Opportunity Knocks Announces October 26 Atlanta Area Nonprofit Career Conference

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Opportunity is knocking for Atlanta area professionals looking to accelerate their nonprofit career and job search at the 5th Atlanta-area Nonprofit Career Conference, a one-day event on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Loudermilk Conference Center, located at 40 Courtland Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303. This full-day conference will feature workshops and one-on-one consultations designed to help current and aspiring nonprofit professionals improve their job-seeking skills and career development strategies.

The Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit Career Conference is produced as an ongoing effort to help talented Atlanta area professionals access the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in the nonprofit sector

Opportunity is knocking for Atlanta area professionals looking to accelerate their nonprofit career and job search at the 5th Atlanta-area Nonprofit Career Conference, a one-day event on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Loudermilk Conference Center, located at 40 Courtland Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303.

This full-day conference will feature workshops and one-on-one consultations designed to help current and aspiring nonprofit professionals improve their job-seeking skills and career development strategies.

Through sessions led by leading career consultants and nonprofit subject matter experts, attendees will learn how to become more competitive in the nonprofit job marketplace. Featured workshop presenters include Ellen McCarty, Nonprofit Executive with McCarty & Co.; Isha Edwards, Brand Marketing Consultant with EPiC Measures; Chelle Shell, Recruiter and Client Development Manager with Opportunity Knocks; and Jeanette Matern, Career Consultant and Coach with Right Management.

"The Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit Career Conference is produced as an ongoing effort to help talented Atlanta area professionals access the resources and knowledge they need to get a job in the nonprofit sector," says Karen Beavor, President and CEO of Opportunity Knocks.

Attendees will receive hands-on training and one-on-one consultations that will provide them with the skills they need to:
•Determine a rewarding nonprofit career path
•Optimize resume and job search strategies
•Assess employability skills
•Understand the current landscape of the nonprofit sector
•Successfully transition from to the nonprofit sector
Registration capacity is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of partial scholarships through Opportunity Knocks are available.

More information can be found at: http://content.opportunityknocks.org/ok-career-conference/

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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