion. Highly recommended!"    Gar Young

    For a detailed course outline, see LinkedIn Workshop Details 2015.pdf (PDF file).

    Cost: 40PLUS Member: $115

    Cost: Non Member: $140

    Cost includes lunch selection

    Workshop includes:

    • LinkedIn Profile Builder Guide
    • What to do next Follow Up e-book

    Date & Time: Friday, November 20, 2015 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


    Here's what you need to do:

    1. Register online now! We accept most major credit cards and PayPal.
    2. Bring a wireless-enabled laptop (PC or Mac) and your power cord.
    3. Bring your LinkedIn sign-on information and password. 
    4. Bring a get-it-done attitude.
    5. Along the way, we'll have some laughs and meet new people. 


    Seating is limited to 50 people!

    Register online now!  

    We accept most major credit cards and PayPal.


    Venable LLP Conference Center

    575 7th Street, NW Washington DC 

     (Gallery Place - Chinatown Metro)


    We gratefully acknowledge Venable LLP for hosting our LinkedIn event since 2013.


Past events

Mon, October 05, 2015 Marketing Plan For Job Seekers with FRANCINE TOLSON
Mon, September 21, 2015 Catapult YOUR visibility: Offline Strategies for Successful Branding! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, September 14, 2015 Got Branding? Make Your Candidacy POP! with Shira Harrington
Mon, August 24, 2015 Training Class Starts August 24, 2015
Mon, June 22, 2015 The Singletask Solution: Get More Done One Thing at a Time. With author DEVORA ZACK
Mon, April 27, 2015 Training Class Starts April 27, 2015
Mon, March 02, 2015 How To Position Yourself For Greatness! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, January 19, 2015 Training Class Starts January 19, 2015
Mon, December 08, 2014 Got Branding? Make Your Candidacy POP! with Shira Harrington
Fri, November 21, 2014 Uncover the Mysteries of LinkedIn From The Expert
Mon, October 20, 2014 Training Class Starts October 20, 2014
Mon, August 18, 2014 Training Class Starts August 18, 2014
Mon, July 21, 2014 How To Position Yourself For Greatness! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, May 05, 2014 Training Class Starts May 5, 2014
Mon, February 24, 2014 Training Class Starts February 24, 2014
Mon, December 09, 2013 How to Create a Purposeful Online Brand! Job Search Strategy Online and Offline... with LAURA M. LABOVICH
Mon, November 04, 2013 “Accessibility” is about to trend on the Internet. Is your résumé ready? with Editor BEVI CHAGNON
Mon, October 28, 2013 LinkedIn and Twitter for your job search with Executive Coach CHERYL PALMER
Mon, October 07, 2013 Elevate Your Personal Visibility: Personal Branding! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, July 22, 2013 Putting YOUR Best Self Forward! with DAWN FARQUHAR
Mon, July 15, 2013 The Changing Social Paradigm - And how it affects the job market" with JACK GATES
Mon, July 08, 2013 'If You Aren't on LinkedIn, You Don't Exist"
Mon, April 15, 2013 "WHY BLOG" with avid blogger and entrepreneur JACK GATES
Mon, April 01, 2013 Networking and Job Fair Etiquette with recruiter MIKE BRUNI
Mon, March 18, 2013 If You Are So Great, How Come Nobody Knows Who You Are! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, February 04, 2013 "Your future employment is within your past." with CHARLES GREENE III
Mon, December 03, 2012 Unlock your Most Powerful Assets: Your speaking voice, communication and Presentation Skills. With MARILOU DONAHUE
Wed, October 03, 2012 Unlock your Most Powerful Assets: Your speaking voice, communication and Presentation Skills. With MARILOU DONAHUE
Mon, August 13, 2012 Creating Career Contentment: Improving Your Job Prospects with Myers-Briggs Temperament with SUSAN KOHM
Mon, July 30, 2012 If you’re so great, how come nobody knows who you are?! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
Mon, July 09, 2012 How to Create a Purposeful Online Brand! with LAURA M. LABOVICH
Mon, July 02, 2012 Leaders Resilience In Business And In Life with BETH HAND
Mon, December 05, 2011 Do What You Love: Discover Your Calling, Not Just Your Career! with SHIRA HARRINGTON
Mon, August 29, 2011 "How to Manage Social Media Tools for the Busy Professional?" with GARY VAUGHAN
Mon, June 13, 2011 Brand Yourself for Success in a Competitive Career Marketplace with MARVA GOLDSMITH
Mon, May 16, 2011 Putting Your Strengths to Work: How to Assess Job Fitness and Ensure Career Happiness with HALELLY AZULAY
Mon, April 25, 2011 Job Search & the Social Web: Telling your professional story on LinkedIn with JO GOLDEN
Mon, April 11, 2011 Moving from Hopelessness to Motivation to Success with JIM WEINSTEIN
Mon, January 10, 2011 My Russian-Korean Babushka's Secrets on How to Persevere in Tough Times and Achieve Ultimate Success! with Lana Kim
Mon, October 25, 2010 How to position yourself for greatness! With Jennifer Ransaw Smith
Mon, August 16, 2010 Marketing The Unique YOU in the Market
Mon, August 09, 2010 Planning / Marketing your way to a new future.
Mon, July 12, 2010 Developing Your Magic Micro Intro with Carol L. Covin
Mon, June 07, 2010 PERSONAL BRANDING: Leveraging Your Unique Value for Job Search Success with Marshall Brown
Mon, May 24, 2010 Self-Promotion for Introverts® with Nancy Ancowitz
Mon, April 05, 2010 Fierce Fashion: The Connection Between Who You Are and What You Wear with Kaarin Moore
Mon, March 15, 2010 Starting Over at MidLife? Learn How to Brand Yourself to Compete in Today’s Economy with Marva Goldsmith
Mon, November 09, 2009 Stepping Up the Glitz with Daniel Martinage
Mon, August 03, 2009 Fierce Fashion: The Connection Between Who You Are and What You Wear with Kaarin Moore
Mon, July 27, 2009 Pop! Your Career with Sam Horn
Mon, March 16, 2009 Using Branding Know-how to Increase Your Success with Catherine Shaw
Mon, December 01, 2008 Public Speaking Made Fun with Ritzya
Mon, August 18, 2008 Brand You: How To Best Promote Yourself in the Marketplace with Margarita Rozenfeld
Mon, March 10, 2008 Achieving Career Success Through Personal Branding with Robert Moment
Mon, December 17, 2007 An Integral Approach to Understand Ourselves in the Marketplace and in the World with Lloyd Raines
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