We are so pleased to provide much-needed support by bringing our Nonprofit Career Conference to the Philadelphia community. - Karen Beavor CEO
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011
Philadelphia area professionals looking to accelerate their nonprofit career and job search have a targeted resource to jumpstart their job search with the Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit Career Conference on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM at the African American Museum, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
The one-day conference, presented by top national nonprofit job resource Opportunity Knocks, follows successful events in Atlanta and San Francisco, which have brought together thousands of nonprofit and corporate professionals with career coaches and experts for a full day of workshops and one-on-one consultations. The program is designed to help nonprofit professionals and corporate professionals looking to switch careers improve their job-seeking skills and career development strategies.
Through sessions 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. Workshop presenters feature career coaches and experts including Melissa Landsmann, SPHR Director of Human Resources, Accume Partners; Kayte Connelly, CCT; Wendy Lalli, Career Coach; and Louise Polis, Career Transition Strategist and owner of Career Pro Resume Center, Inc.
“In this challenging time for both the nonprofit sector and for jobseekers, we are so pleased to provide much-needed support by bringing our Opportunity Knocks Nonprofit Career Conference to the Philadelphia community. The Nonprofit Career Conference is produced as an effort to assist the job seekers and professionals of Philadelphia 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 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
Registration capacity is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. A limited number of partial scholarships are available through Opportunity Knocks.
More information about the Nonprofit Career Conference can be found at: http://content.opportunityknocks.org/2011/09/15/nonprofit-career-conference-philadelphia/
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.
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