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Paul DeBettignies To Speak On Job Search And Networking Topics At Minneapolis StarTribune Career Fair

I should have posted this here earlier. I have been sending messages out on Twitter, Facebook and email and forgot about the blog. Yeah, sometimes I am not the brightest bulb on the tree.

Today, January 12th 2009 I am presenting at a career fair sponsored by the Minneapolis StarTribune to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. I did all three events in 2008 and have been invited (and I accepted) to do them again in 2009.

Here is a link to the online event announcement StarTribune Career Expo.

During the event I will be briefly talk about a new site I am working on Be Your Own Headhunter where I will be posting career, job search and networking information, links to blog posts, information on Minneapolis and St. Paul career resources including networking groups, professional associations, etc.

From the site I will also be hosting webinars and later this spring launching a book.

Here is more information on what I will be speaking about:

2 PM – Room 102A
I have a “killer” resume, now what?
Tips On Being Your Own Headhunter
Paul DeBettignies, Managing Partner, Nerd Search

Paul has been an IT Headhunter for 11+ years; he is a frequent speaker on job search and networking topics and writes the popular business blog MNHeadhunter.com. Paul will share principles he has learned that are universal to a job search through is own business and throughout his years of interaction with candidates that will help speed up your job search process.

Areas to be covered include: networking, what it is, how to get started, and who to contact; using LinkedIn and Facebook as job search tools; effective ways of using email to introduce yourself; finding hiring manager contact names; creating your 10 second Sound Bite and the 30 second Elevator Pitch; tracking your job search.

3PM – Room 102A
Open Networking Opportunity With Fellow JobSeekers
Paul DeBettignies, Managing Partner, Nerd Search

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