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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

Keys to the Successful Informational Interview ~ with Barbara Mitchell

  • Mon, January 09, 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
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Keys to the Successful Informational Interview

Informational interviews are a great tool for any jobseeker or anyone considering changing fields. In this presentation, you will be introduced to:

  • What is and what isn't an informational interview
  • Why they matter
  • Who should be your targets to interview
  • How to ask for an informational interview
  • What to do and what not to do in an informational interview
  • How to prepare and what to present
  • Importance of follow up


    Barbara Mitchell is a consultant, speaker, and award-winning author. Most of her business career was spent with Marriott International in human resources leadership positions.

    Currently she is the managing partner of The Mitchell Group in Washington, DC. Her passion is around helping organizations provide the best employee experience possible to maximize productivity. She is also a seasoned career coach and works with individuals to help them find their next career opportunity.

    Her next book will be The Decisive Manager in March 2023. She also blogs for ASAE’s Association CareerHQ’s website.

    Barbara also serves on the board of directors of twononprofits and is a docent at The Smithsonian American Art Museum.


    Books: All are available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or independent booksellers through and

    • The Big Book of HR (Barbara Mitchell & Cornelia Gamlem)
    • The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook (Mitchell & Gamlem)
    •  The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book (Mitchell & Gamlem)
    • The Manager’s Answer Book (2020 Winner of Next Generation Indie Book Award)
    • The Essential HR Handbook (Barbara Mitchell & Sharon Armstrong)


    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.

    By joining the Zoom session, you are consenting to be recorded. Recordings of 40Plus Zoom sessions may be used for promotional purposes.