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Upcoming events

    • November 21, 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Venable LLP Conference Center - 575 7th St. NW Washington DC 20004
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    with Colleen McKenna of  

    Stand Out + Be Noticed

    November 21, 2014

    "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 are going to 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.

    The format is tailored to match your interests and needs with hands-on training.


    Come join us in the morning, afternoon or for the full day. 

    Meet Colleen McKenna

    Principal, Intero Advisory


    • Trained and coached more than 6,500 business professionals on how to use LinkedIn
    • A business development professional   
    • Learn more about Colleen from her LinkedIn Profile 

    You may select Beginner, Advanced or Both workshops. 

    Beginner Workshop

    • You are new to LinkedIn OR you log-in no more than 3 - 4 times per month.
    • Have under 150 connections
    • Have never asked  for an introduction, finished your photo or shared, liked commented on someone else's content.

     Advanced Workshop

    • You are on LinkedIn 2+ times per week.
    • Have more than 150 connections.
    • You reach out and participate via LinkedIn Groups, your Home Page, and message through LinkedIn.
    • You have a premium membership.


    If you have a question about which workshop is right for you, take a look at the LinkedIn Workshops Outline.pdf. Or contact Colleen McKenna at and use the following in the subject line: "40Plus beginner/advanced".



    Beginner, $75     9 am to 12:00 pm

    Advanced, $75    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Both Workshops, $120 (a $30 discount)

    The essentials:

    • Bring a wireless-enabled laptop (PC or Mac) and your power cord.
    • Bring your LinkedIn sign-on information and password. 
    • We'll provide the Wi-Fi and resources.  
    • And bring a get-it-done attitude.  Along the way, we'll have some laughs and meet some new people. 

    Reserve your place. Seating is limited to 50 people per workshop. The deadline for signing up is November 14, 2014.

    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

October 27, 2014 Success Bites, the Building Blocks for Selling Yourself with David Powell October 27, 2014
October 20, 2014 Training Class Starts October 20, 2014
October 20, 2014 The Transition Roadmap - The "Secret Sauce" To Getting The Job You Want with JAMES (Jim) E. THOMAS III
October 13, 2014 Breaking The Government Log Jam with Mike Pina and Hugo Robinson
October 06, 2014 Employment Tips For Success & Free Resume Screening and Critique with Professional Writer and Career Coach BERT GREENE
September 29, 2014 Turn the next chapter of your life into the greatest story ever told! with Gideon Culman
September 22, 2014 The Benefits of Being Overqualified by Abby Kohut
September 15, 2014 Using LinkedIn like a Pro with Shira Harrington
August 18, 2014 Training Class Starts August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 Maintain a Resilient Attitude in Life With Dr. James Gormally, Psychologist
August 11, 2014 “The State of the Job Market in 2014" with HEIDI SHIERHOLZ, Ph.D, Economist
August 04, 2014 Interviews that Land the Offer with Shira Harrington
June 30, 2014 What to do AFTER the Job Fair With BONNIE CLAUSEN
June 23, 2014 How Social Media Can Help (Or Hurt) You in Your Job Search: Developing a Solid Strategy with ALEXIA CLINCY
June 16, 2014 Diversity, Inclusion, and EEO: A Winning Strategy for Hiring Presented by RENE REDWOOD
June 09, 2014 Employment to Empowerment - Is Business Ownership Right for You? with business coach, DAVID BUCK
May 05, 2014 Training Class Starts May 5, 2014
April 28, 2014 I'm Scared and Doing It Anyway with LAUREE OSTROFSKY
April 21, 2014 Special Monday Program: Passing the Interview
April 14, 2014 Volunteering and Finding New Work with KAREN MULHAUSER
April 07, 2014 Maintaining Your Best Energy When Looking for Work with Tom DiGiovanni
February 24, 2014 Training Class Starts February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014 Success Bites, the Building Blocks for Selling Yourself with David Powell
February 17, 2014 CHANGERCISE– Change Your Thinking -> Change Your Results with Change Expert speaker, radio show host, author and consultant DW STARR.
February 10, 2014 Success for the Seasoned Search --The Benefits of Being Overqualified by Abby Kohut
January 27, 2014 Careers in Association Management With JENNIFER BAKER, MSW, CAE Director, ASAE Business Services, Inc.
January 13, 2014 Cover Letters and Resumes that Score the Interview! with KATHERINE METRES
December 16, 2013 Demystifying Executive Search: Behind-the-Scenes Tales from the Recruited & Recruiter With executive recruiter LEE WOOD and marketing communication consultant ROZANNE WEISSMAN
December 09, 2013 How to Create a Purposeful Online Brand! Job Search Strategy Online and Offline... with LAURA M. LABOVICH
December 02, 2013 The 3 Keys to Your Resume Success with SETH KARAFIN Career and Resume Accelerator
November 25, 2013 Create Your Future After 40 the Peter Drucker Way with Author and Professor, BRUCE ROSENSTEIN
November 11, 2013 Success Bites, the Building Blocks for Selling Yourself with David Powell
October 21, 2013 Time Management. -with TERRY MONAGHAN
October 14, 2013 "Navigating your finances when in a Career Transition” with Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors CHARLES GRAY & MATTHEW TEEMS
September 16, 2013 AHA - Affordable Healthcare Act Exchange (Second of Two Part Series): Systems and Options in the District of Columbia
September 09, 2013 AHA - Affordable Healthcare Act Exchange (First of Two Part Series): Systems and Options in Maryland and Virginia with JOHN VAN DER SPEK *No Registration but Space is limited
August 26, 2013 Finding a job on Capitol Hill and in the political arena with TOM MANATOS
August 12, 2013 Overcome Interview Fear With Interview Specialist ALAN CARNIOL
August 05, 2013 What's Stopping You From Getting The Job You Want? with Career Coach NANCY ABRAMSON
July 29, 2013 Good News for Grey Hair - Marketing Yourself After 50 with TOM MORRIS
July 15, 2013 The Changing Social Paradigm - And how it affects the job market" with JACK GATES
June 24, 2013 Volunteerism and Career Advancement with Karen Mulhauser
June 03, 2013 What It Takes to Compete for That Next Job. with JAMES (Jim) E. THOMAS III
May 20, 2013 Attend a FREE Networking Event -- Failure isn’t an option…but it should be! with VALLI SWERDLOW, MSW
May 06, 2013 Success Bites, the Building Blocks for Selling Yourself with David Powell
April 22, 2013 “The State of the Job Market in 2013" with HEIDI SHIERHOLZ, Ph.D, Economist
December 10, 2012 From Employment to Empowerment- Is Business Ownership/Self Employment for me? with Stephanie Lewis
December 03, 2012 Unlock your Most Powerful Assets: Your speaking voice, communication and Presentation Skills. With MARILOU DONAHUE
November 26, 2012 From Paycheck to Passion: Jump Start Your Career With Recruiter Shira Harrington
November 19, 2012 Interview Like a Talk Show Host - Land the Job! With Jason Levin
November 12, 2012 How to Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job! with LAURA M. LABOVICH
November 05, 2012 What the heck do we PAY this person? with MIKE STRAND
October 22, 2012 How to Land a Job Faster and Get Top Raises - Understanding the Multi-Generational Workforce with VALLI SWERDLOW, MSW
October 03, 2012 Unlock your Most Powerful Assets: Your speaking voice, communication and Presentation Skills. With MARILOU DONAHUE
October 01, 2012 Understanding the 7 Levels of Energy and How They Impact Your Job Search and Your Life with TOM DiGIOVANNI
September 24, 2012 A Successful Job Search for Introverts, Extroverts, and Centroverts! with DEVORA ZACK
September 10, 2012 Tips for Navigating the Government and Public Sector with CATHLEEN O. SZEBRAT
August 20, 2012 Do You Have What It Takes To Compete for That next Job? The "Secret Sauce" to Your Success. with JAMES (Jim) E. THOMAS III
August 13, 2012 Creating Career Contentment: Improving Your Job Prospects with Myers-Briggs Temperament with SUSAN KOHM
July 30, 2012 If you’re so great, how come nobody knows who you are?! with JENNIFER RANSAW SMITH
July 23, 2012 Explode Your Job Search: Brilliant Social Media Strategies That Work!! with MARVIN "Coach" POWELL
July 21, 2012 Kick Start Your Job Search: A Practical Guide
July 16, 2012 Workforce Development and Job Placement Services in the District of Columbia with legislative director from DC Councilman MICHAEL BROWN's office and Chief of Staff from Dept of Employment Services (DOES).
July 09, 2012 How to Create a Purposeful Online Brand! with LAURA M. LABOVICH
April 02, 2012 Employment Tips For Success & Free Resume Screening and Critique with professional writer and career coach BERT GREENE
January 23, 2012 Finding a job on Capitol Hill and in the political arena with TOM MANATOS
December 19, 2011 Making Powerful Decisions In Business And In Life! with BETH HAND
December 05, 2011 Do What You Love: Discover Your Calling, Not Just Your Career! with SHIRA HARRINGTON
November 21, 2011 Wendy Swire: Using the Anytime Coaching Model in Times of Change
November 14, 2011 Judith Glasser: Emotional Intelligence and Social Networking-Out of work but plugged in
August 22, 2011 Smart Intensive Networking with Robert Werner
August 15, 2011 7 Things You Need to Know to Land a Job Using Social Media with S. Lynn Cooper
May 09, 2011 5 Simple Steps to Creating Your Best Possible Life Today! with Coach AMY SCHOEN
April 25, 2011 Job Search & the Social Web: Telling your professional story on LinkedIn with JO GOLDEN
February 28, 2011 - Know Your Audience and Make Your Case - FREE WORKSHOP
February 21, 2011 YOU SAY MORE THAN YOU THINK -How to Use “The New Body Language” to Get What You Want with Janine Driver
October 25, 2010 How to position yourself for greatness! With Jennifer Ransaw Smith
April 19, 2010 Nonprofit Careers Trends, Strategies & the Current Job Market with Barbara Ramundo
October 26, 2009 “4 Bits of Good Luck”--How to Turn Bad Events into Good Fortune with Mike Schmidtmann
October 05, 2009 SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES: Try Knocking on the Back Door! with Katherine Grace Braeman
August 17, 2009 Creating a Strategic Job Search Plan with Cathleen O. Szebrat
August 10, 2009 “Self–Marketing Job Techniques: From Story to Strategy” with Linda W. Cassell
November 24, 2008 Launching a New IT Career: How to Mix Online and Traditional Job Hunt Techniques with Gary Vaughany
June 02, 2008 The Hottest Job Market in the Most Vibrant Region with Jim Dinegar
April 14, 2008 18 Nuts and Bolts of Professional Job Search: Tips and Mistakes with Tina Sung
February 25, 2008 AARP and the "Older" Worker services and projects at AARP with Julie Preis
November 26, 2007 Your Holiday Job Search ; Myths and Tips with Anne Hull
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