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"Open Doors" presented by Princeton Club of Washington
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11/24/2008
When: November 24, 2008
6:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Where: Greenberg Traurig
2101 L Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia  20037
United States
Contact: Greg Cullison

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Greg Cullison, a CORE™ Member of The ASBC and a member of the Princeton Club of Washington is seeking potential mentors to participate in this activity which supports military veterans.

Princeton Club of Washington is partnering with HireAHero.org to present "Open Doors", a job search success seminar to be held on 13 and 19 November.  The seminar will include 30 pre-qualified Greater DC-area military veterans with a demonstrated commitment to taking charge of their careers.  After the seminar we will offer at least 15 candidates the opportunity to have one-on-one mentorship on a weekly basis to help ensure a successful transition.


Additional  updates as well as a set of mentor guidelines will be available closer to the kick-off date in November.

Members may click on this link (https://www.theasbc.org/members/Default.asp?id=4048030) to view Greg's profile and contact him if you are interested in participating.

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES:

ANNOUNCING a TRANSITION REFRESHER PROGRAM For Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan to the greater Washington, DC AREA - OPEN DOORS PROGRAM DATES: 11/12 & 11/24 - with mentoring follow-up

A Special Partnership Program Among Hireahero.org, the  Princeton Club of Washington and The American Small Business Coalition (www.theASBC.org).

WHAT: "OPEN DOORS - A How-To-Search Workshop for Returning Vets"
A Transition Workshop using the support of Mentoring Professionals
2 EVENINGS (Nov. 12 and 24) - Timing: 6:00 - 8:45 pm each session
11/12 - SITE 1: SSO Building (see below) -- 444 No. Capitol. Street Washington, DC (Wed., Nov. 12)
11/24 - SITE 2: Greenberg Traurig - 10th Floor (Mon., Nov. 24) 2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

WHERE: Site information below.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
-- Key steps for creating a plan for federal and private sector job searches ...
-- Developing skills for identifying opportunities from many sources
-- Preparing yourself to land interviews and enjoying interview success.
-- Using a professional path throughout the search and hiring process ...
After the workshops, you'll be teamed with a mentor for your initial 2 months, to ensure you receive the guidance of job-tested professionals in the area.

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM
Despite the economy, this is a unique time for job hunts.  If you're a veteran now in the US (and in the DC area), don't let the the news distract you from the real options in the Washington workforce.  The road ahead for you -- and the results you want -- demands work and help, mentoring help.  Join our new "Open Doors" program and get the advantages of this transition refresher which builds on the support of mentors familiar with the hiring process in our area.  We'll draw on  talents of job-tested professionals for our core mentoring network.

WHO BENEFITS: This program is offered exclusively for returning military  veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who register with www.hireahero.org.

HOW TO BE SELECTED: Registration on the website www.hireahero.org is the first step.  Once registered, you'll have a chance to submit your request for this program, provided you live in the Washington, DC area.  You will be notified of your selection by representatives in Washington, DC. Act quickly: There are only a small number of slots for this 2-Part Open Doors Program.

The OPEN DOORS program is a partnership among Hireahero.org,  the Princeton Club of Washington, DC, and The American Small Business Coalition.


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