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February Career Management SIG-The Future of Work

  • Thursday, February 24, 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • University of Phoenix-North Florida campus
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Career Management
Special Interest Group (CMSIG)

The Future of Work

Are you a chapter member who....

  • has had his/her employment impacted and wants to continue in the training & development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?  
  • is already in Training and Development field and wants to enter a different aspect of the T&D field?  
  • seeks to manage your own career internally and externally of your organization?

Then join us for the February CMSIG Meeting!

Program: The Future of Work

In the November 2010 T&D Journal, Eileen McKeown states, “The world of work has changed drastically during the last 20 to 40 years.  The next generation of workers can no longer expect to obtain or even find jobs that their parents have traditionally held, and the boundary between work and nonwork life has become blurred.”

American workers have been through decades of downsizing and most recently high unemployment.  Jobs (as we know them) may not be coming back any time soon.  Even people with jobs are wondering what the future holds for them.  “Research by The Human Capital Institute indicates that one-third of the U.S. workforce comprises non-traditional ‘contract’ workers, sometimes referred to as freelancers, free agents, contingent workers or temps.”  Meet an expert who has studied the current state and the future state of work.  She will be your tour guide as you plan your next career steps.

ASTD Competency Model:
The Areas of Expertise, as defined by the ASTD Competency Model, include nine critical factors needed to be a successful workplace learning professional.  This month’s CM-SIG program supports the Area of Expertise entitled, “CAREER PLANNING and TALENT MANAGEMENT.”

 

Speaker:

Candace Moody is a vice president at WorkSource, the regional workforce organization, where she has been employed since 1997.  Candace started up the Business Services team that was one of the first in Florida’s workforce system.  She now directs corporate communications and workforce services in six counties.

She completed the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute certification in 2003 and works closely with economic development organizations in Northeast Florida, providing labor market information and support to businesses considering locating or expanding in the area.

Candace’s writing on business, career and employment issues has appeared in The Florida Times-Union, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and 904 Magazine, as well as several national publications and websites.  She received her MBA from Jacksonville University in 2001.

Learn:

  • What it takes to be employed in the 21st century
  • How “work” and “jobs” are different and what to do about the difference
  • How to diversify your income stream, create your own job security, and become a “Workerpreneur”


Date:           Thursday February 24, 2010 
               6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 

Location:      University of Phoenix
                  North Florida Campus
                  4500 Salisbury Road
                  Suite 200
                  Jacksonville,  FL  32216
            

(Please check the sign by the elevator)

Requirement: The Career Management Special Interest Group meetings are members-only events.  They are free to members.  Registration is requested as seating is limited.

We hope you'll join us to learn from experts in our chapter who have been successful in their careers and transitions.

For more information:
Contact:  Marilyn Feldstein 904-443-0059 or
                Ronnell Lovings: 904-905-5048

Attire:        Business Casual

Audience: Chapter Members ONLY

Fees:         No Charge

Save the dates for upcoming Career Management SIG meetings!


* March 24 - Improv in the Workplace-Promoting Teamwork and Creativity

* April 28:     Tools, Tips and Techniques for Writing Effective Résumés


We appreciate University of Phoenix's support of Career Management SIG and we thank them for the use of the meeting room.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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chapteradmin@atdnefl.org


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ATD NEFL CHAPTER

PO Box 551202

Jacksonville, FL 32255-1202

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