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Career Activities Don Herres Region 1 Employment & Career Activities Coordinator 2013 Region 1 Winter Meeting JFK Airport Hilton March.

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1 Career Activities Don Herres Region 1 Employment & Career Activities Coordinator 2013 Region 1 Winter Meeting JFK Airport Hilton March 9, 2013

2 2 Region 1 Travel budget for Career Activities$2K Thank you! Region 1 Member Renewal Rate as of January, % Higher Grade excluding Graduate Student Members Only Region 73.8% is better! 1 st year members are only 27.7% 73.6% extrapolated over 5 years < 1/4 of members retained OK, this is marketing math, but you get the point $$$$

3 3 Employment Networks Why Do I Need a Network? Schenectady Section in January A similar one was done for Susquehanna Section in December (Section funded) I will be doing another presentation for Schenectady Section this Spring Effective if you are thinking of starting an employment network or have one that needs a restart 3

4 4 Professional Development Ethics in a Global Engineering Environment Syracuse Section in February co-sponsored by NSPE 1 PDH in Ethics is required for NYS PEs each 3 year cycle A good meeting, but not great Available if Sections request 4

5 5 METSAC Career Advancement Workshop Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ. Saturday, May 18, 2013 I will present Resume Development Job Interviews + More Very Good Presenters 5

6 6 IEEE-USA Webinar "Building your on line resume using LinkedIn Date to be determined this Spring Co-presented with Kim Brown Syracuse University Career Services There are lots of Career Webinars archived 6

7 7 METRO AREA WORKSHOPS Atlanta and Twin Cities in the Fall I will be a presenter for the Careers Track IEEE-USA Travel Costs, not Region 1 We had one in Westchester in October

8 8 Sequestration Instead of running off a cliff... We are now falling into a sinkhole. This will impact employment opportunities for our members as more companies freeze hiring


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