“The Career Engineer®” (TCE) Hosts National Career & Business Summit in Virginia Beach

The Saturday morning kick-off Speaker is Ms. Nikki Woods, The Executive Producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show & Best Selling Author. The TCE luncheon speaker is Mrs. April Woodard, National Journalist (Inside Edition, BET, Show Biz Tonight Fame)
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Sept. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- Virginia Beach, VA — September 4, 2014 — Francina R. Harrison, MSW, known nationally as “The Career Engineer (http://TCEnow.com)®” (TCE), will host a TCE Career, Life & Business Summit and Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton Virginia Beach on Saturday, October 11, 2014 (includes a Friday Evening VIP Reception).  The TCE Summit will equip career professionals, jobseekers and small business owners with the 21st-Century competitive advantage.

According to the Department of Labor, the private sector added 2.1 million jobs to the economy since Labor Day 2013. However, approximately 9.7 million Americans are still unemployed. Countless others are under-employed and a significant number are what is termed “unhappily employed.”  Meanwhile, business owners, SWaMs and non-profits are struggling to make payroll, source the “right talent,” secure gov’t contracts and access capital to grow their organizations.

Today’s workforce is faced with finding and keeping the “American Dream” in the midst of a recovering nightmare.  How can you “fight back” and win, in spite of the realities of today’s economy?

This impactful TCE Summit provides those answers.

For career professionals, the TCE Summit will cover topics such as effective networking, career/workforce intelligence and share hidden career leads.  There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions, network and build relationships with CEO’s and human resources professionals.  For small-business owners, summit topics will include CEO insights, best practices, lessons learned, procurement intelligence, technology, social media, 21st century marketing/branding, fiscal accountability and deal making connections.  “It’s all about creating REALationshipsSM that have the capacity to produce increased revenue as well as social capital,” says Harrison. “I decided to host this event in Coastal Virginia to introduce business owners and career professionals from all over the country to what this area has to offer.”

The TCE Career & Biz Summit and Award Luncheon is featuring two national award-winning speakers.  The Saturday morning kick-off Speaker is Ms. Nikki Woods (http://NikkiWoodsMedia.com), The Executive Producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and Author of the National Best Selling book “Easier Said Than Done.”  The TCE Summit is honored to have as our luncheon speaker Mrs. April Woodard (http://AprilWoodard.com), National Journalist (Inside Edition, BET, Show Biz Tonight Fame) author, philanthropist & businesswoman.

This event will feature national panelists from around the country, including international author Dr. Letitia Wright, celebrity TV show host, Movie Producer & Crowd Funding expert, Los Angeles, CA, CEO Mr. Torin Ellis, http://TorinEllis.com (human capital entrepreneur/hybrid recruiter) of Baltimore, MD and Mrs. Odessa Hopkins, http://OdessaHopkins.com  New York, NY, diversity business consultant.  Ms. Hopkins is the winner of the Best Visionary for Minority Business Award by the Maryland Washington Minority Contractor's Association (MWMCA).

“I am happy to be a part of this event and others sponsored by The Career Engineer,” said Dr. Wright, whose television show, “The Wright PlaceTM”, http://WrightPlaceTV.com  is in its 14th season and broadcasted in more than 6.5 million homes in Southern California.   The Career Engineer® is ensuring that the Hampton Roads community is well represented with expert panelists, including Mr. Duane Thompson, CEO of Sabrosa Foods, http://Sabrosa.com, Mr. Adrian Woodard CEO of Favor Multimedia & Pastor of Favor Nation Church, http://FavorNation.org and Mr. Raymond Willis, Sr., CEO Heritage Capital Group (LLC).

Featured local panelists for the Career/Workforce discussions include Ms. Danielle Dutton, MS, PHR, Office of Civilian Human Resources (Federal Government) and Ms. Yvette Young, Vice President, Urban League of Hampton Roads.  Sponsors of this event include http://Amtrak.com, Realtor Ms. Cecilia Warren, of MyREexpert.com, nErgyConcepts, LLC, Urban League of Hampton Road, http://Ulhr.org  and the TCE Network. For more on the TCE Summit, go to: http://TCEsummit2014.eventbrite.com

The Career Engineer®, http://TCEnow.com/, is a nationally awarded and recognized Virginia-based consulting firm that helps career seekers & business owners increase their “bottom-line” with career networking, social media platform building and procurement connections. The Career Engineer received the 2012 Silver Star Award for Jobs/Entrepreneurship (ULHRYP), 2010 Women in Business Achievement Award (Inside Business), featured on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, BlackEnterprise.com, Chicago Tribune and is a recurring expert on WAVY10 and media across the USA.

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