The ASIS and (ISC)² Career Pavilion Will Give Professionals Tools to Advance Their Careers
Career Pavilion IT and security management practitioners attending ASIS 2012, September 10-13 in Philadelphia, can get the tools and advice to advance their careers at the ASIS and (ISC)² Career Pavilion located in the Grand Hall between the Convention Center and Downtown Marriott.
The Pavilion, open September 10-12, will offer free career-related services and information, including resume review, career coaching, access to online career development tools, information on the ASIS mentoring program, and details on ASIS and (ISC)² certifications. Plus, job seekers can connect with corporations and organizations onsite who are seeking qualified candidates.
Mini-session topics include:
LinkedIn: Not a Big Hairy Scary Monster!
Monday afternoon – time TBD
In this brief LinkedIn intro, Schneiderman will give professionals the inside information they need to launch their LinkedIn profile, make themselves "findable" by recruiters, use the job board, and connect in meaningful ways with people in their industry. LinkedIn isn't a big, hairy scary monster that attracts nut cases like some social networking sites; it is a place for professionals to gather and connect—a place they need to be in their career.
The Resume – It Isn't About Bragging, It's About Positioning Yourself!
Tuesday afternoon – time TBD
Schneiderman will take guests through the process of creating a strong profile on their resume that really sells their experience, expertise, and talents. It isn't about bragging or blowing a lot of hot air, it is about identifying marketable skills and talents and providing employers with the right information.
Tell Me About Yourself – Interviewing Strategies for You!
Wednesday afternoon – time TBD
The number one question we are always asked is "So, tell me a little about yourself!" Ugh! What do you say? Where do you begin? Schneiderman will help security practitioners craft the answer to this question—and others—that have long stumped job seekers. By applying her 7 key strategies in an interview, they'll have a leg up on their competition in the next interview.