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Monday Morning Speakers 2021

Monday Speakers meetings are open to the public and free of charge. You are cordially invited to attend.

Each meeting features a speaker who covers topics of interest to those who are involved in or contemplating a job search or career change. Come network with 40Plus members, other guests, and the speaker. The meeting is also an opportunity for anyone who is considering joining 40Plus to see and experience our organization.

MISSED A SPEAKER?  Video recordings for all of the recent 40Plus Monday Morning  Speakers are now available on the
40Plus YouTube Channel.

Upcoming events

    • Mon, September 27, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • VIRTUAL MEETING! Please register to receive login information.
    • 94

    A Strategic Approach to Virtually
    Finding Your Ideal Job

    Discussion Topics:

    • Preparing an impactful resume
    • Effectively using social media
    • Virtually leveraging your network
    • Identifying what's important to you in your next position
    • Interviewing in a virtual world


    As the Founder and Principal, HR RESULTS, LLC, Al Lichtenstein is a former senior human resources executive who has worked for companies in the professional services and life sciences industries as a contributing member of their senior management teams. Being a hands-on head of HR, Al is used to recommending strategic HR initiatives and then "rolling up his sleeves" and implementing them. The HR departments under his leadership supported organizational growth and development by being customer focused and highly responsive.

    Al has extensive experience addressing strategic organizational HR issues, designing and implementing results-based performance management processes, and aligning them with organizational reward and recognition systems. He developed programs for his company's talent acquisition processes, implemented and facilitated management development training programs, and directed cross-functional teams in the creation of career ladders and career development programs.

    As a former client of an outplacement firm, Al is an active career coach and is instrumental in helping others explore and better define their professional competencies. He clearly identifies career objectives and guides his clients in developing, executing and managing a successful job search campaign.

    Prior to starting HR RESULTS, Al served as chief human resources officer for a range of organizations, including: Vice President, Human Resources for Novavax, Inc.; Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Gene Logic, Inc.; Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration for Boehringer Mannheim Corporation Therapeutics.

    Al Lichtenstein earned a Master's Degree in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago, IL and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. He maintains memberships in the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Leadership Breakfast of Maryland. He also holds a Career Management Fellow certification from the Institute of Career Certification International (ICCI), is a certified facilitator for Achieve Global leadership and management development programs, and is a Certified Compensation Professional with the World at Work.

    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


    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.

Past events

Mon, September 20, 2021 Working with Older Professionals - DEI Viewpoint ~ with Katie Saba
Mon, September 13, 2021 Writing Smarter for Professionals: Express ~ with Jill Rendelstein
Mon, September 06, 2021 No 40Plus Presentation for Labor Day!
Mon, August 30, 2021 From Pandemic to Prosperity: Finding YOUR Perfect Franchise! ~ with Faizun Kamal
Mon, August 23, 2021 How to Start a Business Using SBA and SCORE ~ with Walter Abbott
Mon, August 16, 2021 The Vision of an Entrepreneur -- The Why and the Reasons to Be on the Journey ~ with Rajika Mahan
Mon, August 09, 2021 My Personal Journey from Business Executive to Business Owner ~ with Holli Redekop Plus Overcoming Challenges After That Initial Success ~ with Moses Wright III
Mon, August 02, 2021 The Entrepreneurs Mindset and The Power of Resolve ~ with Dhru Beeharilal
Mon, July 26, 2021 Continue Your Career With More Than 100,000 Jobs Currently Available Working Remote & In Office Settings Across Northern Virginia ~ with Mike Batt
Mon, July 19, 2021 Working for Uncle Sam: Seeking SES and Government Jobs ~ with Carol Moulton
Mon, July 12, 2021 Transcending Fear and Anxiety Around Career Transitions and Making Bold Moves to Take You Forward ~ with Dr. Vinod Jain
Mon, July 05, 2021 No 40Plus Presentation for Independence Day!
Mon, June 28, 2021 Asking Works~ with Carole Stizza
Mon, June 21, 2021 How To Overcome Ageism in Your Job Search ~ with Lisa Ealy
Mon, June 14, 2021 What’s Next: A deep dive with NLP – what do you REALLY want? ~ with Jean L. Battersby
Mon, June 07, 2021 Emerge Stronger -- Feedback and Speed Networking Session
Mon, May 31, 2021 NO MONDAY SPEAKER on Memorial Day
Mon, May 24, 2021 Leadership Awareness: When and How to Show Up ~ with Sha Sparks
Mon, May 17, 2021 What Job Seekers Need to Know - Be Prepared to Get That Next Job ~ with Jim Thomas
Mon, May 10, 2021 Getting Back into the Workforce ~ with Sheila Murphy
Mon, May 03, 2021 The Power of Vision: 3 Keys to Accelerating Results ~ with Tamara Wolfe
Mon, April 26, 2021 The New “Obamacare Plan Special Enrollment Period” for 2021 ~ with Eugene Poole
Mon, April 19, 2021 Accessing the Hidden Job Market ~ with Shira Lotzar
Mon, April 12, 2021 Be Deliberate, Look Reckless ~ with Dr. Sherri Yoder
Mon, April 05, 2021 Beyond Your Profile - Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search ~ with Joanna Hoffschneider
Mon, March 29, 2021 Build a Career Planning Roadmap to Fire-Up Your Job Search ~ with Charley Swords
Mon, March 22, 2021 Networking That Works - Tips on how to get more out of networking ~ with Jessica Brown
Mon, March 15, 2021 Identifying and Harnessing Internal and External Resources to Build Resilience ~ with Neil Price
Mon, March 08, 2021 7 Essentials for Turning an Idea into a Profitable Business ~ with Dhru Beeharilal
Mon, March 01, 2021 The 9 Steps to Realizing Your Dream Job ~ with Ellen Mcilhenny
Mon, February 22, 2021 The Vision Workshop: 3 Keys To Accelerating Your Results ~ with Rajika Mahan
Mon, February 15, 2021 Using Simple Coaching Techniques to Succeed in Work and Life ~ with Millree Williams
Mon, February 08, 2021 5 Steps to Discover and Define Your Career Genius Zone ~ with Tracy Timm
Mon, February 01, 2021 The Best Responses to the Toughest Interview Questions ~ with Cheryl Hyatt
Mon, January 18, 2021 Encore Careers: Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life ~ with Faizun Kamal
Mon, January 11, 2021 Six Secrets of a Productive Job Search: How to Leverage Technology to Land a Job Fast! ~ with Laura Labovich
Mon, January 04, 2021 Three Keys for Exponential Growth in 2021 ~ with Kevin Coleman

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