september 2020

29sep12:00 pm1:00 pmWomen Lead: Career Switching During COVID – A Coast-to-Coast Fireside Chat12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET Online Event Organized By: Forté Events

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Women Lead Webinar Series

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On the hunt for new opportunities or a 180-degree career switch in the midst of COVID-19? Join Steve Hernandez and Dr. Dawn Graham, Career Directors for Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives in San Francisco and Philadelphia, for 60 minutes of tactical advice, strategy, and thoughtful reflection on how to best navigate your job search. Whether you’re focused on the West Coast, East Coast, or elsewhere, Steve and Dawn will share valuable insights to help you become a savvier job seeker. This session will cover:

  • Best practices for conducting a smart career switch
  • The unique challenges faced by professional women during a virtual 2020 job search
  • Virtual networking and interviewing tips for the post-COVID era
  • Recent recruiting trends in tech and other disrupted industries

The webinar is presented by:

Dr. Dawn Graham, Director of Career Management, Wharton MBA for Executives – Philadelphia

Dr. Dawn Graham is a career switch coach, TEDx Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Host of the popular call-in show “Dr. Dawn on Careers” on SiriusXM Radio (channel 132). She is also a regular contributor to under the leadership channel, and the Career Director for the Executive MBA Program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her latest book “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success” combines her experience as a Career Coach, Licensed Psychologist, and former Corporate Recruiter to give career switchers the strategies to break through obstacles and land the job they want.

Steve Hernandez – Director of Career Advancement, Wharton MBA for Executives – San Francisco 

Steve brings 15 years of professional career development experience. For the last eight years, he has directed all areas of career advancement services for Wharton MBA for Executives program in San Francisco, including one-on-one coaching, career development programming, and partnership with the Wharton alumni community. Prior to Wharton, Steve was an adjunct career advisor for the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA program. As a former partner and executive search recruiter, Steve has helped Bay Area companies identify, screen, and hire professionals ranging from staff to senior management in a variety of industries, including banking, software, technology manufacturing, financial services, retail, consumer goods, biotechnology, and nonprofit.

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