Opportunity Knocks Announces March 23 Nonprofit Career Conference to Help Those in Need

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Professionals looking to accelerate their nonprofit career and job search can join the Georgia Center for Nonprofits and Opportunity Knocks at the Nonprofit Career Conference, a one day event to be held on March 23, 2010 at The Lodge at Simpsonwood located at 4511 Jones Bridge Circle, NW Norcross, GA 30092. This full day of workshops and consultative sessions is designed to help nonprofit professionals enhance their employment marketability while also helping corporate professionals looking to switch careers to improve their job and nonprofit career development strategies and job-seeking skills.

"The Career Conference is produced as an ongoing effort to assist job seekers and professionals access the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in the nonprofit sector." Karen Beavor, President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Professionals looking to accelerate their nonprofit career and job search can join the Georgia Center for Nonprofits and Opportunity Knocks at the Nonprofit Career Conference, a one day event to be held on March 23, 2010 at The Lodge at Simpsonwood located at 4511 Jones Bridge Circle, NW Norcross, GA 30092.
This full day of workshops and consultative sessions is designed to help nonprofit professionals enhance their employment marketability while also helping corporate professionals looking to switch careers to improve their job and nonprofit career development strategies and job-seeking skills.
Opportunity Knocks has been producing the Nonprofit Career Conference since spring 2009 as a response to the economy's impact on Georgia's workforce and past conferences have been featured on Fox 2 News and 11 Alive News.
"The Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit Career Conference is produced as an ongoing effort to assist job seekers and professionals access the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in the nonprofit sector." says Karen Beavor, President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.
Led by experienced and qualified career consultants and nonprofit 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:

•Transition from the for profit to nonprofit sector
•Determine a nonprofit career path

  • Analyze resume and job search strategies
  • Assess employability skills
  • Understand the current landscape of the nonprofit sector

A limited number of partial scholarships will be offered. Registration capacity is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.
More information can be found at
http://www.gcn.org/Join/JobServices/OKCareerConference.aspx
About Opportunity Knocks: Opportunity Knocks is the national nonprofit Job Board, HR Resource and Career Development website 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(at)opportunityknocks(dot)org

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