Career Pavilion

Exhibit Hall A | Open All Day

The Massachusetts Conference for Women is pleased to offer the 2018 Career Pavilion, sponsored by MFS Investment Management. Join us for intimate and unique opportunities to best position yourself on the job, enhance your career skills and network with peers. Don’t miss out on these offerings!

Coaches Corner (7:30 am – 5:00 pm*)

The Coaches Corner is the place where Conference attendees receive one-on-one “laser coaching” with a professional certified coach from the International Coach Federation (ICF) – New England Charter Chapter. This is a valuable opportunity to take what you learn at the Conference and translate it into action to take your career to the next level. ICF credentialed coaches will support your goals to advance your career and help you plan your next step by exploring topics relevant to your situation, which may include:

  • Clarifying your professional goals;
  • Prioritizing and balancing your life;
  • Navigating career transitions;
  • Negotiating a raise;
  • Asking for that promotion;
  • Launching a new career or job search;
  • Seeking and attaining board positions
  • And, much more!

It’s helpful to have a topic in mind to discuss with your coach, but if you’re feeling overwhelmed or not sure where to start, your coach can help with clarity.

*Coaches will not be available during the opening and lunch keynote sessions

 


Résumé Review (7:30 am – 5:00 pm*)

HR experts will be providing free resume critiques. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a seasoned pro give your resume a checkup and help you market yourself better in the ever-changing job market!

*Reviewers will not be available during the opening and lunch keynote sessions

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP 9:30-10 AM | 3-5 PM

Even Par: How Golf Helps Women Gain the Upper Hand in Business

Speaker: Leslie Andrews, director of golf, Nehoiden Golf Club, Wellesley College, Class A member of the LPGA & author @landrewsgolf

If you’re a woman in business and want to get to the top, you should avail yourself of all the critical tools—golf is a critical tool that contributes to the social capital needed to help you reach your potential in business. Led by Leslie Andrews, this interactive workshop will explore how you can use golf to level the playing field and enhance your career and life. Offering practical advice and live demos, attendees will learn:

·       Basic golf terminology, etiquette and rules
·       Ways to overcome fear and embarrassment on the golf course
·       Master the “must knows” and “must nots” for using golf for business
·       How to look the part and feel great doing it
·       How to capitalize on the business benefits of golf

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