New Professionals Institute


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who should attend?

Why not get a head start or adjust your current practices to ensure a successful start to your career? 

Whether an undergraduate, new professional in higher education, new professional in the workplace (six years or less) or job searching, the New Professionals Institute (NPI) is a series of topics relevant to making the adjustment from student to professional, and developing understandings and tools for enhanced professionalism.

there's more

In addition to the enormous quality of programming offered in the NPI, participants will also receive the following:

  • Professional Photo for use on social media

  • Resume review

  • eCredential specific to the NPI for placement on social media


thursday, november 1, 2018


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Noon – 1 PM:  Registration
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Session One:  Institute Welcome & Financial Literacy
Presenters:  Panel of Financial Advisors

Money. Money. Money.  Most likely, as a new professional (or soon to be one) you struggle with topics like: the best savings practices, credit score improvement, salary negotiation, paying off college loans, how a 401K works, and what kinds of financial questions are appropriate in an interview.

Presented by:   Peter Bielagus, American's Young Financial Coach and Speaker Peter Bielagus;  Naureen O’Neale, Total Rewards and Workforce Planning Director at Valencia College and Certified HR Professional; and Tony R. Jackson, Financial Services Professional and Founder of Tony Jackson Agency.

 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM:   Lead365 Conference Opening Session and Programs

Throughout the entire conference sessions specific to new professionals will be identified by NP and are open to all conference participants.  When indicated by NPI ONLY, these programs are for institute participants only. 

 


friday, november 2, 2018


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Two:  Ten True Workplace Success Strategies

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10 True Workplace Success Strategies to Consider… or Not.

Presented by Leslie Menichini, VP Sales and Marketing, Rosen Hotels and Resorts

You did not just say that!  Or did you?  Ever wonder what most bosses wish their young professionals understood from their first day on the job?  Presented by Leslie Menichini, VP Sales and Marketing at the Rosen Hotels and Resorts, the Do’s and Don’t of being a new professional will be offered in a conversational manner. As a thirty year plus industry professional, Ms. Menichini brings a host of perspectives and points to consider that will either help or hinder your career success. You don’t need to agree with everything being presented (and probably will not), but hearing from such a highly regarded professional will give you food for thought.

From the significance of picking up the phone to doing what it takes to advance (if you want to advance), this honest disclosure by someone in the know, will give you much to reflect upon.


saturday, november 3, 2018


4:00 PM – 6:00 PM  (Lead365 National Conference concludes at 3:30 PM)
Session Three:  The Realities of Getting a Job That Fits (and Keeping It)

Presenter:  Mr. Danny Rubin, News to Live By

Back by popular demand, author and career expert Danny Rubin, shares strategies and good practices on a variety of topics including (but not limited to) the following:

  • How to write an effective cover letter

  • Preparing for an interview

  • Defining your employee profile and “story"

  • Using Internet searches to your advantage

  • Correspondence and social media postings that can get your fired

 


sunday, november 4, 2018


9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session Four:  Starting with the End in Mind

Presenter: Nancy Hunter Denney 

Do you know, really know where you want to be in five years, ten years or even next year?  Whether a career bound undergraduate, graduate student, new professional (six years working or less) this intensive session gets personal and asks the tough questions, offers perspective and will leave you more equipped to make decisions about your future.  Ms. Denney offers 35 years of experience ranging from being a student affairs professional to an entrepreneur.  Conversations and considerations around being your own boss, navigating the work place and being a Millennial or Gen Zer in an environment with three older generations who just don't "get you."  Casual attire (shorts and flip flops) is most appropriate on this "plus one" last day.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Build a leadership and career brand that’s congruent with your value system and passions

  • Map out a career strategy based upon your assessed competency strengths, life style preferences and other significant criteria

  • Identify a growth strategy for professional and career mobility

  • Acknowledgement of self-care practices via assessments and impact on career choice


there's more

In addition to the enormous quality of programming offered in the NPI, participants will also receive the following:

  • Professional Photo for use on social media

  • Resume review

  • eCredential specific to the NPI for placement on social media

 

 
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