NEW DATE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020
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 Forbes.com 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: https://amzn.to/2GSeqPm
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
$49 for Penn Club of Metro NJ Member
$69 for Wharton/Penn Recent Alum (class of 2015 and later) Plus 1 Guest who is also a Wharton/Penn Recent Alum (class of 2015 and later). This special discounted ticket pricing for 2 people is only for Wharton/Penn Recent Alums.
$98 for Penn Club of Metro NJ Member plus 1 Guest
$79 for University of Pnnsylvania Alumni - Non Member
$89 for All Other Guests