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    • Wednesday, July 14, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • Wednesday, August 04, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Zoom Webinar

    Career Transition Support- Summer 2021 (free service for members!)

    *Find Zoom Link below

    As a HR community we would like to support each other when anyone in our HR community is facing unemployment or underemployment, by bringing together community leaders and job seekers to participate in weekly meetings that offer resources, inspiration and most importantly ~ Community Support. 

    Each session will focus on different topics that are vital to your career search.  We will also discuss your weekly progress and ways we can support each other as a group.  At the end of this four week series you will be inspired and prepared to take your job search to the next level!

    We hope you can attend all four sessions, but understand scheduling might be tricky at this time. Therefore, we welcome you to attend as many sessions as your schedule allows.

    Program Directors: Teddi Reilly and Dena Ayala

    Trainers: Don Phin, Linda Kurtz, Maddie Schmidt, Leighla Etters, Maria Williamson

    Guest Speakers:  Phyllis Balan

    Career Coaches:  Joshua Golter, Alicia Wadsworth, Barb Krol, Alma Flores, Kevin Mayfield, Kathleen Fouts, Deb Buzan, Jared Sanders, Hema Crockett, Susie Melody, Mina Shams, Lynda Harris, Susan Penn, Angelica Gamble-Wong, Alison Wagner, Laura Martella, Tamara Furman, Laurie Miller, Chrisa Mott and Jim Fagan

    Community Sponsorship:  Opportunities available

    *** email dena@ignite-hc.com if interested in sponsoring, or volunteering as a trainer, coach or speaker ***


    • Four Sessions, starting on July 14 (one per week)
    • Sessions – 1.5 to 2 hours each depending on the meeting
    • Meetings are held via Zoom


    Session 1:  Either July 14th Time:  11-1 pm

    • Linda Kurtz – TOPIC:  Tell Me About Yourself Question & Storytelling
    • Dena Ayala – TOPIC:  Career Transition Path, Tools & Resources 

    Session 2:  July 20th Time:  10-12 pm

    • Don Phin – TOPIC:  What are you looking for in your next role? 
    • Maddie Schmidt- TOPIC: Mastering Those Behavioral Based Interview Questions

    Session 3:  July 27th or 28th – 11-1 pm

    • Jennifer Sullivan  – TOPIC:  Maximizing LinkedIn with 4 Easy Steps

    Session 4:  August 3rd or 4th - 11-1 pm

    • Maria Williamson  – TOPIC:  Education and Upskilling

      We hope you will participate in this four week series as it would be our pleasure to walk this path with you. If you have any questions, please email: dena@ignite-hc.com.

      Access meeting via Zoom:

      To access this virtual meeting you will need the unique Zoom link which will be emailed in advance to all registrants. We recommend you confirm availability and access to Zoom on your desktop, mobile, or tablet prior to the morning of the meeting. If you are unfamiliar or new to Zoom the following overview video should help you get started:


      *Zoom link:

      SDHR Forum is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

       Thank you to our Sponsors:   

      Semi/Annual Sponsors








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