Today’s lackluster economy calls for professionals who are constantly adding to their repertoire of skills in order keep playing in the ever-changing game. This year’s speakers, who hail from multiple arenas of the business world, will share their own success stories to help you create yours.
In a time when only 19 percent of people can say they are happy with their careers, keynote speaker Will Marré’s advice on finding a job that’s not only rewarding, but high-earning will be instrumental. An Emmy Award winner and co-founder of the Covey Leadership Center, Marré has translated the famous 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into effective business strategies that he’s shared with millions of people worldwide. His philosophy on business success emphasizes the very real possibility of creating a corporate world that is sustainable, socially responsible, yet profitable.
Other speakers and panelists include:
* Author Interview: Closing the Job Gap
Henry DeVries, '79, U-T San Diego Job & Career Columnist and Co-Author of Closing America's Job Gap
In this interview, author Henry DeVries will discuss how to grow companies and land good jobs in the age of innovation.
* Career REVolution
Christine Didonato, Director, Talent & Organizational Development, Sony Electronics
How do you get developed and promoted in a time when organizations are in the midst of constant change and have limited resources? Discover the 7 Must-Have Mindsets™ to understand the unspoken beliefs to give you an edge and accelerate career progression.
- Lisa Gordon '88
Small Business Ambassador, Office of Small Business
City of San Diego
- Erik Maki '07
Owner, Maki Longboards
- Elizabeth Pennington Kaplan '88
CEO/Founder of The Pure Pantry
- Dr. Marc Camras '02
Founder, MVision Consulting, LLC
- Joon S. Han '96
Founder/Strategy Specialist, Better San Diego
Career Boot Camp will provide invaluable information you need to revamp your journey into a lasting career or entrepreneurial success. Open to the public, the event is part of UC San Diego’s annual Alumni Weekend. The cost is $10.00 per attendee. To register, please visit: http://alumni.ucsd.edu/
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