Conference Agenda

The program for the 2014 conference is finally here! Content was specifically selected and placed to offer value for members from a wide range of specialties and to focus on building writing skills.

 Tuesday, September 16
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Board Meeting

Wednesday, September 17
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Preconference Workshops
 (Breakfast included)
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
 Registration
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 Welcome Tea
  
 A special time for new attendees to meet
 board, NCRWs, and each other!

 An opportunity for returning attendees to
 reconnect.

 Please RSVP here.

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
 Opening General Session
   
 The Future of Resumes
 Louise Kursmark, MRW, CPRW, JCTC, CEIP,
 CCM

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Breakout Sessions I
   
 Writing LinkedIn Profiles for Stealth Job
 Seekers

 Jared Reddick
 
 Make Them Laugh, Make Them Cry: The
 Standout College Application Essay

 Brenda Bernstein, CARW, CMRW
 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
 Opening Reception


 Thursday, September 18
7:45 am - 4:30 pm
 Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
 Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am - 9:30 am
 General Session II
   
 Optimize and Translate the Client
 Intake to Create Powerful Resumes

 Jan Melnik, MA, MRW, CCM, CPRW

 9:45 am - 10:45 am  General Session III
 
 Video: The New Frontier for Resume
 Writers

 Donald Burns, ACRW, CJSS, CPRW, G3 Coach

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 General Session IV
 
 The What Ifs and Yeah, Buts of Writing a
 Resume

 Kimberly Schneiderman, NCRW, CEIC, CLTMC

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 Lunch with Your Region
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
 Breakout Sessions II
   
 Been There, Done That. Now What?
 Encore Career Resumes & Transitions

 Vivian VanLier
 
 Market Yourself with an Interactive
 Resume Using Prezi

 Joan Tucker
 
 Building a Best in Class Marketing
 Machine

 Dawn Rasmussen

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Breakout Sessions III
   
 A Recruiter's Perspective on
 Winning Resumes!

 Kendra Prospero
 
 Briefcase to Boardroom: Resumes for
 College Students & Recent Graduates

 Dr. Cheryl Minnick, NCRW

 Using Twitter & HootSuite to Grow Your
 Resume Business

 Heather Rothbauer-Wanish, MBA, CPRW

 5:00 pm
 Join your colleagues on your choice of
 activities!
 - Colorado Rockies Baseball Game
 - The "Mile High City Tour"


 Friday, September 19
8:00 am - 4:45 pm
 Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
 Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am - 9:30 am
 General Session IV
   
 The Job Interview: 7 Steps to Achieve
 the Ultimate Goal . . . Getting Hired!

 Sari Neudorf, CPRW, CEIC, CPBA

9:45 am - 10:45 am
 Breakout Sessions V
   
 Mind the Gap: Resume Strategies for
 People with Paid Work Gaps

 Michelle Aikman, NCRW

 Vanilla Resumes: Not Boring, Classic
 McKenzie Lawyer Davies & Heidi Vogeler

 Video Marketing for Business
 Logan Hale, V3 Media Marketing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 General Session V
   
 HR / Recruiter Presentations and Q&A
 
 Leonard Baker
 Senior Technical Recruiter
 Pinger, GoPro, Sony, Lockheed Martin

 Amanda Ericson
 Director of Talent Acquisition
 The Spitfire Group

 Bobby Endyk
 Hiring & Onboarding Delivery Manager
 Baker Hughes N.A.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 Awards Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 Breakout Sessions VI
 
 The Creative Resume: Helping Creative
 Job Seekers Land Their Dream Job

 Melissa English & Natalie Kersten

 Resume Writing for Technologists &
 Scientists

 Paul Freiberger

 5 Easy Steps for Finding Your Billable
 Rate
 Jessica Daley, Xcelerate Solutions

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Breakout Sessions VII
   
 Beyond the Resume: Fee-Based Add-On
 Services & Products

 Freddie Cheek, M.S.Ed., CCM, MCD, CPRW,
 CARW, CWDP

 Do You Need to be Certified? YES! Here's
 Why and How to Get There

 NCRW Panel: Michelle Swanson, Marie
 Zimenoff, Michelle Aikman, and Cheryl
 Minnick
 
 Nobody Told Me I'd Have to Sell!
 Don Overcash, Principal
 Top Line Growth, Inc.; Sandler Training

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
 Closing General Session
 
 The Future of Talent Acquisition
 Mark Hacker



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September 17, 2014 8:00 AM (MDT) • Denver, CO
September 17, 2014 8:00 AM (MDT) • Denver, CO
September 17, 2014 2:30 PM (MDT) • Denver, CO

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