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CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley) 2013 Presentations and Discussion Groups

July 14, 2013 Leave a comment

Here is the complete list of presentations and discussion groups from CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley) 2013.

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  • How to get focus and get results, Networking to your job with Jeffery Tyler
  • Transferable skills. Empowering yourself
  • No Linkedin = No job with Jeffery Tyler
  • Rethink. Refocus, Reinvent with Jennifer Oliver O’Connell
  • Taxes and you
  • How to get the job you want now! with Keri Aaver
  • 10 things to do while you’re looking wtih Jennifer Oliver O’Connell
  • How can a hobby expand your career path? with Lynn O’connell
  • Google-Fu search Engine Skills
  • Resumes – Tips and suggestions
  • Is academia for you? with Dr. Rosanne Welch
  • Catching them with your cover letter with Dr. Rosanne Welch
  • Mourning your last career in order to celebrate your new one with Dr. Rosanne Welch
  • Smartphones and your career with Douglas E. Welch
  • How to speed up your job search! with Keri Aaver
  • Re-entering job market after long time not working
  • Networking long distance planning to relocate?
  • Interviewing techniques Discussion
  • Social media and you career: a discussion with Douglas E. Welch
Categories: News, Speakers

CareerCampSCV2012 Sessions

July 15, 2012 Leave a comment

This is a list of the sessions presented at CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley) 2012 on July 14, 2012.

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  • Who are you today? Interview with a new attitude with Karen Hudson
  • Career Branding and You with Jennifer Oliver O’Connell
  • Marketing yourself in social media
  • Learn what employers expect
  • Social Media and your career: A Discussion
  • Conducting an effective job search
  • 21st Century Blogging
  • Business Etiquette “Stand Out”
  • Living and working abroad
  • What is working in your job search?
  • Managing your online presence while seeking a job
  • Rethink. Refocus. Reinvent. with Jennifer Oliver O’Connell
  • Staying motivated while looking for work
  • Guerilla LinkedIn: Steps to do tonight and benefit tomorrow
  • Career Compass: Finding your Career “North” – How to find the work you truly ‘want’ to do with Douglas E. Welch
  • Who am I now: What my clothes say about me
  • Resume Review with Mitch Krayton
  • Marketing yourself during a job search
  • Ask HR – Q&A with a Director of HR
  • The power of your transferable skills
  • 1o Things to do while you are still looking
  • Interviewing and preparing
  • What is a resume for? with Mitch Krayton
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers
  • Interview with Confidence, Competence and Value with Mitch Krayton
  • What is success…and why you might have it already? with Douglas E. Welch
  • Maximizing your LinkedIn Profile
  • Paint your career “green” without starting over
Categories: Announcements, News

CareerCampSCV is SOLD OUT!…but you still have a chance to attend!

July 13, 2012 Leave a comment


CareerCampSCV is officially sold out, but we are releasing tickets from our waiting list as cancellations come in. If you get your order in now, you have a good chance of catching those last few open spots.

Those people who registered but can’t come for some reason have been very good about informing us, so we are able to re-release their tickets for people who may have heard about CareerCampSCV late. Thanks to everyone for that. Our goal is to give every possible person the chance to attend CareerCampSCV so we will be making every accommodation towards that goal.

Thank you for making CareerCampSCV a SELL OUT SUCCESS!!!

Categories: Announcements, News

CareerCampSCV 2012 Proclamations

July 12, 2012 Leave a comment

CareerCampSCV received 2 proclamations leading up to this year’s event.

The first is a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Assembly

California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition

The second is from the City of Santa Clarita declaring Saturday, July 14, 2012 as CareerCampSCV Day in the city!

City of Santa Clarita Proclamation

Many thanks to CareerCampSCV Co-Chair, Mitch Krayton for his work in informing the state and city of the great work that CareerCampSCV has been doing for the last 3 years.

Categories: Announcements, News

CareerCampSCV in The Signal newspaper

July 11, 2012 Leave a comment

This article appeared in The Signal today, the local Santa Clarita Newspaper…

CareerCamp Returns

CareerCampSCV is being hosted again this year Saturday at College of the Canyons from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The free event helps people focus on building their careers. Participants have access to career-topic seminars, ad hoc presentations and breakout sessions to help them explore options.


Read the entire article

Categories: Announcements, News

Planned talks for CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley)

June 21, 2012 Leave a comment

The schedule for each CareerCamp is decided onsite during the opening session the day of the event, but as people register offer up the topics which they are planning to present. These topics often merge or expand due to the nature of an unconference, but here is what some attendees are going to be discussing when CareerCampSCV convenes on Saturday, July 14, 2012.

Planned/Proposed Presentations for CareerCampSCV 2012

  • Career Compass: Finding Your Career North – Discovering what work you truly want to do in your career
  • Social Media and Your Career
  • What is a resume for?
  • Interview Power: Competence, Confidence and Value
  • Are we the total sum of our parts?
  • Career Branding and YOU
  • Building an Enduring Career Reputation
  • Blogging Effectively
  • Interviews, preparing for and or resume writing
  • Marketing yourself during a job search
  • The Power of Your Transferable Skills
  • Tapping into your network
  • Marketing Yourself on Social Media
  • 21st Century Blogging
  • Get a job!
  • A Career in Customer Service
  • …and much, much more!

Video: What are people saying about CareerCamp?

June 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Here is what past attendees have had to say about CareerCamp. We hope you will join us for another great event!

Categories: Announcements, News, Video

Elsewhere: Infographic: Hot Tips For Landing Jobs at Google, Apple and Facebook

October 1, 2011 Leave a comment

High tech job info

First seen on…

This huge info graphic lays out tons of information about jobs in the the high-tech industry. Visit the Mashable site to read the article and see the complete (and huge) info graphic..

“[…] So, if you’re like most other young professionals and are looking to nab a job at any of those three companies, take a gander at the infographic below. There are tips on how to optimize your resume, how to land an interview and how to impress the HR team. If you’ve landed a job at any of these companies, feel free to offer tips and insights in the comments below.

Read the entire article

Categories: News

Elsewhere: 4 Ways Current Labor Trends Will Impact Your Career

September 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Great advice on all levels — especially the part about tech knowledge being increasingly important. I have been saying that for years and it is great to see someone else who feels the same way. — Douglas

4 Ways Current Labor Trends Will Impact Your Career

Seen on Alexandra Levit’s Water Cooler Wisdom by Alexandra Levit

Here are the main points.

  • Education Pays
  • Tech Knowledge is Increasingly Important
  • Ongoing Training is Essential
  • Career Planning is the Name of the Game

Read the entire article

Categories: News

CareerCampSCV 2011 Sessions

July 16, 2011 Leave a comment

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Here is a listing of all the sessions that were presented at CareerCampSCV 2011.

  • Marketing Yourself During a Job Search with Kevin Panet
  • Finding a Job of Passion with Dan Breakman
  • The Power of CCV – Competence, Confidence and Value in Work with Mitch Krayton
  • What is a resume for? with Mitch Krayton
  • Goosing Your Muse  – Creativity Career Path Patterns with JoAnn Braheny
  • Business Etiquette
  • Look Sharp, Be Smart – Ace the Interview with Karen Hudson
  • Get up, get out, get a job
  • Toastmasters and Getting the Job
  • Identifying your skills (transferable Skills)
  • What in the Hell is LinkedIn? You are invisible if you are not on LinkedIn with Jeff Tyler
  • Career Branding and You
  • Motivation and Direction in your Job Hunt
  • What do I Really Need to Do to Get a Job?
  • A Career in the Music Business with John Braheny
  • Writing Tips for Your Career
  • Social Media and Your Career
  • Getting a good sales job with Ed Bernstein
  • Starting your own business with Ed Berstein
  • Stay Healthy, look great, while looking for a job
  • Good Credit 101 – Pre-Course
  • How to blog effectively with Jennifer Oliver O’Connell
  • Resume Mash Up: Bring your resumes and explore their impact
  • What do you share? You are your own social media expert
Categories: Announcements, News
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