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Upcoming Events

    • 18 Mar 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD/Zoom
    • 60
    Register

    Building Your Online Portfolio: Using Digital Portfolios to Showcase Professional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Presented by Randi Howell


    Join ATD - Charlotte for our  chapter meeting. Meet other talent development professionals in the Charlotte area, discover job opportunities and - if you're recruiting - connect with job seekers, hear about the latest chapter news, and participate in a fantastic program.

    Meeting Schedule:

    • 5:50pm - Virtual Lobby Opens
    • 6:00pm - Networking & Job Forum
    • 6:30pm - Chapter Announcements
    • 6:45pm - Presentation Begins

    Session Description:

    Are you ready to apply for jobs, make a career change, or develop another income stream? Do you have your resume updated and ready to send? How do you anticipate showing or illustrating your capabilities? In this presentation, we are going to discuss the practical uses and advantages of having a professional portfolio. Through this discussion, we will address who needs a professional portfolio, what a professional portfolio is or can be, and how to go about building one to best fit your goals. 

    Presentation objectives:

    After the presentation. participants will be able to:

    - Understand the use of a professional portfolio

    - Identify aspects of a professional portfolio and options for platforms 

    - Assess individual need for a professional portfolio  



    Presenter




    Randi Howell, a North Carolina native, who works full-time in higher education as a Program Coordinator, and serves as Vice President of Safe Clear, Inc., a local surgical mask company. Early in her higher education career, Howell built and managed large teams of professionals to serve and support student success in developmental mathematics. As Program Coordinator, Howell oversaw the full life cycle of hiring and recruiting for her team, as well as division on-boarding training and on-going coaching and professional development for her team. Howell holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Wofford College, a Bachelor's and Master's degree in History from UNC-Charlotte, a Graduate Mathematics certificate from NC State University, and a Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate from UNC-Charlotte. Howell is passionate about changing lives through the power of education and effective training. She enjoys coffee, reading, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.



    • 23 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • TBD/Zoom
    • 71
    Register

     “Growing with Purpose and getting Unstuck”

    Charlotte ATD 2021 Lunch & Learn series 

    How often do you take time for your own professional development? Schedules are busy so planning your own development is often a challenge. ATD Charlotte is launching a Lunch & Learn series to help you find time for development.

    At each Lunch & Learn session, take 45 minutes for yourself as we explore a variety of topics through guest speakers and peer discussion. Come away reenergized and refreshed, with an actionable takeaway to help you move forward. Register now to reserve your spot!

    Tuesday, March 23, 2021; 12:00 – 12:45pm

    Maximize your professional presence: Publish on LinkedIn

    Presented by Randi Howell

    Is LinkedIn just another social media outlet? Have you maximized it for job hunting, resource sharing, publication, and a bit of bragging?
    In this session of the Lunch & Learn series, you'll get an overview of how publishing on LinkedIn can open doors, create sharable resources, and increase your network. Join us as we discuss how to maximize your LinkedIn presence and diversify your LinkedIn presence. Bring your questions, your insights, and your tips on using social media to maximize your professional presence.

    Presenter

    Presented by Randi Howell


    Randi Howell, a North Carolina native, who works full-time in higher education as a Program Coordinator, and serves as Vice President of Safe Clear, Inc., a local surgical mask company. Early in her higher education career, Howell built and managed large teams of professionals to serve and support student success in developmental mathematics. As Program Coordinator, Howell oversaw the full life cycle of hiring and recruiting for her team, as well as division on-boarding training and on-going coaching and professional development for her team. Howell holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Wofford College, a Bachelor's and Master's degree in History from UNC-Charlotte, a Graduate Mathematics certificate from NC State University, and a Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate from UNC-Charlotte. Howell is passionate about changing lives through the power of education and effective training. She enjoys coffee, reading, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.




    • 21 Apr 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • TBD/Zoom
    • 71
    Register

     “Growing with Purpose and getting Unstuck”

    Charlotte ATD 2021 Lunch & Learn series 

    How often do you take time for your own professional development? Schedules are busy so planning your own development is often a challenge. ATD Charlotte is launching a Lunch & Learn series to help you find time for development.

    At each Lunch & Learn session, take 45 minutes for yourself as we explore a variety of topics through guest speakers and peer discussion. Come away reenergized and refreshed, with an actionable takeaway to help you move forward. Register now to reserve your spot!

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021; 12:00 – 12:45pm

    “Job search: Secrets for taking control and getting more interviews”

    Presented by Scott Chatelain

    A job search can be discouraging if you apply to hundreds of jobs and keep hearing no response or “moving forward with other candidates.” What can you do when so much feels like it’s out of your control?

    Join ATD Charlotte for our April Lunch & Learn with job search expert, Scott Chatelain, of Lee Hecht Harrison. Learn how to take control of your career search. Give your search shape, productivity and momentum. Most of all, learn the secrets for getting more interviews and fewer rejection letters. 

    Presenter

    Scott Chatelain


    Scott has built a career of helping organizations engage their employees, navigate change, and helping people find the jobs and organizations that ignite their passion. With experience in talent development, leadership development, and human resources development in a variety of industries, Scott currently works for Lee Hecht Harrison as SVP Director of Professional Services. There, he manages a team of career transition consultants spread throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from WVU and a Master's of Organization Development from Johns Hopkins University. Scott currently lives in Charlotte with his wife Mary Beth and three children. In his free time, you will find Scott mountain biking, hiking, and running trails.




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