NAAAP-OC and VACOC Will Help You Land the Right Job

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NAAAP-OC and VACOC will help you land the right job through a workshop this Saturday March 5th.

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The Orange County chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), in conjunction with the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (VACOC), is holding a career search workshop March 5th at CSUF Extended Education/Coastline Community College (12901 Euclid St., Garden Grove, CA, 92840) from 9:30 – 3:30 PM with Alex A. Angarita, Esq., a former contestant on Survivor: Fiji, as one of the speakers.

The event is open to the public—$5 for NAAAP members, $10 for non-members; registration is available online at The event will open with a complimentary breakfast for attendees sponsored by Wells Fargo Fountain Valley. The workshop itself will consist of three modules:

  • “Identifying Your Potential” with Alex A. Angarita, Esq. - An interactive workshop grounded in The Global Instincts Method, incorporating experiential learning to guide clients to discover and express their innate skills through the lens of their personal story. This interactive workshop is not conducted in typical lecture format. You will walk away with a better sense of what to focus on in your job search and with clear and defined next steps going forward.
  • “Hidden Job Markets” with Wenli Jen, Ed.M. – This presentation will focus on four areas: changing careers, hidden job markets, alternative job search methods, and mental tips.
  • “Interviewing Strategies” with Vu H. Pham, Ph.D. and Chris Tran – Topics of discussion include preparing for an interview, how to sell yourself in an interview, and a case study of Chris Tran and the strategies he utilized to be employed in his current position.

The panel is comprised of highly qualified speakers who were educated in top institutions such as Harvard University and featured on such programs as CNN, MSNBC, The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight, and The Los Angeles Times. Together, NAAAP-OC and VACOC will provide effective tools and tips on landing the right job, whether you are just graduating from college or switching careers.

About NAAAP Orange County:
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is the largest and fastest growing non-profit Asian-American professional organization in the U.S. and Canada. Through its all-volunteer committees, NAAAP promotes the career advancement and leadership development of its members in all fields by offering networking and community service events, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity. The Orange County Chapter was founded in 2008 to bring NAAAP’s mission of cultivating and empowering leaders for professional excellence; connecting accomplished professionals for mutual success; engaging and participating with the community-at-large; and inspiring leaders to make a meaningful difference in government, education, business, and society. For more information, visit

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