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.

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