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Spring Career-A-Thon "Cracker-barrel Event"
Tue, 4 April 2017, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
The OACM Spring Career-A-Thon is here! Register today for a jam-packed professional development event 'cracker-barrel' style, where you will have the opportunity to hear 3 presentations of your choice and engage in sessions that are hot in the market and matter to you most.
Say Anything to Anyone with Eleanor James, CPCC Personal Communications Consultant, Coach, Speaker Learn how to say anything to anyone. In counseling or coaching a client about a sensitive issue, or someone who won’t engage or who needs massive motivation, you require skills that enable you to breakthrough and inspire them AND leave a positive impression. There are strategies and techniques that produce positive results rather than a defensive attitude and more stalling. Learn these skills and find new confidence and ease in all your counseling and coaching sessions.
Women & Career Advancement with Kristina Sammut, MAdEd, CMP; President and Founder of Executive Coaching for Women (ECW) Women are underrepresented and under-compensated in the market yet make up half of the workforce in Canada. Kristina Sammut will share insights into the barriers to advancement for women and how her values-based leadership strategically positions women in leadership roles for career advancement, develops their leadership presence and negotiate their worth.
The Top-10 Tips on Coaching a Client/Employee with ADHD with Jill Kirson-Tejumola, Certified ADHD Coach, ACCG As a certified ADHD Coach Jill utilizes a strength-based and individualized approach to help clients learn about common ADHD traits, potential executive function deficits and how to address them to increase performance and success. Learn how to identify the Top 10 Tips for Coaching a client or employee and the appropriate accommodations necessary in school and work.
Key Ingredients to Starting Entrepreneurship with Ric Phillips, Head Communication Coach/Trainer 3V Communications Ltd., YEDI Advisor/Instructor Young students, recent grads and seasoned professionals may consider taking the exciting path of self-employment or building a business. They often seek advice on key components to consider before going down that potentially risky path. This talk will share with you the key questions you should ask them to help them flesh out their idea and understand if they are really ready to become an entrepreneur. We will share strategies and resources relevant to both for-profit and non-profit venture ideas. It’s not enough to just have an idea! After this, you can give them practical ‘homework’ to test their desire to be an entrepreneur!
The Multi-Generational Relationship in Today’s Workplace with Wilf Flagler, TDSB Increase your awareness of what is looming on our employment horizon in the very near future. Learn to recognize inter-generational tendencies, which can be road blocks to effective productivity in ones’ career. Wilf will share a 3 step strategy to improve inter-generational relations at work. Learn creative ways to make workspace more collaborative, encouraging innovation & creativity.
Dinner is included.