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Date: November 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM AST
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Event Description:

What does Career Transition mean to you?
Businesses are competing on a global basis today which means change is happening at a pace never seen before. Combine that with the pending retirement of the baby boomer cohort and the differing work-live expectations of the five generations in the workforce today, you can see why change and career transition has become the norm. Managers and leaders are responsible for solving an unprecedented challenge: up to five generations working side by side in their workforce. Each generation brings its’ own life stage, communication preferences, priorities, and more.
The reality is mergers, acquisitions, growth, and downsizing are all common occurrences and often result in workforce changes.  These changes should not be seen as a reflection of the performance of those affected, but instead as a natural part of the greater change that occurs as businesses morph and grow.  Change and career transition are inevitable and everyone will be impacted during his or her career.
In this session, you will learn how to prepare for future changes in your career. We will outline the steps you will progress through to search for your next opportunity, discuss how to build a compelling resume, and how to prepare for the interview and ultimately, the job offer and new beginnings.


Genevieve Belben | Vice President, Career Management

Venor Career Management

Genevieve has consulted with organizations in the Atlantic Canada region for over 20 years helping Senior Executives strategically plan, coordinate and execute corporate restructuring plans; ensuring individuals affected retain their self-esteem and dignity, while protecting the legal and ethical responsibilities of the corporation.  She has worked effectively in various areas of business including delivery, operations, sales and administration.

Genevieve has connected people to jobs through innovative career transition services and helped individuals improve performance through career and leadership development.  She has assisted organizations in supporting restructuring efforts, developing leaders at all levels, engaging and retaining critical talent, and maintaining productivity through change – helping organizations increase profitability by maximizing return on investment in developing people, while assisting individuals to achieve their full potential.

Business Development Network is a monthly session for members to network and listen to a fellow Chamber Member speak about a topic or area of expertise in their field.  Presentations are approximately 45 minutes in length, leaving time for a question/answers session and networking.  The session is co-hosted by the Member Services Coordinator and the Speaker.
Limited Seating Available - Light Lunch Provided

Halifax Chamber of Commerce Building
32 Akerley Blvd, Dartmouth NS B3B 1N1
Date/Time Information:
12:00 PM Networking & Introductions
12:30 PM Presentation
  1:00 PM Q&A and Further Networking Opportunities
Contact Information:
(902) 481-1227
Free for Members to Attend  - RSVP Requested
Limited Seating Available
Light Lunch Provided
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