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Phase2Career's April And May 2021 Events

Article Source:  Phase2Careers

Three Secrets of Successful Interviewing
and Beyond
In this experiential session, acquire new tools to increase your:
Positivity, enthusiasm, and active listening in the interview.

There will be lots of practice and time to meet in small groups.

Starting a Business: Taking Positive Steps

Thursday, April 29 at 10am
Online Presentation

(confirmation email after you have registered)

This is a co-sponsored program with Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Look at all the Aspect of Starting a Business
You will learn:

  • Lessons learned from the COVID-19.
  • Businesses that are currently thriving.
  • Key issues to think about---pro's and cons.
  • The three roles of an entrepreneur.
  • Learn about Renaissances workshops and coaching serving the SF Peninsula community.
  • Important resources.

Presented by Ron Visconti, Executive Director, Phase2Careers.
Grow Your Business Through Social Media
Tuesday, May 4 at 6:30pm
Online Presentation

(confirmation email after you have registered)

This is a co-sponsored program with Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
You will learn: How to write a powerful bio; Establishing your channels; How to use social media; Discussion and demonstration of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Renee Sagon is a marketing and strategy consultant that helps small businesses, brands & influencers establish their social media presence. 

Please fill out this confidential form.
Renaissance relies on this information for funders.

Working with Recruiters
Thursday, May 6 at 6:30pm
Online Presentation

(confirmation email after you have registered)

Ask any Question of a Veteran Recruiter
Seasoned recruiter, Jenny Harris, will share how to effectively work with recruiters. She has hired for 3,000 jobs (all industries and skill areas). She is a frequent speaker for EDD, Nova Works, CSIX, and Phase2Careers.

You will learn:
* The different types of Recruiters and how they fit into the hiring process.
* Good questions you should ask Recruiters to understand which type of recruiter they are and how helpful they will be in your interview process.
* Tricks and strategies on the best ways to follow up with a Recruiter before, during and after the interview.
How to Use Staffing Services in Your Job Search
Tuesday, May 11 at 10am
Online Presentation

(confirmation email after you have registered)

A diverse group of staffing firms both local and national will discuss their companies, how they operate, and their current needs
Participating panelists include:

  • Thereza Chattmon, SlingShot Connections
  • Patti Diaz, Balance Staffing
  • Mary Ann McLinden, AppleOne
  • Raylene Nisbet, West Valley Staffing Group 

We will strive to have different kinds of staffing services catering to the different skill sets of our clients such as:

* Accounting/Finance
* Administrative/Clerical
* Engineering/IT
* Marketing/Sales
* Human Resources
To name a few skill areas.
Careers in the Life Sciences Panel
Thursday, May 13 at 10am
Online Presentation

(confirmation email after you have registered)

Co-sponsored webinar with Friends of the Burlingame Library.
Learn from a Panel of Experts about the Life Sciences
Learn about:

  •  Trends in the Life Sciences
  •  Tapping One's transferable skills to get into the Life Sciences
  •  Opportunities for non-scientific job seekers
  •  Job search tips to give you an inside track
  •  Staffing services that cater to this industry
  •  Resources (websites, job boards, etc.) 

Panelists include:

  • Peter Fung, Senior Product Manager, Carterra
  • Cindy Georgette, Staffing Consultant, Rigel Biotechnology
  • Wayne Rainey, Sr. Recruitment Manager, Nautilus Biotechnology
  • And more...

Grow Your Network and Your Resources
Wednesday, May 26, 2021  
10 am – 12 noon
Admission is FREE

A chance to mingle with:

  • Employers that are actively recruiting
  • Learn about professional development and volunteer opportunities
  • Expand your network with other job seekers


  • Employer announcements at the beginning of each hour
  • Breakout rooms to meet with employers, training, and volunteer agencies

Additional Breakout Rooms:

  • Those in career transition
  • Individuals starting or currently in small business (including consulting)
  • Career Coaching area (meet with career coaches)

A growing list of resources (each week more to be added):

  • City of San Mateo
  • Enterprise Holding Inc.
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • HIPHousing
  • Managing Moves and More
  • MidPen Housing
  • Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
  • San Mateo Credit Union
  • SlingShot Connections

And more to come...

Job Openings from our Recruiter Network
Finance Director
Nonprofit Devoted to Starting Small Businesses

Illustration Editor
Nonprofit scientific publisher in Palo Alto

Operations Manager
Nonprofit housing organization

Wikipedian-In-Residence (part time. temporary, for up to one year)
Nonprofit, scientific publisher in Palo Alto

Bookkeeper-Part Time (less than 10 hours per month)
Church in San Mateo

Project Management company for moving individuals
Making a Career Change:
Building Upon Your Strengths
Interview with Irene Marshall

Get valuable tips from Irene Marshall, Tools for Transition, how to initiate a new career direction.

Check our our Career Conversations Section on our Website.
Lots of tips from our Phase2Careers' Network.
Under the Resources Section of Phase2Careers.

Support Phase2Careers and Reap the Benefits
Starter memberships begin @ $40 per year.

To be included on the mailing list, go to www.phase2careers.org

Phase2Careers is a private, nonprofit career resource devoted to assisting the “Over 40” professional.

About Phase2Careers:
Since 2010, Phase2Careers  has assisted the "Over 40" worker find new career opportunities through job search workshops and panels, staffing and employment roundtables, mixers and job fairs, small business workshops, and technology training, and a Job Board.

Phase2Careers is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Phase2Careers' mission:  We prepare and empower the Over 40 worker to find career opportunities in the new economy.


Ron Visconti, MA
Executive Director
(650) 483-1704

Phase2Careers | P.O. Box 7052, San Mateo, CA, CA 94403


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