Elevate Your HR Career
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Atlanta Journal Constitution
Career stability. Is there still such a thing? Certainly, the current recession has shown that stability doesn’t sit with the employer. Instead, we each own our career stability. Join us to learn how we, as HR professionals, can enhance and leverage our skills, network and reputation for optimal career benefit.
Whether the economy is strong or weak, you can be highly marketable and ensure a stable career path. We’ll review how to polish and protect your reputation outside of and within an organization and how to mentor and how to be empowered to seize control of your career management so that you can be most effective HR professional out there! We’ll also hear an update on the current HR market and share tips on how to get the most out of your search.
Speaker: Tom Darrow, Founder, Talent Connections and Career Spa
Tom Darrow has over 21 years experience in the Human Resources and Recruitment profession -- including 9 years with the global professional services firms of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He speaks nationally at conferences and workshops on topics related to improving corporate recruiting processes and career transition best practices. In addition to his leadership in the Human Resources and Recruiting profession, Tom is dedicated to community service through many volunteer activities. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Tom has also been a leader and speaker in the Crossroads Career Network career ministry since 1997. In 2008, Tom was nominated for the Turknett Leadership Character Award in the CEO category and was a finalist for the North Fulton County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year Award. Also, Tom has a rich history with SHRM serving as our Atlanta chapter past president and he is currently on the National SHRM Foundation Board.
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