February 27 - San Fernando Valley

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02/27/2018 - Tuesday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Devry University, Sherman Oaks Galleria
Speaker: Abby Kohut
Networking for Introverts, Extroverts, and In-Between-Verts

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Do you attend PMI networking events or parties and walk away feeling like you could have been more successful in meeting more people? Learn how to not only become comfortable with networking but also understand how to make it fun!

At networking events, do you wait for others to approach you? Do you feel anxious when you try to start a conversation?

In today’s world networking isn't just for those NOT working. It’s a powerful personal and professional tool we can all use to leverage relationships. To build your business or to advance in your career, it's imperative that you get comfortable with networking. But why just be comfortable when it can actually be fun??? Walk away from this interactive event knowing:

  •  How to explain what you do so people will remember you
  • Why being specific when asking for help is important
  • What "paying it forward" is all about
  • Why networking is simply making new friends
  • How to turn your networking magic into long term relationships


About the Speaker:
Abby Kohut
is an award-winning speaker, author, and Human Resources professional who is known around the world as "Absolutely Abby". In the past 22 years, Abby held positions such as Senior Director of Recruiting for Kaplan, Interim Director of Recruiting for Continuum Health Partners, and Manager of Global Recruiting for Alpharma. She is responsible for helping to hire 10,000 people in 8 industries and at all career levels. 

Abby's website, AbsolutelyAbby.com, was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes and she was also selected as one of the top 100 influential people online according to Fast Company Magazine. She has delivered over 800 live workshops across 33 states on a variety of human resources, job search, social media and business-related subjects during her RV tour around America which began in 2012. Abby has been interviewed on Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, LinkedIn, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. In 2014, CEOWORLD Magazine rated @Absolutely_Abby one of the "Top 25 Women for your Job Search" on Twitter and Business News Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as "1 of Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker Should Follow". To learn more about Abby, please visit AbsolutelyAbbySpeaks.com.

 

Meeting Agenda:
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration and Networking
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Announcements
7:00 pm - 7:55 pm Guest Speaker
7:55 pm – 8:00 pm Adjournment and Closing Remarks

 

PDUs
PMPs will receive 1.0 PDU in the Leadership category.

 

Cost for Event:
FREE

 

Location Information:
Devry University
Sherman Oaks Galleria
15301 Ventura Blvd, Room D100
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

 

Parking Instructions:
$3 if entering the Galleria Parking Garage after 4pm

 

Postponement/Cancelation
This event may be canceled or postponed, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so.  If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.

 

Questions/Comments:
Contact the PMI-LA SFV Meeting Director SFV.Meeting@pmi-la.org

 

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