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Chapter Breakfast: Networking for Success
Event : 
Chapter Breakfast
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am to 8:30am
Tom Colosimo
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Program Description: 

Networking can be easy for some people and difficult for others. What comes naturally for some professionals can be tedious or stressful for others. What are the elements of Networking and why is it imperative to know how to do correctly to help with career changing or job searching? I will cover the elements of good networking from the starting point to the follow-up and keeping in touch. Listing out the key factors needed for turning an ok informational interview into a fantastic meeting with much value add AND more connections to network with in a particular focus area. We will cover the various venues of how to network from social media, professional associations and community groups and one-on-one meetings.

Special Instructions: 

A buffet breakfast will be served


7:00 a.m. - Register, Breakfast, Networking
7:30 a.m. - Webstream broadcast begins
7:40 a.m. - PMI-MN Chapter Business / Intros
7:50 a.m. - Speaker Presentation
8:40 a.m. - Questions & Answers

Full refunds, less a $5 cancellation fee per registration, available through May 6.  


Speaker(s) Bios: 

Tom Colosimo is a Career Changer. With nearly 20 years of experience accounting as a cost accountant, auditor and controller within manufacturing, retail and banking as well as spending 6 years as a recruiter and an additional 10 years as a career coach, I enjoy helping people weave through the job search process and finding the best fit for their career. Networking and connecting people to people for success is a passion of mine. My changes in careers and jobs was nearly all thru networking and building relationships.

Outside the office, my hobbies include sailing, music, and playing percussion in various groups. I am a volunteer leader for a networking group at Woodbury Lutheran Church to coordinate great discussion topics for people in career transitioning. I live on the eastern side of the Twin Cities with my wife, Barb, and we have two grown daughters; Anna who works for the American School in Tokyo, Japan and Emily who works at Craig House School in Santiago, Chile.


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