Table Topic Discussions

Networking with Purpose

Cultivating, generously supporting, and managing your relationships can open doors to new opportunities. Learn how to intentionally navigate professional events to build your network.

Building Your Personal Brand

The question is no longer “if” you should have a personal brand, but instead “what are you doing to build yours instead of having it created for you?” Learn how to build a recognizable personal brand and use it to open up professional opportunities.

Maximizing LinkedIn

Want to get more out of LinkedIn? Social media networking experts will share how to expand your reach, build relationships and establish credibility.

How to Land Your First Job

Whether your first job out of school or trying a different career, you must be relentless in your quest for a new job. Learn how you can actively navigate available opportunities, apply for the positions and effectively follow up with prospective companies to maximize your employment options.

Tips for a Successful Career Change

Being good at what you do can translate quite easily across different business sectors. Making a career or industry change affords the opportunity to take on a new challenge and grow professionally. Learn how to evaluate and navigate a potential transition.

Effective Interview Preparation

Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for job interviews. Why, you ask? Interviewing is a learned skill, and there are no second chances to make a great first impression. This session will teach strategies to enhance your interview skills.

Getting into Graduate School

Getting into graduate school can be a stressful process. Applications can be long and confusing, and the pressure to perform is high. Learn what you need to do to build a solid academic background and navigate the graduate school application process with ease.

The Juggling Act – Balancing Career and Family

More women than ever are entering the workforce.  Being a full-time working mother can lead to feelings of guilt and stress because of divided attention between work and family. The key is to focus on a plan, get organized, and find the right balance between profession and parenthood. Speakers will share ways to help make sure both your family and career flourish.

Returning to the Workforce

Regardless of why you stopped working, things may have changed since you last dusted off your résumé. In your time away, industries have continued to evolve and needed skill sets may have shifted. Experts will share how to figure out exactly what you want to do professionally and to pursue that goal relentlessly through networking and other creative strategies.

Developing a Leadership Voice

Women are often criticized for not sounding authoritative in the workplace, but are expected to walk a fine line around conventional roles and behaviors in the workplace. Our panel of executives will share their experiences with being assertive vs. acting too feminine.

Strategic Service

Research shows that volunteerism can be a springboard to future career development. Community volunteers will share how they used their volunteer roles to make a significant impact in Atlanta.

Non-Profit Careers

Getting Your Foot in the Door – So you want to find a career doing good. Our speakers will share their tips and suggestions for getting started as a nonprofit employee or in board service.

Back to Truly Connected LA.