Opportunity Knocks Announces June 16 Atlanta Nonprofit Career Conference

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Opportunity Knocks, the national nonprofit Job Board and Career Development website owned and operated by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, is excited to announce its upcoming Opportunity Knocks June Career Conference. The one day event will be held on June 16, 2009 at the Loudermilk Center located at 40 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA and is designed to help those in need refocus their efforts and give them the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in this difficult economy.

Opportunity Knocks, the national nonprofit Job Board and Career Development website owned and operated by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, is excited to announce its upcoming Opportunity Knocks June Career Conference. The one day event will be held on June 16, 2009 at the Loudermilk Center located at 40 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA and is designed to help those in need refocus their efforts and give them the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in this difficult economy.

This full day of workshops and consultative sessions are designed to help Georgia based nonprofit professionals and for-profit/corporate professionals looking to switch careers to the nonprofit sector improve their job and nonprofit career development strategies and job-seeking skills.

Led by experienced and qualified career consultants, nonprofit leaders and subject matter experts, attendees will learn how to become more competitive in the nonprofit job marketplace. Attendees receive training and consultations that will provide them with the skills needed to:

  •     Analyze resume and job search strategies
  •     Assess employability skills
  •     Understand the current landscape of the nonprofit sector
  •     Determine a nonprofit career path
  •     Utilize social networking for career advancement
  •     Transition from the for profit to nonprofit sector

Cost to attend is $70.00 for full day of programming. A limited number of partial scholarships are available. More information can be found at
http://www.gcn.org/Services/JobServices/OKCareerConference.aspx
or contact Lynne Norton at lnorton @ opportunityknocks.org.

About Opportunity Knocks:
Opportunity Knocks is the national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community. For Nonprofit professionals, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the premier destination to find nonprofit jobs and access valuable resources for developing successful careers in the nonprofit community. For Employers, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the best way to find qualified nonprofit candidates and receive valuable information that nonprofit organizations need when building successful recruitment, retention and human resource strategies.

Contact: Lynne Norton, Marketing Manager, Opportunity Knocks, 678-916-3066 or lnorton @ opportunityknocks.org

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