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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Stress-Less Networking - Create a Plan that Works for You ~ with Sara Evans

  • Mon, May 16, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
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Stress-Less Networking -

Create a Plan that Works for You

  • Does networking feel like a dirty word? Something to be added to your to-do list? Something that everyone else seems to get? Something you just don't have time or energy for? Something only extroverts are good at?
  • Learn how a limiting perspective on networking may be holding you back - and how shifting your perspective can decrease stress, save you time and open doors to fruitful career opportunities. 
  •  Review '10 Rules of Stress-Less Networking' 
  •  Begin to develop your personalized networking strategy

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

    Sara Evans is no stranger to switching (and even losing) jobs. A trained I/O Psychologist, career and leadership coach with 20+ years of HR consulting and marketing communications experience, Sara credits her career success to self-awareness, resilience and being able to articulate and sell her own personal brand. Having worn many career hats, Sara’s life work is devoted to helping career changers turn “what-ifs” into “what’s possible,” and business leaders lead with confidence.

    Before starting her own business, Sara worked for Marriott International as an HR business lead, working with C-suite executives on various projects. Specifically, following Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood hotels, she led succession planning, organizational design and change management initiatives globally and for the Americas. Prior to her Marriott work, she supported Fortune 100 companies, Federal institutes, and academic institutions as an HR and communications advisor.

    Sara holds a BA in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, and an MPS in I/O Psychology from The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She is also an ICF accredited coach having received her training from the Coactive Training Institute (CTI). She volunteers with Future Link of Maryland as a Mentor and Volunteer Captain and is Vice President of BNI Bethesda Business. When she’s not helping others gain career clarity, Sara can be found walking her dog, Cooper, or attending one of her son’s hockey games with her husband, Owen.


    The 40Plus Monday Morning Speaker Series is sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). FCEDA's Talent Initiative Program provides great resources to connect our 40Plus members to hiring companies, agencies and non-profits across Northern Virginia through https://workinnorthernvirginia.com/.

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    Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.

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