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    • Mon, March 21, 2016
    • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)
    How To Create Your Dream Job:
    Change Your Mindset Change Your Future.

    with author SUSAN KATZ


    In This Seminar:

    Would you like to find a job that gets you excited to go to work in the morning? Do you feel frustrated by your job search? Do you wonder if you will ever find engaging work again?

    If so, this talk is for you. During our time together you will

    Create a crystal clear vision for your ultimate job success

    Uncover hidden challenges that may be sabotaging your search

    Leave the session renewed, re-energized and inspired to focus on what’s most important to find your dream job and achieve the success you desire.


    Join us to unleash your potential and learn to overcome what may be holding you back from achieving greater success.


    About The Presenter:


    Susan Katz

    Susan Katz is known for helping businesses drive extraordinary growth. 

    As a business growth advisor and coach, Susan helps individuals and organizations align, focus on revenue generating opportunities and create the strategic changes necessary to achieve unlimited and lasting growth. 

    Susan has worked with a wide range of individuals and organizations including The Baltimore Ravens, Under Armour, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, The Better Business Bureau of Maryland and a wide range of service based businesses. Susan is very active in the Baltimore business community serving on advisory boards and committees for a variety of organizations. 

    Prior to starting her business, Susan was in executive management with two major publishing firms, and responsible for revenue and profit growth throughout most of her career. 

    Susan has helped many people transition into exciting jobs. Her book, Create Your Dream Job, will be available in February 2016.  

    Susan’s key to success is in believing that everyone has unique strengths and talents, and that anything is possible as long as you align with your strengths and believe in yourself. 


    Contact the Speaker:

    Susan Katz Advantage

    susan@susankatzadvantage.com

    410-504-6725

    www.susankatzadvantage.com

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/susanbkatz

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    Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution buffet.

    Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

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    Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.
    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

    Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line) South Exit

    1. Leave the Dupont Circle Metro Station by the 19th Street SOUTH exit.
    2. At the top of the escalator (street level), turn 180 degrees, and walk a short distance towards Dupont Circle.
    3. Turn right and walk counter-clockwise around the outside of the Circle, past Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues.
    4. At P Street, turn right . Proceed on P Street past 18th Street.
    5. 40Plus is near the end of the block on the right side, at 1718 P Street, in the Webster House apartment building.
    6. See below for ONCE YOU ARE AT THE BUILDING directions.

    Map & Detailed Directions to 40Plus

    Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.

    40Plus of Greater Washington
    1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
    Washington, DC 20036

    40Plus of Greater Washington
    Empowering Experienced Professionals
     for Successful Career Transitions






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    • Mon, April 18, 2016
    • 6:30 PM
    • Sat, May 14, 2016
    • 1:00 PM
    • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office
    • 7


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2016.03

    New Class Starts April 18, 2016

    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: May 14.

    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
    • Mon, June 06, 2016
    • 6:30 PM
    • Sat, July 02, 2016
    • 1:00 PM
    • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office
    • 7


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2016.04

    New Class Starts June 6, 2016

    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: July 2.

    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
    • Mon, September 12, 2016
    • 6:30 PM
    • Mon, October 10, 2016
    • 9:30 PM
    • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office
    • 7


    Directions to 40 Plus

    Training Class 2016.05

    New Class Starts September 12, 2016

    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: October 10.

    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

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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

1718 P Street, NW, T-2,
 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-387-1582

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