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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Developing a Professional Self-Marketing Plan, Grounded in Your Personal Passions with Heather Sheridan

  • Mon, November 19, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC


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Monday Morning Speaker: Heather Sheridan  

Developing a Professional Self-Marketing Plan, Grounded in Your Personal Passions  

   Conversation with HEATHER SHERIDAN  

Has your career experience been filled with what you think you should be doing versus what you want to be doing?

Do you feel that you are constantly drawn to the same kind of job descriptions, applying for the same opportunities over and over, none of which connect with that fire in your belly?

Well now is the time to make a choice to move forward in your search in a different manner!


A very wise mentor once shared “find something you are passionate about and if you can turn that into work, it will never feel like work.” This advice has lead me to so many valuable work experiences that have kept me engaged and striving to effect change in the world. Making a choice to direct your job search towards things that you are naturally passionate about may feel like a luxury reserved for others, but it is not. This is something we all must take the time to consider, so we can build careers grounded in things we are personally driven by and naturally gifted to do. Additionally, being personally mission-driven allows you to present more confidently in interviews.  


Come to this workshop to figure out how to identify what personal and professional passions drive you and how to create a personally mission-driven self-marketing plan. We will also discuss ways to avoid burn out if you are in a position that allows you to work towards those professional passions and how to stay connected to why you entered the field.        



Heather has extensive experience managing individuals and teams in a variety of environments including non-profit, direct service provision as well as city and state government. Currently she oversees policy and program aimed at serving and housing those experiencing homelessness. The foundation of her career is in public policy and community organizing, and she holds a Masters Degree in Urban Policy Analysis and Management with a focus in Community Development and Homelessness from The New School for Public Engagement (


She has worked in New Orleans as a consultant to the Initiative for Regional and Community Transformation at Rutgers University in New Orleans, focusing on workforce development and affordable housing options following Hurricane Katrina.  She has significant experience with group facilitation, executive coaching, conflict mediation and public speaking and teaches graduate level job search and résumé workshops at the New School University in NYC.  She is dedicated to assisting those she mentors professionally and personally to find their passion for various topics and methods.  She has successfully coached clients to identify and target professional development and career opportunities that have allow them to turn work into something personally fulfilling.





Heather Sheridan 

Career Coach and Facilitator (website:


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Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:

1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

Washington, DC