NEW DATE! Landing Your Career Switch: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success! - Columbia Club Tickets

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
6:00pm— 9:00pm
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Hanover Manor
16 Eagle Rock Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936
United States
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A fireside chat with Dr. Dawn Graham, Career Switch Coach, TEDx Speaker, Career Director at the Wharton’s Executive MBA Program, SiriusXM Radio Host on Careers, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Author

Switching careers is becoming the new “normal” for professionals, however, conventional hiring processes like Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Executive Search continue to be biased toward candidates with a traditional career trajectory. In this fireside chat, learn about the new trends in the US job market, what you need to do to effectively manage your job search, how psychology plays a role in hiring, and how to get in front of decision-makers to land your career switch. There will be Q&A session following the fireside chat so bring your questions and have them answered by UPenn’s foremost career expert!

About Our Speaker: Dr. Dawn Graham

Dr. Dawn Graham is a career switch coach, TEDx Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Host of the popular call-in show “Dr. Dawn on Careers” on SiriusXM Radio (channel 132). She is also a regular contributor to under the leadership channel, and the Career Director for the Executive MBA Program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Her latest book “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success” combines her experience as a Career Coach, Licensed Psychologist, and former Corporate Recruiter to give career switchers the strategies to break through obstacles and land the job they want.

If you bring a copy of “Switchers” to the session, Dawn will be available to sign your copy. The book is available for purchase on Amazon at the link

About Our Moderator: John Possumato

John F. Possumato, is a noted consultant, author and speaker in the automotive industry both in the United States and abroad, and is the CEO of Driveitaway Inc, the first “dealer focused shared mobility” company, which provides a turn-key cloud platform and driver app, to facilitate profitable Mobility as a Service business options for car dealers. Both a serial entrepreneur and attorney, Possumato is recognized by Silicon Valley venture capital firms, automotive industry companies, and software platform providers as a consulting resource for emerging new automotive consumer focused technologies. Possumato holds a J.D. from the Law School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. from the Wharton School.

Event Details: NEW DATE

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6 PM - 9 PM

Location: Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936


  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Networking and Buffet Dinner (complimentary wine, beer & soda; cash bar for spirits)
  • 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm Club Business and Introductions
  • 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm Program and Q&A
  • 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Dessert and Additional Networking

Ticket Pricing: 

$49 for Columbia Club of NJ Member

$98 for Columbia Club of NJ plus 1 Guest

$79 for Columbia University Alumni - Non Member

$89 for All Other Guests   

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Hanover Manor

16 Eagle Rock Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936, United States,
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