Breakout Session

2016 Session | The Hybrid Job: Harness the Skills Needed to Market Yourself Today and Create a Brand to Last!

Technology is an unspoken requirement in the workplace today where workers must understand and use it on a daily basis. Don’t be fooled however, you can’t spend your days just hiding behind your screen. Companies are also requiring their workers harness strong communication and “people skills” – thus creating what is known as the hybrid job. How you present yourself and engage with your peers, colleagues and management sets you apart from your office mate and will help you stand out above the rest. Using real-life experiences from some of today’s top branded entrepreneurs and corporate professionals, attendees will learn secrets and tips for building a personal brand to last. Attendees will learn best practices for marketing yourself to employers or consumers so they see your value. Together we will explore how to develop and utilize your soft skills (a.k.a people skills) to become an invaluable multifaceted employee necessary to succeed in today’s hybrid job – as well as how to continuously evolve and grow your brand throughout the course of your career.

Thought Leader: Nicole Williams, founder and CEO, WORKS, former official spokeswoman for LinkedIn and best-selling author

Speakers:
Dawn Dickson, founder and CEO, Flat Out of Heels
Irene Lam, vice president, engineering, Tyco
Egypt Sherrod, named “America’s most beloved real estate agent” and host, HGTV’s “Flipping Virgins” and “Property Virgins”

Emcee: Tracy Pitcher, senior vice president,, greater Boston region, Comcast

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